A 20-year-old Swedish conscript has been convicted for desertion, even though compulsory military service ended in Sweden three months ago.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange announced on Tuesday that he would like to replace lawyer Leif Silbersky as his defence attorney.
Germany is producing too few university graduates to sustain its own supply of skilled workers and continues to lag well behind other countries in education spending, an OECD report released Tuesday found.
With the election drawing closer, Fredrik Westerlund takes a light-hearted look at a Red-Green foreign policy promise to 'demand' the United States shut down its foreign military bases. Along the way he talks to academics, embassies and one furious press secretary.
German prosecutors said Tuesday they had dropped a probe into six bankers from state-owned KfW for transferring some €320 million ($408 million) to Lehman Brothers after it had collapsed.
The Social Democrats are the largest party within the centre-left Red-Green coalition that is fighting to wrestle back power after four years in opposition.
Germany’s plan to extend the lives of its nuclear reactors has upset neighbouring Austria, where a environmental official has warned that a reactor near the border poses clear “safety risks.”
Although Valérie Frohly had learned another Scandinavian language before moving to Stockholm, the French expat turned to Berlitz to help her further her career in an almost exclusively Swedish-speaking work environment.
Industrial orders in Germany dropped sharply in July after a strong rise the month before, official data showed Tuesday, dealing a setback to the economic recovery of Europe's powerhouse.
A contractor with a municipal housing company became the first suspect arrested in connection with a bribery scandal that rocked Gothenburg earlier this year, a prosecutor with Sweden's National Anti-Corruption Unit (Riksenheten mot korruption) announced on Tuesday.
Having already brought two German World Cup stars, Sami Khedira and Mesut Özil, to Real Madrid, coach Jose Mourinho has now reportedly set his sights on a third: Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Sweden has slammed what is sees as a 'detrimental' proposal for higher taxes on banks in Europe, cautioning on Tuesday that institutions would simply relocate to avoid the charges.
Swedish police raided locations across the country on Tuesday, including WikiLeaks' ISP PRQ, acting on information from Belgian police in an international operation targeting the file sharing network known as "The Scene".
Aviation authorities and carrier Air Berlin are testing a new system of steeper landings and curved flight patterns to avoid residential areas in a bid to reduce ground noise by up to 40 percent, allowing more flights to land at night.
Germans must forget the hysteria surrounding Thilo Sarrazin and take an honest look at the integration of immigrants into their society, argues Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent for the British daily The Times.
The Moderates are the largest party in the centre-right Alliance coalition that has been in government since 2006.
The German Weather Service issued a 24-hour storm warning for the northwestern coast on Tuesday, predicting gale-force winds and heavy rainfall with similar conditions expected in the southwest later in the day.
The well-heeled founding family of Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has donated 4 million shares in the company to fund a new employee incentive programme.
Swedish online video service Voddler has completed a private placement share issue injecting an additional 40 million kronor ($5.51 million) in new capital into the company.
Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière wants to give Germans the right to a “digital eraser” to delete personal online content, he said on Tuesday. He hopes to add the idea to a new data protection law set for completion this autumn.
The Interior Ministry staged raids on outposts of a right-wing extremist group in several German states on Tuesday morning, searching buildings and confiscating evidence.
Police overnight cleared a tree house full of activists protesting the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project as opponents in the southwestern city continue to draw attention to their cause.
The centre-right Alliance has extended its lead over the Red-Greens in Skop's latest opinion survey.
Swedish fifth seed Robin Söderling beat Spanish 21st seed Albert Montanes 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 on Monday to join the last eight in the US Open.
Experts gathering in Stockholm for the World Water Week conference have warned that global weather threatens food security, with the Russian droughts and Pakistan floods part of a global trend of unpredictable weather.