Health Minister Philipp Rösler vowed to restore credibility to the embattled Free Democrats on Tuesday as he was anointed to lead his party and become the new deputy chancellor.
Sweden's central bank does not believe the country is in the midst of a housing bubble, saying in a report published Tuesday that rapidly rising housing prices are due to natural developments in the market.
The hip artists' squat Tacheles is slimming down. The Berlin icon will be a quieter and more modest affair after half the occupants announced on Tuesday they had accepted €1 million to leave.
Swedes are being warned against rushing to catch the spring sun, as the depletion of the ozone layer has reached unprecedented levels with the whole of Scandinavia in the risk zone.
As the exhibition "The Art of the Enlightenment" opens in Beijing, its German curators have come under fire for pandering to a repressive Chinese regime. But hope remains that the art will benefit and educate a Chinese people living through an "era of darkness."
Croatian police on Tuesday detained three people suspected of being involved into the alleged bribery of local officials by the German car maker Daimler, the interior ministry said.
One in every five harmful European internet bots has come from Germany, according to a study published Tuesday by security software firm Symantec.
The Saab production lines stopped again Tuesday due to lack of material, with suppliers confirming that unpaid invoices lie behind the continuing problems.
Germany has denied asylum to Andre Shepherd, a former US soldier who deserted his unit in Iraq citing opposition to the war, a spokesman for the federal office for migration and refugees said on Tuesday.
Only 30 percent of young Swedes use a condom during sex, according to a new study mapping out Swedish sexual habits presented Tuesday.
A flock of ten flamingoes have met a brutal end at a zoo in Eskilstuna in eastern Sweden after a curious anteater broke into their compound and clawed them to death, leaving a further five birds nursing injuries.
Firefighters have topped a list of most trusted professions for the eleventh year running, while Catholic priests suffered a sharp drop in trust, a survey released Tuesday found.
In the latest installment of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, The Local’s column about life in Germany, Portnoy purges years of junk with a 30-day eBay program that works better than any diet.
Zurich city council has approved tougher measures for unruly school kids, allowing them to be expelled for up to three months.
A Swiss court on Monday ordered Internet giant Google to blur all images of people and vehicle plates on its Street View service, to comply with privacy laws.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has put a stop to plans that have irked Washington and Israel for India to channel oil payments to Iran through the German central bank, a press report said Tuesday.
The arrangers of a Hawaiian colon cleansing course in northern Sweden that worked a little too well have been fined for not having enough toilets.
The president of the elite European Business School, Christopher Jahns, was arrested in Frankfurt on Monday under suspicion that he misused his position to benefit private firms he co-owns.
A Sweden Democrat politician in Mönsterås in south-eastern Sweden published police photos of a raped and murdered 27-year-old woman in a blog post which used the words "negro rape".
A Palestinian man who was deported from Sweden last year has filed a suit against Swedish police, claiming that the escorting officers have stolen 65,000 kronor ($10,000).
A Swiss couple managed to eat and escape without paying at over 20 restaurants across the country.
The majority of German drivers continue to avoid the controversial E10 biofuel, despite increased efforts to educate the public about its safety, a media report said Tuesday.
A new exhibition at the German Historical Museum (DHM) in Berlin explores the role the police played in the Holocaust, with rare documents offering insight into how and why ordinary officers were complicit with the worst of the Nazi crimes.
A woman who had lived with her partner for over 40 years has been denied a place in his family grave, as the local authority did not consider her to be part of the family.
US President Barack Obama will welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to a White House state dinner on June 7, and present her with America’s highest civilian award, the White House announced late Monday.
Temperatures across Sweden are set to top 10 degrees Celsius all week, with highs of around 15 over the weekend in southern parts, as Swedes welcome in the spring.
Cries of “Sieg Heil” in the street, neo-Nazi rallies, far-right slogans on walls: welcome to Jamel, a tiny northeast German village locals say has been annexed by Nazi sympathizers.