Swedish TV licensing body Radiotjänst has indicated that cell phone users may soon face licence fees as technological advances bring television to the mobile.
Berlin rapper Sido reached a €14,000 settlement in a district court on Monday after being accused of defamation, intimidation, and attempted battery due to an August 2007 incident during which he threatened to beat a disabled elderly woman with her crutches.
The centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) will join forces with the socialist Left party to give Brandenburg its first “red-red” coalition, ending a decade of “grand-coalition” rule with the conservative Christian Democrats.
The largest vaccination programme in Swedish history got underway on Monday as health workers in the south of the country received the first shots to protect against the swine flu.
German flag carrier Lufthansa and Japanese electronics giant Panasonic have teamed up to offer passengers wireless Internet on long-haul flights from 2010, the airline announced Monday.
The German army has ordered a stock of special swine flu vaccine that does not contain controversial additives that will be given to the general public, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Monday.
The bodies of thousands of rabbits culled every year from the parks in Stockholm’s Kungsholmen neighbourhood are being used to fuel a heating plant in central Sweden.
Välkommen till Lindsborg - Between barbecued ribs and meatballs, Robert La Bua finds Swedish culture alive and well in Little Sweden, USA.
Two Americans have been awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in economics for their research on economic governance.
A Swedish company is aiming to help meet the world's growing grain needs by buying up vast swathes of highly arable "black earth" land in Russia.
More than one in three Swedes continue to ignore the country’s anti-file sharing laws, according to a new study by a recording industry interest group.
A drunk young man was dragged 200 metres after pressing his bare buttocks to a departing train window to insult a ticket inspector who had just thrown him off, police reported on Monday.
Sweden’s foreign ministry confirmed on Monday that one an additional Swedish citizen is currently being held in prison in Pakistan.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would press Chinese officials on human rights ahead of talks on Monday with the country's possible next president.
This month Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, highlights a travel writing workshop, a killer iPhone app and locally produced pasties.
Berlin police face fresh claims of brutality in the wake of a violent neo-Nazi demonstration on Saturday in which anti-fascist counter-protesters clashed with riot police, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported Monday.
The current job market has become particularly difficult for well-educated people, with unemployment among high school graduates jumping by 25 percent in the last year, daily Frankfurter Rundschau reported on Monday.
A three-month old baby was mistakenly prescribed a dose of painkillers ten-times higher than the recommended level following an operation at Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital near Stockholm.
The Dortmund secretary who made headlines last week for being fired after 34 years on the job due to a conference buffet meatball snack can have her job back, her employer said on Sunday evening.
Former Social Democratic justice minister Thomas Bodström has been accused of abandoning his duties as a member of the Riksdag in favour of high paying engagements as a trial attorney.
Since the Berlin Wall fell 20 years ago the Saxon town of Hoyerswerda, once a jewel in the communist crown, has become a symbol of everything that is wrong with modern East Germany – with poverty, high unemployment and a dwindling population.
A 27-year-old man was found dead in his apartment in Söderhamn in eastern Sweden on Sunday afternoon.