The neo-Nazi NPD party is entering several German city parliaments for the first time after this weekend’s local elections, news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Monday.
A pair of pioneering astronomers revealed Tuesday how they used a supercomputer to show that a nearby black hole is vastly more massive than scientists ever imagined.
After nearly 100 years, Sweden may finally be poised to shutter the agency charged with censoring films deemed unsuitable for adult audiences.
German luxury sportscar maker Porsche said Tuesday that the state of Qatar was negotiating with it as the exclusive candidate to buy a stake in the heavily-indebted company.
Members of the so-called Sauerland Cell, on trial for plotting to kill Americans in Germany, said in court Tuesday they are preparing to make confessions.
Prosecutors want a Stockholm-area court to have two 16-year-olds suspected in the weekend murder of a teenage girl in Stureby south of the city remanded in custody.
Swedish finance minister Anders Borg on Tuesday urged international lenders to open their coffers to Latvia after the country agreed to slash government spending.
US President Barack Obama's brief visit to Dresden last week cost the state of Saxony €13 million, the Sächsische Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
Retail and tourism giant Arcandor said on Tuesday it had filed for bankruptcy, putting around 43,000 jobs at risk in Germany after Berlin dismissed its request for emergency state aid.
An interest group representing Sweden’s dairy producers wants the country to scrap regulations stipulating that Swedish cows must graze outdoors.
Violent threats to democracy from groups on the far left escalated in the run-up to the European Parliament elections, according to the Swedish Security Police (Säpo).
If you’re hungry, reading Alannah Eames’ blog might not be a wise idea. The journalist and hobby food critic’s thoughts on wining and dining in Stockholm (and beyond) will have your stomach grumbling and mouth watering within moments.
This Week's Highlights: Exberliner Magazine throws a birthday bash in Berlin and Düsseldorf celebrates Japan Day.
Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has said he supports a direct election of European Union representatives after this weekend’s dismal voter turnout for the EU parliamentary election, daily Bild reported on Tuesday.
Sweden’s unemployment rate is expected climb to 11.3 percent in 2010, according to the latest forecast from the National Public Employment Agency (Arbetsförmedlingen).
If tech-savvy campaigning helped power Barack Obama to the White House, the election of Sweden's Pirate Party in Europe signals that Internet and related privacy issues are political drivers for young voters.
What better way to welcome the Teutonic sun than with a cold brew and tasty sausage? The Local offers up a sampling of Germany's best beer gardens.
The remains of a World War II-era Soviet submarine have been found by a team of Swedish divers near the Åland islands in the Baltic Sea.
German exports marked their biggest drop on record in April, officials said on Tuesday. But analysts expect the historic slump in Europe's biggest economy to ease in coming months.
Unions called public day care workers to another day of strikes on Tuesday ahead of renewed negotiations with state employers.
Berlin doctors have refused to give a prognosis on whether Berlin zoo director Bernhard Blaszkiewitz’ index finger had been successfully reattached after a chimpanzee bit it off on Monday.
Some 200 people protested Monday at a Berlin airport against a mass deportation of Vietnamese asylum-seekers from Germany and Poland.
Two months after five teenagers were placed in a remand centre in Umeå in northern Sweden, the attorney for one of the youths is speaking out about the prolonged detention.
An explosion rocked the house of an elderly couple in Kävlinge in southwest Sweden early Tuesday morning.
Swedish naval forces handed seven suspected Somali pirates over to Kenyan authorities on Monday, according to police.