Gmail users in Germany were likely surprised late last week when instead of gaining access to their email, they were greeted with a mysterious message from the folks at Google.
The head of the Moderate Party’s youth organization (MUF), Niklas Wykman, has threatened in his blog to leave the party if it doesn’t change its position with regard to the new surveillance law.
A man who stopped off at a pub located on Gothenburg’s trendy Avenyn with a pistol, ammunition, and a balaclava in a bag claimed he was on his way to turn the weapon into police.
Not everyone in Germany is experiencing football fever during the European Championships this summer – David Hein reports on baseball’s equivalent of the UEFA Cup.
The 15-year-old boy who in May stabbed a female caregiver to death at the Tunagården treatment centre outside of Malmö was sentenced to institutional psychiatric care on Monday.
Rain and hail storms caused property damage across Germany, flooding cellars and uprooting trees late into Sunday night, police said on Monday.
Sweden’s consumer ombudsman (KO) has ruled that a marketing campaign by German grocery chain Lidl is inappropriate because people must purchase alcohol to participate.
After more unsuccessful wage talks, some 250 Lufthansa workers staged a strike at the Düsseldorf and Frankfurt airport on Monday.
Two translators have been fired by their employer in western Sweden after management at the firm secretly spied on the employees' private internet conversations.
Germany's key business confidence index dropped sharply in June, underscoring the damaging effect of persistently high oil prices on Europe's biggest economy.
The gaming company Betsson has reported Sweden’s Gaming Board to the Ombudsmen of Justice (JO) over the Board’s plans for fining Betsson after the company opened a store in Stockholm.
Two young men who beat an elderly man in a Munich subway last year went on trial at the Munich district court on Monday for attempted murder and theft. The crime ignited a storm of debate over immigrant and youth crime in Germany.
Swedish rally driver Daniel Carlsson, who runs a well-known campaign against drunk driving, is suspected of having driven under the influence.
German politicians demanded on Monday US nuclear weapons be removed from German soil following a report they were being insecurely stored in Europe.
A German NATO general has said the transatlantic alliance needs up to 6,000 more soldiers to stabilize strife-wracked Afghanistan, in an interview broadcast over the weekend.
State Secretary for the German Environment Ministry Michael Müller is calling for a new “efficiency law” in response to soaring energy prices, daily newspaper Passauer Neue Express reported Monday.
Battal Batti, a prominent local Social Democratic politician from Sandvik in east central Sweden, was remanded in custody on Sunday on suspicions of plotting an attempted murder and interference in a judicial matter, according to local media.
A fine summer day turned caustic in the Bavarian town of Kulmbach over the weekend when dozens of swimmers were injured in a swimming pool gas leak.
Germany will play host this week on the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift to octogenarian former pilots who helped save the embattled western part of the city as the Soviets tried to starve it into submission.
Sweden is to start charging tuition to non-European university students, according to comments by higher education minister Lars Leijonborg in the Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) newspaper.
The charred remains of a 61-year-old Swedish man, his 35-year-old Philippine wife, and the couple’s two children, ages 5 and 2, have been found shot to death in their home in the Philippines, according to the Sun Star newspaper.