German airline Lufthansa and Munich Airport said Wednesday they will invest heavily to raise capacity at the carrier's hub in southern Germany by more than 40 percent from 2015.
A 33-year-old man was charged on Tuesday for the brutal murder of a man with a meat cleaver, during which the suspect cut off the victim's penis and stuffed it down his throat, newspaper Kvällsposten reported on Wednesday.
The French engineering group Veolia said Wednesday that it had won a contract to operate three passenger train lines in Bavaria worth more than one billion euros over 12 years.
Swedish property concern Vasakronan has purchased the entire Blåmannen block in central Stockholm for 4.35 billion kronor ($639.51 million), setting a new price record for a commercial property in the country.
It's understandable that some of the Free Democratic Party's (FDP) rank-and-file want to replace their beleaguered leader Guido Westerwelle. But a putsch ahead of next year's state elections would only be counterproductive. An analysis by ZEIT ONLINE’s Michael Schlieben.
Violence against women remains at the same level in Sweden as three years ago despite a 1 billion kronor ($147 million) government push to address the problem, a new report published on Wednesday has concluded.
Three masked bandits dragged a 47-year-old Catholic priest from his bed and beat him severely on Tuesday night during an armed robbery in the state of Hesse, police have announced.
A team of scientists are currently examining specimens of stomach bacteria from Ötzi the Iceman, who lived about 5,300 years ago, at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute (KI).
“Self-service” tanning salons are set to be banned in Germany amid fears of rising skin cancer rates, media reported Wednesday.
Sweden offers the best care and chance of survival against cancer in the Nordic countries, according to a new study published in The Lancet medical journal.
Germany said Wednesday it had summoned Minsk's ambassador to express its concerns over a brutal crackdown of post-election protests, as Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle warned that Belarus faced "isolation."
German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg on Wednesday called on Berlin to honour Ronald Reagan by naming a square or a street after the late US president.
Police have searched the premises of renowned German gun maker Heckler & Koch on suspicion that the firm was breaking a ban on weapons sales to parts of Mexico that are plagued by bloody drug gang warfare.
The Swedish government on Wednesday announced the closure of embassies in Buenos Aires, Brussels, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur and Luanda.
Swedish bank Nordea has announced that Chairman Hans Dalborg will retire next year, adding that it has put forward vice chairman Björn Wahlroos' name to take over for Dalborg.
As the clock ticks down to Christmas, the winter transport chaos that has gripped Germany began to settle down Wednesday with airlines gradually resuming normal schedules and Deutsche Bahn deploying extra trains.
Looking for something to keep you busy on the longest night of the year? Contributor Tom Callen offers a guide to reading the stars above Sweden during the winter solstice.
A male nurse is under investigation for sexually abusing at least three young boys in the intensive care ward of a Berlin hospital and filming the attacks, prosecutors announced late Tuesday.
Sweden's Transport Administration has allocated extra resources to ensure transport alternatives continue to function as London air traffic is expected to return to normal, easing the passage of stranded Swedes.
Deutsche Bank has struck a deal with US prosecutors to pay $553.6 million and admit criminal wrongdoing to settle a long-running probe into tax shelters that allowed customers to dodge billions of dollars in US taxes.
Following recent criticism of the Sweden's decision to deport Christian Iraqis to Iraq, the government is set to demand that the Migration Board expand its knowledge of the conditions faced by religious minorities, reported Sveriges Radio's Ekot news programme on Wednesday.
Foreign guest workers are being tricked into coming to Sweden and forced to work under slave-like conditions, according to a new report which identifies the trade as a lucrative part of international organised crime.
Despite erratic weather that will bring rain and temperatures as warm as 10 degrees Celsius in southern Germany this week, much of the nation can expect a “White Christmas,” the German Weather Service (DWD) predicts.