The preliminary investigation into four Gothenburg men suspected of preparing acts of terrorism has been abandoned, Swedish security service Säpo confirmed on Tuesday.
Gerhard Schröder has hit back at claims by former US President George W. Bush in his newly released memoirs that the German ex-chancellor broke his word over support for an invasion of Iraq.
Researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute have developed a new tool they hope will prevent accidents caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. Tiny cameras monitor eye movements and alert drivers when it’s time to take a break.
Sweden's unions are furious at how the country's migration minister has reacted to revelations about abuses related to a new law on labour migration.
The latest nuclear waste transport to Lower Saxony’s Gorleben storage facility may have sparked angry protests, but the newspapers in The Local’s media roundup on Tuesday were split on the import of the anti-atomic movement.
“Drive-in” supermarkets are coming to Germany. The first opened Tuesday in Lower Saxony and, if successful, could become a model of convenience for the rest of the country.
A specially-appointed “lay judge” in the weapons case against the father of the Winnenden school killer has been sacked after he drunkenly abused police officers in Stuttgart, a court announced Tuesday.
Scandinavian airline SAS is set to be fined by the European Commission for its role in a global air cargo price-fixing cartel, according to media reports.
As the German economy continues to recover from the global financial crisis, shoppers are ready to spend a bit more for holiday gifts this year, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Future residents of a new "climate-neutral" Stockholm city district should face stringent regulations when it comes to their lifestyle and exercise habits, a number of governing Stockholm politicans have proposed.
A young woman died in a car accident near Vårgårda in western Sweden on Tuesday morning as snowfalls and strong winds hampered road conditions and caused traffic problems.
The Swedish government plans to invest 10 million kronor ($1.49 million) to enable state agencies to develop clearer ethical guidelines for civil servants working overseas in order to curb the buying of sexual services and improper sexual relations.
After suffering an embarrassing public reprimand by his boss last week, the press spokesman for Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has resigned, it was revealed Tuesday.
The 38-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in connection with the shootings in Malmö was formally remanded into custody by the city's district court on Tuesday.
A blazing row over feminism erupted Tuesday between Family Minister Kristina Schröder and Germany’s leading women’s rights campaigner, Alice Schwarzer, following an interview by the minister that had other women politicians bristling too.
Swedish porn mogul Berth Milton has come up with an unusual business proposition for his next project: five-star hotels where guests can stay for free in exchange for having their indiscretions filmed and broadcast over the internet.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Tuesday ahead of this week's G20 meeting in Seoul that trade protectionism poses the greatest threat to global economic recovery.
A convoy of 123 tonnes of radioactive German nuclear waste finished its painstaking journey Tuesday morning and reached its destination at the Gorleben storage site after three days of blockades by determined anti-atomic energy demonstrators.
Ship to Gaza, the Swedish organisation behind a Gaza-bound aid ship intercepted in May by Israeli commandos, has retained plans to file an official complaint with Israeli police despite the expulsion of two of its members from Israel on Sunday, according to a statement.
The United States on Monday acknowledged its surveillance programme conducted at embassies in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen, seeking to ease tensions after a Swedish prosecutor opened a probe into the legality of the practice.