The European Commission said on Tuesday it would sue Germany for the failure of Bavarian authorities to publish how much farmers in the state receive in EU handouts, as required by the bloc's rules.
Sweden’s top prosecutor has decided to abandon his ongoing bribery investigation in connection with the export of Saab AB’s JAS Gripen fighter jet.
David Cameron, the leader of Britain’s opposition Conservative Party, unsettled a discussion about ID cards in the UK by adopting a fake German accent on Monday evening.
Revelations that patients in the UK treated by Swedish doctors were more than ten times more likely to suffer from post-operative complications has prompted medical groups in Sweden to launch an investigation.
Stuart Roberts traipsed through the mud at Stockholm’s ‘Where the Action is’ to compile this season’s summer festival survival guide.
The German economy may be going down the tubes, but the recession isn’t stopping Germans from taking their summer vacation, according to a new poll.
A 38-year-old internet entrepreneur who went on to become one of Barack Obama’s top fundraisers will soon be nominated to become the United States’ next ambassador to Sweden.
Facebook’s legal challenge to shut down its German rival, StudiVZ, has failed after a Cologne court rejected the social networking site’s argument that StudiVZ ripped off Facebook’s design.
People struggling to straddle what can sometimes seem like a cavernous divide between the Swedish and English languages will likely appreciate a new list of common misspellings in both languages.
The Swedish Navy has uncovered a ten-kilometre band of German World War II mines at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
After a 15-year legal struggle, an Italian regional government will reward €150,000 to a German couple who discovered one of the best-preserved mummies from the Stone Age.
A key signal that the German economy, the biggest in Europe, could be past the worst of the crisis flashed on Tuesday when the ZEW confidence index surged in June to the highest level for more than three years.
Saab Automobile is to be sold to Swedish sports car maker Koenigsegg, Saab has confirmed.
Police in four Nordic countries carried out a join action on Tuesday morning to break up a suspected child pornography ring.
German intelligence services believe that all nine hostages taken in Yemen have been killed by al-Qaida, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
The announcement by General Motors on Tuesday that it will sell Swedish automaker Saab to niche sportscar manufacturer Koenigsegg ends ties dating back 20 years with the Detroit auto giant.
After a spate of highly publicised child abuse cases, more German parents are having their children taken away from them by the state, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported Tuesday.
After spontaneous beach party on the exclusive North Sea island of Sylt drew 5,000 guests last weekend, a Hamburg politician says such gatherings shouldn’t be permitted.
A consortium of 20 top firms is planning a massive solar power project in sunny Africa to send electricity to grey Germany.
Ericsson 4 of Sweden won the 2009-2010 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday, marking the second time a Swedish boat has placed first in the grueling nine-month round-the-world sailing competition.
The former head of communications at the Swedish Red Cross (Röda Korset) has been remanded in custody on suspicions of having defrauded the organization.
It was an iconic image of the heady days of 1989, an East German Trabant, leaving the communist state for the first time to explore the West. Twenty years later, the little cars that could are disappearing from German roads.
Sweden’s approach to managing the financial crisis has resulted in praise from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).