Several people were shot dead in a suspected domestic dispute in near Düsseldorf on Tuesday evening. The police said one person was in custody.
Germany's ruling parties have reached broad agreement on a bill that will allow the country to ratify the Lisbon Treaty, a parliamentary whip said on Tuesday, removing a key hurdle to a broad reform of the European Union.
First-time dad Joel Sherwood curses the few short days of summer as he walks around backwards pointing an angry umbrella at the skies.
“The deep recession has hit bottom, but the recovery will be weak", Sweden's deputy central bank governor Svante Öberg said in a speech made on Tuesday.
O2 Germany announced plans on Monday to be the first major mobile phone provider in the country that would no longer block internet voice (VoIP) applications on devices.
Germany’s main mail carrier Deutsche Post has its customers hot under the collar this summer as it uses the seasonal slowdown to cut back on their letter delivery service.
An escaped prisoner accused of rape is back in jail on Tuesday while his companion remains on the lam after the two escaped from a Nuremberg jail with a plan straight from a cliché cops-and-robbers film.
A survey suggesting soaring investor confidence provided more cheer for the German economy on Tuesday, less than a week after data showed its worst recession in decades ending sooner than expected.
The relaxing Bavarian holiday of a British tourist recently took a dramatic turn after she was bitten by a poisonous snake in an Oberammergau grocery store.
Two people are being treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke on Tuesday afternoon on a ferry docked in Stockholm and carrying 2,300 passengers.
Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to make his debut for new club Barcelona on Wednesday in a pre-season clash with big-spending Premier League side Manchester City.
A Swedish gay rights organisation has called on the government not to deport any homosexual Iraqi asylum seekers in the light of a shocking new report categorising an extermination campaign against gay men in the Middle Eastern country.
Say prayers over the internet, and link to your friends on Twitter or Facebook. This is the Church of Sweden's plan to raise the historically low turnout for upcoming church elections.
Ten people were arrested following a dawn police raid on a Romani youth centre in Lund in southern Sweden.
Get out your swimming trunks, Thursday will likely be Germany's warmest day of the summer as hot and humid air blows north from Africa, according to the German Weather Service.
Catholic travellers found out they were carrying much more than the Holy Spirit back from a pilgrimage in southeastern Europe on Monday evening, when customs officers in Bavaria discovered their tour buses were loaded with 50,000 smuggled cigarettes.
US automotive giant General Motors has confirmed that it has signed a stock purchase agreement with the Koenigsegg Group regarding the sale of Saab Automobile to the Swedish-led consortium.
The Russian navy has arrested eight men who allegedly hijacked the Maltese-registered freighter the Arctic Sea off the coast of Öland in Swedish waters in July, the Russian defence minister has confirmed.
New information on how Health Minister Ulla Schmidt used her official car in the past has politicians on Tuesday calling for Social Democratic chancellor candidate Frank-Walter Steinmeier to re-examine her position on his election campaign team.
The World Water Week opened in Stockholm on Monday welcoming an international cast of politicians, industry leaders and United Nations officials aiming to improve access to water and halt a tide of deaths in poor nations.
A man in his sixties has been remanded into custody on suspicion of the manslaughter of his wife.
Germany’s biggest solar park officially goes on the grid on Thursday. Politicians are raving over the project, but environmentalists aren't so sure.
Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic asserted on Monday that Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has submitted information backing his claims of an immunity deal.
Doctors in Germany have successfully implanted the world's smallest artificial heart pump, billed as more effective and unobtrusive than earlier devices, a hospital in Heidelberg said.