Several members of Sweden’s parliament expressed their support on Thursday for a Swedish-made documentary film that is the target of a lawsuit by Dole Foods.
The German government is considering increasing the upper limit of its troop contingent in Afghanistan to 7,000, public broadcaster Deutschlandfunk reported on Thursday.
Internet auction website eBay announced on Thursday it was eliminating 400 of its 1,000 jobs in Germany due to restructuring its European customer service operations.
The most successful franchisees of the Swedish grocery store chain ICA are coining in more remuneration than many CEOs of large companies listed on the Swedish stock market.
Four Frankfurt children found €15,000 in an old brown envelope on their way to school and then passed it out to all of their friends this week, a police spokesman told The Local on Thursday.
A 36-year-old man arrested in connection with the helicopter heist robbery in Västberga last week has been remanded into custody by a Stockholm court.
A historic train left Prague for Germany on Thursday to retrace a trip taken by thousands of freedom-hungry East Germans who fled their communist country just before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989.
The Swedish and US agencies of homeland security are meeting in Stockholm on Thursday to discuss "preparedness and resiliency against a broad spectrum of threats."
Dieter Bohlen, a hectoring jury member on Germany’s version of Pop Idol, is officially an artist, according to a ruling by the Federal Social Court in Kassel on Thursday.
Bus service in Östersund in northern Sweden has been disrupted due to an increase in the number of drivers using alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Former Beverly Hills 90210 star Luke Perry bares all in the new Swedish romantic comedy “Äntligen Midsommar” (‘Finally Midsummer’). The Local recently caught up with the American actor to hear what he thought about getting naked with Swedish women.
Germany’s high court in Karlsruhe on Thursday ruled that Bavaria’s looser implementation of its smoking ban is constitutional.
One month after an election in the eastern German state of Thuringia, the centre-left Social Democrats have decided to shun a left-wing alliance in favour of a coalition with the conservative Christian Democrats.
Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg warned EU leaders on Thursday that states cannot keep throwing good money after bad and called for a discussion to supervise the easing of expansionary fiscal policy.
This Week's Highlights: A celebration of TV towers in Frankfurt, a film festival in Hamburg, and giants march through Berlin in celebration of Germany's reunification.
A Church of Sweden parish councillor from Stockholm has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for the repeated rape of his grandchildren.
What's on in Sweden: International poetry festival & American football in Stockholm; International art biennial & World music festival in Gothenburg; Kings of Convenience (NO) in Malmö/Lund
Discount grocery chain Aldi has decided to raise its price for butter, giving hope to struggling German dairy farmers ahead of their meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, foodstuffs magazine Lebensmittelzeitung reported on Wednesday.
A highly intoxicated woman walked away unscathed after she was run over by a train in Kaufering, Bavarian police reported late on Wednesday.
One in five Swedish conscripts feared for their life while they were carrying out their compulsory military duty, a new study shows.
A pensioner from western Sweden may have received the smallest benefit payment ever paid out by the country’s social insurance agency (Försäkringskassan).
Revellers at Munich's epic beer bash Oktoberfest aren't letting terrorist threats spoil this year's party, reports AFP's Ryland James.
A teenage boy died on Wednesday evening after being electrocuted when he climbed up on the engine of a train in Uddevalla in western Sweden.
Bayern Munich were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Group A rivals Juventus on Wednesday, which left the German giants frustrated and likely without their injured winger Arjen Robben.