The feared black widow spider has established itself in Sweden, according to the country's National Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet).
The former treasurer of Germany’s far-right NPD party on Friday was sentenced to two years and eight months in jail for embezzling more than €700,000 ($976,339) in party funds.
The Local helps fulfil all your Stockholm nightlife needs this weekend in cooperation with the ever-reliable entertainment gurus at Djungeltrumman.
Public prosecutor Ronnie Jacobsson had decided to close down his investigation into three people suspected of financing terrorist activities in Somalia.
Friday night's Bundesliga football match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Karlsruhe SC has been cancelled because the pitch was damaged during pop star Madonna's concert last week.
Deutsche Bank struck a deal on Friday to buy a stake in Germany's largest retail bank Postbank for €2.79 billion ($3.93 billion) in the country's latest major banking deal.
Trading in shares of Scandinavian airline SAS was halted Friday afternoon by the Stockholm stock exchange following the stock’s dramatic rise on rumours that Germany’s Lufthansa is considering a takeover of the beleaguered airline.
An acupuncturist from Sundsvall in northern Sweden has been convicted of quackery for treating a one-month-old baby suffering from colic.
Comments by US Ambassador to Sweden Michael Wood about a Baltic Sea pipeline meant to transport Russian gas have prompted the German government to launch a formal complaint.
The German government has reportedly lodged an official protest with the US Embassy in Berlin over critical comments made by the US Ambassador to Sweden on a Baltic Sea pipeline meant to transport Russian gas.
Tens of thousands of workers demonstrated at Volkswagen’s headquarters Friday against what they see as threats to their jobs from Porsche’s takeover efforts and from EU regulators.
Chocolate covered torsos and co-ed banana eating are just a couple of things troubling officials about new student initiation rituals at a basketball oriented high school in northern Sweden.
This year's Oktoberfest will be a bit safer after 23 known hooligans and five chronic pickpockets have been banned from the Bavarian beer festival, Munich daily tz reported on Friday.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück on Friday rejected the idea of a European stimulus plan to revitalize the economy, as EU finance chiefs gathered to map out a way to avert a recession.
Volvo Cars announced on Friday it would be laying off an additional 900 employees.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn announced on Friday it was cancelling a much-criticized plan to add a €2.50 surcharge on tickets purchased from service personnel at the ticket counter.
Toys included in McDonald’s Happy Meals sold in Sweden emit sounds loud enough to cause permanent hearing damage and tinnitus in children.
A total of 176 Germans vacationing in Cuba landed in Frankfurt on Friday morning after the Caribbean island was slammed by hurricane ‘Ike’ this week.
The opposition’s lead over the governing centre-right parties in public opinion polls is increasing, according to the latest study by polling firm Demoskop.
Somali pirates have released a German-operated ship after a reported $1.1 million ransom was paid.
Six grave sites dated from late in the Viking era have been uncovered in Lännäs outside of Örebro in central Sweden.