Angry officials from Germany's federal states on Monday demanded Deutsche Bahn boss Rüdiger Grube improve the rail operator’s beleaguered train services, which have not been able to cope with icy weather this winter.
The 'anti-studying' culture among Swedish boys and problems relating to honour impede school efforts in pushing gender equality, according to a new government report on Monday.
Hard drives and USB sticks sold in Sweden may face a significant price hike later this year, but an industry organisation claims the fees are against the law.
German pharmaceutical giant Bayer announced on Monday it was developing a drug to combat the dreaded double chin that it says could generate €250 million a year in sales.
Porsche on Monday unveiled a new hybrid 918 Spyder coupe at the Detroit auto show expected to be on the market in 2013.
Few experiences in life are more leveling than a language class, where people’s previous identities are mysteriously replaced by characters and coping mechanisms worthy of a Swedish crime drama, explains contributor Lola Akinmade.
A 24-year-old Örebro man detained for a string of sexual assaults has admitted to four more attacks.
As Germany's robust economic recovery continues, the country’s companies are finding it increasingly hard to find enough skilled workers. Kyle James reports on the impending labour shortage.
Former Swedish national team goalkeeper Magnus Hedman and Allsvenskan forward Dulee Johnson are guilty of paying for sex, a Swedish court ruled on Monday.
As Germany grapples with a food scandal that has forced thousands of farms to halt sales, one technology firm has come up with an enterprising way to pick out the bad eggs at the supermarket.
UK pharmacy chain Alliance Boots has confirmed its imminent plans to enter the Swedish pharmacy market in the first quarter of this year.
The German children’s TV channel Kinderkanal is at the centre of a fraud scandal with the revelation that a trusted production manager allegedly embezzled up to €7 million from the public station.
Sweden's childcare allowance, strongly promoted by the Christian Democrats as a way to help parents who wish to spend more time at home with their young children, has been a fiasco, according to a previously unreleased report.
Swedish striker Linus Hallenius was competing against football greats such as Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben to take home FIFA's award for the "most beautiful" goal of 2010, which was awarded at the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala on Monday evening to Hamit Altintop of Turkey
About 3,000 German farms have been given the all-clear to reopen following the dioxin contamination scandal, but not all of Germany's states have managed to publish lists of affected eggs.
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The Swedish government wants to toughen the country’s hunting laws to make it easier for authorities to combat widespread illegal wolf hunting.
Floodwaters continued to rise in parts of Germany on Monday amid warmer temperatures and melting snow. While the situation in the west remained critical along the Rhine and Mosel, rivers in the centre and east of the country had stabilized.
Health advocates called on Monday for stronger laws to protect German patients’ rights after a European Union official said errors were made during one in 10 treatments in Europe’s hospitals.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has indicated that his government is ready to push ahead with further tax cuts assuming public finances continue to improve.
The head of the Muslim Council of Sweden has said she had no idea that the man with whom her daughter has two children was suspected of plotting an attack on a Danish newspaper when he was arrested last month.
Germany has denied planning to press Portugal to seek a bailout in order to stop Spain and Belgium from becoming the next euro debt crisis casualties.