Shares in Swedish banks continued to fall on the Stockholm stock exchange on Tuesday amid fears of a deepening crisis in the US financial sector.
German economists and banking experts said on Tuesday the world’s third largest economy would likely cope fairly well with the fallout from the demise of US investment bank Lehman Brothers.
Stockholm design school students have created a radical new clothing line for female prisoners. The range was unveiled on Tuesday at Färingsö prison, located just outside the city.
Despite dark clouds on the horizon, Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück said on Tuesday Germany was well positioned to weather the financial crisis that brought down US investment bank Lehman Brothers.
Jesus playing ice hockey and Jimmy Carter as a giant peanut? There's more than enough to entertain at Åbergs Museum, the brainchild of iconic comedian Lasse Åberg.
Scientists at the University of Tübingen have discovered that reef fish communicate with a spectacular red fluorescence – a challenge to the previous notion that fish were unable to process the colour.
German sports car maker Porsche said it had raised its stake in Volkswagen to 35 percent Tuesday, effectively winning control of Europe's biggest automaker.
The US embassy in Sweden has announced a unique partnership with the city of Södertälje to help the city’s young people learn more about opportunities for work and study in the United States.
A man in Wuppertal decided to protest legal fines by paying with 29,292 one-cent coins into the county court mail box, the Westdeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
Several hundred demonstrators marched from Sergels Torg in central Stockholm to the steps of the Riksdag on Tuesday to protest Sweden’s surveillance law.
Bavaria's state premier Günther Beckstein on Tuesday came under fire for saying that driving after drinking two litres of beer at the upcoming Oktoberfest is perfectly acceptable.
Swedish medical technology group Getinge announced plans on Tuesday to purchase cardiovascular device maker Datascope Corp for $865 million in cash.
A couple from Degerfors in central Sweden was sentenced to prison on Monday for sexually assaulting two teenage girls who were babysitting at the pair’s home.
The body of a German sailor missing at sea since early September was recovered on Monday evening, the Kiel state prosecutor's office on Tuesday.
Germany's foreign minister expressed disappointment over Iran's "lack of cooperation" with the West over its nuclear programme during talks with his Iranian counterpart, sources said on Tuesday.
Apartment prices in Sweden are still dropping, but the value of houses continue to rise, according to new figures.
More than 20,000 anti-globalization activists are due in Malmö this week to take part in the European Social Forum, hoping to breathe new life into a movement many say is
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted she would like to be a gymnast in an interview for Frau im Speigel women's magazine.
A 32-year-old mental patient was discovered on Wednesday of last week hanging unconscious in his room from a noose fashioned out of bed sheets.
The Social Democrats have taken the support of more than 350,000 new voters from other political parties since the 2006 elections, according to a new poll.
A mild earthquake hit the Karwendel region of the Alps in the German state of Bavaria on Monday evening.
The government is set to propose 15 billion kronor ($2.2 billion) in tax cuts designed to benefit working Swedes.
Health insurance companies have rejected a suggestion by the German Medical Association that smokers be treated as sick people.