Struggling US auto giant General Motors is to seek a buyer for Swedish subsidiary Saab, according to trade media reports in Detroit.
US President-elect Obama wants to jump-start America's economy, British Prime Minister Brown has slashed taxes and the French President Sarkozy is pushing for a massive EU stimulus package. So why is German Chancellor Merkel sitting on the sidelines?
A politician in southern Sweden is leaving his post on a local council after receiving numerous threats for suggesting that the municipality accept three unaccompanied child refugees.
Celebrity polar bear Knut, the pride of Berlin Zoo, may be on his way to Sweden. Orsa Bear Park in central Sweden confirmed on Tuesday that it has been in negotiations for the last year to attract the cuddly ursine as the poster boy for its new polar bear project.
Celebrity polar bear Knut, the pride of Berlin Zoo, may be on his way to Sweden.
The German automobile federation VDA slammed on Tuesday an EU compromise on rules to cut CO2 emissions from new cars, saying it ignored the sector's current crisis.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) have voted in favour of designating German the country’s official language in the constitution at their annual party congress on Tuesday.
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Even hardened criminals have a right to aftershave and hand cream, Germany's highest court said in Berlin on Tuesday, approving the appeal of a male inmate against gender discrimination.
Germany has been named Europe’s principal country of destination for migrants, according to the World Migration Report (WMR) 2008 released on Tuesday.
The mayor of Wolfratshausen plans to do away with a 400-year-old Alpine Christmas tradition because it is too scary for children, German daily tz reported on Tuesday.
A herd of wild boars caused a massive car pile-up on the B26 motorway in Hesse on Tuesday morning, police in Darmstadt reported.
Leading government ministers have ruled out the possibility of a state takeover of Volvo Cars should embattled US owner Ford elect to sell its Swedish subsidiary, Dagens Nyheter reports.
Police bomb disposal experts have safely removed a suspicious package from the grounds of the US Embassy in Stockholm.
Swedish finance minister Anders Borg openly called European Commission "bureaucratic” on Tuesday, saying the EU body’s approach to assessing state bailouts of troubled banks hasn’t helped frozen credit markets.
Travellers passing through Stockholm's Arlanda airport will soon be able to reserve a place on a different sort of plane as the world’s first jumbo jet hostel prepares to take its maiden bookings this Wednesday.
German and Swedish finance ministers blasted the European Commission on Tuesday for being too "bureaucratic" in assessing whether state bailouts of troubled banks are in line with EU rules.
Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang has lashed out at his country for what he sees as an insufficient budget commitment for space research and exploration.
The German military is losing its medical staff in droves, according to Munich daily Süddeutsche Zeitung on Tuesday.
Eleven passengers were evacuated from the Sea Wind ferry early on Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in the boat’s main engine as it sailed near the Åland islands in the middle of the Baltic Sea.
Germany captain Michael Ballack from Chelsea FC took the 19th spot on the list of best footballers by French football magazine “France Football” for 2008 on Tuesday.
A seven-metre wall fell from the fourth floor of an Esslingen parking garage on Monday night after an elderly driver rammed into it, police reported on Tuesday.
Police on Monday evening shot an elderly man suspected in the earlier shooting of a 48-year-old man in a house north of Visby on the island of Gotland.