A 21-year-old woman charged with killing her father told investigators in Sweden that some of the evidence against her can be attributed to her love of the US television series 'Dexter', which portrays a closeted serial killer.
Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal said Thursday hot-shot striker Mario Gomez has more than proved his worth to the German champions after his crucial late goal at Inter Milan.
Germany's world champion Sebastian Vettel has said compatriot Michael Schumacher is still his role-model and has backed the Formula One legend to return to form this season.
Three warships are on their way toward Libya to help with the evacuation of German citizens from the crisis-hit country, where violence continues to intensify. Germany has recommended all its nationals leave.
Two would-be thieves in central Sweden got an unexpected lesson in respecting their elders when they failed to heed a warning issued by the 62-year-old target of their crime.
A 17-year-old German teen faced a court on Thursday for holding two boys like slaves in the attic above his parents‘ apartment and forcing them to steal for him.
A growing number of Germans are joining the so-called "freegan" movement. Finding supper in the rubbish bins behind supermarkets, the radical recyclers eat what others throw away, not due to poverty, but as a protest against a world of über-consumption.
With Julian Assange facing extradition to Sweden, his Swedish lawyer on Thursday rejected claims that his client would not be treated fairly by Swedish courts, but remained critical of the way Swedish prosecutors have handled the case.
The mother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange condemned Thursday a court order for his extradition to Sweden as "political and legal gang rape", the Australian Associated Press reported.
Scandinavian mobile technology firm Aspiro has announced the impending launch in Sweden of WiMP, a new music streaming service hoping to imitate the success of pioneering Swedish site Spotify.
German insurance giant Allianz said Thursday that it foresees an operating profit of €8 billion ($11 billion) this year, accurate to more or less half a billion.
Brandenburg Gate trumps Eiffel Tower? Germany now attracts more European tourists than France, according to figures released this week.
Turkey’s culture minister gave Germany an ultimatum on Thursday – return a valuable sphinx displayed at Berlin’s Pergamon Museum or lose the right to continue digging at the archaeological site where it was found.
Spyker Cars, which owns Swedish carmaker Saab Automobile, is to sell its sports car business to a British firm controlled by Russian financier Vladimir Antonov.
Heidi, a famous cross-eyed opossum at the Leipzig Zoo, has picked her favourites to win Oscars this year, predicting Colin Firth will take home the best-actor statuette for his role in “The King’s Speech.”
A UK court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over sex crimes allegations.
Villagers in Ockelbo in northern Sweden are busy preparing for the homecoming of Prince Daniel who will make his first official visit with with Crown Princess Victoria in May.
A study conducted by Swedish and Finnish economists has shown that Swedes find politicians on the right of the political scale to be better looking than their left wing counterparts and reward them for it at the ballot box.
This week's highlights: Warhol Polaroids in Cologne, pictures of ballerinas in Berlin, and Hercules and Love Affair begin their dance across Germany in Munich.
BASF, the world's biggest chemicals company, presented stunning 2010 results on Thursday, bouncing back from a slump in 2009 and giving an upbeat outlook for the current year despite problems in Libya.
Scientists working at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have demonstrated how to fool the brain into thinking that the body has three arms.
German federal police and prosecutors are investigating suspected large-scale fraud around HIV medicines, according to public broadcaster NDR. Wholesalers allegedly sold subsidized medicines meant for Africa for huge profits in Germany.
A UK court will on Thursday morning rule on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face rape charges.
A Swedish man was shot and injured in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the Swedish ministry of foreign affairs has confirmed, adding that Sweden is preparing to dispatch staff to assist nationals still in the civil war-torn country.
The head of Amnesty International Germany in an interview published on Thursday has called on Berlin to be ready to accept Libyan asylum seekers fleeing the crisis-hit country.