Stockholm restaurant Frantzén/Lindeberg has been awarded a precious second Guide Michelin star just two years after serving its first meal.
Every fifth German household will face rising electricity prices in the coming weeks, a consumer report said on Tuesday.
Three former traders at Carnegie have been charged with illegal price manipulation carried out in the years before the Swedish investment bank's forced nationalization.
Deutsche Bank announced on Tuesday the 2009 compensation package for CEO Josef Ackermann was nearly €10 million ($14 million), but 70 percent of this would depend on future performance.
The Dutch anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders has been told he is “not welcome” in the western German town of Monschau after he spent the weekend in the Eifel region.
Spring is finally on its way to Germany after a particularly long and brutal winter. Warm winds could raise temperatures to a balmy 20 degrees Celsius by the end of the week, according to the German Weather Service (DWD).
The Swedish Republican Association (Republikanska Föreningen) has called on the central bank to ditch the royals on the country's coins and bank notes in favour of majestic beasts and giants of science and literature.
Once every 10 years, the Bavarian village of Oberammergau crucifies Jesus all over again and local hairdressers nearly go out of business.
A 33-year-old man arrested in connection with a massacre threat at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm on Monday has expressed "deep regret" over his actions.
German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen is reportedly considering stripping the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) of its nuclear waste duties to expedite storage at the controversial Gorleben site.
Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has demanded clarification from the government over Sweden's relationship to the NATO military alliance.
Swedish glass maker Orrefors Kosta Boda has landed a $5.4 million contract to supply fine crystal stemware to US embassies worldwide.
Reinhold Robbe, Germany’s outgoing parliamentary commissioner for the Bundeswehr, on Tuesday raised alarm over a shortage of military doctors and lacking equipment for the country's soldiers.
Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen blasted the opposition Social Democrats’ proposals for reforming Hartz IV welfare benefits Tuesday as a “backward” vision that aimed to make recipients “as comfortable as possible.”
A Swedish court has rejected as unconstitutional a ban on the wearing of biker gang emblems in bars and pubs, Sveriges Radio reports.
Iranian journalist and women's rights activist Parvin Ardalan has accepted Sweden's offer of refuge after she was sentenced to several jail terms in her native country.
Germany hit back on Tuesday at French claims that Berlin was squeezing salaries to boost its trade surplus at the expense of eurozone partners.
The Catholic priest at the centre of a paedophilia scandal that has embroiled Pope Benedict XVI was suspended from duty late Monday amid revelations he was still working with children 25 years after he was convicted of sexual abuse.
Swedish pop group Abba were among an eclectic slew of artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York on Monday.
Two men arrested in Ireland last week in connection with a plot to murder Swedish artist Lars Vilks were remanded into custody on Monday.