An independent investigation by a US law firm has found widespread misconduct amid a massive corruption scandal at German engineering giant Siemens, the law firm's representatives announced on Tuesday.
Swedish home furnishing giant Ikea has been accused of illegal labour practices, including secretly filming its workers, in a German television documentary to air on Tuesday.
Swedish home furnishing giant Ikea has been accused of illegal labour practices, including filming its workers secretly, in a German television documentary on Tuesday.
A financial crisis at the Swedish Prosecution Authority has resulted in an immediate halt to all overtime work, paid leave, and new hiring, as well as the shedding of all temporary employees.
Germany must push for a radical overhaul of the world’s agricultural policies in order to combat starvation and instability caused by hunger, writes Greens MP Ulrike Höfken.
One of the German Islamists suspected of plotting suicide attacks on soldiers in Afghanistan has called for ‘holy war’ in an online video, according to the German daily Bild on Tuesday.
Germans may not be as famous as Latin lovers, but their Teutonic efficiency extends into the bedroom, according to a sex survey published on Tuesday by prophylactic giant Durex.
Even though less than a week remains until Sweden’s the May 5th deadline for filing taxes, the majority of tax payers need not panic.
Two men have been jailed by a court in western Sweden after they were found guilty of organizing an illegal million-kronor poker tournament involving 700 people.
Sven-Göran Eriksson is to be sacked as trainer of Manchester City, according to British media reports.
A 19-year-old high school student in Gothenburg was shot in the foot at lunch time on Tuesday.
German auto and truck giant Daimler said Tuesday that first quarter net profit fell 30 percent despite a strong performance at its flagship Mercedes-Benz brand.
Transport of radioactive waste to an interim storage facility near the German town of Gorleben from a reprocessing plant in La Hague in France has been cancelled for the coming year, German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
With a 12-point lead, Bayern Munich have virtually won this season’s Bundesliga title, but are still chasing records for the largest winning margin and the lowest number of goals conceded in a league season.
Shane Quinn is one of around 1,500 Irish-born people living in Sweden. He tells us how he found his niche here.
Scandinavian airline SAS said rising fuel costs pushed it further into the red in the first quarter with a loss of 1.13 billion kronor ($188 million), up sharply from 47 million kronor a year earlier.
One in five Swedes thinks that a woman who is raped only has herself to blame if she dresses provocatively, doesn’t fight back, or is drunk at the time of the attack.
The burned corpses of two children and a woman have been found in a car in woods near Zwickau in the German state of Saxony, police spokesperson Inis Hanke told The Local on Tuesday.
Built in the middle of a green pasture a half-hour's drive from Stockholm, Scania's Health Care Centre fans out over 4,400 square metres, offering employees everything they could ever need to get in shape.
Sven-Göran Eriksson is determined to stay on as manager of Manchester City, his agent has said, despite indications that he could be facing the sack.
Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute" has been performed all over the world but Berliners will be treated from this week to a modernized production in an underground metro station, writes AFP's Simon Sturdee.
High-tech gyms, free breakfasts, and programmes to help people lose weight or stop smoking: modern Swedish companies pamper their employees in a bid to combat one of Europe's highest absenteeism rates, writes AFP's Delphine Touitou.
Many Germans think they are about one and a half times as likely to survive a heart attack than is actually the case, Bild newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, dropped earnings targets for 2008 after posting its first quarterly loss in five years on Tuesday as a result of the global credit squeeze, writes AFP's Laure Fillon.
The government has suggested that owner-occupied apartments be introduced next year, but only as a part of new production.
A man from the Stockholm suburb of Haninge is set to receive 80,000 kronor ($13,350) after his apartment was trashed as a result of some overzealous police work.
Germany’s ruling parliamentary coalition unified on a partial privatization of the country’s national railway operator Deutsche Bahn late on Monday night.
Norwegian telecom operator Telenor is aiming for a merger with TeliaSonera and has engaged the services of Nordea and JP Morgan to analyze a possible deal, reports the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper.