German government sources said Tuesday they would be in favour of a possible European Central Bank capital increase to shore up confidence amid an ongoing crisis in eurozone bond markets.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won bail from a British court Tuesday over sex crimes claims but must stay in jail for at least another night after Swedish prosecutors appealed against the decision.
Franz Beckenbauer, a member of FIFA's executive committee, said Tuesday he has lost some confidence in football's governing body after Russia and Qatar were awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups respectively.
German authorities on Tuesday mounted raids against two Islamist groups suspected of seeking to overthrow the government and establish a religious state, the Interior Ministry said.
The far-right Sweden Democrats demanded on Tuesday a debate in Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, on Islamic extremism following Saturday's twin blasts in Stockholm which were likely aimed at Christmas shoppers.
A 77-year-old pensioner shot and killed one of five masked intruders in his Lower Saxony home, police said on Tuesday. The other four burglars remain on the loose.
A survey reveals that Swedish support for the euro remains weak in November, Statistics Sweden announced on Tuesday.
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair said Tuesday that it would make further cuts to its services in Germany owing to a new tax on flights to be levied next year.
A Stockholm-area pastor has been reported for misconduct after posting pictures of himself on Facebook wearing a t-shirt referencing a famed Swedish porn film while he was supervising a group of Swedish teens.
Not used to glamorous politicians, Germans are both dazzled and dismayed by Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and his wife Stephanie. But Der Tagesspiegel’s Malte Lehming believes that might be changing.
A leading Social Democrat has proposed restoring the ability of Swedish security service Säpo to request signals intelligence in order to make it easier to follow terrorist groups.
Police and transit system security guards beefed up their presence in Stockholm on Tuesday as investigators looked for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber who narrowly missed causing mass casualties in the Swedish capital on Saturday.
A Swedish court has sentenced a man to prison for performing illegal circumcisions, the first-ever conviction under the country's laws on the circumcision of boys.
Munich’s bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics faces fresh threats of derailment with 59 farmers categorically refusing to let their land be used for the games, media reported Tuesday.
Berlin researchers have grown the world’s first hair follicle using stem cells, giving hope to both the bald and animal rights activists around the world, a media report said Tuesday.
Prices for apartments in Sweden have climbed to their highest levels ever in the last quarter, a property agency has revealed.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt praised US diplomat Richard Holbrooke, with whom he helped negotiate the 1995 Dayton peace accords, following his death on Monday.
The recently announced decision to merge Germany’s federal police forces is encountering a growing chorus of opposition. Lower Saxony’s interior minister said Tuesday that the country's states would block the reorganization.
Former oil magnate Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man, now imprisoned for fraud and awaiting the verdict in a second trial, was in the spotlight in Berlin Monday for a different reason - a human rights prize.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear in a British court on Tuesday in a second attempt to secure bail after his arrest over allegations of sex crimes in Sweden.
Germany faced renewed waves of snow in the coming days as dismal weather wreaked havoc across swathes of the country on Tuesday.
A suicide bomber who blew himself up in Stockholm at the weekend was just minutes away from wreaking carnage among Christmas shoppers, said Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt.
A Swedish artists who has faced death threats since depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog said on Monday that a bomb attack targeting Christmas shoppers was aimed at destroying freedom of expression.
After enduring snipes from the opposition for his supposed publicity stunt trip to Afghanistan with his wife, Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg on Tuesday suffered an attack from his own coalition colleagues.
The US agency FBI is sending seven bomb experts to Sweden to help investigate the weekend suicide attack claimed by an Islamist group, Sweden's intelligence agency said Monday.