Swedish MEP Christoffer Fjellner has described a new compromise on illegal file sharers agreed to on Monday by European Union member state governments as "a rap on the knuckles for Sarkozy".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday thanked eastern Europeans for helping bring down the Berlin Wall, saying that joyous moment 20 years ago would not have been possible without them.
Rüdiger Grube, the new head of Gemany’s national railway operator Deutsche Bahn, said on Monday he would not give up floating the company on the stock market as planned by his predecessor Hartmut Mehdorn.
Italy's Fiat, trying to drum up support in Berlin on Monday for audacious plans to snap up GM’s Opel unit and merge it with Chrysler to create a new global auto giant, agreed to keep open three Opel plants in Germany.
More than 20 percent of underage Germans get drunk at least once a month, the country's drug commissioner Sabine Bätzing announced on Monday.
Annemarie Eilfeld, who was voted out of the semi-final of Germany’s TV popstar contest Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar on Saturday, has demanded a redo of the show after broadcaster RTL mistakenly swapped telephone voting numbers.
Lean times have come to Germany. But Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent of British daily The Times, believes that doesn’t mean the country has to go all flabby.
Gothenburg police are hunting for a mystery man who is suspected of cutting the hair of unsuspecting female passengers aboard the city's buses.
The Purchasing Managers' Index, which indicates Swedish industrial activity, climbed in April for the fourth consecutive month.
Germany’s doctors criticised new rules on Monday forcing physicians to report cases of swine flu or face sanctions by the government.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück warned on Monday that tax evasion was a crime serious enough to threaten the country's social cohesion.
A heated debate about tax cuts has engulfed Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives only five months before Germany’s general election.
Passengers from 40 different countries were evacuated to safety on Monday morning after a vessel plying the trans-Sweden Göta Canal ran aground near Oxelösund in eastern Sweden.
A German doctor providing emergency cover in Britain accidentally killed a patient by giving him a lethal dose of pain medication, the UK daily Guardian reported on Monday.
A clear majority of the Swedish candidates seeking election to the EU parliament are against the IPRED copyright law, arguing that EU countries have gone too far in the hunt for file-sharers.
A Swedish teenager has died after crashing his go-kart at a campsite in southern Sweden on Sunday.
Swedish car maker Saab could become part of a new European car giant after Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne expressed an interest in General Motors' European brands.
Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne, fresh from forging a partnership with US giant Chrysler, headed to Berlin on Monday to discuss his plans for General Motor's unit Opel with German officials.
The German government has been criticised for reportedly allowing bureaucratic delays to stop the country’s elite GSG-9 police commandos from storming a pirate-held ship last week.
The Alliance government is doing a better job in the EU than the previous Social Democratic government headed by Göran Persson, the Swedish EU commissioner and Social Democrat Margot Wallström has said.
Sweden recorded a 4-1 victory over the hosts Switzerland in Berne on Sunday to book a slot in the World Ice Hockey Championship quarter-finals.
Swedish health officials reported on Sunday a 'probable' first case of swine flu, but were unable to confirm it definitively because the sample contained a very small amount of the virus.