The lawyer for two women who claim to have been sexually assaulted by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in Sweden said on Friday that he has appealed the prosecutor's decision not to open a rape probe.
Swedish TV channel TV4 announced on Friday that it has refused to broadcast a campaign advert by the far-right Sweden Democrats because it claims it contains racial hatred.
A branch of Germany’s biggest industrial union, IG Metall, demanded on Friday a six percent pay rise, the opening salvo in what is expected to be long and drawn-out wage negotiations.
The European Medicines Agency said Friday it was probing whether there is a link between the Pandemrix swine flu vaccine and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy amid concerns in Finland and Sweden.
German national football coach Joachim Löw has left captain Michael Ballack out of the team for the next two European championship qualifiers, raising further questions about his place in the squad.
The atomic energy industry is pushing to delay Germany’s phase-out of nuclear power. But Marcus Gatzke from ZEIT ONLINE warns doing so could hurt the country’s switch to renewable energy – and consumers’ pocketbooks.
The European Commission wants to know the scientific basis behind Sweden's controversial licensed wolf hunt in January and is pressing the government for a comprehensive and detailed response.
The bacterial contamination suspected in the deaths of three babies in Mainz last weekend was not the result of poor hospital practices but probably caused by a single bottle dirtied during transport, officials announced Friday.
Archaeologists have found a legendary 1,200-year-old gateway to the massive wall the Vikings built to defend themselves against their rivals the Saxons, according to a Friday media report.
The board of crisis-hit Swedish financial concern HQ has announced a preferential rights issue to shore up the company's finances by up to a billion kronor ($134 million).
Chancellor Angela Merkel appears set to take a softer approach with Germany's atomic industry, asking them to voluntarily invest in greener energies in exchange for longer lifespans on nuclear reactors.
State-owned Russian oil group Rosneft is set to buy stakes in four German refineries, one of the biggest such acquisitions of assets in Western Europe, a press report said Friday.
Spyker Cars, the Dutch specialist automaker of Sweden's Saab, said on Friday that its first-half losses soared as a result, but it insisted that it was still on course for a 2012 profit.
German drugstore chain Schlecker has suffered a major online data breach, with the names, addresses and profiles of about 150,000 customers being exposed on the internet, the company announced Friday.
A Red-Green government would begin the withdrawal of Swedish troops from Afghanistan in July 2011, with the last soldiers home by the 2013, the three party opposition coalition announced on Friday.
Barcelona and AC Milan are in agreement over the transfer of Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has been given time to mull the move, according to media reports.
Storms bringing heavy rain and a tornado swept over parts of northwestern Germany on Thursday night, causing chaos and widespread flooding.
A nighttime procession of youthful riders in Lower Saxony on Thursday ended in a dramatic accident when more than 100 frightened horses injured at least 44 people, most of them children.
The Alliance parties lead over the opposition has increased a little in the latest opinion poll, by Synovate on behalf of the Dagens Nyheter daily.
The balmy days of summer appear to be over as autumn announces its arrival in Germany this weekend. Showers, storms and cooler temperatures are expected across the country.
The captain of a Dutch ship which ran aground off the west coast port of Helsingborg this month was on charged with "aggravated drunkenness at sea" by a Swedish court on Thursday.
Bayern Munich striker Miroslav Klose has warned his younger team-mates to expect a baptism of fire at Kaiserslautern on Friday as the home side attempt to upstage their illustrious Bundesliga rivals.