British star architect David Chipperfield unveiled Berlin's Neues Museum (New Museum) Thursday after a more than decade-long restoration to repair bomb damage dating from World War II.
Shake off that Seasonal Affective Disorder with a night out in the bright lights of Sweden's best nightclubs.
Sweden's banks, especially SEB and Swedbank, are basically solid but are badly exposed to the troubled Baltic economies, Moody's ratings agency said on Thursday.
The European Central Bank on Thursday cut its main interest rate by 50 basis points to 1.50 percent, as the troubled global economy forced it to lower its growth 2009 forecast for the eurzone.
Police searched Social Democrat (SPD) parliamentarian Jörg Tauss’ Berlin office on Thursday on suspicion of child pornography.
The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.
The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.
Swedish autoparts supplier Plastal, which provides parts to both Volvo and Saab, announced on Thursday it had filed for bankruptcy.
Millions of Germans confused by their country’s often bewildering bureaucracy will soon have help from public authorities through a new hotline – 115 – broadcaster ARD reported on Thursday.
Prosecutors in Malmö have decided to reopen an investigation into racist remarks made by police officers during disturbances in the city’s Rosengård neighbourhood in December.
One person died from injuries sustained when he leapt from the eighth floor of a burning building outside of Stockholm on Thursday.
Siemens has become the latest German firm to up its game and tap into the renewed interest in nuclear power being seen all across the world - but not in the company's own backyard.
German supermodel Heidi Klum Thursday rejected criticism from those who say her figure isn’t right for the catwalk, saying she has never been the dieting type.
Finance minister Anders Borg on Thursday admonished the boards of Sweden’s state-owned companies for "grave infractions" in awarding executive bonuses, and promised that the government would review current guidelines.
In the second part of a series on the best words in Swedish, The Local's regular panelists dissect everything from bacon rind to the common breast wart.
This Week's Highlights: 1970s photorealism on display in Berlin, David Byrne takes the stage in Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt celebrates Bauhaus.
With the 19th annual German Cheerleading Championships set to begin this weekend in Bremen, the country’s 40 best squads are aiming to gyrate and tumble their way to victory.
The Swedish Police Union is suing the state for hundreds of thousands of kronor after one of its members, a female bodyguard, was assigned to desk duty for screaming obscenities and making a security guard cry while working for Foreign Minister Carl Bildt.
What's on in Sweden: Documentary film festival and Junot Diaz in Stockholm; Sci-fi convention in Gothenburg; Danko Jones in Malmö
The environmentalist Greens and addiction specialists are pushing for new regulations to prevent binge drinking after youth alcohol poisoning incidents reached an all-time high last year.
Terminal 2 at Arlanda Airport was reopened at lunch time on Thursday after being evacuated at 9.30am when the smell of smoke was detected in the foreign departures terminal.
AFP's Deborah Cole heads to Hannover to check out intelligent champagne bottles, "green" USB sticks made of corn, an understanding alarm clock and plenty of other fun and futuristic gadgets at the world's biggest high-tech fair CeBIT.
A Social Democratic politician and former Swedish reality TV star has sparked a backlash over plans to charge what many characterized as exorbitant fees for the rental of two separate properties.
Rescue workers have managed to clear and secure much of the accident site of the Cologne archive collapse, allowing search efforts for two missing people to begin sooner than expected, authorities said on Thursday.
Passau police chief Alois Mannichl, victim of an alleged neo-Nazi stabbing last year, on Thursday accused the German media of turning him into a suspect after his assailant escaped capture.
Sweden’s National Debt Office (Riksgälden) said on Wednesday it expects the country’s budget deficit to balloon to 135 billion kronor ($14.7 billion) in 2009, just one year after posting a 135 billion kronor surplus.
Road crews in Malmö have succeeded in removing piles of paving stones which police said would stop them from providing security for Sweden’s upcoming Davis Cup tennis match against Israel in Malmö.
Bayern Munich's desperate domestic form continued on Wednesday as the defending German Cup holders were eliminated from the competition as the equally out-of-form Bayer Leverkusen beat them 4-2 in a quarter-final clash.