A Catholic priest in the southwestern German city of Freiburg went on trial on Monday charged with a total of 101 crimes including blackmail, fraud, breach of trust, coercion and assault.
Two Indians have been arrested in the state of Saxony-Anhalt after they were caught trafficking several hundred people into Germany, the state police in Magdeburg reported on Monday.
The German mortgage bank Hypo Real Estate (HRE) was granted a last-minute "multi-billion euro" credit line from a consortium of German banks that allowed it to avoid declaring bankruptcy, it said Monday.
Consumers of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) are getting a rough deal in Sweden compared to other Europeans, argues Lysanne Sizoo.
A top Iranian diplomat on Monday praised Germany’s “constructive” role in the international community’s dispute with Tehran over its controversial nuclear programme.
The Stockholm stock exchange suffered a sharp slide on Monday, dragged down by steep share price drops for Swedbank and the Carnegie investment bank, while the Riskbank took further measures to shore up liquidity, adding to fears that the effects of the global financial crisis may be hitting Sweden.
Sweden’s official debt collection agency is suffering from severe economic problems after having over-spent and over-borrowed and may soon be forced to cut staff to stop the bleeding.
Foreign born and low income women in Sweden are missing out on their right to mammograms, according to a new study.
Sweden's debt office (Riksgälden) has said the demand for treasury bills has not been not as high as first feared when it stepped in to ease market tensions.
Germany's KfW said Monday it had fired two directors who have been suspended since the state development bank transferred more than €300 million to Lehman Brothers after it filed for bankruptcy.
Egyptian broadcaster MENA claims that 11 tourists – among them five Germans – who were kidnapped while on a desert trek have been released. But the German Foreign Ministry has yet to confirm the news.
Three Swedish women are among Fortune magazine’s most powerful business women in the world, with SEB bank CEO Annika Falkengren coming in seventh place.
The Bavarian state election on Sunday was a black day for the ruling Christian Social Union, but it was a good one for German democracy and ultimately the conservatives themselves, writes The Local’s Marc Young.
Residents of Cologne's Stegerwaldsiedlung neighbourhood suspect they have an animal hater in their midst. Two dogs have died and several others barely survived after ingesting mysterious poison.
A German pharmaceutical research company in Halle has developed a groundbreaking new treatment for Alzheimer's disease, daily Mitteldeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday.
Nordea, the Nordic banking group partially-owned by the Swedish state, announced on Monday it is taking over parts of Denmark’s beleaguered Roskilde Bank.
A young Swedish couple has been charged with bearing false witness after the woman reported she had been raped by a cab driver when the driver tried to get the couple to pay for their ride.
Undeservedly high pay packages, conflicts of interest, and a demoralized workforce are just a few of the problems found at Sweden’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs by a consultancy hired to review the agency’s operations.
British travel group Thomas Cook dropped out of talks on Monday morning to combine its airline Condor with German discount airlines German Wings and TUIFly.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives licked their wounds on Monday after historic losses in a Bavarian state election, as German voters continued to abandon major parties a year ahead of the national poll.
German states that have financed their infrastructure through cross border leasing with the United States are at risk of losing their transportation systems as the global financial crisis looms, daily Berliner Zeitung reported on Monday.
The ex-boyfriend of 20-year-old Nathalie Johansen, who has been missing since May, confessed on Sunday evening to killing her.
The smuggling of spirits and beer into Sweden has dropped by 35 percent during the first half of the year, according to researchers at Stockholm University.