A nervous and frequently unfocused Germany still managed to beat Turkey 3-2 on Wednesday night, booking a spot in the Euro 2008 final.
Mobile phone bills may catch Swedes by surprise after vacationing abroad this summer—even if their phones have been turned off.
The National Institute of Economic Research (KI) reports that the mood toward Sweden’s economy is unusually gloomy.
Germans are known for their penchant for getting naked in the park and on the beach, but some Munich residents are now championing cycling in the nude, according to the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Swedes looking for a drive-thru wedding need not catch a flight to Las Vegas.
The German alphabet is getting a new letter, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) confirmed on Wednesday.
Every fifth school principal in Sweden has been subjected to threats or violence, and many feel that they can’t do their jobs well due to insufficient resources.
You can live in Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö your whole life and still know almost nothing about the Sami, the indigenous people of Sweden. One reason for this is that the Sami don’t make much of a bleep on the cultural radar screen.
Swedish teens drink and smoke less than their peers in most other countries, but when it comes to sex, young people in Sweden are far from being the most careful.
German airline Lufthansa said on Wednesday that it expected to meet its operating profit target this year despite rising fuel prices.
The German cabinet has approved new national poverty figures that show the country's divide between rich and poor continues to grow, news agency DPA reported on Wednesday.
Volvo Cars has given notice to 1,200 employees who will soon lose their jobs, primarily in Gothenburg and Olofström in southern Sweden.
Just hours before the German national team takes on Turkey in the Euro 2008 semifinal on Wednesday evening, football fans from the North Sea to the Alps were gearing up for massive public sporting spectacle.
Two Berlin students are bringing a bit of the groovy 1970s back to the beach with the help of several German grannies - behold the crochet bikini 2.0.
Children in Sweden are becoming increasingly concerned by their parents' internet habits, according to a new report from Children's Rights in Society (Barnens Rätt i Samhället - BRIS).
The head of German industrial group Siemens, Peter Löscher, told the Financial Times Deutschland on Wednesday his company’s managers are too German, white and male.
German police shot and killed a 34-year-old man in Langenhagen late Tuesday night after he attacked an officer with a knife, police reported Wednesday.
The United States and other peace brokers finished up talks in Berlin Tuesday after raising $242 million for the Palestinian Authority security by fretting over the fragility of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and calling for a truce in Hamas-run Gaza to last and Israel to freeze settlements.
Germany has banned a Kurdish television station from broadcasting in the country because it promotes the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said late on Tuesday.
Swedish and British researchers have found that a nasal spray with the hormone oxytocin can relieve social phobia, also known as social anxiety disorder.
Social Democratic party leader Mona Sahlin is ready to shred Sweden’s controversial surveillance law if she ends up in government after the 2010 parliamentary elections.
Sweden's first woman rabbi has been chosen to run one of three synagogues in Stockholm, the Jewish Community in the Swedish capital said Tuesday.