Germany on Monday marked the 65th anniversary of a failed attempt by members of the Wehrmacht to assassinate Adolf Hitler in his "Wolf's Lair" eastern military headquarters in 1944.
Flooding in Västmanland in eastern Sweden has had catastrophic effects on the local bird population with enthusiasts fearing a death toll in the thousands.
Italian flatware maker Sambonet Paderno has purchased insolvent German porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal, the company announced on Monday.
Germany's worst recession since the Second World War has lost much of its intensity according to reports published on Monday by the Finance Ministry and central bank.
Two days after a landslide dropped one-and-a-half houses into a lake bed and likely left three people dead, authorities in Saxony-Anhalt are warning of further landslides around the former open-pit mine.
Free newspaper giant Metro International is to continue its search to slash costs after reporting a substantially increased loss in the second quarter.
The premier of the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, Peter Harry Carstensen, called a confidence vote after his efforts to dissolve parliament and force early elections failed on Monday.
German soldiers killed a juvenile and seriously injured two adults at a checkpoint in Afghanistan on Sunday, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Monday. Initial reports had said two civilians were killed during the incident.
Despite winning the right to bathe topless at all of the municipal swimming pools in Malmö, bare-breasted female bathers have remained conspicuous by their absence.
More than 35,000 people came out to see the 35th annual Duhner Wattrennen, a series of horse races that took place on the tidal flats near Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony on Sunday.
The German DPhV educational association has called on teachers from Eastern Europe to fill some 40,000 empty spots at schools in Germany this autumn, daily Bild reported on Monday.
Berlin commuters faced a “Black Monday,” as they scrambled to find alternatives to the S-Bahn train service that has been virtually shut down in the city centre due to safety concerns.
Cases of identity theft in Sweden have shot up by 79 percent over the past three years, a new survey published on Monday shows.
Doctors at Vrinnevi Hospital in Norrköping in eastern Sweden fear for the life of the 22-year-old Swede being treated for a swine flu infection after he failed to respond to treatment.
Most parents would agree spending time outdoors is good for small kids, but would you send your child to a kindergarten deep in the forest? Rhea Wessel reports from the Taunus woods near Frankfurt.
A broken bone can heal faster if the patient is given medicine, a new study from Linköping University in central Sweden shows.
Dozens of people were injured in a pileup involving 259 cars on the A2 motorway in the state of Lower Saxony late on Sunday, police reported. Ten of the injured are in critical condition.
Holidaying Swedes are prepared to pay extra to offset their carbon emissions when they travel, but are not prepared to go as far as to change their habits, a new survey published on Monday shows.
Ten weeks ahead of the national election, 80 percent of Germans believe Chancellor Angela Merkel will be re-elected for another term, according to a poll for paper Bild am Sonntag.
Swede Robin Söderling delighted crowds in Båstad when he beat Argentine Juan Monaco 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to win the Swedish Open on Sunday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hit out at Swedish state-owned nuclear operator Vattenfall on Sunday over a series of problems at an ageing reactor near Hamburg.
Swedish banking group SEB saw operating profits nosedive in the second quarter, mainly due to credit losses and write downs on investments in the Baltic States and Russia.
A marksmanship festival, or Schützenfest, in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Menden ended tragically on Sunday when a retiree rammed his car into a parade, killing two and injuring 37 others.