German energy giants EON and RWE said Tuesday they would wait for London to rule on the future of its nuclear power industry before going ahead with investments in new power plants in Britain.
A former executive for the German children’s TV channel Kinderkanal (Kika) was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five years in jail for stealing millions from the public broadcaster.
Ever wondered what a small Swedish town looks like when 50,000 music lovers invade its streets? Borlänge’s Peace & Love festival 2011 is your answer. Topping the locality’s agenda for all of last week, Peace & Love proved to be many a spectacular display.
The Swedish National Debt Office (Riksgälden) decided to approve Saab's request to sell shares in Saab Automobile.
An elaborate attempt to rescue a Hamburg squirrel stuck in a manhole cover ended in tragedy after the wayward rodent died, authorities said on Tuesday.
Peruvian President Alan Garcia said Monday that the country planned to sue the southwestern Swedish city of Gothenburg, on charges of being an accomplice in the theft of more than 100 colourful Paracas culture textiles.
Summer temperatures and periods of sunshine will return to Germany this week, though some rain and storms are still expected, the German Weather Service (DWD) saidTuesday.
A new Swiss political party, founded by a self-styled flip-chart aficionado, has set itself the ambitious goal of ridding the world of tedious PowerPoint presentations.
Germany's Constitutional Court opened new hearings Tuesday on challenges to the legality of Berlin's involvement in debt rescue loans for Greece and other struggling eurozone countries.
The number of Swiss teenagers having abortions has declined, a new report said.
The European Food Safety Agency on Tuesday strengthened its claim that a batch of fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt was likely behind the deadly E. coli outbreak that killed 50 people, most of them in Germany.
Germany's centre-right coalition on Tuesday came under increasing fire from both the opposition and Angela Merkel's own conservatives for a controversial arms deal to supply 200 Leopard tanks to Saudi Arabia despite its questionable human rights record.
A phys ed teacher killed his ex-girlfriend and then himself in Marseille after she announced she was leaving him. Their young daughter in the next room was unharmed.
The parents of the 23-year-old man previously convicted of the murder of 20-year–old Abbas Rezai, are guilty of the crime, according to Göta Court of Appeal, sentencing them both to ten years in prison.
Germany was once a strong yet evil country. Then it was weak but good. Today it's both strong and good, making the innate caution of its leaders more important than ever, argues Malte Lehming from Der Tagesspiegel.
A passer-by in Basel suffered a serious eye injury after he was hit by an egg thrown from a speeding car, the latest in a series of similar attacks, a report says.
A 14-year-old boy drowned on Monday night in a canal in Valenciennes. Despite not being able to swim, he jumped into the water after a dispute with a group of boys over video games.
Germany’s economic upswing is attracting more highly skilled workers from Poland and southern European countries like Spain, while low-skilled workers from eastern Europe are avoiding the country.
An eight-year-old, kept hidden in the Dominican Republic from her Swedish father for four years, is back with her family in Sweden.
The Swedish-based Ship to Gaza rights group on Monday expressed "grief and dismay" at Greece's decision to block the humanitarian flotilla from sailing to the Palestinian territory.
The Swedish central bank, Riksbanken, has decided to raise the repo rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2.0 per cent, the bank announced on Tuesday.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn plans to sue for slander a 32-year-old French woman who said she will file an attempted rape complaint against him, his lawyers said on Monday.
The percentage of Swedish 15-year-olds who drink alcohol has dropped to the lowest level in decades.
Germany will be looking to flex their muscles and demonstrate their title credentials when they take on France in their final women's World Cup group game on Tuesday.
Germany’s 20 million pensioners are going to find life increasingly tough with the government confirming for the first time that benefit payments are rising at well below the pace of inflation.
On Monday evening the Swedish ambassador was permitted to visit the two Swedish journalists currently being held in custody in Ethiopia.
Greenpeace unveiled a new, German-built weapon in its campaign against environmental destruction on Monday - €23 million ship dubbed the Rainbow Warrior III.
Swedish doctors on Monday presented a new method they said dramatically reduces the risk of multiple births from in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) without affecting chances of having a baby.
With Denmark poised to reintroduce customs checks at its borders after decades of unfettered travel in Europe, a German state minister has called for people to boycott holidays to the Scandinavian country.
A growing number of leading Left Party members want to see the party's head, Lars Ohly, step down before the next election in 2014.