Saab sale sparks delight in Trollhättan in western Sweden, home to some 3,400 Saab employees.
Dutch luxury sportscar maker Spyker, which is to buy Sweden's Saab from US auto giant General Motors, is a minnow in the global automotive industry.
Most of Germany’s unemployed parents receiving Hartz IV welfare support will be obligated to return an extra €20 in child benefit mistakenly paid out this month.
General Motors on Tuesday announced a "binding agreement" to sell its Saab division to Dutch luxury sports car maker Spyker, in an eleventh hour deal saving the storied Swedish brand.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel ramped up pressure on Iran Tuesday over its disputed nuclear programme, saying next month would be a critical time for the world community to decide on sanctions.
Parts of Germany on Tuesday experienced the coldest temperatures of the winter so far, with overnight lows dipping to -21 degrees Celsius. But meteorologists are predicting even chillier weather and heavy snowstorms for the coming days.
Corpses at the morgue of the Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge, south of Stockholm, have started to rot due to a breakdown in procedures related to renovation of the facility.
Trading in Dutch sports car maker Spyker has been halted on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange as speculation mounts about a takeover of Saab Automobile.
Oscar-winning actress Renée Zellweger will join the jury for the 60th Berlin International Film Festival next month, organisers said on Tuesday.
Geely aims to manufacture 300,000 cars a year in China, but intends to keep Volvo’s Swedish operations intact, according to plans the company has presented to Chinese authorities.
Eva Gabrielsson, the long-time partner of author Stieg Larsson, has admitted having a greater role in the late Swedish author’s writing than previously believed.
Cologne city officials are trying to determine the origins of a new romantic phenomenon dubbed “love locks” on a bridge stretching across the Rhine River.
A knife-wielding student at a college in western Sweden is recovering in hospital after being shot by a police officer on Tuesday morning.
Germany plans to send 500 more troops to Afghanistan, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday ahead of a London conference on the international mission's future.
A movie based on the first book of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling “Millennium” trilogy took home top honours at the Swedish film awards on Monday night, scooping up three awards, including best picture and best actress.
German business confidence rose for a record 10th month in a row, the Ifo index showed Tuesday, raising hopes that Germany's economy, Europe's largest, could lead the continent from its slump.
A Swedish bandy player has been reported for hate speech after calling for English Premier League side Liverpool to "push forward harder than the Germans did on the Night of the Broken Glass" in their recent match against Tottenham, a club he refers to as "the greedy Jews".
Customers who stayed at one of the hotels owned by international hotel conglomerate Starwood within Germany may have been victim to widespread credit card fraud, the company confirmed on Tuesday.
Two people are dead and another two seriously injured after an enormous boulder crushed a family home in the southern Bavarian town of Stein an der Traun on Monday evening.
The Luxembourg investment firm backing Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's efforts to purchase Saab from General Motors said on Monday it was dropping out, leaving Dutch carmaker Spyker as the last remaining bidder.
Mercedes GP launched their new Silver Arrow car this week, but the real firepower in the German team's camp is set to be the renewed partnership between Michael Schumacher and Ross Brawn.
A high school in south central Sweden plans to go ahead with drug testing on students, despite criticism from the national education agency.
More than two out of three foreign-born residents who have been in Sweden for two years or less don’t have work, new statistics show.