The Stockholm stock exchange finished the trading week higher with TeliaSonera and bank stocks leading the way.
Millions of northern Germans will be able to start their emails without a squiggly red line, now that Microsoft has accepted their regional version of 'hello' as a word.
Germany’s politicians are all atwitter after the environmentalist Greens agreed to form a coalition with the conservatives Christian Democrats in Hamburg this week. The Local takes a look at the historic alliance’s impact on the political landscape.
The Swedish government on Friday advised Swedes to avoid "non-essential" trips to Zimbabwe due to tensions following last month's elections there.
The stench of rotting flesh is expected to waft over Germany's former capital this weekend as a stinky giant flower unfurls in the University of Bonn's botanic garden.
A new government report has suggested controversial changes to the rules governing residential rental properties in Sweden.
A 26-year-old German man has confessed to the murder of a 64-year old Swede found dead in his apartment in a village near Stuttgart on Wednesday.
Resourceful thieves lifted a 33-tonne excavator worth €250,000 from a construction site overnight, police in the northwest German city of Gelsenkirchen said on Friday.
The German government wants the police to be able to install secret cameras in terror suspects' apartments and other homes that they regularly visit, a government spokesman said on Friday.
Volkswagen's China operation opened a new factory with an annual production capacity of 60,000 vehicles in Nanjing on Friday, the German automaker announced.
Men may have suspected it for years, but women really do find older guys more attractive.
The European Union's Slovenian presidency on Friday rejected a German proposal to offer preferential asylum treatment to Iraqi Christians.
France Telecom said on Friday it was interested in Swedish-Finnish firm TeliaSonera but added that no talks had been opened with the company at this stage.
The authors of a confidential government study that found xenophobia widespread among German youth said the leaking of their data this week resulted in a distortion of facts.
A five-second kiss planted on the mouth a female prosecutor by a male police officer has resulted in the man being indicted on charges of sexual molestation.
Germany's low-wage sector is growing at an alarming rate, according to a labour market study of the world's third largest economy.
Recent decisions by Sweden to send refugees back to Baghdad and other war-ravaged areas have tarnished its reputation for welcoming victims of conflict, critics say.
Bayern Munich's high-profile keeper Oliver Kahn warned of over-confidence ahead of Saturday's German Cup final against Borussia Dortmund, the first trophy towards a possible treble this season.
Several months into Germany’s decidedly half-hearted smoking ban in bars and restaurants, many small pub owners are reportedly suffering from a drastic decline in business.
A total of just over 37,200 abortions were carried out in Sweden last year, according to new figures from the National Board of Health and Welfare.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to disband the country's Innovation Council, headed by former Siemens boss Heinrich von Pierer.
A Swedish police officer involved in the investigation of file sharing site The Pirate Bay has been given a job with one of the plaintiffs in the case, film company Warner Brothers.