The European Central Bank said it would keep providing unlimited amounts of cash in operations that underpin euro zone lending at fixed rates aimed at unblocking key interbank markets, on Thursday in Frankfurt.
With the Swedish currency foundering in a deepening economic crisis, Jonathan Ward wonders if Sweden should reconsider its decision to shun the euro.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has vehemently denied that the German secret service (BND) helped the US in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
The Social Democrats’ economic political spokesperson Tomas Eneroth slammed the government’s reaction to the problems plaguing the Swedish auto industry during a special debate in the Riksdag on Thursday.
A study released on Thursday by Statistics Sweden (SCB) reports widespread segregation in the fields of education, housing, employment and politics.
IMF director general Dominique Strauss-Kahn urged Germany to boost public spending, in line with other European countries, to stave off global recession, in a television interview on Thursday.
Bavarian-born Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t want to miss out on his country’s traditional Christmas goodness and had his personal courier drive up to the southern German state to pick up holiday treats and Christmas trees for the Vatican, news agency DPA reported on Thursday.
Swedish researchers found they had jumped out of the frying pan into the fire when their attempts to explain what causes people to eat more after an evening out drinking ultimately failed to satisfy.
Hannover police have reported that a pedestrian was killed on the autobahn after they had decided to let him continue walking home despite stopping him for intoxication.
What's on in Sweden: December 19th - 25th. Magic Numbers and Clash tribute in Stockholm; Polar exhibition and Woody West's Christmas Bash in Gothenburg; magical organic market near Malmö
Swedish households’ net wealth fell by 6.6 percent, or 185 billion kronor ($24.3 billion), during the third quarter of 2008, with losses from shares and funds accounting for 45 percent of the drop.
Musical styles may come and go, but Swedish dance bands remain as popular as ever. But why does the nation remain loyal to its perennial bearers of outrageous costumes? Jennifer Heape endeavours to find out.
Sweden’s foreign-born population is expected to reach 14 percent by the end of 2008, a year in which the country’s overall population had its greatest increase since 1970.
The Riksbank wants Sweden to ditch the 50 öre coin, currently the smallest denomination of the country’s currency.
School children have tried to poison their classmate at a primary school in Hamburg because she was too smart, daily Express reported this week.
An appeals court in France on Thursday affirmed a €200,000 ($300,000) fine against Volvo Cars, finding the Swedish automaker guilty of manslaughter in a case resulting from a fatal 1999 car crash.
Business sentiment dropped in Germany for the seventh straight month to a record low point of 82.6 points in December, the key Ifo index showed on Thursday, while business activity fell sharply across the 15-nation eurozone.
Jingle your bells and rock around the Christmas tree as the clubs and concert halls of Sweden get into full seasonal celebration mode this weekend.
Yemeni tribesmen who are holding a German family hostage are demanding the release of two Yemenis detained in the United States for supporting Al-Qaeda, a tribal source told AFP.
Swedish tax authorities inadvertently took away a Stockholm woman's Swedish citizenship and made her a citizen of Canada without telling her.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Bavarian allies have threatened to torpedo any new stimulus package to boost the flagging economy unless it includes tax cuts.
A couple picked up by police this week for questioning regarding the neo-Nazi stabbing attack on the Passau police chief have been arrested on suspicion of assisting the assailant.
Berlin city officials, summoned by complaints over the noise, found a 60-year-old man sharing his two-room flat with 1,700 budgerigars.
Fresh disturbances erupted on Wednesday evening near the basement location which had previously served as a mosque in Malmö's Rosengård district.
Swedish prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into possible bribery after revelations that members of three Swedish Nobel Committees received free trips to China from the Chinese government.