A man in his twenties has been arrested on suspicion of rioting after Tuesday night’s serious disturbances in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby. Police are now examining footage from security cameras and expect to make further arrests.
The German government has turned down a request from General Motors for €1.1 billion ($1.3 billion) in state loan guarantees for its Opel unit, Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said Wednesday.
Tens of thousands of German students took part in nationwide protests on Wednesday to demand more support for the country’s beleaguered educational system.
Michael Ballack, the injured captain of Germany's national football team, announced on Wednesday he will leave the English club Chelsea FC after failing to agree on a contract extension.
Sweden's unemployment rate will peak this year at 9.1 percent, and fall in 2011 to around 8.7 percent, the Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) projects in a new report.
Swedish business leaders enjoyed an average of 22 days holiday last year, two days less than their Dutch counterparts and almost double the leave taken by US bosses, a new survey by consultancy firm Grant Thornton shows.
Young people from immigrant backgrounds suffer severe disadvantages at German schools, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt cautioned that the riots that blighted the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby on Monday and Tuesday needed to be brought quickly under control.
While an increasing number of upper secondary (gymnasium) schools are competing for a declining number of students, many students are choosing the wrong schools or programs, a new report shows. Large numbers are opting to switch courses after starting their studies.
France and Germany on Wednesday called for a European ban on certain high-risk financial market instruments such as naked short selling in a joint appeal that came amid tensions over the eurozone debt crises.
The Moderate Party is the largest party in Sweden, overtaking the Social Democrats, a new voter poll by Novus Opinion shows on Wednesday.
Seven out of 10 Swedes believe that Daniel Westling will do a 'good job' as a prince of Sweden, following his marriage next week to Crown Princess Victoria.
A lack of volunteers could lead to severe manpower shortages in Sweden's armed services, an organization representing conscripts has warned.
With Berlin’s DMY design festival set to start on Wednesday, The Local took a sneak peak of what’s on offer.
Dark horse opposition candidate for president Joachim Gauck has more support among ordinary voters than frontrunner Christian Wulff, a poll published Wednesday found.
Germany’s most-populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), is finally moving towards a “traffic light coalition” of Social Democrats, Greens and Free Democrats, with leaders announcing that alliance talks were progressing well Wednesday.
The number of illegal German neo-Nazi homepages on the internet has fallen in the past year, delivering authorities their first victory in combating right-wing extremism on the web, media reported Wednesday.
Germany’s weather bureau has issued thunderstorm warnings for parts of the country, with Wednesday's warm weather forecast to give way to heavy rain, hail and squalls on Thursday.
Rioting was reported in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby on Tuesday night as 50-60 youths pelted police with stones and set alight to a building.
Annika Östberg, the Swede who spent 28 years in a US prison after being convicted of murder, was named as one of the hosts of the quintessentially Swedish talk radio show "Summer" by Sveriges Radio (SR) on Tuesday.
Sweden was one of four European states warned by by the UN refugee agency on Tuesday over plans to deport Iraqi refugees to Baghdad, underlining the continued nationwide security threats.