German media giant Axel Springer said on Thursday it had agreed to buy a 29-percent stake in Turkey's biggest independent media group Dogan for €161 million ($239 million).
Police arrested several people in Germany and abroad Thursday in connection to a gambling ring affecting Europe’s top football leagues.
Germans are planning to play Grinch when it comes to buying gifts this Christmas, but they may have to splash out more for a tree.
Women in the Swedish army are demanding the provision of military underwear designed for female forms after 30 years of having to slip into something less comfortable.
The vast majority of Turkish immigrants in Germany think their adopted country should do more to accommodate them, according to a new study released on Thursday.
Two teenage girls have been convicted for their role in terrorizing refugees in Vännäs in northern Sweden last May in what was described at the time as a “lynch mob”.
Police in Heidelberg said on Thursday they had uncovered a massive anabolic steroid dealing operation, leading to the arrests of three people.
Acclaimed German director Werner Herzog has been tapped as the president of the jury at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival in February.
Unemployment in Sweden shrunk unexpectedly in October, dropping to 8.1 percent of the workforce, according to new statistics. Nevertheless, one in four Swedes under age 25 remain out of work.
Conspicuously absent in the debate over two big-hitting EU posts up for grabs on Thursday, heavyweight Germany has aroused suspicions that it wants another job – president of the European Central Bank.
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Football commentators in Sweden have slammed referee Martin Hansson for missing a handball by France’s Thierry Henry which dashed Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup.
Autumn is the time of days shortening, temperatures dropping and skies fogging. With the dress-ups of Halloween still fresh in their minds, children young and old will flock to Dieselverkstaden in Nacka over the next two weekends to participate in an afternoon of witchery and entertainment hosted by the Stockholm Players.
Members of a small community near the northern German city of Lübeck have filed a lawsuit against Irish budget airline Ryanair after a low-flying plane allegedly put an 82-year-old woman in the hospital.
Prosecutors on Thursday requested remand hearings for two more men suspected of involvement in the dramatic helicopter robbery of a cash depot south of Stockholm. At the same time, police now suspect a second pilot may have been involved in the heist.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has given voice to apprehensions that the EU may settle on an uninspiring compromise candidate for the new post of president when the union's leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday.
German health officials on Thursday took the unusual step of debunking speculation that several recent deaths were caused by immunisations against swine flu.
A 71-year-old hunter has been shot dead while helping flush out game, police in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate said on Wednesday evening.
Born amid Cold War rivalry yet loved by children on both sides of the Iron Curtain, Germany’s bedtime TV character the Sandman celebrates his 50th anniversary this week.
Striker Lukas Podolski saved his country for the second consecutive match with an injury-time goal to seal Germany's 2-2 draw with the Ivory Coast on an emotional night in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday.
Surfing for porn, illegal file sharing, and online gambling are common activities for users of municipality-owned computers in Jönköping in central Sweden, a recent analysis shows.
Despite a one goal loss to Italy in his first match at the helm of Sweden’s national side, Eric Hamrén was satisfied with his team’s efforts during an international friendly on Wednesday.
Mobile phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson gave redundancy notices to 130 employees on Wednesday in conjunction with plans to close a development centre in Kista, north of Stockholm.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt made a last ditch effort on Wednesday night to get EU leaders to agree on a candidate to become the European Union’s first president.