Officials in Görlitz announced Friday they had registered a criminal complaint against the operators of the Polish Witka dam after the eastern German city suffered devastating flooding from mass quantities of water sent downriver.
Germany's Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, said Friday its July sales rose 2.9 percent to 572,200 vehicles worldwide.
Swedish industry saw orders fall by 2.5 percent between May and June, according to preliminary figures from Statistics Sweden. But the figures were a 15.5 percent rise on June 2009.
Swedish carmakers Saab and Volvo have both increased production to satisfy rising demand for their cars. Several hundred workers who had previously been laid off have been rehired.
The former partner of a woman who went missing in western Sweden last month was released from police custody on Friday, but remains suspected of her murder.
Google's announcement it would soon launch its "Street View" program in 20 German cities has sparked outrage among the country’s politicians and data protection experts. But how upset are average citizens? And is their privacy truly threatened? David Wroe reports.
A German court released an alleged Israeli agent Friday suspected of links to the January killing of a Hamas leader, in a discreet end to a case that threatened to sour bilateral ties.
The Swedish Pirate Party has changed its election manifesto after criticism over its position on child pornography.
Though his catches may be meagre, a German pensioner is single-handedly keeping the centuries-old tradition of North Sea crabbing via dog sled alive.
Almost all Swedish people aged 55-85-years-old plan to make the effort to vote in the September 19th general elections, a new survey shows.
Controversial demolition work on Stuttgart’s historic train station started on Friday, as up to 10,000 demonstrators were expected to take part in protests later in the day.
Premier League football club Manchester City has offered Barcelona and Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic around 5.5 million kronor ($745,000) per week to swap the Camp Nou for England's north-west, according to a report in UK newspaper The Sun.
Three people are dead after a passenger vehicle collided head-on with a regional train in the North Rhine-Westphalian town of Ibbenbüren on Thursday evening.
Bus passengers were involved in a dramatic boat rescue in western Sweden on Friday morning as heavy rains led to flooding on the E20 in Halland, with the meteorological office forecasting continued wet weather for the weekend.
German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg’s new model for the Bundeswehr includes ending conscription and reducing troops from 250,000 to 165,000 volunteers, a media report said on Friday.
Germany posted its best quarterly growth since reunification in 1990 on Friday, with one economist saying it was "in a league of its own" as other leading industrial nations showed signs of slowing down.
The 63-year-old Swedish man convicted for sexually assaulting three boys in Cambodia, will serve his 6.5 year sentence after a Cambodian court confirmed his conviction.
A Hannover court has approved a neo-Nazi march in the Lower Saxony spa town of Bad Nenndorf this weekend, but declined to authorise a counter-demonstration by left-wing protestors because they allegedly pose a greater danger and the neo-Nazis registered first.
A Dutch freighter has run aground off the coast of Helsingborg in southern Sweden, with the captain taken in for police questioning after he appeared drunk at the helm.
Swedish police have discovered a store of ammunition in rural Österlen in southern Sweden after a raid targeting two men, aged 20 and 23-years-old. Among the items seized was alunat, a material used to make napalm.