A court on Tuesday said Germany’s pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) must pay almost €3.5 million in fines for illegal political donations collected in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Tiger Woods' Swedish mother-in-law Barbro Holmberg is reported to be in a stable condition after being admitted to a Florida hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Having a university degree is no guarantee for immigrants hoping to succeed in the Swedish labour market, a new study shows.
One of the last alleged Nazi war criminals to stand trial, 88-year-old Dutchman Heinrich Boere admitted in court on Tuesday to killing three of his countrymen as a hit man for the Waffen-SS in 1944.
Several eyewitnesses reported seeing a bluish-green fireball over northern Germany on Monday night – possibly a large meteor burning up in the Earth’s atmosphere, according to experts at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR).
Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson has announced a wave of redundancies which will affect nearly 1,000 workers in Sweden.
It’s that time of year when people are starting to flippantly use the C-word. Or Jul as it is known in Sweden. But what are the secret ingredients to the perfect Swedish Christmas? Ben Kersley investigates.
Holiday shoppers are digging deeper into their wallets than expected this year despite the tough economy, a German retailer association said on Tuesday.
Daimler will keep its holding in the European aerospace group EADS at 15 percent and will not retrieve a 7.5-percent stake from German banks, the carmaker's finance director said on Tuesday.
Sweden granted protection to 8,700 asylum seekers in 2008, with Iraqis accounting for almost half the total, according to new figures from EU statistics office Eurostat.
A Swedish sexual rights group unilaterally proclaimed a new English term for what it considers one of the most misunderstood parts of the female anatomy.
Germany’s five-time Olympic champion speed skater Claudia Pechstein will be allowed to compete at the World Cup events in Salt Lake City despite her doping ban, following a surprise decision from a Swiss court on Tuesday.
Swedish star jockey Robert Bergh has been fined the equivalent of 40 days' wages for excessive use of his whip at a harness race in November 2007.
A Swedish driver abandoned his German hire car in terror on Monday as a snake slid out from behind the dashboard and onto the steering wheel, police in Hamburg said on Tuesday.
Prosecutors in Hamburg are investigating a Protestant pastor for suspicion of possessing child pornography and possibly abusing children, daily Die Welt reported on Tuesday.
Lower Saxony’s state premier Christian Wulff said Tuesday he would back Chancellor Merkel’s controversial fiscal package – a plan that many of her own conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) have threatened to torpedo over major losses in state tax revenues.
Chinese automaker Geely resumed trading of its Hong Kong-listed shares on Tuesday afternoon following confirmation of strong sales figures announced on Monday.
Rescue workers have located the charred bodies of three men aboard a small plane that crashed near Frankfurt on Monday afternoon, police said.
Five health sector employees from Östersund in northern Sweden may lose their jobs following a staff party last week that got out of control.
More than a thousand people died gruesome deaths in cannibalistic rituals according to traces uncovered at an ancient site in Germany, a report in the scientific review Antiquity revealed this week.
A German tourist has been caught trying to leave New Zealand with 23 geckos and 20 skinks hidden in his underwear, a court heard on Monday.
The gap between the rich and poor in Sweden has grown considerably in recent years, according to a new report from the country's largest labour group.
Chinese automaker Geely suspended trading of its Hong Kong-listed shares on Tuesday to clarify statements it made about Volvo Cars the previous day.