Mario Götze and Miroslav Klose scored for Germany on Saturday but it wasn't enough to secure a win against Ghana in what was a nail-biting match full of surprises.
The festival is introducing two new organic beers – it makes your mouth water just thinking about it, doesn't it?
A Graz restaurateur's art project built a realistic favela for his patrons to watch the world cup from, while gaining a better understanding of the living conditions of tens of millions of Brazilians who survive on less than the cost of a cup of coffee per day.
Austria and Slovenia backed Friday the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, calling it an important project to ensure a stable energy supply in the region.
Expected budget restrictions mean that Austria may be reliant on its neighbour's air-force to fly missions in Austria's air space, according to a report in the Kurier newspaper on Friday.
June 21 marks the summer solstice and Danes will enjoy a full ten hours more daylight than in the dead of winter. The bad news, of course, is that it only gets darker from here on out.
An expat shares his experience of overt racism in Austria. Well-educated and smartly dressed, he tells The Local Austria of a shocking incident of racism on Vienna's subway trains.
"The Great One", world-famous hockey player Wayne Gretzky was the special guest star in Spielberg at the Red Bull Ring for the start of qualifying races for Austria's F1 Grand Prix on Saturday.
The Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) has approved a clinical study into the use of drugs to tackle paedophilia in the wake of a high-profile daycare rape case.
The Danish discount supermarket chain joins forces with Sainsbury's in an attempt to woo British bargain hunters.
Google's search engines have a habit of trying to finish your sentences, but what do their suggestions have to say about Denmark and the Danes? We've collected some of our favourites.
Police have arrested a man after a teenage girl was found dead in an apartment in Örebro in eastern Sweden on Friday night.
Spain's shock elimination from the World Cup Saturday attracted scrutiny from North Korean state media which more usually runs vitriolic attacks on the country's enemies and glowing reports on the activities of leader Kim Jong-Un.
Minnows Costa Rica reached the second round of the World Cup finals as Bryan Ruiz's header saw them to a 1-0 win over Italy which also knocked Group D rivals England out of the competition on Friday.
German coach Joachim Loew has demanded his players stay concentrated to avoid any second-match slip-ups when they play Ghana on Saturday.
They'll never earn six figure salaries or be sporting heroes. They play in the rain and to empty stadiums. But amateur footballers -- and their loyal fans -- are every bit as passionate about the game as the professionals.
France stepped firmly into the battle over Alstom on Friday, saying it favoured General Electric's €12.35 billion ($16.8 billion) bid and would take a 20 percent stake in the French industrial jewel.
Subject to a psychiatric panel passing him mentally fit, British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani will go on trial for the murder of his Swedish bride on October 6th, a South African court ruled Friday.