Representatives for two of Sweden's formost trade unions met with with Spyker on Monday to discuss the Dutch sports car maker's last gasp bid for GM's beleaguered Saab Automobile unit.
A foreign memorabilia collector ordered last week's theft of the notorious Arbeit macht frei sign from Auschwitz concentration camp, Polish police said Tuesday.
Over the next ten years, the number of native-born Swedes of working age will decline by 100,000. Without more immigrants, we will be unable to sustain our welfare standards, writes Olle Wästberg, head of the Swedish Institute.
The drowned body of a 22-year-old American teacher who went missing a month ago in Frankfurt has been found in the Rhine River, police announced on Tuesday.
Safety concerns have prompted flatpack furniture giant Ikea to announce a global recalled of 5,474 high chairs.
The chilly weather of the last week may bring rewards after all, with Germany set for a white Christmas - at least in some parts of the country, forecasters said Tuesday.
A Swedish citizen may have been behind the theft of the infamous metal sign that hung at the entrance of the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz, according to Polish media.
Prospects for Europe's biggest economy look gloomier in 2010 as consumer sentiment, business investment and borrowing polls warn of weak patches following the worst recession since World War II.
While the neckline of Princess Madeleine's gown is often under scrutiny by the media during Nobel Week, fashion commentary by one Swedish freelance writer earned her a ban from the leadership of top Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN).
Delays at Frankfurt airport continued on Tuesday, with 140 flights axed from the schedule by midday.
More and more adults in Germany are writing to Santa – and the official Christmas post offices that deal with the mail are not amused.
“Immigrants” were listed along with “asbestos” and “noise” on a list of 39 risk factors on a form to be filled out by cooperative housing associations belonging to HSB Skåne in southern Sweden, reports Sydsvenskan newspaper. The list was intended to assess the health and safety environment of various HSB properties.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's first club FBK Balkan have got an early Christmas present of 1.5 million kronor ($206,000) courtesy of FC Barcelona.
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Coffee lovers have been overpaying in Germany, the competition watchdog announced this week as it slapped fines totalling €159.5 million on three of the country’s biggest coffee makers, Tchibo, Melitta and Dallmayr.
Still not sure what to cook for Christmas? Try some of these German recipes collected by Deutsch Perfekt magazine.
Families who bring Christmas trees into their homes should watch out for ticks this holiday season because the tiny blood-sucking, disease-ridden creatures often survive winter temperatures, German daily Bild reported on Monday.
Employees in Germany would have to pay much more towards unemployment insurance under a new plan to slash the government deficit, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported Tuesday.
Sweden has received a bill of almost 3.5 million kronor ($480,000) limousine services transporting delegates during a five-day summit meeting of European development aid ministers hosted this autumn by the Swedish EU presidency, financial daily Dagens Industri (DI) reports.
A Dutch billionaire is the main financier behind Spyker's latest bid for Swedish automaker Saab, reports Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) newspaper, referring to several insider sources.
German authorities on Monday again rebuffed Egyptian claims to the rightful ownership of a 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti, after a high-level meeting in Cairo.
Five top officials at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) have issued a statement criticizing development aid minister Gunilla Carlsson, report several Swedish media.
Those who have asked Santa for a white Christmas might see their wish come true on Christmas Eve. Sweden has remained covered in snow, although the snowfall is expected to let up in many parts of Sweden – with a chance of sun.
More than 3,000 travellers spent Monday night at the Frankfurt airport after runways were closed down because of snow and ice.
Former model Elin Nordegren will visit her family in Sweden over the holidays along with her two children, while husband Tiger Woods is retreating to the Bahamas on his private yacht named 'Privacy'.