The German luxury carmaker BMW unveiled on Monday its long-awaited new brand, BMW i, with two new models to be equipped with electric and hybrid drive systems from 2013.
More often than not, sex crimes accusations in Sweden don't lead to formal charges, a new study shows. The frequency with which charges are filed also varies widely across the country.
English-speaking professionals in other European countries form a growing and valuable market. Reach:Europe, launched today by The Local, helps advertisers reach nearly 6 million of these high-earning consumers with one phone call.
Charitable giving in Sweden reached near record levels in 2010, according to preliminary statistics, approaching levels not seen since the year following the tsunami catastrophe in southeast Asia.
Though many are closely connected to the British throne, most of Germany’s aristocratic houses have not been invited to the upcoming royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
CeBIT, the world’s largest technology trade fair, is welcoming back several big-name tech firms following a few rough, crisis-hit years.
Three non-diplomatic employees of the Libyan embassy in Stockholm have resigned in protest against the "genocide" currently taking place in the country.
With the 25th anniversary of the assassination of former Swedish prime minister Olof Palme a week away, Swedish police revealed on Monday that 130 people have confessed to the killing.
German business confidence hit its third straight record high in February, the Ifo economic institute said Monday, signaling solid momentum for a sustained recovery.
Is the Social Democrats’ crushing election victory in Hamburg a state-level anomaly or will there be national implications? Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup on Monday attempt to divine the impact on Chancellor Merkel’s government.
Roughly half of Sweden's financial firms have failed to abide by rules for handing out performance-based bonuses, a new report has shown.
Embattled German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg plagiarized huge chunks of his legal thesis, according to a new internet site.
People with a particular genotype associated with obesity may have three times higher a risk of developing dementia than those who do not, according to a study by Stockholm's Karolinska Institute.
Snow and ice caused numerous accidents in southern and western Germany on Monday. One man was killed and several drivers injured, as the weather shut down many roads for hours.
Google Maps has reignited long-running border tensions between a northern German city and the Netherlands after reportedly handing over Emden's port to the Dutch by mistake.
Sweden has warned its citizens against all travel to Libya amid reports that dozens of people have been killed as government forces attempt to quash growing unrest in the country.
At least 10 people fell through the ice on Vättern, Sweden's second-largest lake, on Sunday, but no serious injuries were reported, according to the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (Sjöräddningssällskapet).
A gang of youths have attacked another person in a Berlin metro station, just a week after a similar incident in the city left a man in a coma, police said Monday.
Germans face commuting chaos on Tuesday morning, with train drivers set to go on strike nationwide to put pressure on railway operators in a wage dispute.
Swedes topped the podium twice over the weekend with Nordic World Cup wins in Norway. A Swedish alpine skier also won silver in the slalom at the World Ski Championships in Germany.
After some eight weeks of difficult talks between the German government and the opposition, both sides reached a deal on reforms to Hartz IV welfare benefits early on Monday morning.
The world's 100 largest arms dealers, excluding Chinese vendors, sold weapons for $401 billion in 2009, with US vendors remaining in first place, according to a report published Monday.