A US soldier stationed in Germany was sentenced to eight months in prison Thursday for his role in the killings of four blindfolded Iraqi detainees last year, an army spokeswoman said.
Germany hasn't always had a positive global image, but a new report says now the country ranks first in the world as a “brand.”
The Fugees star Pras Michel was detained and questioned at a Paris airport on Monday night while on his way to Sweden, Aftonbladet reports.
A Swedish woman was taken to hospital on Thursday morning after being bitten several times in the genital region by a large dog in the Stockholm suburb of Vällingby.
The Riksbank’s top two officials have publicly acknowledged that the global financial crisis has arrived in Sweden as they announced an additional lending facility to help ease up tight credit markets.
Germany's biggest industrial trade union IG Metall started wage talks with employers Thursday seeking an eight-percent pay hike for 3.6 million workers in the metalworking and electronics industries.
Four Swedish sailors were rescued in a dramatic high seas operation off the coast of Portugal on Saturday.
In the latest dispatch of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, The Local’s column about life in Germany, Portnoy considers the meaning of the German Unity Day holiday on Friday.
A man from the Stockholm suburb of Bredäng was arrested on Thursday after he called his office to say he had killed his wife.
German and British customs officers on Thursday said they have uncovered a band of gold smugglers dodging the tax authorities by trafficking the precious metal through the Frankfurt airport.
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Saab’s next generation Gripen fighter is on the short-list of options under consideration by the Brazilian Air Force, the company said on Thursday.
Sweden’s Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen – DI) has demanded that seven schools change their use of surveillance cameras in a decision it hopes will set a precedent for schools across the country.
Peter Struck, the head of the Social Democratic Party’s parliamentary group, on Thursday slammed Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann for demanding Germany set up a government bailout plan for troubled banks.
In the midst of the ongoing milk powder scandal in China, the first melamine contaminated food products have been discovered across Germany for the first time.
The Local scales the heights of the Gothenburg club scene with the able assistance of Djungeltrumman's highly skilled sherpas of the night.
Criminality among women in Sweden is rising faster than among men, according to a new study.
Far fewer people than previously thought may have died in the infamous Allied firebombing of Dresden at the close of World War II, according to a new assessment by historians.
The falsified identity card fashioned by an 18-year-old from Malmö was so poor that the court decided to have the charges against him dropped.
A regional court in Bochum has sentenced a 91-year-old Nazi war criminal for trying to rob a pharmacy with a toy pistol.
Analysts in Sweden welcomed passage by the US Senate on Wednesday of a plan to help ailing US financial institutions, but cautioned that the financial crisis is far from being resolved.
Signs of discord between France and Germany emerged on Thursday ahead of a proposed meeting on the financial crisis by the leaders of Europe's four biggest economies in Paris at the weekend.