Loud, proud and fiercely independent, Bavaria is Germany’s Texas. But are laptops starting to beat out lederhosen? Lois Jones takes the former kingdom’s temperature.
Southern Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan has been cleared of libel charges after being sued by the initial suspect in the murder of Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh in 2002.
A UK corner on Thursday said a German stand-in doctor was grossly negligent for killing a British man with a mistaken overdose.
The Year in Sweden - February: Journalist Kim Loughran sketches a month by month account of the country he has called home ever since his accidental migration in 1966.
Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, flamboyant German-born LA socialite and husband to actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, last week announced his intention to replace Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor of California. The Local caught up with His Royal Highness.
The Swedish publisher of Liza Marklund and US author James Patterson's crime novel Postcard Killers has denied that the book was inspired by Klas Östergren's The Last Cigarette.
Germany's state-owned railway company Deutsche Bahn said Thursday it had won a contract to operate a regional train network in the northeast of Britain.
This Week's Highlights: Milow plays Berlin, George Seurat comes to Frankfurt, and Finnish writers and DJs present an evening of clubbing Helsinki-style in Munich.
Dagens Nyheter (DN), the Swedish daily newspaper, has announced that it is slashing 100 jobs after a year of continued losses, according to a report in Dagens Media.
Metro International, the Swedish publisher of free newspapers, reported a strong last quarter in 2009 but recorded a loss for the full year.
After more than five weeks of snowy weather, German municipalities are precariously close to running out of road salt, spurring the Free Democrats on Thursday to propose building a national salt reserve for extreme winters.
The European Court of Justice has told Sweden that it must implement a 2006 measure requiring telecom operators to store information about their customers’ phone calls and emails.
Retro lounging - business class!
After almost 150 years, the northern city of Flensburg is regaining one of its most famous monuments – a bronze lion commemorating a Danish victory over German forces.
Rising Bayern Munich stars Thomas Müller and Holger Badstuber, two of the Bundesliga's brightest prospects, have extended their contracts until 2014, it was announced Thursday.
If you are a "madame" aged "18 to eternity" and have long harboured dreams of stardom, a new music camp at cities across Sweden may help you hone your rock star poise and hot licks.
The scope of a newly uncovered tax evasion scandal reached a new dimension on Thursday, as German officials said far more money was likely squirreled away in Swiss accounts than previously thought.
The wintry weather continued to cause extensive problems in the Stockholm region on Thursday as an Arlanda Express airport train derailed north of the city.
Temporary strikes by public workers continued into a second day on Thursday, delaying flights and crippling public transportation across the country just as the morning rush began.
Germany's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank, bounced back last year with a robust net profit of €5 billion following a loss of €3.9 billion in 2008.
The established picture of the Swedes being the population with the highest incidence of sick leave in the world has been shaken. Sweden is now close to the European average, according to a report by Sveriges Radio (SR).
Three soldiers were killed when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed northeast of Mannheim, Germany on Wednesday evening, the US Army confirmed on Thursday.
The Russian military is suspected of having dumped chemical weapons and radioactive waste off the Swedish island of Gotland in the beginning of the 1990s, according to Sveriges Television (SVT).
A 62-year-old Swede has been found dead in her apartment in the tourist resort of Hurghada in Egypt, according to the Expressen newspaper.