While Sweden’s banks haven’t escaped this week’s global financial turbulence unscathed, experts say there is little chance of a Swedish bank suffering a collapse similar to that of Lehman Brothers.
Swedish prosecutors called on Wednesday for opera star Tito Beltran to be remanded in custody pending a decision by the appeal court on whether to uphold a guilty verdict against the singer for rape.
Is Sylt really Germany's Riviera? Campbell Jefferys heads to the fancy North Sea island to brace the water, make the scene at Sansibar and slurp oysters in List.
Three US soldiers from a battalion based in Germany have been charged with premeditated murder in an alleged incident in Baghdad in spring of 2007, US Army officials announced on Wednesday in Grafenwöhr.
The European Union on Wednesday named German diplomat Hansjörg Haber to head its observer mission in Georgia.
A mall in southern Sweden has drawn fire for its decision to charge a fee to charity organizations like the Red Cross and Salvation Army for placing volunteers in the mall to collect donations.
State development bank KfW was assailed by the German government on Wednesday for mistakenly transferring €300 million ($427 million) to Lehman Brothers just as the US investment bank was collapsing.
Demonstrators are set to gather in Stockholm on Wednesday to protest the impending deportation of an Iranian woman’s rights activist and anti-Islam blogger after she was denied a Swedish residence permit.
A four-metre long (12-foot) World War II-era torpedo was found on the Timmendorf beach on the Baltic Sea coast early on Wednesday morning, keeping the bomb squad busy until midday.
The weak economy appears to be costing more Swedes their jobs, as more than 2,400 redundancies have been announced so far in September.
With Germany currently shivering amid unseasonably chilly temperatures, organizers of Munich’s Oktoberfest fear the city’s famous beer festival starting this weekend could give new meaning to drinking a cold one.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday called for tighter regulatory control on the international financial system following the recent turmoil on Wall Street.
Rescue workers staged a dramatic rescue of 23 people from two burning apartment buildings in Mannheim late on Tuesday evening, police in the German state of Baden-Württemberg reported.
Swedish-Danish dairy giant Arla Foods announced on Wednesday a recall of several milk powder products made by one its Chinese partners after traces of the chemical melamine were discovered in the products.
There was dissent within the ranks of the Riksbank's leadership during the September 4th decision to raise interest rates, according to minutes of the meeting released on Wednesday.
Police in Skåne in southern Sweden confiscated a field full of cannabis on Tuesday, but have yet to determine whether the plants were actually meant to be dried and smoked.
More German students are going to university abroad, according to figures released by the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich striker Luca Toni says he wants to win the Champions League title at the first attempt as he prepares to make his competition debut, aged 31, in Romania on Wednesday.
Berlin emergency services have logged the treatment of 853 young teens treated for alcohol abuse since the year began, in what seems to be a growing trend, daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.
The government announced plans on Wednesday to make entrepreneurship a unifying theme in the Swedish education system.
A 26-year-old Swedish citizen has been imprisoned in Yemen for the last nine months, media reported on Wednesday.