Germany's leading airline Lufthansa said Tuesday that it will offer internet access on nearly its entire network by the end of next year, beginning with some flights to North America.
Heiner Geißler, chief mediator for talks on the controversial rail project Stuttgart 21, delivered his verdict on Tuesday evening, saying there would be no referendum and the expensive revamp of the train station should go forward with a few improvements.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday appealed to Sweden's Supreme Court to overturn a ruling he should be detained for questioning on allegations of rape, the high court said.
Train service in eastern Sweden's Östergötland came to a grinding halt on Tuesday due to downed electrical wires in two separate places between Nörrköping and Mjölby.
Will the latest Wikileaks documents damage German-US relations? Henning Riecke from the German Council on Foreign Relations told The Local the titillating diplomatic gossip could end up hurting the internet platform more than transatlantic ties.
Giving birth while living abroad can be a daunting prospect. The seventh installment of The Local's series Motherhood in the Fatherland follows expectant mum Sabine Devins as she handles the cultural quirks of having a baby in Germany.
Sweden's IT privacy watchdog has recommended Google remove data that it inadvertently captured from wireless networks in Sweden while it was taking photos for its Street View service.
A traditional snowball fight turned into a violent melee involving more than 500 people in the eastern German city of Leipzig, police said Tuesday, with fireworks, bottles and stones thrown into the mix.
Multilingual students at Sweden's preschools and schools are falling behind due to an inability of teachers to address their needs, the Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) announced on Tuesday.
Even as unemployment in Sweden hovers around eight percent, a recent government study found no major faults with the country's current labour market policies.
Unemployment in Germany fell again in November, official data showed Tuesday, but by less than expected as the strong recovery in Europe's biggest economy slowed.
A woman who was shot in a suburb of Gothenburg in western Sweden on Saturday night, and died of her injuries on Tuesday, was acquainted with the man wanted by police, the prosecutor has confirmed.
Stockholm is forecast to experience its coldest seasonal temperatures for over 100 years this week as winter weather takes hold of the country, according to the Swedish Meteorological Institute (SMHI).
As authorities work to find out how an intestinal parasite made its way into the municipal water supply in Östersund in northern Sweden, a local prosecutor has launched a probe into possible criminal negligence.
Swedish-Swiss engineering firm ABB announced on Tuesday that it had agreed to takeover Baldor Electric Company of the US in a $4.2 billion deal.
A woman and a man are dead after being gunned down on a Cologne street on Monday evening. The shooter has yet to be apprehended.
Spanish construction giant ACS was free Tuesday to launch formally a bid to take control of rival Hochtief and create one of the world's biggest building firms after receiving German regulatory approval.
Defending champion Germany will face Canada, Nigeria and France in the group stage when it hosts the 2011 women's football World Cup starting in June.
Embarrassingly frank appraisals of German politicians by US diplomats continued to create shockwaves on Tuesday, with a top Free Democratic politician questioning whether trust lost between foreign officials could ever be regained.
The number of road accidents rose into the thousands overnight Tuesday, as snow and ice continued to cause traffic chaos in Germany, particularly in the south and southwest of the country.
Mohammed Razaul Karim, the head chef and owner of the prize-winning Indian Garden in Stockholm, has gained international recognition for the quality of his curries.
An earthquake hit Härnösand in northern Sweden on Monday evening.
German President Christian Wulff demanded during a visit to Israel on Monday night that the Jewish state show “constructive engagement” on peace negotiations with its Palestinian neighbours.