A German court in Trier has revoked the custodial rights of the Iraqi parents of a girl whose brother attempted an honour killing this week.
Berlin and Dubai wouldn’t appear to have much in common at first glance. But a recent artists exchange is sign of increasing cultural ties between the two cities, writes Arsalan Mohammad.
A German firm has signed a spectacular contract to build the world's third-largest mosque in Algeria during Angela Merkel's first visit to the north African country this week.
Trains operating on the main train route from Stockholm-Malmö were held up on Thursday due to damage to an overhead power line near Linköping. The disruption is expected to continue until 8pm.
The World Championship in Footballgolf will kick off in Uppsala on July 17th. Swedish football legend Kurt "Kurre" Hamrin will inaugurate the tournament.
Electrolux, the world's leading electric appliance maker, said on Thursday it had bounced back to profit in the second quarter after a first-quarter loss, but was hit by the economic slowdown in Europe and restructuring costs.
What’s on in Sweden: July 18th – 24th. Ice Cube and international athletics in Stockholm, Mamma Mia! in Gothenburg, Solomon Burke and international dance & street festival in Malmö.
German cancer patients have a lower chance of survival than those in the United States and many other Western nations according to a new study published on Friday in British health journal Lancet Oncology.
A French traveler who has been walking across Sweden with his two donkeys for the last two weeks arrived in Stockholm on Wednesday.
Finland's defending Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkonen is hoping the weather forecasts are wrong this weekend and that Germany will be bathing in warm sunshine and not heavy rain.
Katri Linna has been appointed as the new 'Super Omdudsman' and director-general of the new discrimination authority, the Minister for Integration and Gender Equality, Nyamko Sabuni, announced at a press conference on Thursday.
The broad base of Swedish voters support a dialogue between the established parliamentary parties with the far-right Sweden Democrats if they were to gain enough votes to claim parliament seats at the next general election in 2010.
Dresdner Bank is about to be sold, possibly to the second-biggest German bank, Commerzbank, a newspaper reported on Thursday.
Just one week after the new Apple iPhone 3G hit the German market on July 11, customers are pressing their noses to empty display cases in T-Mobile stores. Delivery bottlenecks at Apple mean the company can't supply its German partner with enough phones to meet demand, German daily Die Welt reported Thursday.
Two historic Renaissance buildings in Erfurt's old city centre in the eastern German state of Thuringia burned early on Thursday morning, a police spokesperson said.
A unexpectedly strong report from Swedbank helped lift the Stockholm stock exchange on Thursday morning.
Margot Honecker, the 81-year-old widow of former East German dictator Erich Honecker, has been invited to attend celebrations by the Nicaraguan leftists the Sandinistas this weekend.
US presidential candidate Barack Obama will not speak in Berlin next week in front of the city’s landmark Brandenburg gate, the Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper reported on Thursday.
Old T-55 Soviet tanks still rumble through the eastern German countryside in a cloud of dust and exhaust fumes. But they pose no threat to the world order as we know it, writes AFP's Arnaud Bouvier.
Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang is set to make another trip into space next year, reports the Dagens Nyheter newspaper.
An explosive device has detonated outside the home local government commissioner Per Asklund of Laholm in western Sweden.
Having attractive employees doesn’t necessarily add to a company’s bottom line, according to a new study from Karlstad University in central Sweden.