What's on in Sweden: American Football & Labour Day parade in Stockholm; Terence Blanchard in Gothenburg; International Noise Conspiracy in Malmö
Four suspected Islamist on trial for plotting to kill Americans in Germany discussed carrying out bombings on the sixth anniversary of 9/11, police said Wednesday.
Volvo Group CEO Leif Johansson was booed and heckled by disgruntled employees during a visit to a Volvo truck plant in Tuve near Gothenburg.
German professional software giant SAP posted a 16-percent drop in first quarter profit on Wednesday, where analysts had expected a slight increase.
The Madonna of Orgasm Church (Orgasmens Madonnas kyrka) has suffered a disappointing reversal following a Swedish court ruling that the church’s name is unacceptable and offensive.
As a result of accelerating climate change, this month will likely be the hottest April since records began in 1891, according to the German Weather Service (DWD) on Wednesday.
Several masked assailants threw paint grenades at Vattenfall CEO Lars G. Josefsson on Wednesday, interrupting a press conference during which he was set to present the state-owned power company’s interim results.
Wednesday is International Noise Awareness Day and it’s simply too loud in Germany, according to the country's Federal Environment Agency.
The daughter of a Polish man who survived the Nazi death camps and fled to Sweden in 1945 is reeling upon learning that her late father’s name stood at the top of a letter written by Auschwitz prisoners recently discovered by workers in Poland.
Online social networking website Facebook has taken German rival StudiVZ to court for stealing its intellectual property, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Wednesday.
Germany slashed its economic forecast on Wednesday, predicting one of the worst recessions in the developed world this year. But Economy Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg raised hopes of a recovery in 2010.
The Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet) has called on Swedes to refrain from non-essential travel to Mexico in a bid to curtail the risk of a swine flu outbreak in the country.
Five German soldiers were injured in a suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, just hours after Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier landed in Kabul for a surprise visit.
The Local's regular panel grapples with Sweden's many dialects and tries to decide whether they should be classified as throat diseases or things of poetic beauty.
American burlesque star Dita von Teese will take her clothes off while Germany’s Eurovision Song Contest band “Alex Swings Oscar Sings” performs in Moscow next month, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
The German industrial group Siemens on Wednesday lowered its full-year operating profit forecast by 17.5 percent even as it presented strong quarterly results.
The German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer on Wednesday posted a 44 percent drop in first quarter net profit, owing mainly to poor results from its chemical division.
Swedish men have become more metrosexual and less masculine in recent times, according to a new survey polling both sexes on their opinion of the Swedish male.
The number of immigrants becoming naturalised citizens in Germany has dropped by some 15 percent since the country introduced a controversial language test two years ago, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
First quarter results at Sweden’s Nordea bank beat expectations despite worries over possible mounting loan defaults amid worsening global economic conditions.
German health officials on Wednesday confirmed three cases of the potentially deadly swine flu in Hamburg and Bavaria.
Swedish competition authorities raided offices of Arla Foods on Tuesday to investigate whether the Scandinavian dairy producer had entered into an illegal agreement with the Coop grocery chain.
A German man faces trial in the UK this week, accused of flying to Britain and stabbing a student 86 times after he became obsessed with his victim's girlfriend through a gaming website.
A 46-year-old Swedish man who used a hidden camera to take pictures beneath the skirts of several young girls may escape prosecution because none of his victims can be positively identified.
A dead man was discovered around lunch time on Tuesday near an Iron Age graveyard outside of Uppsala in central Sweden.