A Swedish neo-Nazi leader accused of ordering the theft of the Auschwitz death camp entrance sign will serve 32 months behind bars in his homeland under a plea bargain, Polish prosecutors said Thursday.
A court in Hesse sentenced a Catholic priest to seven years’ jail Thursday for sexually abusing children hundreds of times over more than a decade, often filming the assaults.
Björn Andersson from eastern Sweden was surprised to learn he had been elected to the local town council despite never having been a candidate.
The remains of a ship dating from the 1600s have been discovered outside the Grand Hotel in central Stockholm.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday talked down the chances of a Russia-EU free trade zone, citing Russian tariffs and Moscow's trade relations with Kazakhstan and Belarus.
A research institute has revealed that while optimism among Swedes regarding the country's economy has increased, they are feeling less positive about their own household finances.
Bundesbank president Axel Weber has floated the possibility of increasing the €750 billion rescue fund for the euro should further bailouts of ailing countries be required.
German police are fighting a boom in sex trafficking from the Balkans region, driven by pimps and traffickers recruiting increasingly young women, experts said in Berlin this week.
The Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) has criticised Borås municipality in western Sweden for breaching regulations banning religious services at end of term celebrations.
The number of Swedish children living in families that depend on long-term financial benefits has increased by around 10,000 in just over four years to about 54,000 children, government agency figures show.
A German DIY enthusiast accidentally walled himself into his own basement and only managed to escape by drilling his way through to his neighbours, police said Thursday.
The line between work and leisure time is becoming increasingly blurred, with the overwhelming majority of German employees now reachable by mobile phone and email outside of normal work hours, a survey has found.
Sweden’s defence minister is demanding answers after it was revealed that the military used Afghan refugees, at least one of whom was scheduled to be deported, to help train Swedish soldiers.
What’s on in Sweden: Camels and horses ride into Stockholm, a month of Cock in Gothenburg and Dubstep rules in Malmö.
The man suspected of murdering two teenagers in the Lower Saxony town of Bodenfelde boasted about the first killing – that of a 14-year-old girl – on the website Facebook, media reported Thursday.
A 21-year-old man died in hospital in central Sweden on Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained in a police intervention on Saturday evening.
This week's highlights: "A Christmas Carol" performed by candlelight in Frankfurt, holiday shopping in Cologne, and M.I.A. plays Munich.
As police brace themselves for a possible terrorist attack, the ruling conservatives have called on Germany’s Muslim community to root out extremists at mosques and report them to authorities.
US General and head of international operations in Afghanistan David Petraeus praised the Bundeswehr on Thursday for stepping up their efforts in the north of the country, calling their operations “very impressive.”
The winter 2010/2011 is set to be as cold and snowy as last year, as a slew of weather phenomena push cold air from the poles down over Sweden, experts predict.
Schalke 04 booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with an impressive 3-0 win over Lyon on Wednesday night as they shook off their poor Bundesliga form to top Group B.
Swedes are expected to spend some 64.7 billion kronor ($9.3 billion) on Christmas shopping this year with the gift of the moment being a tablet PC, according to the Swedish Research Institute of Trade (Handelns utredningsinstitut - HUI).
A drama about a young Turkish woman in Germany struggling to overcome her family's conservative ways has won the European Parliament prize for films exploring the continent's identity.
Sweden can resume deportations to Iraq, the migration authority has announced, following a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights to lift its suspension.