Burlesque is not just a naked lady in a cocktail glass - that is just one style of a complex movement in which Berlin has reclaimed its pre-war global top spot for radical naughtiness. Jessica Ware spoke with one of the capital’s performers.
Several Swedish extreme-right groups have come out in force to demonstrate on May 1st, with police reporting disorder after clashes with extreme-left groups.
Swedes have become more inclined to surf the internet anonymously, in order to protect themselves from online surveillance, a new study shows.
A man from North Rhine-Westphalia bought Chancellor Angela Merkel’s first “west car” for slightly more than €10,000, after an initial auction produced too many ridiculous bids and was cancelled, the Bild newspaper reported Monday.
A German politician whose book criticising multiculturalism caused national outrage is being followed into print by his wife - who has written about being bullied as a teacher in a Berlin school.
Germany has Europe’s most efficient workers and their productivity has increased largely because wages have not kept up, data released Monday from the Federal Statistics Office showed.
Calls are growing from German politicians and others to relocate the European Football Championship from Ukraine to neighbouring countries, following the country's alleged treatment of its former leader.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea is investigating claims that its factories used East German political prisoners for labour during the 1970s and 1980s.
Stockholm restaurant Frantzen/Lindeberg has been named among the world's top 20 restaurants in a new compilation by a prestigious trade journal.
Swedish top flight football is facing the prospect of player strike action and a slew of postponed matches as a dispute over pay and conditions remained unresolved.
Two men are in police custody in Sweden on suspicion of having tried to illegally trade in the horn from the rhinoceros, which is classed as an endangered species.