German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said Tuesday he was still "sceptical" about a request for state loan guarantees for troubled automaker Opel.
A new study presented in Berlin on Tuesday showed that even young children’s future hopes are affected by poverty, with 20 percent of children in Germany reporting they feel disadvantaged.
The number of new businesses in Sweden increased 16.4 percent in the first five months of 2010, compared to the same period last year, new statistics have revealed.
Sweden on Tuesday lifted its warning against all travel to protest-hit Bangkok, but continued to caution against trips to four provinces in southern Thailand.
Knowing Horst Köhler served Germany more as an administrator than a visionary tempers any sorrow over his surprise resignation, writes Der Tagesspiegel Editor-in-Chief Stephan-Andreas Casdorff.
The number of cases of multiresistant superbugs in Sweden rose sharply last year, according to a new report.
Two men at the centre of Sweden’s biggest ever insider trading case have been sentenced to two years in jail for tax crimes, but have been cleared on the main charges of insider trading.
The German hospitality industry has suffered due to a long winter and chilly spring this year, but hotel and restaurant owners hope the upcoming football World Cup will get customers off their couches and out spending again.
Official data on Tuesday showed German unemployment falling sharply and retail sales picking up, as Europe's biggest economy pushed on despite the eurozone financial crisis.
German President Horst Köhler on Monday stunned the nation by suddenly stepping down. Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup try to put the political earthquake in perspective.
In May, 24,994 new passenger cars were registered in Sweden, according to industry organization Bil Sweden, an increase of 37.2 percent from last year.
A man in his forties is thought to have died after having been sucked into the lock at Slussen in central Stockholm on Tuesday morning.
Singapore’s big research and academic budgets are becoming increasingly popular with German scientists and students, who say their country simply can't compete.
Stockholm is the city destination of choice for Swedes this summer, beating Gothenburg into second place while Gotland and the west coast are the most popular resort destinations, a new survey by rail operator SJ shows.
Two German parliamentarians and a former MP arrived safe in Berlin on Tuesday following an Israeli raid on a naval aid convoy for the Gaza Strip. All three politicians denied Israeli claims that those on board had been armed and provoked the violence.
The leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition gathered in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss potential candidates to replace German President Horst Köhler after his surprise resignation.
Flood waters in eastern Germany are easing after several tense days on high alert, officials there said on Tuesday.
German Family Minister Kristina Köhler has suggested cuts to Elterngeld, or parental benefits, by some €70 per month to help solve the government's budgetary woes, a media report said on Tuesday.
Sweden's small far-right Sweden Democrat (SD) party presented a shadow budget on Monday pledging lower taxes and higher benefits, to be financed by cutting international aid and refugee quotas.
Swedish author Henning Mankell is one of eleven Swedes held in Israel Monday on landing in the port of Ashdod after their Gaza-bound aid flotilla was attacked by Israeli commandos, Sweden's foreign ministry said.
Barcelona director general Joan Oliver declined to rule out the sale of Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday, following controversial comments made by the striker's agent last week.