Many Germans have been hit by a computer bug linked to the year 2010 that has rendered their bank cards useless, the ZKA banking commission said on Monday.
All but one of Sweden's icebreakers have been called into action as half of the Gulf of Bothnia separating Sweden and Finland freezes over.
The US military plans to increase its presence significantly in northern Afghanistan, where the Bundeswehr has long been the dominant NATO force, news magazine Der Spiegel reported Monday.
Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who sparked outrage with caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad as a dog, has received threats via telephone from Somalia.
Saab enthusiasts in North America are heading to Detroit in hopes of urging the company’s US-owner General Motors to sell the struggling Swedish automaker instead of shutting it down as Dutch luxury carmaker Spyker puts the finishing touches to a final bid.
The Indian arm of German engineering giant Bosch said Monday it would invest more than $400 million over two years to expand in the country's fast-growing diesel engine market.
A CIA assassination team reportedly targeted a Syrian-German man living in Hamburg after he was connected to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
A 37-year-old Swedish man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend with a bolt pistol normally used for anaesthetizing livestock.
A Bavarian police officer has been suspended from duty after he was caught ringing in the New Year with a quickie in a Baroque church during the morning prayer service, a police spokesperson confirmed Monday.
Sweden’s Robin Söderling is set to swing his racquet in India for the first time on Tuesday, in preparation for what he hopes will be a long run in the 2010 Australian Open later this month.
A 17-year-old girl from Malmö in southern Sweden has been convicted for selling the sexual services of a 14-year-old mentally disabled girl. The 20-year-old man suspected of masterminding the pimping operation was acquitted.
Sweden needs to do more to ensure foreign doctoral candidates are offered equal working conditions by the country's colleges and universities, argue students' rights advocates Martin Dackling and Lars Abrahamsson.
The Local's series "Making it in Germany" presents Saudia Young, a US cabaret singer working Berlin’s live music circuit.
Two German teenagers have been found dead after a skiing accident in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg, the country’s news agency APA reported on Monday.
Swedes showed a renewed zeal for buying new cars in December, with new vehicle registrations shooting up 13 percent compared to the previous year, new statistics show.
Police were forced to break up a massive snowball fight in Leipzig at the weekend after some of the 200 participants started attacking trams and buses, according to daily Die Welt.
Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich plans to cut player salaries in the future despite making a sizeable profit last year, football magazine kicker reported on Monday.
A Swedish right-wing extremist group agreed to help a wealthy UK-based collector and Nazi sympathizer acquire the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign from the Auschwitz concentration camp in exchange for "huge money", according to a British newspaper.
Junior coalition partners the Free Democrats want increases in government subsidies for children to be doled out in the form of coupons, daily Bild reported on Monday.
Two 16-year-old boys have been detained in connection with last week’s murder of an 18-year-old woman in the Hjällbo district of Gothenburg after police traced the woman’s missing mobile phone.
Despite suffering the worst economic crisis since World War II, more businesses were founded in Germany in 2009 than shuttered, according to a study cited in daily Rheinische Post on Monday.
Things didn’t go as planned for a 42-year-old man when he tried to retrieve his car after it crashed through the ice on a lake near Lidköping in central Sweden.
Freya von Moltke, the 98-year-old widow of executed Nazi resistance figure Helmuth James Graf von Moltke, has died at her home in the US state of Vermont, a family member confirmed on Sunday.