Forget first class or pre-flight alcohol binging. If you want smooth travels by air, take along a baby.
Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he remains optimistic about battling through a knee injury to line out for his country in a crucial World Cup qualifier in Budapest on Saturday.
The head of the European Central Bank stressed on Friday that the global financial crisis was not yet over, requiring eurozone monetary officials in Frankfurt to maintain special support measures despite growing optimism for a recovery in Germany and Europe.
At least 50 insurgents are dead after an altercation firefight that caused two tanker trucks to explode in northern Afghanistan, the German military reported on Friday. The United Nations has called for an investigation due to conflicting reports.
German telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom has opened talks with three potential buyers of its struggling British unit T-Mobile UK, the Financial Times newspaper reported on Friday.
As regional health authorities continue to iron out their mass vaccination strategies, The Local speaks to Sören Andersson and Aase Sten at the Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet) about Sweden's reaction to the new swine flu.
Germany will be treated to a fine dose of Indian summer next week after a cool and rainy weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday.
The Swedish government has called on EU leaders to agree to curb bankers' bonuses when they meet on September 17th ahead of G20 talks on the economic crisis, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said on Friday.
Swedish elk hunters have been encouraged to shoot on sight any raccoon dogs that they may chance across.
60 percent of Swedes expressed faith in Fredrik Reinfeldt as prime minister in a new voter survey published by Sifo on Friday.
A 32-year-old man is dead after he was thrown from a cargo truck that fell from a vehicle transport train on the causeway to the German North Sea island of Sylt.
An exhibition examining the impact of World War II in the developing world has opened in Berlin amid criticism for including Nazi sympathisers.
Sweden's prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has called a an extraordinary EU summit on September 17th to prepare for the upcoming G20 summit in Pittsburgh, the Swedish EU presidency announced in a statement on Friday.
The practice of requiring struggling students to repeat a school year costs German taxpayers almost €1 billion each year without creating any obvious pedagogical benefits, a new study found this week.
The Swedish government has announced the allocation of 17 billion kronor ($2.36 billion) in the autumn budget for initiatives to prepare the long-term sick for a return to the workplace.
Children under three-years-old should not be vaccinated against the swine flu, the Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) has stated in a new recommendation.
A young German watchmaker is gaining international attention for his one-of-a-kind luxury timepieces using a technique he calls “skeletonising” that is so intricate he finishes just 50 watches per year.
Renewing Germany’s grand coalition government of her Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Social Democrats (SPD) would not provide stability for the nation, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday.
Billed as the longest programme in television history, a 24-hour panorama of work, fame, sex, the arts and poverty in Berlin two decades after the fall of the Wall will premiere on Saturday.
It sounded too good to be true that surströmming - the slimy, smelly, fermented Baltic herring consumed by some Swedish enthusiasts - could actually be good for you.
Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang and a US colleague have completed a spacewalk to conduct maintenance at the International Space Station (ISS).
Cancer researchers in Lund in southern Sweden have found a new gene profile that can help in the treatment of breast cancer and save lives.