Poland is not expecting to see a mass exodus of workers to Germany after its western EU neighbour fully opens its labour market to Polish citizens on May 1, Labour Minister Jolanta Fedak said Tuesday.
Demonstrators outside the Libyan embassy in Stockholm succeeded in getting the country's independence era flag raised outside the building on Tuesday.
Germans appear to be hungrier for McDonald's burgers than ever before, pushing the fast food chain to record sales in 2010 and prompting 2,000 new hirings this year.
Just a week before the meteorological start to spring, frigid weather has returned to Germany, bringing biting winds and temperatures well below freezing. Snow is likely, but milder relief is on the way.
Max Schreck, the German actor who set the standard for movie vampires everywhere with his legendary portrayal of Nosferatu, has been honoured with a new gravestone commemorating his place in cinematic history.
Less than 17 percent of participants in the Swedish labour market job coach scheme gain a regular job after receiving help, a report published by TV4 on Tuesday showed.
Tom Johnstone, the Scottish CEO of Swedish ball-bearing giant SKF has been named Sweden's funniest CEO in an competition backed by Comedy Central.
"African mercenaries" have been brought in to Libya and are shooting at anyone who tries to go outside, exiled Libyans in Sweden said Tuesday, quoting witnesses back home.
Sweden's Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen - HD) is to consider whether wielding a baseball bat in a public place is against the law.
North Frisians lit their traditional Biikebrennen bonfires on Monday night, celebrating the new year and warding off evil winter spirits in one of northern Germany’s most important folk festivals.
John Demjanjuk, a 90-year-old accused of helping to murder 27,900 Jews during his alleged time as a Nazi death camp guard, threatened Tuesday to go on hunger strike as his trial neared an end.
The Swedish foreign ministry believes that around 100 Swedes were in Christchurch, New Zealand at the time of a major earthquake, but confirmed that there are currently no reports of any injuries.
A Lufthansa jumbo jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Buenos Aires after running into a flock of birds and a flight from Sao Paulo was aborted due to technical problems, the airline said Tuesday.
The system of TV licensing to fund Swedish public TV and radio broadcasting could be discontinued after 2013, after a majority of members of parliament expressed support for a new model.
Sweden's Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen - HD) on Tuesday is to hear the case of four men convicted for arranging an illegal poker tournament, a ruling which experts believe may allow for more competition for Sweden’s state-owned gambling monopoly.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a televised address Tuesday by Libya's Muammar Gaddafi as "very scary" and said Berlin would consider sanctions unless he halted a crackdown on protestors.
Mikael Svensson, a Sweden Democrat (SD) serving on Burlöv municipal council in southern Sweden, has resigned his post after being convicted of assaulting a woman in the face with a motorcycle helmet.
Temporary strikes staged by train drivers’ union GDL on Tuesday morning caused massive railway delays across Germany, with commuter S-Bahn services especially hard-hit in Berlin, Nuremberg and Stuttgart.
Germany's Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, embroiled in a plagiarism scandal, has asked for his doctorate to be scrapped and admitted "serious errors" in his dissertation.
Ilija Batljan, one of the key figures in the Social Democrat election campaign in Stockholm and one of the early names mentioned as a possible new leader, has announced that he is leaving politics.