German lawmakers voted Wednesday to investigate a deadly air strike in Afghanistan that reportedly killed dozens of civilians amid a cover-up that forced Germany's top soldier to resign.
The University of Leipzig celebrated its 600th anniversary on Wednesday, as German President Horst Köhler warned the country’s educational system was “chronically underfinanced.”
An official from the German Jewish Council warned on Wednesday that Switzerland’s vote to ban mosques with minarets was an expression of Europe's deep-seated aversion to Islam that was aggravating the integration of Muslims.
Hollywood’s raven-haired beauty Megan Fox has edged out Britney Spears as the most googled person in Germany, according to the company’s “Zeitgeist 2009” list released this week.
A trio of young Swedish entrepreneurs will on Friday launch what it calls the first-ever brand of North Korea-made jeans.
A German tourist has been arrested at the gates of Florida’s Walt Disney World for making a joke about carrying bombs into the amusement park, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
Two Swedish trade unions have been ordered to pay 2.7 million kronor ($392,000) to a Latvian construction company whose 2004 project in Vaxholm in eastern Sweden was interrupted by a union blockade.
A second niche luxury sports carmaker, Spyker, has confirmed it is interested in buying Saab Automobile.
Sweden’s finance minister Anders Borg said on Wednesday that the EU was closer to a agreeing to a new set of measures for policing banks and financial institutions across national borders.
A 27-year-old man from Stockholm who claimed he was a famous rock star managed to swindle nearly 250,000 kronor ($36,300) from unsuspecting victims.
Members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats are worried proposed cuts in hotel sales tax could boost prostitution by making hourly establishments cheaper, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle pressed banks on Wednesday to increase lending as the government named a "credit mediator" to boost the number of business loans.
Sweden’s white power movement is in the midst of a transformation, according to a new report, which also found right-wing extremist organizations within the movement have been more active recently than in previous years.
Production of the Mercedes-Benz luxury C-Class line will move from Germany to Tuscaloosa, Alabama by 2014, parent company Daimler AG announced on Wednesday.
A Florida lawyer has said Tiger Woods did not look like he was beaten up by his wife after he emerged from a car crash last week.
The US expects Germany to contribute up to another 2,500 troops to the NATO mission in Afghanistan, daily Bild reported on Wednesday following US President Barack Obama’s major policy speech.
A preschool teacher at an independent Christian school in Jönköping in south central Sweden is in custody on suspicions of having sexually abused several children.
More than 90 years after Germany signed the Treaty of Versailles to end the First World War, the country continues to pay off reparations, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
Hertha Berlin's general manager Michael Preetz has admitted the Bundesliga's capital club is facing its biggest crisis of the last 12 years as they battle to stay afloat.
Swedish discount fashion retailer H&M gave away women's undies to guests attending the Paris launch of a new lingerie line designed by French designer Sonia Rykiel.
Union and government representatives in Sweden welcomed the Tuesday announcement by General Motors (GM) that the company was exploring "expressions of interest" from potential buyers for Saab Automobile.