An asylum lawyer and local politician from Skåne in southern Sweden has been blacklisted by the country’s migration authorities following revelations about his personal blog on which he referred to Islam as a “psychosocial disease”.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Thursday welcome Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev for talks set to be dominated by efforts to avoid another crisis over gas supplies to Europe this winter.
A cunning internet con artist posing as a love-struck woman from Ghana has succeeded in defrauding a number of Swedish men of hundreds of thousands of kronor.
Smokers in Bavaria rejoiced on Wednesday as the state’s parliament loosened the regulations on a smoking ban instituted 18 months ago.
A 29-year-old man tested the limits of his car when he drove it 200 metres into a metro tunnel in Bochum early Wednesday morning.
Speaking for the European Union presidency, Swedish migration minister Tobias Billström said on Wednesday that the EU supported requiring visas for Canadians travelling to the EU in response to Canada’s decision to impose visa restrictions on Czech nationals.
Swedish ball bearing manufacturing SKF on Wednesday reported a 77 percent drop in earnings for the second quarter, blaming weak sales and restructuring costs.
The European Union's wide-ranging Stockholm Programme risks further damaging citizens' hard earned privacy rights, argues Pirate Party member and long-time libertarian blogger Henrik Alexandersson.
The Federation of German Consumer Associations (VZBV) has warned discount airlines Air Berlin and Ryanair to cease charging passengers hidden fees, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Wednesday.
The German heavy truck maker MAN unveiled a key Chinese investment Wednesday, saying it would buy 25 percent plus one share of the country's leading truck maker, Sinotruk.
Volkswagen, the biggest European carmaker, said on Wednesday it would hold a special board meeting next week coinciding with a meeting by its main shareholder, Porsche, in a context of restructuring talk.
Swedish health officials have revised their strategy for dealing with a swine flu pandemic, arguing that it is no longer realistic to focus resources on preventing a major outbreak that is becoming increasingly inevitable.
Radioactive brine has been found at the controversial salt-mine nuclear waste storage facility in Asse, Lower Saxony, the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) confirmed on Tuesday.
A new survey released Wednesday by the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates there are 15,000 victims of human trafficking in Germany.
Health authorities in eastern Sweden have reported their own inaction to the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) after an 85-year-old man swallowed his false teeth and died.
Swedish broadband provider ePhone has said it will appeal a controversial court ruling obliging it to hand over information about its customers to five publishers looking into copyright violations.
As European Union ministers gather in Stockholm on Wednesday Swedish ministers Beatrice Ask and Tobias Billström explain the Stockholm Programme, which outlines the EU’s efforts to promote cross-border cooperation in the areas of justice, home affairs, and migration over the next five years.
American film star Robert Redford secretly married his long-time girlfriend Sibylle Szaggars in Hamburg over the weekend, daily Hamburger Abendblatt reported on Wednesday.
Even for East Germany's communist rulers, Chemnitz was only second choice when they were seeking a "model Socialist town" to rename as Karl Marx City in 1953. AFP’s Deborah Cole reports.
Police in Lund in southern Sweden are working to track down a man suspected of placing sexually harassing video calls to two women in the area.
Nearly 600 students from around the world are sharpening their pencils to divide and conquer at the 50th International Mathematical Olympiad in Bremen this week.
Subsidies on offer to Swedes to help cover the cost of installing solar panels have proven more popular than government officials expected.
Sweden’s foreign minister and former Balkans peace envoy Carl Bildt is set to meet the lawyer of Bosnian war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic next week in Brussels, the lawyer said Tuesday.