Dutch sports car maker Spyker has dropped its Monday evening bid deadline and remains in talks with General Motors over the possible purchase of iconic Swedish brand Saab Automobile.
The head of Dutch sports car maker Spyker met with General Motors on Monday afternoon in a final attempt to convince the US auto company to sell Saab Automobile, the iconic Swedish brand facing an imminent wind-down.
A Berlin rapper who goes by the stage name of Frauenarzt – or "gynaecologist" – was fined €8,400 by a court on Monday for distributing violent pornographic writings and depictions of violence.
A German property developer announced on Monday plans to build luxury villas and hotels on six artificial islands off the Dubai coast despite the Gulf emirate’s recent financial woes.
A German citizen of Turkish descent has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out firebombings for a far-left group and trying to "liquidate" rivals, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Owners of computers with internet connections may in future not have to pay the dreaded broadcasting licence fee after a court ruled on Monday certain computers should be exempt.
Swedish car safety giant Autoliv has announced several global plant closures and major job cuts as part of a cost-cutting strategy to adapt to a worldwide auto industry downturn.
Sweden's government held crisis talks with union representatives in Stockholm on Monday as the clock ticks down on Saab Automobile's stay of execution.
Global warming and the mediocre outcome at Copenhagen aren't daunting Bavarian ski resorts. Rather, in keeping with the cold spell of recent days, they are pouring investment money into Germany's southern slopes.
A Swedish appeals court ruled on Monday that it was illegal for a university to prioritize men for its veterinary education programme, upholding a previous decision finding the institution guilty of illegal gender discrimination.
Swedish gaming company Betsson has been forced to shut its betting office in Stockholm following a decision by the Swedish Administrative Court of Appeal (Kammarrätten).
Berlin will embark on a major savings programme by the middle of next year to get the nation’s finances back in shape after taking on massive debt to fight the economic downturn, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Monday.
The Swedish population grew more in 2009 than it has in any year since 1946, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån - SCB). The increase is attributed to high birth and immigration rates, as well as sharply reduced emigration and fewer deaths.
Some 150 kids infiltrated Ikea in Karlstad in western Sweden on Friday to play hide-and-seek following a call to arms on Facebook.
A teenager in Saarland who wanted the test the popular theory about tongues and lampposts in sub-zero weather learned a painful lesson over the weekend, police reported.
Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Sunday that Cairo will demand the return of a 3,400 year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti, accusing Germany of fraudulently acquiring it.
Following diplomatic tensions over an August article published in Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet accusing the Israeli army of illegally harvesting the organs of Palestinians, Israel has admitted its forensic pathologists removed organs from dead bodies without consent from their families, reports the Associated Press.
Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle expressed pointed scepticism about raising the number of German soldiers in Afghanistan on Monday, adding uncertainty to the government’s position on the controversial question.
Polish police have recovered the stolen “Arbeit macht frei” sign from the gate of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz and arrested five men over the theft, authorities announced Monday morning.
Swedes have become all the more generous despite – or perhaps because of – the economic crisis.
Every third Swedish driver occasionally reads or sends text messages while behind the wheel. Experts say that texting can impair driving ability even more than extreme intoxication.
Swedish union leaders are urging GM to consider Dutch sports carmaker Spyker's new offer for Saab.