German luxury carmaker Daimler said on Tuesday it was buying a 10 percent stake in US electric car manufacturer Tesla as it attempts to plug in to the market for electic cars.
"The Producers," the raucous Broadway hit featuring SS men dancing in swastika formation and the rousing song "Springtime for Hitler," scored rave reviews after its Berlin premiere this weekend.
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency monitored a 15.8 percent increase in right-wing extremist crime last year, Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said in Berlin on Tuesday.
In the ongoing German debate about the legacy of the GDR, Chancellor Angela Merkel has roundly condemned the former communist regime while defending her membership in communist youth organisation the Freie Deutsche Jugend (FDJ).
Twenty-three days after being fired from coaching Bayern Munich, Jürgen Klinsmann aired his grievances in public for the first time on Tuesday ahead of a live TV interview with top presenter Günther Jauch to be aired Wednesday evening on the commercial channel RTL.
The island home of legendary Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman has now gone up for auction, the company charged with the sale said on Tuesday.
Four American record companies want a Swedish court to bar three of the men convicted in the Pirate Bay trial from speaking out about the case and have requested the men be fined as long as the file sharing site keeps operating.
German authorities on Tuesday called off an investigation against a soldier accused of wrongfully shooting a woman and two children dead at a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan.
German streets will be free of pharmacy chains for the foreseeable future, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday in Luxembourg.
Recent legislative changes intended to allow full apartment ownership in Sweden have not had as popular a response as anticipated, but immigrants could be the answer, said Agneta Ericsson of the National Land Survey of Sweden (Lantmäteriet) on Tuesday.
Two German zoos failed to reach an agreement before a Berlin court on Tuesday in a bitter custody battle over world-famous polar bear Knut and the some €6 million in revenue he has earned since 2007.
US President Barack Obama is reportedly considering former Goldman Sachs investment banker Phil Murphy for the next ambassador to Germany, news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Tuesday.
Hopes rose on Tuesday that the worst could be over for Europe's largest economy as a closely-watched German sentiment index rose to a near three-year high in May after a seventh consecutive monthly gain.
The Swedish Tourist Association (STF) has launched the search for a suitable person to fill "Sweden's most Swedish job". Among the applicants is an Englishman who by his own admission is unlikely to win as he has recently turned fifty and "butchers the Swedish language".
The mystery surrounding the couple in their late fifties found dead at their home near Helsingborg in southern Sweden on Sunday continues to grow.
With picturesque cobblestone streets, cozy cafes and an abundance of history, Gamla Stan island is, with good reason, one of Stockholm’s main tourist attractions.
The German government has denied the request of struggling retail and tourism corporation Arcandor for a financial boost of €650 million, daily Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday.
The mother-in-law of Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has been caught out in an elaborate swindle - two thieves sold her apartment without her knowledge.
The risk of recurrence of an acute heart attack has declined dramatically in Sweden in recent years, a new Swedish study published on Tuesday shows.
Russian state oil and gas firm Gazprom is set to revoke its option to acquire a majority stake in Swedish firm Lundin Petroleum's Lagansky project in the Caspian Sea, according to a report in Swedish business daily Dagens Industri (DI) on Tuesday.
Public day care centres remained closed in much of Germany on Tuesday as workers staged a third day of strikes to pressure state employers into better wage and health care benefits.
Continental Europe's first taste of "Ultimate Fighting," in which men batter each other with bare fists and feet, has sparked a political row this week as officials sought to ban under-18s from watching.
Swedish health authorities are urging around 50 passengers who traveled on a flight from New York bound for Asia after reports that one person on the flight has come down with a severe case of swine flu.
Cockroaches are on the march in Sweden, according to reports from exterminators and home insurance companies.
A majority of Swedes, 51 percent, are in favour of holding another referendum on whether or not Sweden should exchange the krona for the common European currency.