Former Swedish neo-Nazi leader Anders Högtröm has been extradited from Sweden to Poland where he is suspected of involvement in the theft of the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday launched construction of the controversial Nord Stream gas pipeline that will link Russia and Germany via the Baltic Sea and supply the European Union with gas.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday paid her respects to three Bundeswehr soldiers who fell in battle against the Taliban last week, marking the first time a post-war German leader has attended such a memorial service.
Three women with enormously popular lifestyle blogs have joined forces in a rearguard action against the Swedish Tax Agency, which plans to tax the scribes for gifts they've received from firms keen to promote their products online.
Hopes of hoisting the UN process for tackling climate change out of the mire after December's flawed Copenhagen summit suffered early setbacks at talks in Bonn, Germany on Friday.
Germany’s air traffic controllers have decided to strike following failed negotiations with the country’s DFS air traffic authority, the group’s union GdF announced on Friday.
Swedbank's board has announced that the bank will leave the Swedish government's bank rescue programme with immediate effect as the bank credit market has stabilized.
The number of cars scrapped in Sweden has halved over the past two years and is at its lowest level since the mid-1990s, according to a new report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.
Michael Jackson fans in Munich want to erect a monument to their late idol. But the city’s authorities aren’t particularly keen and a temporary memorial faces constant sabotage.
Despite a new law designed to tackle grooming of young people by suspected paedophiles on internet websites, police are unable to act against those hosting chat forums, contact sites and advice pages.
Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer said Friday he wants to clean up traffic jams on German motorways, recommending that states institute a ban on passing for trucks on the autobahn.
A 36-year-old Hammarby supporter has successfully appealed a conviction for assault following an arranged fight between around 100 rival football fans in a small town in southern Sweden.
German exports surged in February after sharp drop in January, official data showed on Friday, boosted by stronger global trade and a weaker euro.
Taliban insurgents attacked the Bundeswehr on Friday as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to attend a memorial service for three German soldiers killed last week in Afghanistan.
Punishments for the most serious rape crimes must be increased, former justice minister Thomas Bodström and former equality ombudsman Claes Borgström have urged.
Many German cities and municipalities will go broke if the federal government does not help pay for social benefits programmes, the head of the German Association of Cities and Towns (DST) said on Friday.
The mild spring temperatures of the last week won’t stick around for the weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday. A low front will bring cooler temperatures and cloud cover instead.
Fresh from a memorable triumph over Manchester United in the Champions League, German giants Bayern Munich will aim to stretch their lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with only five games to go.
The Spanish man jailed in 2006 for a spate of thefts from churches in northern Sweden has demanded 60,000 kronor ($8,300) for the return of a stolen statue.
A Greek man has sued a dairy firm in southern Sweden after his picture ended up on a Turkish yoghurt product.
Women who take multivitamin pills daily have a higher incidence of breast cancer than those that do not take vitamins supplements, according to a new Swedish study which has been unable to explain why.