Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis says it has won approval by the European Union's medicines agency for its Bexsero vaccine against meningitis B infections, the first broad coverage jab of its kind.
The Stockholm police launched an investigation into whether the politicians who filmed themselves using racist language during a drunken fight are guilty of assault and incitement to racial hatred.
As the football world continues to gush over Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s stunning goal against England, a German player has claimed that his triumphant 1977 goal was even better. Watch the videos (below) and chime in with your own views on The Local's Have Your Say.
A German teacher has been suspended and moved to a different school after students discovered he had starred as a “luscious lad” in two porn films easily accessible on the internet.
President Joachim Gauck says consumers risk becoming so obsessed with getting the latest fashionable product that they ignore the suffering of the people making them – and called for responsible capitalism.
German mobile phone bills should shrink significantly from the start of December, as the big four providers were told on Friday to halve the amount they charge customers for mobile calls between networks.
A virtual post mortem has revealed that the Gebelein Man, a 5,500-year-old Egyptian mummy kept at the British Museum in London for over a century, was probably stabbed in the back with a sharp weapon.
A DNA test has shown that a wolf killed the 60 sheep recently found dead on an artillery range in Skåne in the south of Sweden.
A man charged with participating in the 1994 massacre of Tutsis in Rwanda is being heard in Sweden's first genocide trial.
While the football world is still dizzy from Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s amazing goal against England on Wednesday, a German player says his similar shot 35 years ago was better. We have videos of both. What do you think? Have your say.
Police have pulled an environmental protester out of a six-metre deep tunnel after four days trying to dig him out without prompting a collapse which would have buried him alive.
German soldiers and missiles seem likely to be posted to Turkey’s border with Syria soon. One report suggested the government was checking the legality of such a posting, ahead of a Turkish request expected on Monday.