A German man was detained on Wednesday afternoon after driving his car through the barricades near Berlin's Victory Column where workers are preparing for tomorrow's speech by presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, police reported.
Germans in several cities are complaining about plans to build new mosques, but Ben Knight finds it’s the integrated Muslims in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district eyeing a new house of worship there most sceptically.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would resist any pressure to send more troops to Afghanistan during talks Thursday with US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
A learning expert at Linköping University in central Sweden has come up with an explanation for why some people seem to have the ability to act without thinking.
On the eve what she hopes will be a breakthrough US tour, Swedish singer and songwriter Sofia Talvik tells Majsan Boström how the internet helped launch her career and land her a spot at one of the world’s biggest music festivals.
Volkswagen, the biggest European carmaker, reported a profits leap on Wednesday, taking the stock market by surprise.
Sweden's national public radio broadcaster has retained the rights to the Swedish word for "Summer" after the patent office rejected a complaint from supermarket retailer Ica.
A 32-year-old German woman suspected of murdering two Swedish toddlers and the attempted murder of their mother has been charged at Sweden's Västmanland district court, Swedish news agency TT reported on Wednesday.
More details in the Arboga child killings have emerged as the 32-year-old German woman suspected of the double murders and attempted murder of their mother was charged on Wednesday.
Volvo, one of the world's leading heavy duty truck manufacturers, posted a 28 percent rise in net profit in the second quarter but a weak order book sent the company's stock skidding.
Germany’s Federal Statistics Office has shaved 1.3 million people from the country’s population after a random sampling showed the widely accepted figured of 82.2 million was too high. That's almost as high as the population in Munich, Bavaria's capital city.
A drunken elk paid dearly after attacking a toddler playing in a sand pit at her home in Kungälv in western Sweden on Monday.
The German cabinet gave the green light on the planned citizenship test for immigrants and new national identification cards on Wednesday.
Hamburg police have arrested a Berlin man who tried to blow up his Berlin apartment building last Friday, Berlin daily Berliner Morgenpost reported Wednesday.
A thigh muscle injury to Christian Olsson, the defending Olympic triple jump champion, soured the DN Gala for Swedish fans on Tuesday. The injury means Olsson misses out on Beijing and leaves his career hanging in the balance.
A man is in custody on suspicions of murdering his two-year-old son in Huskvarna in western Sweden on Saturday night. The man denies all charges.
Poland's Elblag canal is a gravity-defying waterway like none other, writes AFP's Mary Sibierski. Located in what was once East Prussia, it offers a boat cruise that is part San Francisco cable car ride through idyllic countryside.
The pilot strike at two Lufthansa subsidiary airlines continued on Wednesday, with the airline reporting a number of cancelled flights.
Sweden’s National Defence Radio Establishment (Försvarets radioanstalt – FRA) prevented a political murder and revealed that Soviet mock attacks were in fact “prank flights”, reports the Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) newspaper.
Greater numbers of trials are being cancelled because the accused fail to show up when called to appear in court.
The German couple kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Somalia last month were able to speak to Der Spiegel and have begged for help, according to reports by the German news magazine late on Tuesday.
Police have arrested a suspected leader of the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Detmold in the west of the country, German federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Depression can increase the risk for a stroke among the elderly, a Swedish study has revealed.