German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that the long-term consequences of the global financial crisis were uncertain but that she was confident the "strong" German economy would survive.
Two men arrested last month at the Cologne-Bonn airport under suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks have been released due to lack of evidence, the Bonn state prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday.
In a Berlin district where luxury cars are routinely torched by anarchists, a developer has patented an idea that allows the rich and comfortable to make sure their cars are kept in the same style.
German Agriculture Minister Horst Seehofer appears set to become the next premier of Bavaria after two challengers from his Christian Social Union (CSU) party abandoned their ambitions for the post.
Innovative Swedish music-streaming site Spotify confirmed on Tuesday a series of major music licensing deals to coincide with the launch of its new international site.
The state collections agency, Kronofogden, is warning that average Swedes are highly exposed to the negative effects of the current financial crisis.
Cold and clammy weather at this year’s Oktoberfest might have put some visitors off beer, but it also apparently encouraged people to cuddle up for warmth – and buy more condoms.
The head of the troubled German mortgage lender Hypo Real Estate, Georg Funke, has resigned, the fourth biggest German bank said in a statement.
FC Bayern Munich’s embattled coach Jürgen Klinsmann has been guaranteed a job until the end of the current season by club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Two researchers from Japan and an American colleague have been awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics.
September was a tough month for businesses in Sweden, with bankruptcies up 20 percent from the same month last year.
Scandinavia airline SAS said on Tuesday it expected a fatal crash involving daughter company Spanair to cost the firm an estimated 500 million kronor ($69.6 million).
The German cabinet decided on Tuesday that German Bundeswehr troops will remain in Afghanistan for the next 14 months instead of 12 months as originally planned.
Public prosecutor Solveig Sörlien has filed formal charges against an ICA grocery store in the Stockholm suburb of Nacka for relabeling outdated packages of mince meat and putting them back on store shelves.
German carmaker Opel has announced a temporary work suspension following a drastic reduction in demand, German daily Bild reported on Tuesday.
A 44-year-old doctor in Stockholm is to have his licence revoked after performing oral sex on a male patient, medical newspaper Dagens Medicin reports.
A 26-year-old man died in the early hours of Tuesday morning after being shot in the Slottsstaden district of Malmö.
The international financial crisis will now make credit conditions tougher for German companies, the head of the national industrial federation BDI said on Tuesday in a press interview.
The leaders of Germany and Italy pledged coordinated European action late on Monday to contend with the global financial crisis but remained divided on Rome’s call for a European bailout fund.
According to a new poll, support for the Moderate Party is rising, something the party attributes to its success in dealing with the global financial crisis.
Two regional trains collided in Berlin late on Monday evening, leaving one person injured according to the city fire department.
A Swedish woman was supposed to have her appendix removed, but when the operation was completed she discovered surgeons had instead removed one of her ovaries and a Fallopian tube.