Top Swedish IT companies are facilitating the disappearance of Swedish jobs by abusing work permits which allow them to bring skilled foreign workers into the country, a Swedish union has complained.
German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle warned on Tuesday that the EU cannot simply "throw money" at the spiralling debt crisis within the 16-nation eurozone.
South African police have arrested a man in connection with the weekend killing of a Swedish woman who was visiting the country on her honeymoon.
Historians in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia announced on Tuesday that they have deciphered mysterious 500-year-old graffiti left in an old abbey attic. The etchings are likely practice drawings made by handwork apprentices.
A new “crowd-funding” website in Germany is hoping to help finance creative projects by harnessing the power of the masses. Mark Ehrman reports.
Sweden’s National Debt Office (Riksrevisionen) vastly improved its forecast for the country’s finances on Tuesday, saying Sweden will nearly balance its budget this year and should see a surplus in 2011.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt roundly criticised European Union President Herman Van Rompuy on Tuesday for omitting to name Turkey in discussions over EU enlargement.
Controversial "naked" body scanners currently being tested at Hamburg's airport are constantly malfunctioning due to folds in passengers' clothing, broadcaster NDR reported on Tuesday.
German flag carrier Lufthansa will receive a new Airbus A380 on Tuesday, just one day after a concern with one of the super jumbo jets forced the airline to unload some 400 passengers headed from Frankfurt to Tokyo.
Two Germans arrested in Iran last month as they tried to interview the son of a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery came for "espionage," an Iranian justice official claimed on Tuesday.
The radio is losing ground in the advertising market to digital broadcasters such as Spotify, according to a Swedish media industry organisation.
Crimes by far-right extremists have almost doubled over last five years in the eastern German state of Thuringia. And victims' advocacy groups say the incidents have also taken on a more sinister character as officials seem prepared to look the other way.
Charges have been filed against the publisher of a website affiliated with a Swedish neo-Nazi magazine for allowing a reader comment with racial slurs to remain on the site.
The small village of Brokind in eastern Sweden fell into darkness over the weekend after a mischievous local used their flashlight to knock out a streetlight sensor, giving the impression that the sun was shining.
Sweden's Social Democrats, for decades the dominant force in Swedish national politics, are facing chaos after leader Mona Sahlin announced her imminent departure over the weekend, with no clear successor to fill her shoes, writes the AFP's Rita Devlin Marier.
German businesses often warn a shortage of qualified skilled workers could lead the country to economic ruin, but a new study released on Tuesday suggests this premise might be wrong.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic claimed a record fifth, and fourth consecutive, Golden Ball at Sweden's football gala on Monday evening, once again claiming his place as Sweden's finest player.
Decking the halls won’t break holiday budgets this season, according to a media report on Tuesday. The cost of a Christmas tree is expected to remain close to last year’s Yuletide prices.
Rail companies and authorities should meet to discuss services in the instance of adverse weather, a new inquiry has suggested in a raft of measures intended to avoid the chaos of last winter.
Mona Sahlin has denied that she was pushed to resign as leader of the embattled Social Democrats and said that being the first female leader has been a source of both support and controversy.
A US serviceman was found guilty Monday of second degree murder and witness tampering charges in connection with the death of army sergeant Juwan Johnson in Germany in 2005, officials said.