The number of Swedes playing the stock market dropped in 2010, according to new statistics, while telecom firms Ericsson and TeliaSonera topped the list of Swedish firms with the most shareholders.
Germans like meat. But if the whole world ate like them, we'd need at least two planets to feed everyone. A proper Sunday roast free of toxic feed could be the answer, says Dagmar Dehmer from Der Tagesspiegel.
A Swedish government employee allegedly knew ahead of time about last month's suicide bomb attack in Stockholm, but failed to inform Swedish security service Säpo, according to new media reports.
After a lengthy thaw that brought rain and torrents of snowmelt to much of Germany, wintry temperatures and snow will return in the coming days, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Wednesday.
What was supposed to be a routine dental cleaning spiraled out of control for a patient in central Sweden when the end of the dentist's tool came loose.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday ruled out a return to the Deutsche mark amid a debt crisis that has led to calls in some quarters for Europe's top economy to ditch the euro.
Baden-Württemberg's state premier Stefan Mappus on Wednesday said he has “no feelings of guilt at all” over the protestor who was blinded by a water cannon during a protest in Stuttgart last autumn.
Two people were killed when a train slammed into a taxi in central Sweden on Wednesday, dragging the vehicle half a kilometre down the track following impact.
The first party leader debate of the year was the last for the Social Democrats' Sahlin, who called for more cross-coalition cooperation to squeeze out the Sweden Democrats.
The financial crisis is over in Sweden, Nordic financial services group Nordea declared in a report on Wednesday.
The Swedish economy hasn't yet been dragged down by eurozone debt problems, and while growth is strong and exports are up, Sweden might still face a few economic bumps on the road ahead, the AFPs Marc Preel reports.
Swedish taxpayers looking to shield earnings from the country's tax authorities may have an unlikely tax haven at their disposal across the Atlantic: the United State.
Germany will grow much faster in 2011 than previously expected, the government said Wednesday, as Europe's top economy continues to motor ahead despite the eurozone debt crisis raging around it.
A discovery by researchers at Lund University in southern Sweden on how Parkinson's disease spreads to the brain may lead to new treatments.
Disgruntled employees in Germany who compare conditions at their workplace to the Third Reich can be justifiably fired, according to a Hessian labour court ruling published on Wednesday.
German soldiers are complaining that their letters from Afghanistan have been opened and censored in recent months, with a military advocate demanding an explanation from Defence Minster Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, a media report said Wednesday.
Germany's Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, is reportedly considering launching a new car brand specifically designed for the booming Chinese market.
Swedish police said they have released 24 of the 25 people who had protested outside an asylum seeker detention centre Stockholm early Wednesday, where they were reportedly trying to stop a mass deportation to Iraq.
Duisburg prosecutors have announced they are investigating 16 people in connection with Love Parade stampede that killed 21 and injured hundreds more last July.
German Family Minister Kristina Schröder is in the family way, she confirmed Wednesday, admitting she and her husband will now face the same challenge as many other couples – balancing career and parenthood.
Swedish blueliner Nicklas Lidstrom was selected as an NHL all-star captain for the 2011 game, responsible for picking his team out of a pool of elite players.