Berlin residents failed to turn out and vote to save the city’s historic Tempelhof airport this April, but now an activist group has announced they are petitioning for a referendum to ensure that it will be preserved as an architectural monument, Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Monday.
Stockholm's stock exchange plunged on Monday at a rate not seen since the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001.
The German government raced on Monday to reassure investors and individual savers that it will protect the Europe's biggest economy from falling victim to the global financial crisis.
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Formal charges were filed on Monday against a 48-year-old engineer who has been held since July on suspicions of industrial espionage against Saab Microwave Systems in Gothenburg.
Swedish tennis player Joachim ‘Pim-Pim’ Johansson is coming out of retirement on Monday after receiving a wild card draw at the Stockholm Open.
Germany’s leading stock index the DAX slumped to its lowest point in more than two years on Monday despite the government’s decision to offer a blanket guarantee on all bank deposits over the weekend.
A Bavarian woman murdered her husband with an axe early on Monday morning after what she called “twenty-five years of marriage terror,” Bavarian police reported on Monday.
A Swedish teenager has been charged for starting a fire after dropping a burning letter of unrequited love near a wooded area in Gothenburg.
German researcher Harald zur Hausen has been awarded half of the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine for his discovery of human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer, the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Intitute announced in Stockholm on Monday.
Anders Eklund has been sentenced to life in prison for the murders of Engla Juncosa Höglund and Pernilla Hellgren.
The 2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded to Harald zur Hausen, Francoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier.
German police searched more than 140 apartments for stolen electronic goods in a nationwide search for illegal ebay dealers, a police spokesperson told daily Berliner Morgenpost on Monday.
Young people from Sweden’s indigenous Sami community are demanding that more be done to reduce the number of suicides within the community,
Sweden's government has announced a doubling of the state’s bank deposit guarantee from 250,000 kronor ($35,000) to 500,000 kronor, effective immediately.
Governments in other countries guarantee your savings if your bank collapses. Does this happen in Sweden, and if so how does the system work? Jenny, Gothenburg.
The Stockholm stock exchange opened with a sharp drop on Monday, while the government announced it was doubling the state’s bank deposit guarantee, reflecting the continued anxiety about the health of global financial markets.
Germany’s government coalition partners the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed on a plan to allow domestic deployment of the German military in an emergency.
The end may be nigh when it comes to global finance, but at least nature isn’t shrinking like your mutual funds are - Germany’s largest pumpkin weighed in at a whopping 604 kilogrammes (1,332 pounds) at a competition over the weekend.
Athletics in Sweden fail to live up to demands set by the country’s laws on gender equality, according to an investigation by the Equal Opportunities Ombudsman (Jämställdhetsombudsmannen - JämO).
The Riksbank announced on Monday that it was increasing the credit it is making available to Sweden’s banks from 60 billion kronor ($8.3 billion) to 100 billion kronor.
With Germany making a blanket guarantee to cover all of the country’s savings, other European countries are under increased pressure on Monday to bolster their financial defences in the face of a global financial crisis.