Popular Swedish television news anchor Jarl Alfredius has died at the age of 66.
A Volkswagen temporary worker on a hunger strike for a contract extension at the firm’s Hannover plant collapsed and was taken to a local hospital on Tuesday.
German telecommunications giant T-Mobile will not allow their customers to use the new Skype application for the iPhone, the company told The Local on Tuesday.
In a country where people can’t buy aspirin or even rubbing alcohol at the grocery store, a new survey released on Tuesday shows that Germany’s pharmacies are rather lax when it comes to handing out prescription drugs.
Stefan Eriksson, the reputed Swedish gangster who made global headlines when he crashed an exclusive Ferrari in Malibu, California in 2006, was arrested in Stockholm on Monday on suspicions of blackmail and other crimes.
Washington's decision to hand General Motors a new deadline to reach viability and to demand it sack its chief executive could put more pressure on the company's beleaguered Swedish subsidiary Saab, analysts said on Tuesday.
German unemployment edged up to 8.6 percent of the workforce in March from 8.5 percent one month earlier, raw figures released on Tuesday by the national labour office showed.
Europe's largest car-maker Volkswagen on Tuesday opened a new plant in western India, which it hopes will eventually roll out 110,000 vehicles a year for the growing domestic market.
The Muslim Association of Sweden (SMF) has renewed calls for the legalization of religious slaughter practices such as kosher and halal.
With sunny weather just around the corner (fingers firmly crossed), The Local's Stuart Roberts gets some valuable safe sunbathing tips from a prominent Swedish cancer expert.
Claims made in a recently published Swedish study into the health benefits of suntanning have been dismissed as dangerous speculation by one of Sweden’s leading cancer researchers.
A 66-year-old woman is seeking damages after she was badly bitten by a police dog while out for a walk in Växjö in southern Sweden.
One month after the collapse of Cologne’s historical archive, the state prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the raid of 40 local offices in the city’s investigation of the incident.
The integration of the headquarters of Commerzbank and Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt will result in the loss of approximately 2,200 full-time jobs in the city, the company announced on Tuesday.
German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble banned neo-Nazi youth group the Heimattreue Deutsche Jugend (HDJ) on Tuesday as police staged early morning raids at member homes in several states.
The Swedish economy will deteriorate sharply this year. GDP will drop by 3.9 percent and 250,000 jobs will disappear by the end of 2010, according to a new report by the National Institute of Economic Research (KI), published on Tuesday.
The German government has filed charges against seven alleged Somali pirates who attacked a German ship this week, according to the country’s defence ministry on Tuesday.
A man in Piteå in the far north of Sweden is the latest to find traces of glass in his chicken, while eating lunch at a local restaurant on Monday.
On the eve of the NATO’s 60th anniversary summit this week, Dr. Henning Riecke from the German Council on Foreign Relations argues Berlin must make a greater commitment to the transatlantic alliance.
German luxury car maker Porsche said Tuesday that its first-half profit leapt fourfold owing to its stake in Volkswagen, but that auto sales were down and it could not give a full-year forecast.
Sweden is to invest in the expansion of resources offering support to parents, public health minister Maria Larsson announced in an opinion article in Dagens Nyheter on Tuesday.
Two Spaniards who survived a Nazi concentration camp have appeared as witnesses in a suit filed against four men who allegedly worked as camp guards, judicial sources said.
A pre-school teacher in Sweden has been reported to police for taping a six-year-old’s mouth shut after he refused to be quiet.
A bus driver in Falun in central Sweden has been charged for licking the faces of young girls while on duty.
Sweden’s foreign ministry and the US State Department confirmed on Monday that a Swedish envoy acting on behalf of the United States has met with two American journalists being held in North Korea.