German visions of Asia have often been marked by tired clichés and downright ignorance, but an ambitious new exhibition at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HdKdW) strives to challenge common perceptions, writes Daniel Miller.
A group of activists penetrated the perimeter at Stockholm’s Bromma airport, holding up flights on Tuesday afternoon.
German scholars claimed Tuesday to have found a long-lost organ composition by Johann Sebastian Bach dating from the early days of his career.
Court proceedings began on Tuesday against the parents of the 5-year-old German girl known as Lea-Sophie, who died of starvation and neglect in November 2007.
Coming up with measures to combat unemployment is easy. But what is the government to do about those killer slugs?
UN atomic watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will hold talks this week in Berlin about Iran's nuclear programme.
A 16-year-old boy stunned the Stockholm Court of Appeals on Tuesday when he confessed to lying to police and in court about what he saw of the fatal beating of 16-year-old Riccardo Campogiani last October.
His first visit to a Swedish football match left David Bartram wondering what Sweden needs to do to stamp out its problems with hooliganism.
The Swedish government, citing financial market turbulence, sharply revised down its 2008 growth forecast on Tuesday, predicting momentum of 2.1 percent rather than 3.2 percent announced late last year.
A court in the eastern German city of Cottbus has committed an aspiring teenage cannibal who tried to bite a woman’s throat to permanent psychiatric care.
Given the chilly, soggy weather that continues to plague Germany this spring, Tuesday’s announcement from German weather service DWD seems too good to be true: heat waves will become a regular occurrence.
Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had agreed to a deal that would enable top Indian generic drug firm Ranbaxy to produce its own version of heartburn treatment Nexium from 2014.
"Extraordinary" price rises badly dented German investor confidence in April, the ZEW institute said Tuesday as it reported a surprise drop in its closely watched monthly sentiment indicator.
Social democratic newspaper editor Eric Sundström hopes Fredrik Reinfeldt at least says something about human rights and the Olympics during the Prime Minister’s visit to China.
German Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul has announced Berlin will contribute an extra €10 million to the World Food Programme to stave off a looming crisis in developing nations.
Life is pretty rosy when viewed through the eyes of a dog fortunate enough to grow up in Sweden, writes René Rice.
During a visit to the Middle East last week, Foreign Minister Carl Bildt launched several initiatives to “stabilize” the region, marking a possible shift in Sweden’s traditionally cautious, “two-steps forward, one-step back” approach to Middle Eastern conflicts, writes Rami Abdelrahman.
The German engineering group Siemens said Tuesday it would cut 1,200 German jobs in its telecoms equipment unit as part of a major restructuring programme announced in February.
If Santa can make it down a chimney, then I can probably manage a garbage chute. Or so a 20-year-old Swedish man might have been thinking when he tried to surprise his sister early Tuesday morning.
Former conservative German chancellor Helmut Kohl, regarded as the architect of reunification, is to marry his girlfriend Maike Richter, his office said on Tuesday.
Hammarby and AIK played out a 1-1 draw in this season's first Stockholm derby on Monday night in a match that was marred by crowd trouble.
German President Berlin Horst Köhler has called on western Germans to take more interest in the former East German states.
A man and a woman died in an apartment fire in the Södra Ryd area of Skövde in central Sweden on Tuesday morning.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Irish voters Monday to allow the European Union to “continue to flourish” by voting in favour of the EU reform treaty in a referendum in June.
German supermarkets are openly selling impure wines from Italy, according to a report from broadcaster ARD’s “Report München,” released late Monday evening.
A Gothenburg harbour guard has been sentenced to probation for molesting and harassing women who were swimming and sunbathing at a nearby beach.
During further questioning on Monday, murderer Anders Eklund claimed the killing of 10-year-old Engla Höglund was an accident.