Werder Bremen are Hamburg's main obstacle in their quest for a rare treble of titles as the Bundesliga clubs prepare to meet each other in the first of four key clashes starting this week.
A sharp increase in reports of young people being injured from visits to Sweden’s tanning salons may result in stricter regulations, including a ban on clients younger than 18-years-old.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel set about spreading economic confidence on Monday at the Hannover industrial fair, saying that the country may have made it through the worst part of the recession already.
As the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, so too does the choice of a national monument to German reunification. The jury should be bold, argues Daniel Miller.
Fewer Swedes are claiming sick leave benefits than at any point since 1982, according to new figures from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan).
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the four men recently sentenced to prison in The Pirate Bay trial, is the subject of an investigation by Swedish prosecutors looking into his role in The Student Bay, a file sharing site specializing in academic texts.
The European Commission launched an anti-trust probe against German airline Lufthansa and six other air alliance members Monday on suspicion of collusion on transatlantic routes.
A 44-year-old man from Mellerud in western Sweden was charged on Monday on suspicions of having brutally murdered his neighbour with a bolt pistol normally used for anesthetizing livestock.
An eight-year-old girl has died after she and three other family members were found at the bottom of a swimming pool in a mysterious accident, Leer police spokesperson Melanie Beutter told The Local on Monday.
Metro International, publisher of the free daily Metro newspaper, saw its shares on the Stockholm stock exchange plunge Monday morning following huge first quarter losses and news the company was abandoning talks with a potential bidder.
Chinese auto company representatives interested in buying Volvo Cars from Ford will be heading to Sweden next week to visit the troubled Swedish carmaker’s European headquarters.
Football player enthusiast Charlotte West reveals her deep admiration for the ball juggling skills of male model midfielder Freddie Ljungberg.
Convicted serial killer Thomas Quick, who recently retracted confessions for eight murders, formally petitioned the Svea Court of Appeal for a retrial on Monday.
Heading into a state election campaign, Thuringia premier Dieter Althaus returned to work on Monday some four months after a skiing accident that killed a fellow skier and left him with serious brain injuries.
Troubled US carmaker General Motors is reportedly prepared to give away its German unit Opel to potential investors who would inject at least €500 million into its operations.
As the picnic season heats up in Germany, city officials are struggling to cope with a growing litter problem in public parks.
Workers sifting through the rubble of Cologne’s collapsed historical archive have discovered intact storage cellars with a substantial number of undamaged documents, the city announced on Sunday evening.
The Jämtland County Council in western Sweden has decided to ban its employees from using office computers to visit the Facebook social networking website.
Germany is pulling out of a UN conference on racism due to start in Geneva on Monday, but could re-engage during the week-long gathering depending on how it unfolds, said its foreign minister.
Sweden's University College of Arts, Craft and Design (Konstfack) has decided to have lawyers review projects prepared by final-year students for this year’s spring exhibition.
Daimler is bringing the smart car to China, marketing director Klaus Maier announced on Monday during a trade show in Shanghai.
A woman in her fifties was arrested and detained on Sunday night suspected of having stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach in an apartment in Fagersta in central Sweden.