Nazi hunters demanded an explanation from Germany on Wednesday on how "Doctor Death," one of the world's most wanted war criminals, was apparently able to live freely in Egypt for 30 years.
The head of German chemical giant BASF sought to prepare staff for possible job cuts stemming from the global economic crisis, in an interview to appear on Thursday.
The Berlin International Film Festival might have several entries tackling the foibles of the corporate world this year, but as Daniel Miller reports, the Berlinale itself is also all about business.
German residents who have frequent guests from outside the EU could find themselves monitored by the government if a newly proposed measure to combat visa abuse is passed, daily Frankfurter Rundschau reported on Wednesday.
More than two weeks after the sensational jewellery robbery at Germany’s most famous department store, the KaDeWe in Berlin, police arrested two suspects in the state of Lower Saxony on Wednesday.
Next week sees the start of the long-awaited Pirate Bay trial. With the eyes of the world on Sweden, Pirate Party leader Rick Falkvinge argues that there is much more at stake than the future of the site's operators.
Swedish clothing retailer Hennes and Mauritz announced that the company founder’s 33-year-old grandson would take over as CEO.
Sweden’s plan to stimulate lending by offering the country's banks up to 50 billion kronor ($6.0 billion) gained approval from the European Commission on Wednesday.
Two 13-year-old boys were killed by a freight train on Tuesday evening, according to police in the German state of Brandenburg.
TeliaSonera credited earnings from emerging markets and the Nordic-Baltic region for helping the Swedish-Finnish telecom operator beat fourth quarter net profits expectations when it presented its results on Wednesday.
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, AFP's Nina Larson witnesses wedding ceremonies performed in a Swedish winter wonderland.
The fate of German bank Hypo Real Estate (HRE) remained in suspense on Wednesday even after it was granted new state guarantees aimed at helping it get past a financing hurdle later this year.
Every week, we ask a regular panel of readers to discuss a particular aspect of life in Sweden. This week: moving to Sweden for love.
One day after receiving a German media prize, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama warned on Wednesday that the situation in his homeland was "very tense" and that an uprising was possible.
Berlin’s iconic Tempelhof airport this August will host a concert marking the 40th anniversary of legendary hippie gathering Woodstock, the Berliner Morgenpost reported on Wednesday.
Fumes from what police believe to be acid thrown into an apartment near Jönköping in central Sweden have sent 11 people to hospital.
Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the murder of eight-year-old Paderborn girl Kardelen in the western Turkish city of Aydin, the German public prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday.
German-Egyptian blogger Philip Rizk has been released by Egyptian authorities after being held at an undisclosed location since Friday for taking part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration, his family said early on Wednesday morning.
Sweden’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate in half to 1 percent on Wednesday, prompting Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to tell banks to follow suit.
The Stockholm chapter of Antifascist Action (AFA) admitted on Tuesday that its members had carried out a violent attack against a prominent right-wing extremist in Stockholm.
Police in northern Sweden broke open the door of a hostel on Friday night after they mistook the sound of an opera singer practising her scales for the heartrending screams of a woman under attack.
A Berlin bartender faces court on Wednesday for serving a 16-year-old dozens of Tequila shots that led to his death in February 2007.
Sweden’s National Debt Office (Riksgälden) has agreed to sell the Carnegie investment bank for a total of 2.28 billion kronor ($276 million), the agency announced on Wednesday.
Germans in the eastern and southern parts of the country awoke to blowing snow on Wednesday, as a cold snap snarled morning traffic.
A 28-year-old Swedish woman has been sentenced to six months in prison for having forced a boy under the age of 15 to have sex with her.
A bishop has been ordered by the head of his ultra-traditionalist Roman Catholic fraternity to retract his denials of the Holocaust, news magazine Der Spiegel reported late on Tuesday.
A Swedish man on a ski holiday in India caused hundreds of angry demonstrators to take to the streets demanding he be punished for putting a sticker with a verse from the Koran on his skis.
Sweden’s Volvo Group has rejected a loan from the French government designed to help the truck maker’s troubled Renault Trucks subsidiary survive the current economic crisis.