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What's on this week in Sweden: Art celebration in Stockholm, Year Long Disaster in Gothenburg, top Abba cover band in Malmö.
Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) tops a new list of Europe’s strongest brands.
Going-away presents hand-carved by an inmate upon his release did not go over well with the female prison employees who received them.
Germany's Central Council of Sinti and Roma on Thursday demanded internet auction site eBay ban the sale of football paraphernalia printed with "Nazi propaganda" insulting the minority.
Cross-border law enforcement challenges continue to plague the investigation of whether a 31-year-old German woman can be tied to the murder of two toddlers in the central Swedish town of Arboga.
A United Nations conference on the international community's support for Iraq's development will take place in Sweden on May 29th, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Thursday.
The ruins of the World Trade Center and naked senior citizens wearing Mickey Mouse masks will share a stage Saturday, when a German theatre's sell-out reinterpretation of a Verdi opera opens.
Bundesliga strugglers Nuremberg have been handed a €50,000 fine by the German football federation (DFB) after incidents caused by the club's fans delayed a league match.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt sets off on Thursday for China for talks with President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao on the environment and possibly human rights, the government said.
German neo-Nazis plan to rally Saturday in the western town of Stolberg near Aachen in the wake of the stabbing death of a 19-year-old German man by an immigrant.
Dresdner Bank, a subsidiary of the German insurance group Allianz, will open its first Indian office next year, offering services from accounts to mortgages and consumer loans, the bank said Thursday.
Sweden and Finland have become more willing to debate possible NATO membership, writes Tallinn-based journalist Justin Petrone. But opposition to the alliance remains strong.
This Week's Highlights: A British film festival in Berlin, an art fair in Cologne, and spring festivals in Munich and Stuttgart.
The government has promised another round of tax reductions and has agreed to implement a third stage in lowering the income tax burden.
Germany's Olympic Committee (DOSB) said Thursday on it is expecting to return from Beijing with as many medals in the bag as in Athens four years ago.
Health officials in the German state of Bavaria expect the smoking ban there to prevent 1,000 heart attacks, Health Minister Otmar Bernhard announced Thursday.
A German tourist was gunned down by three assailants in downtown Lima as he tried to run away from them after he pulled money from a bank machine, police said Wednesday.
It’s no secret that Swedes love their welfare state, but a new study shows they are more than willing to accept higher taxes to finance it.
RWE, the second biggest German energy group, is ready to offer almost £11 billion (€13.7 billion, $21.7 billion) for British Energy, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, Finansinspektionen (FI) said its investigation has concluded that the German truck manufacturer MAN AG is not obliged to launch a bid on Scania AB.
Berlin public transport (BVG) workers began a strike at 2:30 am Thursday morning, cutting off service for the city’s vital tram service.
A trial against five members of banned German neo-Nazi group Sturm 34 begins in Wurzen on Thursday, but some far-right experts worry the ban has only made the group stronger.
A detention hearing will be held on Thursday to decide whether a 42-year-old man suspected of kidnapping 10-year-old Engla Höglund is to be remanded in custody, deputy chief prosecutor Peter Säflund told TV4.
Sweden's Daniel Chopra paid tribute to the Asian Tour on the eve of his Masters debut, saying it was where he learnt the game and toughened him up.
Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday called on Iran to be “cooperative," after it vowed to carry on with its nuclear plan, refusing to give in to mounting international concerns and pressure.
Men who develop diabetes in middle age are at significantly increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life, according to a long-term study published on Wednesday.