What's on in Sweden: Bunny Wailer and The Pet Shop Boys in Stockholm; A Camp and snuff exhibition in Gothenburg; Atmosphere (US) in Malmö.
Politicians, academics and members of the church have joined forces to try to change Germany's restrictive rules on dual citizenship. Currently children born foreign parents have to choose one nationality over another.
Scandinavian dairy producer Arla Foods was engaged in a plan to “completely shut competing companies out of the market”, Swedish competition authorities allege.
A trio of middle-aged Germans produced more than 14 tonnes of marijuana by hiding it in maize fields in locations around the country, a court in Koblenz heard on Wednesday.
Sweden needs to cut its capital gains tax in order to maintain its competitiveness, according to a new report from an influential business group.
At first glance, a simple handbag may appear to be a few pieces of leather arbitrarily stitched together, but to designer and entrepreneur Jackie Cawthra, a handbag is fashion statement, a confidence-booster, an image and a lifestyle.
Women in Malmö have been given the right to bathe topless in the swimming pools of Sweden's third largest city.
Struggling US auto giant General Motors is still open to new bids for its German arm Opel, potentially torpedoing a deal with Canada's Magna.
A shipment of nearly 9,000 Viagra tablets was confiscated during a routine check at a post office by customs officials near Malmö in southern Sweden.
The world of German equestrian sport has been rocked by another case of a doped horse - this time ridden by five-time Olympic dressage rider Isabell Werth.
Insolvency administrators are expecting a record number of German companies to go bust towards the end of this year and into 2010, as the effects of the global recession take hold.
Solitary confinement is used as a form of punishment for children as young as 11-years-old by Sweden’s state-operated centres for troubled youth, a new investigation has revealed.
There are around a million more Muslims living in Germany than had previously been thought, according to a new survey.
Defence Minister Franz Joseph Jung has insisted that Germany is not fighting a war in Afghanistan, rejecting calls for such an admission after three soldiers died there on Tuesday.
An entertainment industry association from the Netherlands has used Twitter and Facebook to deliver a court summons to the three men behind The Pirate Bay file sharing site.
A lawyer contracted by the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) to represent asylum seekers has a personal blog in which he espouses racist and anti-immigrant views, referring to Islam as a “psychosocial disease”.
Pakistani security forces have arrested a man suspected of plotting to bomb the Swedish embassy in Islamabad.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück warned on Wednesday that the next government after September’s general election would have to contend with a “mammoth” problem of mounting debt.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit US President Barack Obama this week amid sharp differences between the world's top economy and its top exporter ahead of the G8 summit of rich nations, writes AFP's Deborah Cole.
A collection of letters written by German film legend Marlene Dietrich is set to go under the auctioneer’s gavel in Berlin on Wednesday.
Two Swedish police officers stripped down naked and were offered “extra” treatment on recent visits to massage parlors.
Swedish discount furniture retailer Ikea has been forced to slash 5,000 jobs globally due to the economic crisis, but still expects a new sales record, the CEO said on Tuesday.