Israel expressed concern on Thursday about a German company's contract to build three liquefied natural gas plants in Iran amid sanctions aimed at halting Tehran's nuclear enrichment programme.
The German Weather Service (DWD) has cautioned that Germany could experience severe storms – including tornados – as two weather systems collide over the country on Friday.
The Swedish culture minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth has decided not to amend plans to travel to Beijing and the Olympic opening ceremony despite a new report from Amnesty damning China's human rights record.
A pair of vacationing Swedes had their romantic getaway in Scotland interrupted earlier this week when a drunken Australian sheep shearer broke into their hotel room.
The Hagenbeck Tierpark zoo in Hamburg is in mourning on Thursday after one of their orangutans took a deadly fall and drowned when a visitor tried to feed her.
The German department store chain Hertie said on Thursday it had filed for insolvency and signalled signalled problems with one of its owners, the British financial group Dawnay Day.
Lufthansa on Thursday was forced to cancel 128 flights, but the German airline started preliminary talks with union officials aimed at ending the four day-long strike.
The Stanley Cup, ice hockey's holy grail, was put to unorthodox use as it made its way across Sweden this July - as a baptismal font.
Stargazers and scientists from across the world are gearing up for a solar eclipse on Friday. In Sweden, the eclipse can be seen from late morning across the country.
Former German Economy Minister Wolfgang Clement was kicked out of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) on Thursday by a committee in his home state of North Rhine-Westphalia for criticizing an SPD candidate in a recent election.
What’s on in Sweden: August 1st – 7th. Europride climaxes in Stockholm, Way Out West in Gothenburg and Propagandhi in Malmö.
The German Historical Museum has made every piece of information on Adolf Hitler's art collection available online as of Thursday.
Olympic champion Caroline Klüft insisted in a magazine here on Thursday she is finished with the heptathlon as she prepares to concentrate on the long-jump and triple-jump in Beijing.
Swedish consumer confidence is at its lowest for over 15 years, a new report from the National Institute of Economic Research (KI) shows.
German officials in Passau have exhumed the corpse of a former Nazi Waffen-SS soldier in order to confiscate a forbidden Third Reich era flag placed over his coffin during his burial last weekend.
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Deutsche Bank posted on Thursday a second quarter net profit that was far lower than in the same period a year earlier, but still managed to exceed analysts expectations thanks to one-off items.
BASF, the world's biggest chemical company, posted record profit results for the second quarter on Thursday, boosted by high oil prices.
Metro, the leading German retailer, fell into a loss in the second quarter owing to one-off restructuring charges, it said Thursday in a statement.
Emma Jangestig, mother of the two toddlers murdered in Arboga in March, told the court on Thursday that when the trial began she immediately recognized the 32-year-old German woman accused in the killings, Christine Schürrer.
Five people were seriously injured in an explosion in an apartment building in the western German city of Saarbrücken overnight after the suspected manipulation of gas canisters.
Werder Bremen and Schalke 04 will fight to bring their Olympic players back to Germany after FIFA ruled all clubs must allow eligible players to attend next month's Beijing Games.
A special investigation by the Swedish Tax Authority (Skatteverket) of staffing companies and other firms who supply labour under the table has so far resulted in the filing of nearly 1,000 criminal complaints.
Hamas-run security forces in the Gaza Strip have released a cameraman working for German public broadcaster ARD after arresting him and several other people over the weekend.
A 34-year-old man from Skåne in the south of Sweden is requesting a total of 280,000 kronor ($46,000) in compensation from the state for having been deprived of his liberty for 100 days.
Former Social Democratic finance minister Pär Nuder is facing questions for having written a book while still drawing his salary as a member of the Riksdag.