Sweden's minister for migration has denied claims by a Swedish umbrella union organisation that unscrupulous companies are abusing new rules that have eased the migration of foreign workers.
Germany's finance minister said on Tuesday the fate of the shared European currency was on the line in the proposed bailout of debt-stricken Ireland.
The Swedish Riksdag’s constitutional committee has announced that it will look into what current and former cabinet ministers knew about the US embassy in Stockholm's surveillance of people in Sweden.
Terrorism suspects were arrested in Germany on Tuesday as part of a Europe-wide swoop that netted a total of 10 alleged Islamic extremists in three countries.
The Scottish Football Association (SFA) is considering bringing in referees from abroad, including Sweden, in order to officiate at the weekend as Scottish officials threaten strike action.
The northern German island of Rügen has lost another 10,000 cubic metres of its famous chalk cliff coastline to the Baltic Sea following heavy rains, the national park service said Tuesday.
The recent publication of a controversial biography on Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf does not appear to have affected the level of support the monarchy receives among Swedes.
State prosecutors in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia have been given karate lessons at taxpayers’ expense, prompting outrage from the state’s opposition.
Swedish defence firm Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for six Gripen aircraft intended for Thailand's air force.
Germany's foreign minister said Tuesday he was "very worried" about the firing of artillery shells by North Korea onto a South Korean island, saying it threatened peace in the region.
Airline passengers across Sweden risk encountering flight delays of up to two hours on Tuesday due to a shortage of air traffic controllers at Stockholm's Arlanda airport.
Germany’s economic rebound is broadening, Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said on Tuesday, as he announced that growth had slowed but was still solid.
The popular Green party aims to take over Berlin's government in 2011. But Roger Boyes, Berlin correspondent for British daily The Times, warns they must find ways to implement the necessary “eco-dictatorship” on a tight budget in the debt-ridden capital.
Police confirmed on Tuesday afternoon they were holding a local man suspected of murdering two teenagers in Lower Saxony but said the 26-year-old was refusing to answer charges put to him.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has described news of North Korea's attack on South Korea as "very worrying" in a blog post on Wednesday morning.
A British bishop appealing his conviction in Germany for Holocaust denial will be represented by a lawyer with reported links to banned neo-Nazi groups, the court said this week.
Heavy snow has brought winter to northern Germany, with 50 centimetres dumped in the last two days on the Brocken, the highest peak in the Harz mountain range, the German Weather Service said Tuesday.
The Swedish Transport Agency (Trafikverket) has called for car drivers to choose alternative transport as snowfalls and rain cause traffic problems across Sweden.
The latest terror alert in Germany has sparked a debate over the country’s security structure, with law enforcement calling for help from the military to protect citizens, media reports said Tuesday.
Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi on Monday called on the Iranian diaspora to protest against Swedish company Ericsson, accusing the telecoms firms of aiding monitoring in Iran.
A woman has been charged in connection with the murder of a man in his fifties in central Stockholm in the beginning of November, according to the Aftonbladet daily.
Germany's defence minister said late on Monday that the government aimed to suspend military conscription from July 1 next year, calling it "responsible and right."