The German government on Thursday defended controversial state aid to car maker Opel against complaints by Britain and other European countries, saying Germany would bear the brunt of recently announced job losses.
The number of German soldiers suffering from psychological issues has risen dramatically in recent months, but the Bundeswehr has too few therapists to care for them.
What's on in Sweden: Alela Diane (US) and football derby in Stockholm; International Book Fair & French acrobats in Gothenburg; Ane Brun (NO) in Malmö
A new diet has surfaced in Sweden recently, the Low-Carb High Fat diet (LCHF), but experts remain divided over the new method for trimming one’s waistline, The Local’s Caroline Gravel discovered.
The charred bodies of a woman and three children were found in a burned out car in Schönefeld just outside Berlin on Thursday morning. The police believe them to be the missing family of a local man.
Swedish household wealth has rebounded strongly in 2009 and has now clawed back half of the 976 billion kronor ($143 billion) fall in the wake of the stock market crash.
Swedish police suspect a German truck driver was on drugs and masturbating while he wrecked his rig south of the western city of Borås earlier this week.
Are lawsuits and threats the music industry's new money-spinning idea, now that record sales have fallen, asks Madeleine Sjöstedt, Stockholm's Vice Mayor for Culture and Sports and member of the Liberal Party (Folkpartiet).
A German trucker suspected of driving under the influence of drugs crashed his vehicle near Borås in western Sweden on Tuesday. He subsequently admitted to masturbating at the time of the accident.
Workers in Gardelegen, Saxony-Anhalt have assembled Ikea’s famed “Billy” bookcases since 1982. But the factory is now closing its doors as the Swedish company pursues cheaper Slovakian labour, weekly magazine SuperIllu reported on Thursday.
Two of the three judges in the Pirate Bay case are biased, according to the defence counsel, Per E. Samuelsson.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel headed to the G20 summit in the United States on Thursday determined to demand stricter regulations for the global financial markets.
IFK Gothenburg's Danish goalkeeper Kim Christensen has been reported to the Swedish Football Association's disciplinary board after being caught moving the goalposts in a top flight football match against Örebro on Wednesday.
A nurse at an eldercare home in Norrbotten in northern Sweden was left with burns to her left hand as residual traces of an alcohol-based hand disinfectant caught fire while pushing a trolley.
Two teenage girls have been arrested for aggravated pimping. They are suspected on having sold a girl to several men in Malmö in southern Sweden, according to the Metro newspaper.
Swedish cut-price fashion clothing group H&M bucked the economic gloom on Thursday, reporting a four percent hike in third quarter profits and announcing an expansion of its chain of stores.
This Week's Highlights: Tori Amos plays Munich, Arto Lindsay leads a parade through Berlin, and sculptures from the Mao era arrive in Frankfurt.
The Swedish police have been roundly criticised for their slow response to the audacious helicopter robbery of a cash depot in Västberga south of Stockholm on Wednesday.
The United States has warned its citizens to be alert when travelling to Germany, after the terror network al-Qaida threatened attacks timed to coincide the election on Sunday.
Legal experts denied on Thursday reports that said telephone surveillance has increased disproportionately in Germany.
Swedish police continue to hunt for suspects and faced criticism following the well-orchestrated, helicopter-aided theft at a cash depot in Västberga south of Stockholm on Wednesday.
While wealthy German cities are still voting conservative on a national level, a new trend of voting for the environmentalist Green party is growing at the municipal level.
The city of Karlstad in western Sweden should no longer have a neighbourhood called Negern (‘the negro’), the town council decided on Wednesday.
The Swedish government has plans to toughen up on the credentials required for the country's school teachers.