The Koenigsegg Group, a consortium led by the Swedish sports car manufacturer of the same name, confirmed late on Monday evening that it has signed a binding deal with General Motors to seal the purchase of Saab Automobile, Dagens Industri reports.
Swedish television presenter and former Big Brother contestant Carolina Gynning has sold her silicone implants and is donating the proceeds to charity.
Volvo Cars' one-time parent company Volvo Group has thrown cold water on claims that it is mulling membership of a consortium working to bring the auto maker back to Sweden.
Often called Germany’s answer to Britain’s Jamie Oliver, star chef Tim Mälzer recently opened up his own restaurant in Hamburg. Joseph Corcos bellies up to the table.
Law enforcement officers staged nationwide raids on Monday as part of an investigation into a Chinese human trafficking ring providing “specialty cooks” to restaurants across Germany.
The German solar industry, once at the forefront in its field, has been hit hard by the bad economy and increasing competition from Asia, the Financial Times Deutschland reported Monday.
While athletes set new world records at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin, interest in buying tickets has fallen flat.
Airline industry veteran Rick Methven talks up the virtues of low cost air travel and recalls a pre-Ryanair era of outlandish prices and skies closed to the average consumer.
American investment firm Capital Group has become AB Volvo's second largest shareholder with six percent of the Swedish truck manufacturer.
The accused murderer of eight-year-old Michelle confessed to the crime and apologised to her parents as his closed trial began at a Leipzig court on Monday.
The Swedish government has appointed a commission with the task of establishing the right of children of illegal immigrants to attend school.
A man has been taken into custody following a shooting in Malmö last Friday, when a 23-year-old man was shot dead.
The number of people claiming benefits in Sweden declined for the fourth consecutive year in 2008, according to new figures. But the tide is about to turn, analysts warn.
The English might cringe when it comes to taking penalties against Germany, but that didn’t stop British daily The Times from naming Borussia Dortmund’s imposing Westfalenstadion the best place in the world to watch a football match.
A German couple walked away from their crumpled car unscathed after colliding with a regional train that dragged them 20 metres along train tracks before halting near Linz, an Austrian press agency reported on Sunday.
Customers are planning to sue mail-order retailer Otto after it failed to deliver on thousands of orders for Apple Macbooks priced at €49.95, news magazine Der Spiegel reported this week.
Swedish district prosecutor Rolf Hillegren has been reported to the justice ombudsman for published comments in which he classified some categories of rape as mere regulatory offences.
German politicians grossly underestimate the problem of student drop-outs in Germany, news agency DDP reported on Monday.
As German as the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin's favourite snack, the curried sausage or "currywurst," now has its own museum, a shrine to the saucy delicacy that has become a national treasure.
Sweden's population increased to almost 9.3 million people during the first half of 2009, new figures indicate.
Four out of ten young Swedes aged 14-15 have reported deliberately injuring themselves. The phenomenon is almost as common among boys as girls, a new study shows.
In an attempt to combat a looming shortage of skilled workers, German industry will begin actively recruiting apprentices who have immigration background, daily Bild reported on Monday.
Swedish bank Swedbank has announced a 15 billion kronor ($2 billion) guaranteed preferential rights issue, according to a company press release on Monday.