Germany on Tuesday successfully secured a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
Sweden's Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) has banned the sale of the PutOn condom brand in Sweden, claiming that the Chinese-manufactured product falsified its EU safety certification.
Delmenhorst recently became the second German city to require the sterilisation of all outdoor cats in hopes of reducing its neglected feral feline population. The move could start a trend in a country where pets are infrequently spayed or neutered.
The prosecution in the appeals trial of three founders and a financier of Swedish file sharing site The Pirate Bay demanded that the defendants' one-year prison sentences be upheld.
Three of four Swedes consider issues which address integration and immigration to be a contemporary Swedish problem, with four in ten sceptical of the experts on the issue, a new survey published on Tuesday shows.
Public broadcaster ARD announced on Tuesday that the western German city of Düsseldorf will host the next Eurovision Song Contest, beating out its more cosmopolitan rivals Berlin and Hamburg.
A Swedish man has taken his ex-girlfriend to court, claiming she reneged on the joint custody deal they had for their ShiChi mix pooch, Totte.
Volvo Cars is looking to relocate about 50 employees from Sweden to China as more details emerge about Geely’s plans for the Swedish carmaker's operations in China.
The founder of bargain-basement supermarket chain Aldi, Karl Albrecht, topped a list of Germany's richest people published Tuesday, with assets valued at €17.1 billion ($23.6 billion).
A new exhibition opening this week at Berlin’s German Historical Museum aims to break taboos by exploring the fascination with Adolf Hitler and his relationship with the German people, the curator said Tuesday.
A Swedish man hanged himself during a live broadcast on the internet on Monday morning, a phenomenon that police described as rare in Sweden.
The man was arrested on Monday evening in Örebro in central Sweden on suspicion of rape and attempted rape, is suspected in connection with several more attacks committed in the city over the past year, police have confirmed.
Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, in October celebrates Haus Schwarzenberg’s 15th birthday, gets it's 15 minutes of DJing fame, and still has time for coffee and cake in Kreuzkölln.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday demanded Iran release two foreigners thought to be German journalists detained in Tehran.
Germany led furious last-minute lobbying to get one of five seats on the UN Security Council to be decided in a vote on Tuesday.
Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg presented a budget for 2011 on Tuesday morning including 13 billion kronor ($2 billion) in new measures, promising to move Sweden from "crisis to full employment".
A driver was so drunk on Monday night that police officers had to carry him to their station for a blood test, authorities in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate said.
As the immigration debate grows increasingly heated in Germany, Turkey's minister for EU affairs Egemen Bagis on Tuesday urged his countrymen living there to increase their efforts at integration.
The Swedish government has forecast that GDP will climb by 4.8 percent in 2010, and 3.7 percent in 2011, according to the financial plan in the budget proposition made public on Tuesday morning.
German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle cautioned upon arriving in China Tuesday that a global trade war was brewing, amid wide differences between key trading nations on currency policy.
A cep (porcino) mushroom weighing in at 1.5 kilogrammes has been found outside of Broby in Skåne in southern Sweden.