Shares in Scandinavian airline SAS soared Monday after a report said carriers Air France-KLM, Lufthansa and British Airways would be ready to enter a bidding war for the beleaguered company.
Five years after a Danish newspaper first published controversial cartoons of the Muslim prophet, targets in Scandinavia are increasingly in the crosshairs of would-be terrorist attackers, the AFP's Nina Larson explains.
Many sun-starved Swedes will have to make due with a partial sunrise on Tuesday morning as Sweden is set to experience the first solar eclipse of 2011.
The discovery of animal feed laced with poisonous dioxin has forced the closure of countless farms and the slaughter of at least 8,000 egg-laying chickens, as German officials on Monday reacted to a widening agriculture scandal.
The boss of the Swedish Postcode Lottery (Postkodlotteriet) earned close to three million kronor ($450,000) more in wages and bonuses than was previously declared, it was revealed on Monday.
Chaos and fear gripped travelers on a Swedish passenger plane Monday morning after a loss of cabin pressure caused the aircraft to drop thousands of metres in less than three minutes.
What will be the big stories in Germany in 2011? The Local breaks down what could be a difficult year for the government but a triumphant one for the economy, music and women’s football.
Human error was most likely behind the train crash at Malmö Central station which saw an x2000 train crash into a stop barrier on the morning of New Year's Day.
Two people have died from swine flu in the German state of Lower Saxony, state officials announced on Monday.
There has been great interest in starting new pharmacies in Sweden, which has led to a greater number of local pharmacies and increased consumer accessibilty according to a recent report.
The United States and Germany are jointly developing secret spy satellites under the guise of a commercial programme despite opposition from France, leaked US diplomatic cables showed Monday.
Germany’s final batch of military conscripts, some 12,000 young men, reported for duty on Monday, as the country moves toward a smaller, professional armed forces.
A message from the Stockholm suicide bomber was posted on YouTube two days after he blew himself up in an attempt to wreak carnage among Christmas shoppers, suggesting he had accomplices, media reported Monday.
The number of deaths on Sweden's roads was at an all time low in 2010, according to new statistics.
Four German tourists had to be rescued Monday after they ignored warning signs and got their car stuck in a crocodile-infested river in northern Australia.
Three workers at at a Volvo engine plant in central Sweden were given their marching orders after one of them described his place of work as a 'madhouse' in a Facebook status update.
Thirteen leading European firms including Germany's RWE, EON and Deutsche Telekom have reportedly urged the European Union to impose sanctions on Hungary for anti-competitive measures.
German national air carrier Lufthansa will create 4,000 jobs in the country in 2011, its new boss Christoph Franz said on Monday.
The brother of skiing champion Annemarie Gerg was killed on New Year’s Eve when a homemade firework exploded unexpectedly, according to a Monday media report.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge declared on Sunday that the club would sign no new players in the January transfer window.
German politicians of all stripes have called for a tougher line against religious intolerance after 21 Coptic Christians were murdered in Egypt, while Copts in Germany warned on Monday they also feared violent attacks.
A 65-year-old woman froze to death after somehow being locked inside the fortress walls of an historic Swedish castle where she had attended a special New Year's Eve mass, police said Sunday.
Sweden’s Maria Pietila Holmner emerged victorious in the parallel slalom event in Munich, Germany on Sunday, marking her second World Cup victory this season.
The wife of the Stockholm suicide bomber said she had no idea he had become radicalised and was plotting a terror attack, in an interview out Sunday.
Swedish actor Per Oscarsson, who took top honours at the 1966 Cannes film festival, and his wife were feared dead on Sunday after human remains were discovered among the ashes of their burned home.