US President Barack Obama will visit US soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan at the Landstuhl medical center in Germany during his visit to Europe next week, the White House said Thursday.
Home furnishing giant Ikea has launched legal proceedings over the rights to the domain name iloveikea.se, a site which currently specializes in selling used Ikea furniture.
The salt dome at the Gorleben nuclear waste depot was developed illegally to be permanent storage facility, according to an internal assessment by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) attained by daily Frankfurter Rundschau on Thursday.
After a bitterly long winter in Germany, the spring season has been “unusually summery,” meteorologists from the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Thursday.
Concerns about economic developments in the Baltic region are the likely cause of the krona’s steady slide in recent days, according to several experts.
Andrew Bulkeley explains why Berlin’s politicians might be driving carmaker Opel off a cliff.
Companies in Sweden are using the economic crisis as an excuse to fire workers who don’t measure up, according to a new study.
When Långholmen Football Club began life seven years ago, it was a small group of English-speaking foreigners looking to play their favourite game in Sweden. Now, with a large fan-base and pool of players, the club represents 18 different nationalities in its members, and is continuously expanding.
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It was a high school’s broken ventilation system that started Hillevi Larsson’s career in politics – something she now calls a fortunate series of events, which drastically affected her life.
The German Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, passed legislation on Thursday making terrorist activity – even with no clear intent to carry out an attack – punishable by up to ten years in prison.
Foreign students make up one third of doctoral candidates studying at Swedish universities and more than half of them stay in Sweden upon completing their studies, new statistics show.
It’s no surprise many US soldiers stationed in Germany often have unique stories to tell, so Rhea Wessel sat in on a recent writing workshop with best-selling author Daniel Wallace in Heidelberg.
This Week's Highlights: A jazz rally in Düsseldorf, a forest festival in Frankfurt, and a Carnival of Cultures descends on Berlin.
Authorities in southern Sweden are investigating a macabre theft involving a dead cow and nearly 200 kilogrammes of missing meat.
Seven pirates arrested off the coast of Somalia by a Swedish naval unit on Tuesday are likely to be taken to Kenya to face trial.
Two weeks ahead of the European elections, Poland's right-wing opposition leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski is stirring up anti-German sentiment in an attempt to garner votes.
Germany's unemployment rate fell to 8.2 percent in May from 8.6 percent the previous month, unadjusted figures released on Thursday by the Federal Labour Agency showed.
Two-and-a-half years after 23 people died in a maglev train collision, the Transrapid tracks in Lathen have reopened, daily Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Thursday.
A 32-year-old man in southern Sweden found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend has been granted a lower than usual sentence because of the suffering caused when he was bitten in the testicles by the woman's Rottweiler.
What's on in Sweden: Bruce Springsteen and Dylan Moran in Stockholm; Speedway Grand Prix in Gothenburg; The Eagles in Malmö/Lund
Public day care workers staged strikes across Germany for the sixth day in a row on Thursday after negotiations with state employers failed on Wednesday.
Talks aimed at saving General Motors Europe's Opel unit broke down amid acrimony between Germany and the United States on Thursday as fears mounted for tens of thousands of jobs across Europe.
Karl-Heinz Kurras, the recently exposed Stasi collaborator and former West Berlin police officer who infamously shot a student protester in 1967, was almost discovered six years ago, the Office for Stasi Files (BStU) said Thursday.
Shortcomings in Sweden’s refugee policies and the country’s dismal record at bringing reported rapes to trial have come in for criticism by Amnesty International in its 2008 annual report.
A 16-year-old Iraqi immigrant in central Sweden has single-handedly figured out a formula with Bernoulli numbers that is normally reserved for much more seasoned mathematicians, earning him praise from professors at prestigious Uppsala University.
The three heirs to the thrones of Scandinavia landed in the Danish territory of Greenland on Wednesday to raise awareness of how the Arctic region has been affected by climate change, a spokeswoman said.