New drugs available in Germany do not have to be better than those already on the market – but cost the statutory health system millions of euros more each year, doctors say.
The Swedish Security Service (Säpo) has announced that it plans to conduct a new security assessment of Ahmed Agiza, who was flown out of Sweden to Egypt by the CIA in 2001 where he remained imprisoned until August 2011.
The Christian Democrats have fallen into line with their Alliance coalition partners in favour of scrapping laws requiring compulsory sterilization for people undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
Germany’s political parties said on Saturday they expected to find a candidate for President within the next few days, following Christian Wulff's resignation on Friday. Former East German pastor Joachim Gauck is said to be a favourite.
Saturday may have been the warmest day of the year so far, but high pressure is set to return, knocking down temperatures and bringing snow and rain over the coming week, according to the German Weather Service (DWD).
Berlin’s underground, tram and bus network ground to a halt on Saturday causing chaos for at least 1.8 million people as public transport workers went on strike for higher wages.
One of Germany’s best-known film exports, Run Lola Run, starring Franka Potente and Moritz Bleibtreu, is being taken to the stage – as an opera.
A middle-aged Swedish man has been found alive after having sat snowed under in his car for the past two months, with only ice and snow to keep him alive.
Help is now at hand for English speakers – and some Germans – who find it impossible to understand Cologne's traditional drinking songs being sung by Carnival revellers. A German-American couple has published translations.
Swedish mobile live video streaming site Bambuser said Friday its services had been blocked in Syria shortly after a user had broadcast a bombing in Homs thought to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
An exiled Rwandan journalist in Sweden critical of the regime of Rwandan President Paul Kagame has emerged after a month in hiding after fearing attack, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday.