A first-year university student has been fined and issued a suspended sentence for trespassing, as well as ordered to pay damages after he mistakenly entered the wrong home in southern Sweden following a night of heavy drinking.
Hannelore Schmidt, wife and childhood sweetheart of former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, has died aged 91, his office said Thursday.
Swedish energy group Vattenfall said on Tuesday it would invest about €1 billion along with Germany's Stadtwerke München (SWM) in a 80-turbine offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
The Swedish government plans to look at disciplining profit-making schools that don't make the grade by limiting how much money they can make.
As retailers prepare for the Christmas shopping season, Germany’s top consumer watchdog Stiftung Warentest on Thursday revealed that 80 percent of children's toys tested by the organisation posed health risks to children, regardless of their price.
Lower Saxony's premier David McAllister on Thursday told The Local parts of the state will be hit hard by the early closure of British military bases. But as the son of a British solider, the issue is also deeply personal for McAllister.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin both expressed satisfaction that common ground could be found after talks on the Swedish force in Afghanistan on Thursday.
Swedish energy group Vattenfall said on Thursday it would invest about one billion euros ($1.4 billion) along with Germany's Stadtwerke Munchen (SWM) in a 80-turbine offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Germany got a taste of the coming winter on Thursday, as many of the country‘s mountainous regions – and even some northern flatlands – were blanketed in up to 24 centimetres of snow, the German Weather Service (DWD) said.
A youth farming association in Bavaria has presented its latest edition of a calendar showing farm girls in erotic poses in the hopes of making agriculture more attractive to younger Germans.
Sweden's Swedbank stock jumped on Thursday after the firm posted stronger-than-expected third quarter operating profit, lower credit losses and a profit in the Baltics for the first time since late 2008.
Police in Malmö issued a warning on Thursday urging residents with immigrant backgrounds to be extra careful when out alone at night or in the evenings.
Described by some as the “loneliest hotel in Germany,” the Roter Sand lighthouse off the coast of Lower Saxony has been welcoming guests for over 10 years, but that’s just a tiny slice of the landmark’s 125-year history.
Germany is again Europe's growth engine, the country's economy minister declared Thursday, as Berlin more than doubled its forecast for output this year and predicted a steady expansion in 2011.
Sweden's unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September from 8.3 percent the previous month, Statistics Sweden announced on Thursday.
This week's highlights: A night run in Berlin, Irish writers recite in Hamburg, and the BBC Scottish National Orchestra takes the bandstand in Munich.
What’s on in Sweden: Roger Federer makes his debut at the Stockholm Open, ZZ Top top the bill in Gothenburg and The Divine Comedy plays in Malmö.
Police in Skåne in southern Sweden want to see tougher penalties for gun crimes in hopes of cutting down on the number of shootings in the region.
Gunther von Hagens, the man behind the controversial anatomical Body Worlds exhibitions, announced this week he would be opening an online store selling his human and animal plastinations. But church leaders in Germany are outraged.
The Migration Board (Migrationsverket) is putting more pressure on Sweden's municipalities to help it cope with a major shortage of places to house refugee children.
Some 245,000 buildings were registered for Google Street View’s opt-out scheme in Germany, the company revealed on Thursday, saying the figure did not correspond with the widespread controversy over the online navigation service.
The year’s first snowfall has resulted in slippery roads in many parts of southern Sweden, with some areas received up to 10 cenitmetres of wet snow.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has had a 'clear the air' chat with football bosses after a surprise visit to the national team's changing room caused a storm.
Spanish striker Raul made history on Wednesday as Bundesliga strugglers Schalke 04 kept up their Champions League hopes of a place in the Round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Hapoel Tel Aviv.