Two teenagers were sentenced to more than three years in jail on Thursday for beating a man in a Hamburg train station to death after he declined to give them €0.20 in pocket change.
The CEO of disgraced Habo Finans was sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated fraud and aggravated accounting fraud by Jönköping district court on Thursday.
Swedish police on Thursday confirmed that a new international arrest warrant will be issued for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, conceding that the first could not be applied in Britain due to a procedural error.
Confidential US documents published by Wikileaks have revealed that Vice President Joe Biden believes Germany has completely failed to train Afghanistan's new police force properly.
A judge in North Rhine-Westphalia refusing to prosecute speeders has been removed from the bench on the grounds that he is biased in favour of traffic violators.
Donations to political parties in Sweden will remain unregulated after the centre-right Alliance government remained unified against calls by the opposition for increased transparency for political party financing.
Tests on the water system of Östersund in northern Sweden have revealed an area with high levels of the Cryptosporidium parasite which has left thousands of people ill and the city's water undrinkable.
Swedish enterprises are spending less on research and development, with the majority of spending concentrated in the country's metropolitan areas.
While the subject of homosexuality remains taboo in men's football, Germany's veteran goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has revealed she is bisexual as she prepares to win a record third World Cup next year on home soil.
This week's highlights: A singing Christmas tree in Frankfurt, a record sale in Cologne, a bluegrass jamboree in Munich, and a tattoo convention in Berlin.
Sweden's train service remained interrupted for the third straight day, the country's national rail operator announced on Thursday, as traffic delays extended to flights in Stockholm and Malmö.
According to tradition, Germany's president becomes the honorary godfather for each family’s seventh baby. But President Christian Wulff's decision to sponsor the spawn of alleged neo-Nazis has sparked outrage.
Sweden's supreme court will not take up the appeal of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, while Swedish police denied that an administrative error on their part had hampered the Australian's arrest.
Women who sunbathe regularly live longer and enjoy health benefits which outweigh the risk of skin cancer, according to research presented at the Swedish Society of Medicine's annual conference in Gothenburg.
A former national team doctor will perform keyhole surgery on the Allsvenskan football championship trophy to examine whether its creator left behind a pledge of allegiance to his beloved Stockholm club.
German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday she plans to remove job market restrictions for foreign workers in those sectors desperately needing qualified workers, including engineers and doctors.
What’s on in Sweden: Balkan punks rip it up in Stockholm, Sir Elton John comes to Gothenburg, and Detroit DJ Mike Huckaby spins discs in Malmö.
Alarm bells are ringing in Berlin as Germany's image suffers across the European Union, where it has increasingly been seen as a bully imposing its views on its partners during the eurozone debt crisis. AFP's Patrick Rahir reports.
A 19-year-old girl in Sundsvall in northern Sweden who is alleged to have poisoned her mother over a period of months with a combination of pills and mushrooms has been charged with assault.
Germans woke up to heavy blanket of snow and widespread traffic chaos on Thursday, with police reporting the most problems in the states of Saxony and Bavaria.
Germany might be known for its high-quality cars, but without billions of euros in investment, the country is likely to lose the international race to develop electric vehicles, according to a government e-mobility initiative.
Snowfalls and a slew of road accidents in southern Sweden, has led to calls from the authorities for drivers to leave their cars at home.
USA's Sweden ambassador has reported that Sweden is a "strong and pragmatic partner", whose official non-alignment does not reflect reality, according to US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks this week.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains on the loose in the UK after Swedish authorities made an administrative blunder when completing his arrest warrant, according to a report in The Times.
Germans are more critical of Islam and less tolerant of building mosques than their neighbours in France, Denmark, the Netherlands and Portugal, a new survey has found.