Malmö Sturup Airport reopened on Thursday morning, only to close again in the afternoon as volcanic ash continues to hinder air traffic in Sweden.
Facing a parliamentary inquiry into the Kunduz air strike on Thursday, Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg admitted he made mistakes in the aftermath but insisted he was let down by advisors.
The world's leading luxury car maker, BMW, said Thursday it intends to launch its first all-electric urban vehicle in 2013, two years earlier than planned.
Berlin is suffering a rash of damage to housing walls, though not from the usual grafitti artists but from a handsome, and protected, bird – the woodpecker.
Over the last few years mash-up parodies of a scene from the Oscar-nominated film "Downfall" have been enduringly popular, but now the film’s German production company has demanded an end to the fun, media reports said this week.
Nigerian security agents are still searching for two Germans kidnapped at the weekend in the southeastern state of Abia, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
Sweden has agreed to offer airlines a three-month respite from paying airport fees, enterprise minister Maud Olofsson has revealed, as a cloud of volcanic ash continues to add to carriers' costs.
A large number of Sweden's alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget stores have been kept closed on Thursday as a result of problems with an anti-virus update that is causing mayhem worldwide.
A newspaper run by Sweden's right-wing extremist National Democrat party has been granted 2.3 million kronor ($319,000) in state press subsidies.
Travel disruption caused by the volcanic eruption in southern Iceland has prompted the Swedish government to announce that it will lift the monopoly on key routes run by national rail operator SJ.
Allegations directed at a former Swedish police chief suspected of rape continued to mount on Friday with a further woman accusing the retired officer of pimping.
The week-long air travel chaos brought about by the eruption of a volcano in southern Iceland has led to thousands of travellers stranded across Europe. The Local has asked a few of them how they have coped.
The head of the international forces in Afghanistan, US General Stanley McChrystal, has flagged continuing danger for German troops in the war-torn country, warning 2010 was shaping up as a “critical year.”
This week's highlights: A music festival in Cologne, a theatre festival in Frankfurt, a spring fair in Stuttgart, and Munich celebrates ballet.
Germany's national rail company Deutsche Bahn on Thursday said it had agreed to buy British transport operator Arriva for 1.585 billion pounds (€1.827 billion) in cash.
Scandinavian airline SAS has reported a loss of 972 million kronor ($135 million) for the first quarter 2010, slightly lower than the 979 million kronor the troubled firm posted in the corresponding period of 2009.
Government leaders in Germany scrambled on Thursday to defend the decisions taken over the past week to clear the skies because of the threat of volcanic ash, as airlines continued to resume their normal flight schedules.
Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal praised his side for their 1-0 win over Lyon in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first-leg, as both sides finished with ten-men.
Embattled Bishop Walter Mixa tendered his resignation Wednesday in a letter to Pope Benedict, bowing to pressure over accusations that he beat children at a Catholic orphanage in the 1970s and 1980s.
What’s on in Sweden: ANZAC horse racing and Gaelic football in Stockholm, cars and beers in Gothenburg, and Femi Kuti (pictured) in Malmö.
The Sami district of Östra Kikkejaure in the far north of Sweden has rejected an offer of compensation for wind turbines planned in the area, arguing that they disturb their reindeer.
The spectacular helicopter heist in Västberga in southern Stockholm last autumn netted some 39 million kronor ($5.4 million), according to a police source.