A tournament with a massive one million dollar buy-in will be played during this year’s World Series of Poker, but so far no Swedish players have signed up for it.
Germany is the fourth most successful nation in the history of the Word Series of Poker. These are the players that turned Germany into a country of poker enthusiasts.
A man previously detained for the suspected murder of a 48-year-old man in January has had his remand period extended in Malmö on Thursday resulting in a dramatic court room scene.
Nearly half of the women killed in Germany are considered to have been victims of their boyfriend or husband – a far greater figure than the share of men killed by their partners, new police figures show.
The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse on Thursday took off for Morocco on its first intercontinental flight attempt without using a drop of fuel.
German automaker BMW said on Thursday it would appeal a Swiss fine of 156 million francs ($163 million) imposed after competition authorities said the company prevented the Swiss from buying its cars abroad.
A man has been found dead in the city of Malmö, in southern Sweden, and local police suspect foul play.
A 27-year-old shop manager, Margita P, who was shot in the back of her head and stomach by her 33-year-old Kosovar husband, has survived.
A sex shop in Munich's main railway station has got special permission to sell condoms, porn DVDs and sexy skin lotion on Sundays after three local judges ruled they were legitimate travel supplies.
Hosts of the Eurovision song contest, Azerbaijan, has condemned the alleged "politicisation" of the glitzy song contest after Swedish entrant Loreen - hotly tipped as a possible winner - met with human rights activists on Wednesday.
German automaker BMW said on Thursday it would appeal a Swiss fine of 156 million francs (€130 million) imposed for not letting Swiss people buy its cars abroad - to take advantage of the strong franc.
British tabloids were stirred to “fury” on Thursday after ageing crooner Engelbert Humperdinck, the UK's entry in this weekend's Eurovision Song Contest, declared his love for Germany and posed for a photo wrapped in a German flag.
Of all the cables powering all the fancy fountains in all the towns in all the world, rats have chosen to gnaw through those in Hamelin, the German city famed for its rat catcher legend.
Sweden Democrat party leader Jimmie Åkesson received a death threat from a Swedish rapper through Twitter, prompting to the political party leader to report the matter to police.
When it comes to finding a happy balance between work and home life, Germans seem to find it more difficult than other countries, coming in way below the international average, a recent study revealed.
One person was killed and several injured in a serious traffic accident outside of Idre, in the Dalarna region of central Sweden, some 460 kilometres from Stockholm, when an overcrowded minivan carrying Ukrainian forestry workers was overturned.
Norway public sector workers were called out on strike on Thursday after salary negotiations broke down, affecting schools, day care centres and prisons.
A survey has found that the Swiss are even less in favour of joining the EU than they were last year.
Young people's impressions of the amount of alcohol they have drunk are significantly lower the morning after compared to during the evening of a drinking session, a new Swiss study shows - casting doubt on the accuracy of alcohol consumption figures.
A woman is suspected of theft after she dropped a stash of 1,000 kronor ($140) banknotes in southern Sweden and then fled the scene, while local residents rushed in to gather the loot that was blowing in the wind.
A Paris suburb was the setting for dramatic scenes on Wednesday when a man armed with a gun started firing.
A teenager who survived Anders Behring Breivik's massacre on a Norwegian island last July told his trial on Wednesday how she saw him methodically execute 14 people including a friend who sacrificed himself to save her.
A 68-year-old man from Eslöv in southern Sweden took offence at a plain clothes police officer’s double parking and honked his horn continuously until the officer stopped dealing with an on-going robbery and proved his identity.
An argument at a branch of the fried chicken restaurant KFC became ugly when a member of staff allegedly threw a cup of ice cubes over a customer.
Norwegian customs are working to stop a gang of Lithuanian smugglers from ferrying cheap nappies bought at a discount in Norway for resale at a mark up in eastern Europe.
A Frenchwoman who caused a security scare on a US-bound flight after she claimed to have been fitted with some kind of device will be sent home without charge, US officials said Wednesday.
This Week's Highlights: Carnival of Cultures in Berlin, the St. Georg City Fest in Hamburg, and an exhibition of New York photographs opens in Munich.
Anyone in Sweden who forces someone else to get married against their will can be sent to prison, according to proposed legislation presented Thursday which aims to criminalize forced marriages.
A new law restricts the right of tenants to block renovation work on their homes by refusing to pay a share – if that work is designed to reduce energy consumption.
Teachers should be able to tolerate violence inflicted on them by students, but at the same time have scope for using force against unruly pupils, according to two recent Swedish court rulings.
President Francois Hollande stepped up his push Thursday for the launch of eurobonds after a summit of EU leaders in Brussels exposed divisions on the issue.
A man who lived on state benefits for just over six months must sell his antique coin collection worth €20,000 to repay the money he received, a German court told him.
A gang of Lithuanian diaper smugglers is using Sweden as a transit country to ferry cheap nappies bought in Norway for resale at a stiff markup in eastern Europe.
Germany and France crossed swords Wednesday over how to spur growth in the debt-stricken eurozone at an EU summit overshadowed by plunging markets and the euro hitting a near two-year low.