German cycling team Gerolsteiner have withdrawn from all racing with immediate effect after the failed drugs test of Austrian rider Bernhard Kohl.
Germany has coughed up €480 billion for a bank rescue package that is grudgingly accepted as a lesser evil than impending global financial chaos by newspaper editorials in The Local’s media roundup.
Police in the Indian resort state of Goa are hunting the son of the local education minister on suspicion of raping a 14-year-old German girl and sending her lewd text messages, they said Tuesday.
Budget airline Ryanair went on the attack on Thursday, mocking Swedish feminist politician Birgitta Ohlsson’s call for a boycott of the airline because of its allegedly sexist advertising practices.
ABBA star Björn Ulvaeus has emerged victorious from a protracted battle with the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) over alleged tax evasion.
Germany’s hard-line socialist Left party on Tuesday named Peter Sodann, a former star of television police drama Tatort, as their candidate for the May 2009 presidential election.
The father of Alicia Elfversson, the six year-old Swedish girl who he abducted and took to Cambodia, has been sentenced to one and a half years in prison by a district court in Gothenburg.
Perhaps it should come as no surprise in a country where politicians debate implementing a "stove premium" for women staying home to raise the kids, but German women are apparently tired of men asking them what’s for dinner.
Birgitta Ohlsson, one of Sweden’s most prominent feminist politicians, has called for a consumer boycott of Ryanair in response to the discount airline’s attitudes about an ad deemed sexist by a Swedish advertising trade group.
Sweden's Financial Markets Minister Mats Odell said on Tuesday the government was planning to unveil plans for a new fund to help bail out banks in the event of a financial emergency.
Swedish investment giant Investor expressed optimism for the future on Tuesday despite suffering massive third quarter losses.
Germany’s economy is teetering “on the brink of recession,” according to the autumn forecast of the country’s leading economic institutes published on Tuesday.
The German auto and truck maker Daimler said on Tuesday it would cut 3,500 jobs in the United States and Canada in the face of slumping demand.
Christine Schürrer, the German woman found guilty of murdering two children in Arboga, Sweden has been sentenced to life in prison.
An intoxicated truck driver stopped by a Kaltenkirchen police station to ask for directions after he lost his way, but left the station without his driver’s license, police in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein reported on Tuesday.
Which comes first: urban creativity or sound economic growth? Nima Sanandaji aims to separate the chickens from the eggs as he examines the influence on Swedish policy-makers of US urban theorist Richard Florida.
Christine Schürrer, the German woman found guilty of murdering two children in Arboga, has been sentenced to life in prison.
As autumn slowly turns to winter and the credit crunch makes it trickier to escape for a few days in the sun, wine expert Mark Majzner weighs up the alternatives.
General Francisco Franco's Nationalist forces reportedly used Enigma machines, the device Germany's Nazis used to encrypt top-secret messages during World War II, in their battle against Republicans during Spain's civil war.
Following Monday’s upward trend, the Stockholm stock exchange had climbed more than 5 percent in the first ten minutes of trading on Tuesday.
Berlin police are searching for witnesses after a man and his dog fell from a Charlottenburg district bridge on Monday, daily Die Welt reported on Tuesday.
Manslaughter charges have been filed against a 34-year-old man from Borås who helped a woman commit suicide by giving her an overdose of heroin.
The world’s largest book fair will open Tuesday evening in Germany under the cloud of a world financial meltdown that its celebrity invitation list of writers and politicians cannot dispel.
The presence of a certain protein can help protect the elderly from developing Alzheimer’s, according to a group of Swedish researchers at Uppsala University.
A batch of Chinese-made chocolate pies which likely contained the poisonous chemical melamin was delivered to a wholesaler in Stockholm.