The Swedish krona could soon hit its strongest level against the word’s major currencies since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, almost two years ago.
The brother of a man convicted of a so-called honour killing in Högsby, southern Sweden in 2005, has told social workers more about who actually committed the murder.
Hamburg’s HafenCity is one of the largest urban redevelopment projects in the world. Sally McGrane tagged along on a walking tour looking at the new architecture on the Elbe.
German industrial group Siemens has won a major contract from Russian Railways to be signed during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel this week, government sources in Berlin said Tuesday.
Jake Shears, the frontman of the New York disco-glam band Scissor Sisters, has turned to Berlin's legendary nightlife to find inspiration for the group's latest album.
Paul the prescient octopus who predicted Spain's World Cup victory will be declared an honorary citizen of a Spanish town whose main industry, ominously, is producing calamari.
After the harsh winter and hot July, forecasts for this season's harvest in Sweden make difficult reading for the country's farmers.
Sweden's SEB bank on Tuesday posted higher-than-expected second quarter profits and said it had "turned the page" in the Baltic countries, where it had been heavily exposed to the financial crisis.
The German luxury car maker BMW sharply hiked its 2010 forecast for sales and earnings on Tuesday, saying better conditions in global auto markets had boosted its outlook.
A Stockholm music festival in an old royal pleasure palace gives new bands an audience and Stockholm music lovers an alternative venue with beer infused sunsets, writes Emy Gelb.
Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's popularity has dipped as a result of the resignation of employment minister Sven Otto Littorin amid allegations that he bought sex in 2006, a new survey by Sifo shows.
Two young men have admitted beating “Good Samaritan” Dominik Brunner at a Munich commuter train station but denied they meant to kill him at the opening of their murder trial on Tuesday.
Jogging is more important than a slew of other social activities, and is as important as sex and time with the family, according to a new survey of Swedish women by iFORM lifestyle magazine.
All Swedish soldiers will in future be liable to be sent abroad on missions against their will. Any soldiers who refuse could lose their jobs, according to SVT.
Major German email providers are readying themselves for the new De-Mail system that will let users send letters and documents over the web that are just as legally binding as printed material delivered by post.
The lifespan of Germany’s nuclear reactors would be extended by auctioning off licences to energy suppliers under a plan being considered by the federal government, according to a Tuesday media report.
There are too many voter opinion polls - on this point parliamentary party leaders are in agreement, according to a survey by the Svenska Dagbladet daily.
A German Benedictine Abbot who resigned in February amid the Catholic child abuse scandal for failing to properly report abuse accusations is already set to return to his former post, media reported Tuesday.
Fires, floods, overturned trees and a tornado all hit western Värmland in central Sweden within the course of an hour on Monday as a storm front pushed in at around midnight.
Two siblings have reported that they saw a human head in the water off popular swimming spot Hamnvik in Nynäshamn south of Stockholm when they went for a dip at a round 8pm on Monday.
At least three people are now confirmed dead, and dozens injured, by the howling storms that hit northwestern Germany late Monday.