More than two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall the former headquarters of East Germany’s feared secret police, the Stasi, opened its doors to the public following an €11 million restoration project.
As long-standing football rivals England and Germany gear up for the Euro 2012 soccer tournament this summer in Ukraine and Poland, the competition has also heated up online.
German prosecutors have said that they feel they have grounds for a prosecution against Beate Zschäpe in relation to their investigation into the NSU neo-Nazi terror cell.
A nursing assistant is suspected of having hit a patient with the dementia in the head with a broom. The incident occurred at Skogsliden's geriatric home in Båstad, in southern Sweden, and has been reported to the police.
Munching regularly on hot dogs and patés may put you at risk of cancer. Processed meats have been shown to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, in a Swedish study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Thilo Sarrazin’s book “Germany Abolishes Itself” is once again the focus of controversy. Plans by a Czech artist to collect, destroy and recycle copies of the book have been severely criticized for perceived Nazi connotations.
Buying cures for erectile dysfunction from unknown websites can prove useless, if not actually dangerous, according to Swedish medical authorities, as one recently confiscated aphrodisiac was shown to contain the rat poison strychnine.
Hollywood heartthrob Ashton Kutcher has invested in yet another Berlin start-up, taking a stake in event marketplace Gidsy.
Newborns of mothers on antidepressants are more likely to have dangerously high blood pressure in the lungs, according to a recent Swedish study.
A number of attempted rapes against young girls have spread fear in Lund, in southern Sweden, and police now believe a single perpetrator lies behind all of the attacks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that Europe still had a "long road ahead" to restore investor confidence, after a raft of credit rating downgrades of EU countries.