Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen and Family Minister Kristina Schröder were at loggerheads Monday on whether to enforce a quota for women in top jobs in German firms.
While Sweden's emphasis on equality is admirable, it may end up keeping Swedish children from striving to be the best they can be, argues contributor Ruben Brunsveld.
The men from Sweden currently being held in Copenhagen on suspicions of planning a terror attack against the Jyllands-Posten newspaper planned on slitting the journalists' throats, police wiretaps reveal.
Sweden's Mackmyra Svensk Whisky has announced its plans to list on the stock market later this year, adding that it is now looking for a CFO to help accomplish the task.
Social networking site Facebook announced Monday it was launching its “deals” service, on which members can look up special offers on anything from a cup of coffee to a football scarf on their smart phones.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday at the start of a two-day visit that will include a joint German-Israeli cabinet meeting.
Sweden's National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) said Monday that its review of her case revealed no grounds to criticise the care administered to former foreign minister Anna Lindh, following a fatal knife attack in 2003.
Some 50,000 new jobs are expected to open up in Germany’s metal and electrical industries this year, the Gesamtmetall industrial employers’ association said in Berlin on Monday.
Prosperous Bavaria has the highest suicide rate of any German state, a fact that is confounding experts, a Monday media report said.
Support for the far-right Sweden Democrats has increased since the party entered the Riksdag, while support for the four parties of the centre-right Alliance government have dropped, according to a new poll.
Japanese carmaker Subaru has announced its desire to start making vehicles in Sweden, possibly at a vacant Saab Automobile facility in western Sweden's Trollhättan.
A 22-year-old Swedish tourist in Egypt claims he was arrested and tortured for four days by police before escaping when protesters set fire to the building where he was being held, media reported Monday.
A pair of 12-year-old girls have been caught out for a late-night joyride in their pyjamas, police in northern Germany reported Monday.
The German naval training ship at the centre of a scandal involving the death of a cadet, an alleged mutiny and accusations of sexual harassment was sailing back home on Monday, the navy said.
Children being cared for in foster homes and state institutions in Sweden continue to suffer from abuse, violence and sexual abuse, according to a forthcoming report.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to refrain from violence in dealing with the protests in his country during a phone conversation Sunday, her office said.
Swedish tour operator Ving Group will likely begin flying home Swedes from Egyptian tourist resorts Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada on Monday, according to the company.
As the dispute over the estate of late Swedish author Stieg Larsson heats up, his longtime partner, Eva Gabrielsson, is starting to feel like Millennium-trilogy heroine Lisabeth Salander, the AFP's Robert MacPherson discovers.
Bayern FC winger Arjen Robben was defiant on Sunday about his physical attack on teammate Thomas Müller during the team’s 3:1 win over Bremen.
The Swedish government's proposal to document abuses against the country's Roma population has met with mixed reactions among Roma activists.
Prosecutors have placed under investigation the 41-year-old driver of the freight train that collided with a passenger train Saturday night, killing 10 people, on the suspicion he drove through a stop signal.
Veteran Swedish defenceman Nicklas Lidström captained his all-star squad to a 11-10 win against Team Eric Staal in the National Hockey League All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday.