An experienced scam artist has been targeting English speaking jobseekers in Sweden, luring them with promises of non-existent jobs, police say.
Germany is not adequately prepared to deal with a major disaster, according to a paper on public security released by a multi-party expert panel in Berlin on Tuesday.
While immigrants can find it difficult to establish a foothold on the job market in Sweden, politicians, intellectuals and the media are often too quick to make employment a race issue, writes Nima Sanandaji.
Viasat was a long way from shooting par in its Swedish broadcast of the Ryder Cup, writes admitted golf addict Gene Oberto.
Consumers are paying very different prices for petrol, heating oil and natural gas in Germany depending on what region they live in, according to a comparison released on Tuesday by consumer magazines Guter Rat and Das Haus.
With Berlin's international literature festival starting on Wednesday, Daniel Miller makes sure everybody is on the same page.
The founders of the search engine Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have been named recipients of the 2008 International Honorary Knowledge Award, given out annually by the Swedish National Encyclopedia.
US retailing giant Wal-Mart is in talks about opening a store in Sundsvall in northern Sweden, officials from the city report.
The GdP police union on Tuesday demanded a “football summit” in light of escalating violence by hooligans that has been pushing German police forces to their breaking point.
Transparency International (TI) has urged the German government to make a deeper commitment to fighting global corruption after releasing its global ratings in Berlin on Tuesday.
Sweden, along with Denmark and New Zealand, achieved the highest score in a new survey ranking 180 countries on perceived levels of public-sector corruption.
Sweden's National Debt Office (Riksgälden) announced on Tuesday it has sold 22.7 billion kronor ($3.48 billion) worth of treasury bills out of 25 billion on offer in a second extra auction to soothe tense local markets.
German Drug Commissioner Sabine Bätzing wants to use underage undercover shoppers to expose stores that are selling alcohol to minors, daily Stuttgarter Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
Today marks the seventh anniversary since Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak was arrested and put in an Eritrean prison.
The German trade union IG Metall said on Tuesday it will demand a hefty eight percent pay increase for 3.6 million workers in the metallurgy and electronics industries.
Sveriges Television (SVT) has issued a public apology for a “misleading” report on comments made by foreign minister Carl Bildt about Sweden’s intelligence services.
The daughter of Franz Josef Strauß, the late conservative premier of Bavaria, said on Monday the leftist terrorist group the Red Army Faction (RAF) planned to kill him with a model airplane wired with explosives in 1977.
The parents of a boy in Västerbotten in northern Sweden are rejoicing after the country administrative court found there was nothing wrong with them naming their child November.
An unidentified man got a beating he hadn’t bargained for on Monday evening in a Berlin bordello. When he tried to rob the establishment the madame forced him out with a sound thrashing.
German Bundeswehr troops were attacked on Tuesday morning in Afghanistan near Kunduz, but none were injured in the suicide attack, the Defence Ministry reported.
Thomas Dörflein, the zoo keeper in charge of rearing Berlin zoo's superstar polar bear Knut, has died, police said late on Monday.
When students cut class in Gothenburg, their parents receive a text message in their mobile phones alerting them of the offence.
Lunch preparations by a hungry employee at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport nearly shut down air traffic at the busy transit hub on Sunday.