Spending the day at the beach can be hard work if you’re Europe’s top-ranked volleyball players. Jeff Kavanagh catches up with Laura Ludwig and Sara Goller.
Blowing snow and frigid temperatures are expected to sweep down from northern Sweden on Wednesday, bringing the first taste of winter weather to much of the southern half of the country.
A Swedish army gender adviser in Afghanistan has taken the Armed Forces to task for only employing local men to perform massages on troops stationed in Mazar-E-Sharif.
Frigid weather that rolled into Germany over the weekend is here to stay for another week with snow likely on the way, German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Monday.
While customers continue to stream into Sweden’s Ikea stores, the weak krona has taken a bite out of the Swedish operations of the home furnishing giant.
Sweden isn’t doing enough to ensure equal working conditions for foreign researchers pursuing doctoral studies at Swedish universities, students and teachers rights groups claim.
The German Interior Ministry confirmed on Monday that new identification cards containing radio-frequency (RFID) chips will be introduced starting November 1, 2010 - but some data protection experts are critical of the decision.
John Demjanjuk, already on trial for Nazi-era war crimes, is also under investigation for allegedly intentionally killing someone with his car in 1947, German prosecutors said Monday.
The head of Germany’s independent drug watchdog has criticised the pharmaceutical industry for allegedly trying to muzzle his institute for its often critical stance on drug companies.
Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has admitted he is concerned by poll results showing the opposition in a commanding lead over the centre-right coalition government.
Star Swedish footballer Henrik Larsson, who recently gave up his playing career, has been confirmed as new head trainer of Landskrona in Sweden’s second division, Superettan.
The Austrian government on Monday nationalised real estate financier Hypo Group Alpe Adria (HGAA), costing the German state of Bavaria an estimated €3.75 billion.
German national rail provider Deutsche Bahn plans to lay off some 14,000 employees in the next five years, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Monday.
Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC) of China confirmed on Monday it has reached an agreement with Saab Automobile to buy the intellectual property rights for certain assets of the struggling Swedish carmaker.
More than 170 million litres of wine are expected to fly off the shelves of Sweden’s state-owned alcohol monopoly Systembolaget by the end of 2009, setting a new record.
German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has ruled out resigning amidst accusations that he lied about what information was available to him following a controversial and deadly air strike in Afghanistan.
New 4G mobile services are now available for customers of Nordic telecom operator TeliaSonera in Stockholm and Oslo, the company announced on Monday.
A quick thinking referee saved the life of a Swedish ice hockey player after the player’s heart stopped during a match on Sunday.
As the second week of negotiations at the climate conference in Copenhagen began on Monday, developing nations accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of blocking progress with stingy financial contributions.
A Bochum woman in here nineties called emergency services this weekend regarding a delicate matter – she was out of toilet paper, police reported.