Two men suspected of involvement in a major cannabis-growing operation in southern Sweden were sentenced on Monday to five years in prison for serious narcotics offences.
Two Australian men stood in a Frankfurt court on Monday for running up an enormous hotel bill that they couldn’t pay.
The Bush administration's handling of the financial crisis is in part inspired by a successful Swedish bank rescue in the 1990s, but one crucial deviation could cost US taxpayers dearly, one of the architects of the Swedish plan said on Monday.
In the latest dispatch of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, The Local’s column about life in Germany, Portnoy muses on how the current global financial crisis has brought Germany’s leftist populist Oskar Lafontaine and America’s cowboy capitalist George W. Bush together.
Five German tourists have been kidnapped in Egypt, the Foreign Ministry in Berlin confirmed on Monday.
The political opposition took aim at the Swedish government’s new budget proposal on Monday, while the document received mix reviews from labour and other organizations.
Germany on Monday said the country would not participate in the US government’s $700-billion bailout package for troubled banks, as Chancellor Angela Merkel renewed her call for greater regulation of the financial sector.
Swedish angler Joel Lagekvist’s morning at the lake resulted in the most improbable of catches and one whopper of a fish story.
German Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul said on Monday Berlin was ending all financial aid to China amid criticism the rapidly growing country no longer needed such forms of direct support.
The burger dispute related to next year’s European under-21 football championships in Sweden may end up putting a dent in Borås’s public finances.
A 48-year-old alcoholic Wuppertal woman fell to her death on Sunday evening trying to escape the fifth-floor apartment where she'd been confined to prevent her from drinking.
If you're looking to pamper yourself this autumn, a spa trip to the Baltics could be just the ticket, writes Alannah Eames.
German supermodel Heidi Klum failed to win an Emmy award on Sunday night for her popular reality show “Project Runway,” despite being nominated in two categories.
The government presented the 2009 Budget Bill on Monday, which features 32 billion kronor ($4.8 billion) in reforms designed to counteract the effects of a weakening economy.
The €350-million transfer to Lehman Brothers from German state development bank KfW transfer was not a mistake, according to the Monday edition of daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Police are expanding their search for 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall, who disappeared more than a week ago in Norrbotten in northern Sweden.
Berlin police are investigating an incident near Görlitzer Bridge in the city’s Kreuzberg district after a passenger boat narrowly avoided a cable that was strung across the canal, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Monday.
A fire-breathing Swede is receiving praise after saving a man from a burning tent at a Viking market in southern Sweden early on Sunday morning.
A German national and his Somali wife who were kidnapped over the weekend in the northern Somali breakaway state of Puntland were released on Monday, officials said.
Service sector labour union Verdi has called for a day-long strike for Postbank workers across Germany on Monday in an ongoing wage dispute.
Around 40 police officers from Malmö have submitted complaints to the force’s senior safety representative in Skåne charging police leadership for “weakness, incompetence, and bad planning” in its preparation preparation the weekend's demonstrations.
The notorious high-security prison where leaders of the German urban guerrilla group the Baader Meinhof Gang committed suicide is to be torn down to make room for a mental hospital, daily Stuttgarter Zeitung reported on Monday.
Sweden has cut near term growth forecasts in its latest budget proposal, while at the same time projecting higher unemployment and lower inflation.