Five anti-military protesters have been arrested after breaking into a Swedish Air Force base to demonstrate against joint exercises planned with the US Air Force.
China's Ministry of Commerce has approved Zhejiang Geely Holding's plans to buy Sweden's Volvo Cars from Ford, a report said on Thursday.
A man and a woman suspected of having smuggled nine dogs into Sweden were released on Thursday in connection with the detention hearing in Karlskrona.
The world’s oldest giant wine barrel, held in a Saxony-Anhalt hunting mansion, has been refilled for the first time in its 400-year history and will be filling glasses at a festival beginning on Friday.
Police are searching for a woman who robbed a retiree after she claimed to be a relative and spent the weekend at her home along with a child and dog, police said on Thursday.
Scandinavia's biggest gay pride festival starts building to a climax on Thursday, with the popular Schlager evening in "Pride Park" outside Stockholm's Maritime Museum. We guide you through the highlights of a long weekend of partying, with just a little politics thrown in.
The number of single-parent families in Germany has risen over the past decade, with nearly one in five mothers and fathers now raising their children on their own, a national “microcensus” revealed Thursday.
Four months after he was arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend, weatherman Jörg Kachelmann was released from custody on Thursday.
The Church of Sweden is being asked to introduce football-style penalties for swearing, after a priest used foul language at last year’s meeting of the church’s governing body.
Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, posted Thursday a second quarter net profit of €1.25 billion, well above forecasts and more than four times the previous year's figure.
Germany's unemployment rate rose slightly in July, official figures showed Thursday, a blip in what has become known as a "jobs miracle" as Europe's top economy powers its way out of recession.
The National Migration Board (Migrationsverket) believes that the number of asylum seekers in Sweden will decline to 29,000 in 2010 and 27,000 next year.
Travel agency Flyhome, which was founded last year, had advertised "ethnic flights" as its specialty and arranged trips to Lebanon and Iraq from Sweden, with immigrants from those countries as its main target.
Consumer confidence in the economy among Swedes is considerably more positive than normal, the National Institute of Economic Research (Konjunkturinstitutet) wrote in its latest monthly barometer.
Teachers, professors and other people who keep a second office at home are in for a windfall after a court ruled Thursday that tax deductions on home offices should be expanded.
Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said on Thursday that second-quarter net profit jumped to $2.1 billion (15.35 billion kronor) on strong performance across emerging markets and key drug sales.
This week's highlights: Toots & The Maytals in Munich, hot air Balloons in Leipzig, and a queen's wardrobe goes on view near Berlin.
A record number of people were caught by speed cameras on Sweden’s roads last year, according to figures released on Thursday.
More than 24 years after the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown in Ukraine, the German government continues to spend large sums on fixing environmental damage, a media report said on Thursday.
Hundreds of Russians have said they want to move to a small town in the far north of Sweden, after council leaders earlier this year launched an appeal for immigrants.
Pressure on Duisburg Mayor Adolf Sauerland to resign intensified on Thursday, with the North Rhine-Westphalia state premier insisting that he and the city must take responsibility for the deaths of 21 Love Parade participants in a stampede over the weekend.
Neo-Nazis have hacked into Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp website, defacing it and redirecting visitors to a revisionist site, the camp's memorial foundation director said late on Wednesday.