David Landes reviews how Sweden’s newspapers reacted to plans for selling upgraded Saab Gripen combat planes to Norway.
A German beauty parlour owner is facing battery charges after a woman she injected with anaesthetic for a hair-removal procedure died.
So far the Swedish government has kept pretty quiet about the state-owned energy company Vattenfall’s plans to buy up British Energy, a nuclear power company. But now Industry Minister Maud Olofsson has brought Vattenfall’s acquisition plans to a halt, splitting the governing Alliance parties in the process.
According to the latest research done at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, charcoal´s potential as an environmentally friendly mechanism for storing carbon waste is overrated.
Rock star turned politician Peter Garrett has come to Europe to underscore Australia’s new commitment to combating climate change. David Wroe spoke with him in Berlin.
A German woman who turned a Porsche test drive into a five-day joy ride will pay a €2,500 ($3,853) fine for fraud, a Cologne court decided on Friday.
After disappearing without a trace in July of 2006, Ozzy the turtle unexpectedly turned up last Saturday, much to the delight of his disbelieving owners.
The shares of Germany’s national railway operator Deutsche Bahn will cost between €20 to €24 a piece, business daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Friday.
Price rises kept Germans away from the shops in March, retail sales data showed on Friday, in another sign that Europe's largest economy may be slowing.
A Swedish man has gone missing in Thailand after going for a swim last Sunday.
After disappointingly being tossed out the UEFA Cup on Thursday, FC Bayern Munich could find some consolation this weekend by being crowned Bundesliga champions.
Neo-Nazis on their way to May Day demonstrations in Hamburg took over part of a train and harassed passengers, daily newspaper Bild reported on Friday.
The 31-year old German woman suspected of murdering two toddlers and attempting to murder their mother in Arboga is being interrogated for the first time by Swedish police in Sweden.
The Rhine may have more muscle, but Hannah Cleaver discovers Germany’s winding Mosel River offers a more picturesque off-season getaway.
A former German army officer involved in two failed plots to assassinate Hitler - remaining undetected until the end of World War II - has died at the age of 90, his family said Friday.
Thousands of immigrant pensioners in homes for the elderly are in danger of becoming more and more isolated.
Despite being able to submit tax forms by text message or on the internet, many people actually post a paper declaration but then forget to put a stamp on the envelope.
Almost ten years after the introduction of the single European currency the euro, a third of all Germans would prefer to have the mark back.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel received an annual EU prize on Thursday for helping unite Europe, as France's Nicolas Sarkozy praised her, easing frosty Franco-German relations.
Two men received life threatening stab wounds following a confrontation in the central Swedish town of Sandviken late on Thursday night.
The worst May Day riots in the northern German city of Hamburg in years continued into the early morning on Friday, causing police to use force to restore order.
A powerful bomb exploded in the stairwell of an apartment building on Falsterbogatan in Malmö early Friday morning.
A drunken 21-year-old man who had dozed off on the train tracks in Lund in southern Sweden is lucky to alive.