Sven-Göran Eriksson has been sacked from his position as coach of the Mexican national team following defeat to Honduras in a World Cup qualifier.
The French city of Strasbourg and neighbours Kehl and Baden Baden in Germany are bracing for turbulence as 25,000 police assemble to face huge protests during a NATO summit opening Friday.
Longer evenings, more clement weather and clubs aplenty. Spring into action with our weekend going out guide: The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.
The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.
Bavarian police said on Thursday they have likely identified the bones found hanging more than 30 feet up a tree as those of a man who left a suicide note almost three decades ago and hasn’t been seen since.
The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.
German auto sales shot up 40 percent in March compared with the same month in 2008 in what analysts on Thursday called a "shopping frenzy" that will lighten the recession in Europe's top economy.
Fertilizer producer K+S is now the world’s largest salt producer after buying America’s Morton Salt in a billion-euro sale, the company confirmed on Thursday.
Members of the family convicted for involvement in a vicious axe attack in a village outside of Haparanda in the far north of Sweden in 2008 have had their penalties increased by an appeals court.
What's on in Sweden: New York Stories bids farewell in Stockholm; Sahara Hotnights in Gothenburg; Chicks on Speed in Malmö.
A German court ruled on Thursday that a man who accidentally sold a Porsche 911 on eBay for €5.50 will not have to pay the buyer damages after refusing to deliver the sports car.
With the Swedish football season kicking of this weekend, Nic Townsend separates the title hopefuls from the relegation woefuls in a team by team analysis of the Allsvenskan.
AMF Pension embattled former CEO Christer Elmehagen has reached an agreement with the firm's chairperson Göran Tunhammar to make public part of his controversial pension agreement.
The International Design Museum in Munich launched a debut exhibition on Thursday dedicated to the concept of “democratic design” as seen through the lens of IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture store.
Sweden's government announced on Thursday a six month extension to the 1.5 trillion kronor ($183.8 billion) bank rescue plan that was announced in October.
The German national football team won against Wales in Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifying game, but star players Michael Ballack and Lukas Podolski had an unseemly confrontation that got physical during the 2-0 victory.
Tony Blair, Bill Clinton and Nobel prize-winner Wangari Maathai, met Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in Stockholm on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the financial crisis on work to arrest climate change.
English-language films dubbed into German are irritating at best. Wish you could soak up the gravelly tones of Jack Nicholson instead of his German Doppelgänger? The Local's guide to English language films in Germany tells you where and when to find the real thing. So far, we have listings for Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Düsseldorf; other cities will be added in the coming weeks.
A fragment of glass has been found in a Falun sausage bought from a store in Karlsborg in southern Sweden. The incident has been reported to police, according to TV4 Skaraborg.
The Bundestag served right-wing extremist National Democratic Party (NPD) with more than €2.5 million in penalties on Thursday, putting the party close to financial ruin, according to a German daily Berliner Zeitung.
A Swedish children's television presenter gave credence to the well-worn phrase "don't try this at home" when she sliced the tip off a finger while chopping a potato in the middle of a live broadcast.
Investigation into the murder of a Heilbronn police officer overlooked early indications that the mafia could have been involved in a rush to blame the mysterious “phantom killer,” German weekly Stern reported in this week’s edition.
Airplane manufacturer Airbus has announced that it is the lastest in a string of German companies to have spied on its own employees.
A former Volvo worker in southern Sweden has been told to stop blogging for his local newspaper if he wants to retain his unemployment insurance.
German music fans hoping to catch their idols' latest hits on video-sharing website YouTube are set for disappointment since the site has blocked premium music videos over a licensing dispute.
The German government said Thursday it would nominate Rüdiger Grube as head of the national rail operator Deutsche Bahn after its former boss resigned amid a staff spy scandal.
Internet use in Sweden dipped by 30 percent on Wednesday, as the country's new anti-file sharing measures came into force.
Sweden's parliament passed new legislation by a wide majority on Wednesday that will allow homosexuals to marry in church and civil weddings.