Germany's dioxin animal feed scandal has spread to Britain, where authorities are hunting for processed food made from tainted eggs, the European Commission said Thursday.
Bavaria's conservative premier Horst Seehofer has backed a call to consider banning the socialist Left party in the wake of controversial comments by its chairwoman Gesine Lötzsch about putting Germany on the path to communism.
A Rhineland policeman who claimed he suffered a mental breakdown after seeing a pornographic image emailed by his superior will have his medical costs paid by the state, media reported Thursday.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Thursday attempted to rally his beleaguered Free Democratic Party (FDP) with a fiery speech meant to bolster his shaky grip on its leadership.
German commuters have been plagued by growing delays and cancellations of regional trains as the winter wears on, intensifying pressure on embattled national rail operator Deutsche Bahn.
A young man was found dead in a townhouse on the island Ekerö, just outside Stockholm. A young woman was also found severely injured.
German industrial orders surged by a surprise 5.2 percent in November from the level in October, provisional data showed on Thursday, a sign Europe's largest economy should remain robust in coming months.
Two elderly men beat each other bloody with snow shovels during a fight in a residential neighbourhood in Jönköping in southern central Sweden.
Heavy snowfall is expected throughout Sweden today and on Friday, and a Class 1 weather warning, the lowest on a three-grade scale, has now been issued for large parts of the country by SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological Institute.
German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle on Thursday slammed business conditions for Western firms operating in China ahead of a visit to Berlin by the country's vice premier Li Keqiang.
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After ten years of digging, the archaeologists of the Swedish Pompeii project are now homeward bound.
The cause of death of the jackdaws found dead on the streets of Falköping, in central Sweden, was external force, not infection or disease, showed the autopsy completed on Wednesday.
Freezing rain and icy roads caused countless accidents across broad swaths of Germany on Thursday morning. Scores were hurt in bus crash near Augsburg.
A German tourist infected with swine flu died on New Year's Day in the Austrian town of Saalbach near Salzburg, a health official said Wednesday.
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