An overwhelming majority of Germans wish they could have a Teutonic version of US President Barack Obama, according to a new poll released on Wednesday.
Workers at German national rail operator Deutsche Bahn are planning to cause massive disruptions in train traffic on Thursday with a temporary strike sparked by an ongoing wage conflict with the company, according to trade unions Transnet and GDBA.
A majority of Rosengård's inhabitants believe the troubled Malmö suburb has undergone a radicalization over the past five years, a new study shows.
A study this week showed Turks are Germany’s worst integrated immigrants, but is the country doing enough to make foreigners part of society? Monica McCollum signs up for the government’s official integration course.
The head of Volvo Cars has called on Sweden's government to help stimulate the auto industry by reintroducing a cash incentive scheme for scrapped cars.
Glamour model Magdalena Graaf, one of the stars of TV4's Let's Dance, was rushed to hospital with a brain hemorrhage on Tuesday night.
Five rare watercolour drawings stolen from a St. Petersburg museum in the early 1990s are finally heading back to Russia after turning up at a Stockholm auction house.
An Islamist terrorist video that turned up on the internet this week is a sign of intensifying threats against Germany, the Interior Ministry confirmed on Wednesday.
Hurtful gossip about teachers and staff published on a blog by two girls from a middle school in central Sweden have led to the filing of a defamation claim with Sweden’s Chancellor of Justice (Justitiekanslern).
A leading Social Democrat member of parliament has urged Sweden's government to take action to ensure that Israel and Hamas are both taken to task for alleged war crimes in the Gaza conflict.
The German language is “on its deathbed” in the field of science, the Council of German Culture (Deutscher Kulturrat) said this week. Their figures indicate that just one percent of the world’s published scientific works currently appear in German.
All the gossip is about love, long vowels and cockroaches as our regular panelists reveal their favourite Swedish words.
A 33-year-old man from Stockholm has been denied permission to change his name to the Swedish equivalent of a friendly 'Hello'.
Germany’s largest software company SAP said on Wednesday it was expecting a difficult year in 2009 and would cut some 3,000 jobs.
German consumer confidence increased in January despite the global financial crisis and reports that the country has entered its worst recession since World War II, Nuremberg-based market research institute GfK reported on Wednesday.
Remarks questioning the facts of the Holocaust made by a member of the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) and broadcast on Swedish television have prompted the group to apologize to the Pope.
Dairy producer Arla issued a warning Tuesday night that milk with traces of dish soap had been shipped from a facility in Gothenburg.
Cabin crew at Lufthansa began temporary strikes in Frankfurt and Berlin early on Wednesday in an ongoing wage dispute with the German airline.
American Vice President Joseph Biden will make his first official trip abroad next week to the annual Wehrkunde conference on security policy in Munich, the White House said late on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich returned from their winter holidays looking as though they meant business judged by the way Jürgen Klinsmann's men swept aside VfB Stuttgart 5-1 on Tuesday.
An elderly woman talking on her mobile phone was struck and killed by a high speed X-2000 train around 3.30pm on Tuesday afternoon at the Älvsjö station south of Stockholm.