Beer sales continued their slow decline in Germany last year, dropping another 2.9 percent with the average person drinking a sip or two over 100 litres of the liquid gold.
Sweden’s energy minister responded to concerns about sky-high electricity bills by advising homeowners to turn off their lights and install new windows, prompting a homeowners group to call the advice “a provocation”.
A tiger in Germany has become the world's first to be given an artificial hip after a three-hour-operation by a team of vets that she only barely survived, Leipzig University said on Thursday.
Less than three weeks before his death in 2004, Swedish author Stieg Larsson sent an email to his brother Joakim.
People living in the Munich area are paying double the national average for real estate and residential rentals, according to a survey that reveals massive property price differences across the country.
Four months after his disappearance, police have found the body of missing 10-year-old Mirco, North Rhine-Westphalia public prosecutors announced on Thursday. The discovery followed the arrest of a suspect by police in Mönchengladbach.
Swedish sex buyers too often get away with fines, according to Justice Minister Beatrice Ask, who has now proposed toughening penalties for those who are convicted to up to a year in prison.
Joakim Larsson, the younger brother of Millennium author Stieg Larsson, has published the full text of the last correspondence received from his sibling in an attempt to counter allegations that they had little contact.
The European Commission on Thursday formally reported Sweden’s wolf hunt for violating European Union environmental laws.
The three men from Sweden who are suspected of planning a terrorist attack against Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in Copenhagen will remain in custody for at least another four weeks.
A team of hobby scientists has launched 200 paper planes from 37 kilometres above Lower Saxony in a bid to create a new paper plane flight distance record.
A Roma man was for the guest of honour at official Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations for the first time in Germany on Thursday and made a poignant call for better treatment of his people in Europe.
Gorch Fock commander Norbert Schatz has been replaced as scandalous revelations about the famed navy training ship continue to emerge. But on Thursday, new allegations about gaffes by his successor also surfaced.
Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz on Thursday reported a fall in fourth quarter profits on the back of rising cotton prices and the weak euro.
Certain types of baby food may contain elevated levels of manganese, arsenic, and cadmium, a new Swedish study shows.
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Police have arrested a suspect in the case of the missing 11-year-old Mirco almost four months after the boy's disappearance, the authorities announced late on Wednesday.
Anglo-Swedish drugs giant AstraZeneca on Thursday announced net profits for 2010 of more than $8.0 billion, a seven percent rise on the previous year on the back of higher sales of its cholesterol treatment Crestor.
Victims of sexual abuse at Jesuit schools in Germany said Thursday that the Catholic Church’s offer of €5,000 in compensation is too low.
The head of the German parliamentary committee on foreign affairs on Thursday called for the US to grant access to a student being held on suspicion of planning terror attacks in Kabul.
German Cup holders Bayern Munich booked their semi-final berth on Wednesday with a comfortable 4-0 win at second division Alemannia Aachen as the Bavarian giants began life without Mark van Bommel.
A slew of Swedish embassies and consulates are set for closure as the the foreign ministry prepares to cut costs after having its budget reduced, according to a media report.
Sweden's Princess Madeleine is set to receive damages in excess of the equivalent of 3.5 million kronor ($540,000) from a slew of German newspapers for libel and intrusion in her private life.