Swedish skier Anja Pärson battled through the pain barrier to claim an heroic bronze medal in the women's super-combined at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Germany on Thursday demanded an explanation from Israel over the killing of a Hamas chief in Dubai by suspected Mossad agents using European passports.
The Stockholm area is one of the ten richest regions in the European Union, according to new figures from Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency.
In the short space of five years, MotorFM has established itself as one of Germany’s most innovative radio stations. The Local spoke with founders Mona Rübsamen and Markus Kühn about broadcasting in the internet age.
Two long-time favourites, Marie and Maximilian, once again topped the list of last year’s most popular baby names in Germany, the Society for German Language reported on Thursday.
Vladimir Antonov, the Russian businessman forced to step aside as a condition of the takeover of Saab by Dutch Spyker, has claimed that his banks have financed the first downpayment to GM, according to a report by news agency Bloomberg.
Allegations of sexual abuse at Catholic schools in Germany continued to spread on Thursday, with former students stepping forward to implicate two female authority figures.
A Malmö man has become the first Swede to sign up to Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space adventure after he shelled out 1.4 million kronor to fly to the frontier of space.
A nine-year-old boy in Malmö has been caught trying to sell a bag of amphetamines to an undercover police officer. His father has been arrested for using his young son as a drugs courier.
A former student is suspected of stabbing a teacher to death at a vocational school in Ludwigshafen on Thursday, but the police said a quick evacuation of the facility likely avoided a wider bloodbath.
Swedish bank Handelsbanken trumped market expectations despite reporting a slump in fourth quarter profits on Thursday.
German auto giant Daimler suffered a sharp loss last year that surprised markets Thursday and pushed its share price lower as the group reported results from one of the auto sector's most challenging years.
A Swedish court on Thursday ruled that the two doctors previously suspected of committing the gruesome murder of Catrine da Costa, found dismembered in 1984, are not entitled to damages.
Swedish tourists who get caught up in natural disasters and other crises abroad will in future have to pay for their own healthcare and trips home, the government has said.
The debut feature of an Afghan-German director has joined the running for the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, one of a clutch of features taking a fresh look at Islam at this year's event.
Cabin staff and crew for budget airline easyJet went on strike at Berlin's Schönefeld Airport on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of at least seven flights.
This week's highlights: Shaolin monks in Munich, experimental film in Berlin, and an exhibition of sacred Himalayan art opens in Cologne.
What’s on in Sweden:Action Impro in Stockholm, Fresh Fish Fashion in Gothenburg and Muslim punk in Malmö.
Swedish municipalities are struggling to balance budgets as the cost of keeping streets and buildings free of snow continues to escalate as the winter keeps its hold on the country, according to a survey by the Dagens Nyheter (DN) newspaper.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken an impassioned swipe at banks, saying it would be a "scandal" if it were proved they had helped Greece massage its statistics, prompting a major crisis.
David Möller, Germany’s silver medallist in the men’s singles luge, is reportedly looking for a dentist appointment after breaking his tooth by biting into his shiny prize.
Bayern Munich took a slender 2-1 lead into their Champions League last-16 second leg against Fiorentina after a controversial Miroslav Klose goal handed the German giants a 13th straight win.
Metalworkers’ union IG Metall reached a provisional agreement with employers on Thursday after lengthy negotiations for some 700,000 workers in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Despite strong criticism from the Council of Europe the Swedish government does not plan to outlaw anonymous donations to political parties, the justice minister Beatrice Ask told Sveriges Radio's Ekot news programme on Wednesday.
Sweden opened their Olympic hockey title defence with a 2-0 victory over Germany on Wednesday with goals from Mattius Öhlund and Loui Ericksson.
Swedish skier Anja Pärson crashed out of the women's downhill in Whistler on Wednesday leaving American Lindsey Vonn to claim the gold.