The German luxury car maker Daimler, owner of Mercedes Benz, posted Thursday a third quarter net profit that far exceeded market expectations, and substantially raised its full-year target.
A 23-year-old man in custody for several suspected rapes in Örebro has confessed to four more assaults.
Protesters scaled Chancellor Angela Merkel's party headquarters Thursday and surrounded parliament as lawmakers voted to postpone by more than a decade the date Germany is to abandon nuclear power.
When children of immigrants do worse at school than their German peers, it provides fodder to xenophobes. But as David Wroe reports, schools are failing to help kids integrate into society.
Drivers in Germany might be surprised to discover that some police officers making drug and alcohol traffic checks have taken to wearing cannabis-leaf emblems on their uniforms.
A Dalarna couple who wedded in July were shocked to learn that they are not legally married because the minister who performed the ceremony is not registered to officiate at weddings.
Fredrik Reinfeldt has come out in support of the Moderate Party's new party secretary Sofia Arkelsten, while one in four voters think she should step down in the wake of revelations that she accepted several all-expenses paid trips.
Germany's 2010 wine vintage will be more expensive than previous years due to a meagre harvest caused by bad weather, the German Wine Institute (DWI) said Thursday.
A generous gift from a mysterious Swedish-American benefactor has sent officials in a small Swedish municipality scurrying for clues about a previously unknown native daughter who died in the United States in 1993.
A teenage girl from Kungsbacka in western Sweden was charged on Tuesday with sexual abuse after having sex with two boys who were 13-years-old at the time.
Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca on Thursday reported a dip in third-quarter net profits as competition from generic drugmakers, restructuring costs and massive legal charges took their toll.
The Baden–Württemberg state parliament on Thursday rejected a petition by the centre-left Social Democrats to hold a referendum on the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project.
What’s on in Sweden: Al Pitcher tickles Stockholm, Snowboarding in Gothenburg and Joan Armatrading comes to Malmö.
Three patients who received artificial hearts at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) five years ago have broken a European survival rate record. Only two other artificial heart recipients in the US have lived longer with such a device.
The global economic rebound helped German chemical giants BASF and Bayer post major rises in profits Thursday fuelled by growing demand across the board.
Germany's leading airline Lufthansa said on Thursday that its third quarter net profit soared to €628 million ($867 million), tripling its results from the same period a year earlier as the economy improved.
Swiss-Swedish engineering firm ABB on Thursday reported a drop of 25 percent in third quarter net profit while orders grew strongly, thanks in part to a increased demand for renewable energy.
This Week's Highlights: Public Enemy takes the mic in Munich, an English-film premier in Mönchengladbach, and Hamburg hosts a haunting Halloween party.
Malmö police have confirmed that the man arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder for a shooting which took place in the city on October 20th, in not connected to the spate of racist shootings in the city.
Greenpeace activists occupied the roof of the conservative Christian Democratic Union's party headquarters in Berlin on Thursday, hanging an enormous banner in protest of a planned parliamentary vote to extend the life of Germany’s nuclear reactors.
A music school in Koblenz has become one of Germany’s first to offer music courses for babies in hopes of harnessing their developing cognitive skills and curiosity to make learning an instrument easier later in life.
Bundesliga leaders Mainz crashed out of the German Cup on Tuesday night when they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at second division Alemannia Aachen, while Dortmund also exited in the second-round.
National broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) has sustained a wave of outraged reactions from viewers after a news programme showed excerpts from the slaughter of rabbits.
The Swedish embassy in Washington, DC has been named the city's best embassy by the readers of the Washington Post newspaper, by virtue of its design and programme of events.