The world's biggest chemical firm, BASF, will invest more than €2 billion ($2.6 billion) in Asia by 2014, with more than half the sum earmarked for China, a senior executive said on Monday.
Annica Holmquist, whose daughter highlighted her plight battling the Swedish Social Insurance Agency on her blog ahead of the Swedish general election in September, has regained her right to receive sickness benefits.
A Los Angeles judge has ruled that food giant Dole Foods must pay $200,000 (1.4 million kronor) to cover the lawyers' fees incurred by the Swedish filmmakers behind a controversial documentary criticising the company.
As Social Democrats brace themselves for the presentation on Friday of the findings of its own election crisis commission, contributor Naomi Powell takes a closer look at how the traditionally dominant party lost its place at the apex of Swedish politics.
How is it discovering you’re the product of a Nazi breeding scheme, Heinrich Himmler’s godson and the bastard child of a war criminal? Exberliner’s Titus Chalk has one man’s story.
Diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks to German news magazine Der Spiegel over the weekend include embarrassingly frank US assessments of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is described as a weak leader.
After weeks of speculation, Apple has confirmed that its iPad tablet PC will be released in Sweden on Tuesday.
Three planes belonging to the airline Germanwings reportedly took off this weekend with jet fuel in their drinking water tanks, which nearly made it into passengers' coffee cups.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble on Monday called market speculation over the eurozone's financial woes irrational, as he hailed a rescue deal that he said would put Ireland back on track.
WikiLeaks' release of hundreds of thousands of US diplomatic cables will severely weaken global diplomacy and make the world more prone to conflict, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said Monday.
As Washington scrambled on Monday to explain leaked diplomatic communiqués disparaging leaders in Berlin, newspapers in The Local’s media roundup tried to assess the damage to German-American relations.
Germany has been slow to develop schools including children with special needs despite signing an international accord to create a more inclusive educational system, a new study revealed Monday.
Sweden's economy easily beat expectations to post record growth in the third quarter, driven by strong domestic demand, as the government warned against over-confidence.
The popular Swedish children’s character, Bamse -- the world’s strongest bear, has found a new role: helping kids who seek asylum in Sweden.
The murder case of three men accused of killing a Swedish honeymooning tourist was postponed in Cape Town on Monday for a week to allow further investigation and finalise a plea bargain with one of the accused.
Over 800 secret American documents about relations with Sweden have been released by WikiLeaks, according to Swedish media reports.
Following the collapse of Germany’s first state-level conservative-Green coalition in Hamburg, city officials announced Monday that an election will be held on February 20, 2011.
More than 2,000 residents of Östersund in northern Sweden have become ill with a suspected intestinal parasite, Sveriges Radio (SR) reports.
Sweden's Apoteket and Systembolaget were rated highest by their customers, according to a new measurement of retail outlets gauging customer satisfaction.
Germany's Jewish community, which is thriving thanks to immigration from the former Soviet Union, has elected its first post-war leader who is not a survivor of the Holocaust.
Sweden's Robert Karlsson denied England's Ian Poulter back-to-back titles on the European Tour when he won the $7.5 million (52.49 million kronor) Dubai World Championship after a thrilling playoff battle on Sunday.
Snow and ice in Germany caused hundreds of accidents, lengthy traffic jams and dozens of flight delays on Monday, as meteorologists forecast frigid temperatures and a possible storm surge along the coast.
Sweden's Maria Pietilä Holmner won her first World Cup title in the women's alpine slalom on Sunday in Aspen, Colorado.