Citizens of Stockholm should prepare to be in stitches on June 5th – stand-up comedian Lewis Black is coming to town, and the funnyman’s performance is sure to be nothing short of hilarious.
The German government said Wednesday it was "still open" to other bidders for Opel while Canada's Magna and General Motors haggled over finalising their preliminary agreement.
Finance Minister Anders Borg has lambasted Swedish banks for their "careless expansion" in the Baltic region as the Swedish krona felt the pinch on Wednesday from a deepening crisis in Latvia.
Swedish agriculture authorities are going hi-tech to crack down on the sale of imported strawberries which have been falsely marked as being home grown.
Ingo Niermann, the man out save Germany by completely overhauling it, talks to Daniel Miller.
The European Union's top competition regulator hit out at Germany's "outdated" banking system on Wednesday, calling for urgent reforms to help get the European economy back on track.
“When I first got involved in politics, the main issues that interested me were internationalism and cooperation in Europe,” says Fredrik Malm, and in the current EU Parliamentary election campaign these issues have remained top priorities for the young politician.
Two homosexual Humboldt penguins have become happy foster parents at the Bremerhaven Zoo, marking the first time two male penguins have helped hatch a baby bird in the northern German port city.
An association of concerned German parents failed on Wednesday with an eleventh-hour attempt to stop the airing of a new reality TV show involving teenagers looking after other people's babies.
Just in time for summer road trips, petrol prices in Germany reached a new high in May after five consecutive months of increases, German auto club ADAC reported on Wednesday.
The eastern Swedish town of Östhammar has seen off rival bidder Oskarshamn and secured a lucrative deal to store nuclear waste for the next 100,000 years, the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Swedish business of Norwegian telecom operator Telenor announced plans on Wednesday to slash 400 jobs in Sweden due to disappointing sales figures.
A recently discovered 300-year-old desk which once belonged to Sweden’s Queen Hedvig Eleonora has been sold at auction in Uppsala in central Sweden.
Voters across the European Union head to the polls this week to elect a new European Parliament. In the first of a series of interviews with German MEPs, The Local spoke with Dagmar Roth-Behrendt from the Social Democratic Party.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Social Democratic candidate for chancellor in the September election, has revealed for the first time the secret of how his hair turned grey practically overnight.
The head of Sweden’s Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has slammed a proposal that would cut benefits for asylum seekers who refuse to live in housing set aside for those waiting to have their claims heard.
After repeated problems with publicly intoxicated young people, the city of Heidelberg wants to implement a law banning late-night alcohol sales sooner than the planned 2010 start date.
Robin Söderling has revealed that his giant-killing exploits at the French Open in Paris have been warmly received by his legendary Swedish compatriot Björn Borg.
Shareholders in the troubled German bank Hypo Real Estate approved late Tuesday a nearly €3-billion capital increase to be subscribed by the state, one of the last steps in total nationalisation by Berlin.
Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting an enormous shield to protect its glacier from melting again this year, the company that runs the mountain's ski resort said on Wednesday.
An early summer weather pattern known as Schafskälte, or “Sheep’s Chill," has arrived in Germany, bringing chilly polar air, the German Weather Service (DWD) said on Wednesday.
Two Swedish teenage girls who took a family safe to finance a day of shopping allege their plans were spoiled when they inadvertently handed the safe over to someone with ties to the mob.
A government driver was forced to intervene when Swedish finance minister Anders Borg was approached by an aggressive man while waiting for a car in the garage of the government offices in central Stockholm.
US President Barack Obama will visit Dresden and the former Nazi camp Buchenwald this week during the German leg of a tour underlining the importance of fighting extremism, past and present.
Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt said he has no information to help prove Radovan Karadzic had cut a deal with Western diplomats to guarantee the Bosnian Serb leader’s immunity.