Los Angeles Galaxy forward Landon Donovan has signed a short-term contract Thursday on loan to German giants Bayern Munich after impressing coach Jürgen Klinsmann on his 10-day trial.
Saab was dealt a serious blow on Thursday as the Norwegian government announced its decision to purchase US-made Joint Strike Fighter/F-35 planes rather than Sweden's JAS Gripen.
Germans are more pessimistic about the future than other Europeans, new information from the 25th annual Data Report from the Social Science Research Centre revealed this week.
The editorial staff of a Swedish magazine for gay men recently raised eyebrows—literally—when they took the unusual step of going under the knife for an article about cosmetic surgery.
Staff at three Airbus plants in Germany staged wildcat strikes Thursday over plans by the European jet maker to spin off the factories into a new subsidiary, a company spokesman said.
Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, German consumer magazine ÖKO-TEST has tested childrens toys for their December issue – finding alarming quality defects.
The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has added a new feature to its website that allows people to determine whether or not they qualify for Swedish citizenship.
Pressure piled on Germany on Thursday to do more to fire up the planet's third biggest economy but Berlin said that throwing money at a global slowdown is both ineffective and reckless.
Emergency transportation for dangerously drunk teenagers cost Berlin taxpayers some €100,000 in the last year, but now police want to start charging parents instead, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Thursday.
The government said on Thursday it is open to altering Sweden’s new bank lending guarantees in order to get more of the country's biggest banks to participate.
What's on in Sweden: November 21st – 27th. International Film Festival & Mali Bluesman in Stockholm; the search for Lucia & Lambchop in Gothenburg; Jose Carrerras in Malmö
The Cologne Cathedral is the most beloved tourist attraction in Germany, according to a new poll published by the German Tourism Association (DTV) on Thursday.
Johan Heltne, MGMT and Miriam Aida: Just some of the goodies on offer in Sweden’s three largest cities this weekend.
German Minister for Family Affairs Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday she wants a law that allows authorities to block access to internet sites featuring child pornography.
A Swedish nurse has been reported to the authorities after telling a room full of people that one of the guests at his party "had the smallest penis he had ever seen".
A Swedish court of appeal has reversed a lower court decision and ruled that a 51-year-old father from Rödeby in southern Sweden is guilty of manslaughter and serious assault related to the shooting of two teenage boys in October 2007.
Sweden has deep historic ties with the United states, writes Olle Wästberg, director-general of the Swedish Institute. And even though some Americans mistakenly associate Sweden with the cuckoo clock, the relationship remains largely one of mutual understanding and respect.
A fire at an empty warehouse near Berlin’s Tegel airport on Thursday morning caused chaos with air traffic, forcing authorities to divert flights due to large clouds of smoke that made landing difficult.
Sweden has joined with Denmark, Finland, and Norway to provide a joint loan to troubled Iceland worth $2.5 billion to help the troubled Nordic country cope with its acute economic crisis.
The Sandvik engineering group announced on Thursday it would be laying off more than 1,000 employees in Sweden.
The number of foreign students studying at Swedish colleges and universities continues to climb to record levels.
German producer prices gained 7.8 percent in October from the same month a year earlier but were unchanged from September, data released on Thursday by the national statistics office showed.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday he wants German military forces to take part in an EU mission to combat a growing number of pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia.
Despite an impressive goal by Kim Kallström, visiting Sweden succumbed to the Netherlands 3-1 in a friendly football match on Wednesday night.
German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble on Thursday called attention to a performance gap between German students and immigrant students after the results of a standardized scholastic assessment were released this week.
Protesters have converged on German embassy and media outlet Deutsche Welle buildings in Rwanda after the country extradited the Rose Kabuye to France for legal proceedings in a war crimes case.
Police in Umeå in northern Sweden are investigating the death of a 29-year-old man who was found badly beaten in an apartment and later died in hospital.