Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg has predicted that the Riksbank will cut its benchmark interest rate over the next year to a level much lower than that anticipated by analysts.
Swedish telecommunications equipment provider Ericsson said on Thursday that it had signed a contract to set up and operate an international mobile phone network for British group Cable&Wireless.
Deutsche Bank has managed to acquire a large stake in rival Postbank, German news agency DPA reported on Thursday, heralding a new wave of consolidation in Germany’s banking sector.
Seven years after September 11, 2001, a new poll has found that 23 percent of Germans believe the US government was involved in a conspiracy to perpetrate the terror attacks in America.
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A calculating error by Statistics Sweden (SCB) will cost the government several hundred million kronor in 2009, the finance minister has said.
A meat company in Germany that advertised its wares with the image of a naked woman emblazoned across its delivery trucks, and other ads using gratuitous nudity came under fire Wednesday from an industry watchdog.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany is ready to contribute about 40 of the 200 EU observers to be deployed in Georgia under a new peace plan, in a statement released Thursday.
What’s on in Sweden: September 12th - 18th. Johnny Logan and American Football in Stockholm; Ukulele orchestra and psychobilly legends in Gothenburg; Cinema Bizarre and dance fusion in Malmö.
Swedish wrestler Ara Abrahamian has lodged an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after he was controversially stripped of an Olympic bronze medal.
High profile Swedish politicians and prosecutors, famous artists and other celebrities with unlisted telephone numbers and addresses can all be found using a website designed to help people remember friends' birthdays – and there’s nothing the notables can do about it.
A unique project set up to demonstrate the viability of DME as a new eco-friendly fuel was given the go-ahead by Volvo on Tuesday. If the BioDME scheme proves to be successful, DME could become a major fuel source in Sweden, writes Jennifer Heape.
Anyone able to get outside on Thursday should enjoy the last hurrah of summer in Germany, as temperatures are set to drop dramatically heading into the weekend.
Immigrant youth are not more violent than their German peers, according to a new study by the Universities of Münster and Bielefeld.
Sweden’s national television broadcaster announced on Thursday the release of previously unpublished film footage of US Republican Party presidential candidate John McCain leaving North Vietnam following his release from a prisoner of war camp.
A 14-year-old boy is being questioned about the murder of a 70-year-old farmer outside of Eslöv in southern Sweden.
On the fifth anniversary of the assassination of foreign minister Anna Lindh, Sweden is reflecting more on the legacy of her work in politics than the tragic circumstances surrounding her death.
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The Prince of Liechtenstein, Hans-Adam II, has labelled Germany “the Fourth Reich” amid a dispute with Berlin over efforts to hinder tax evasion in the tiny Alpine statelet.
A 30-year-old man from Helsingborg in western Sweden has avoided conviction on arson charges after the court ruled that his cookie-loving dog was likely responsible for setting the fire that destroyed his apartment.
In another move towards the consolidation of Germany’s banking sector, Deutsche Bank has confirmed its is in advanced talks to take a stake in Postbank.
Scientists from Lower Saxony’s State Museum in Hannover have found extremely well preserved tracks of raptor dinosaurs made famous by the movie “Jurassic Park.”
Sweden's top footballers came to life after a sluggish first half, notching two goals to secure a much needed 2-1 win against Hungary in its second World Cup qualifier.
Veteran striker Miroslav Klose got Germany out of jail with a hat-trick to seal a late 3-3 draw against Finland in Wednesday night's World Cup 2010 qualifier.
A Swedish soldier was injured during a training exercise in Norway on Wednesday after falling 10 metres from a line attached to a helicopter.