The highest octane political gathering on climate since the Copenhagen summit collapsed into near failure has helped restore trust but delivered no big breakthroughs, German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen said on Tuesday.
A total of 14 ministers, including Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, have embarked on a cross-country train trip to win support for the government ahead of September's election.
Steel producer SSAB reported a quarterly profit of 83 million kronor ($11.34 million) on Tuesday, beating analyst expectations and a 215 million kronor loss in the same period last year. The company expects that demand for steel will remain strong in the second quarter.
A policeman with the Swedish Security Service (Säpo) who once served as a bodyguard to King Carl Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria has been sentenced to six years in prison for aggravated rape and obstruction of justice. The man will also pay damages of 208,000 kronor ($28,470) to the woman.
A dog that killed a Cottbus family’s eight-week-old baby will not be put down, a city spokesman said on Tuesday.
At least one patient suffered an acute asthma attack at a Jönköping hospital after the facility made an exception to its rule banning flowers for a visit by King Carl XVI Gustaf.
The US House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor has reportedly sent a letter to the head of Deutsche Telekom asking him to address their concerns over the company’s policy on unions for its operations in America.
The 23-year-old man held in connection with the car park assault that led to the death of a 78-year-old woman will remain in custody, a Lund court has ruled indicating that the trial would take place in less than two weeks.
Berlin police on Tuesday denied reports that a 15-year-old girl they saved from a forced marriage last week was secretly returned to the city and married to a 19-year-old groom.
Germany goalkeeper Rene Adler was on Tuesday ruled out of next month's World Cup in South Africa as he is set to undergo an operation to repair damaged ribs.
The cool and rainy weather this week might be a lousy start to May, but it does have the advantage of keeping German skies free from the volcanic ash currently crippling Irish air traffic.
Most students in Sweden thrive in school, the National Agency for Education's (Skolverket) 2009 attitude survey has revealed.
Good news for the start of Bavaria's beer garden season: Except for capital city Munich, the southern German state's beer prices are expected to remain stable this year.
Greece must adhere rigidly to its austerity plan or loans from the eurozone and the IMF will be halted, potentially pushing the debt-laden country towards insolvency, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Tuesday.
Gothenburg municipality is set to appoint a special review team to conduct a full examination of the entire public administration in the wake of a bribery scandal that has rocked the western Swedish city.
A 16-year-old boy from southern Sweden has been taken into care after missing school for three years due to a chronic addiction to his computer, the local Sydöstran daily reports.
Chances for tax cuts planned by junior coalition party the Free Democrats are grim, according to early figures released on Tuesday ahead of a national tax assessment.
Hundreds of thousands of Germans may not be able to file their 2009 taxes on time, a media report said on Tuesday. System changes at many of the country’s top banks have led to delays in sending out tax records.
Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt claims that the shadow budget presented by the left-green coalition on Monday hikes taxes for three million people and is devastating for Swedish business.
The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) has extended the deadline for the submission of tax returns for those unable to file online on Monday after the system proved unable to cope with the high demand.
Swedish car maker Volvo warned customers on Monday that it was considering a recall of eight models after the discovery of an engine problem that could cause their cars to suddenly accelerate.
A major new exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum, argues it was no coincidence that the biggest superheroes including Superman, Spiderman, Batman and the Hulk were all created by Jewish comic artists.