Police in Bremen were on Sunday evening picking apart a family tragedy in which it seems a 63-year-old mentally ill man killed his brother, after holding him hostage in the cellar of his home.
German weapons manufacturers should have an easier time selling their products as the government intends to relax export regulations, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday. The Economy Ministry denied the report.
Farmers across Germany are preparing for a difficult year as heavy rain and storms – and an explosion in the mouse population – take their toll on grain harvests.
A 17 year-old boy died early on Sunday morning, after having been hit by a car outside the summer resort Båstad in southwestern Sweden.
The fashion in pug dogs, long a favourite in Germany, is happily granting the new generations of the little canines longer legs and noses, making their lives easier, breeders say.
Bavaria has a reputation for being the most attractive region of Germany for foreign investors – but far more foreign-funded projects land in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia, a new study shows.
Early on Sunday morning police were alerted to the third outdoor rape reported in less than 24 hours in the small Swedish town of Varberg.
Police suspect that Eva Rausing, wife of Tetra Pak heir Hans Kristian Rausing, lay dead in her London flat for three weeks before her body was found, according to recent media reports.
A 68-year-old man who went missing in the wilderness near Åre in northern Sweden in early July was found alive on Saturday, after weeks spent wandering in the woods.
The German football federation (DBF) on Saturday expressed dismay after FIFA president Sepp Blatter insisted he did not have the power to punish former supremo Joao Havelange after the latter was accused of taking bribes.
Cyprus police have detained a young Swedish man on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack against Israeli interests in the country, media reports said on Saturday.