Libyan rebels have been seen using Swedish-designed weapons in their battle to oust Muammar Qaddafi from power. Swedish arms export officials suspect the weapons arrived via the UK.
Lufthansa is scanning aircraft that return from Japan for radioactivity but has not detected any yet, the German airline said on Monday.
Thanks to the booming economy and shrinking unemployment, Germany’s deficit for 2012 will likely be much lower than initially feared, sinking to €31.5 billion, according to government sources.
Foreign ownership of Swedish summer houses, houses, land and farms has increased by 36 percent over the past five years, new statistics from the Swedish land registration authority (Lantmäteriet) show.
The lovely spring weather of the last several days will give way to colder, rainier conditions later this week, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Monday.
Police in Scotland have confirmed that they have charged a 30-year-old man with terror crimes in connection with the suicide bombing in Stockholm in December.
Exberliner, Berlin’s leading English-language magazine, in March develops the trust of a doorman, gets bent, and finds an erotic shop for ladies.
The world’s largest travel trade fair, Berlin's ITB, closed its doors Sunday after exhibitors attempted for five busy days to turn German wanderlust into cash for the international tourism industry.
Fears of a nuclear disaster in Japan on Monday forced Chancellor Angela Merkel to temporarily suspend an extension of the lifespans of Germany’s nuclear power for three months.
Charges stemming from sexually suggestive text messages sent to a 15-year-old Swedish girl by a teacher-in-training will not likely stop him from receiving his teaching licence.
A US-based Jewish group was in Malmö in southern Sweden on Monday to meet with the mayor Ilmar Reepalu, who has previously been the target of criticism for allegedly failing to protect Jews in the city.
Surviving fires, Allied bombings and even motorcycle club worship services, Hamburg’s landmark Michel celebrated its 350th anniversary on Monday.
After several years of scandals involving guest workers imported to Sweden to pick berries in the north of the country, the Swedish human rights and corporate social responsibility watchdog Swedwatch has opened an investigation.
The newly-formed Swedish Fatwa Council sets out to help Muslims in Sweden seeking advice about how to live in accordance with Islam, but not everyone is convinced the group is necessary, The Local's Karen Holst discovers.
A 25-year-old Swedish man on holiday in New Zealand has been found dead near a waterfall in a national park.
Train drivers' union GDL will likely refrain from further strikes until Thursday, two days later than expected, according to a media report.
US filmmaker David Lynch and his son Austin have launched a German version of their popular online video project detailing the everyday lives of regular people.
India has been the world's biggest importer of weapons over the past five years, with Asian countries making up four of the top five, according to a new report from Swedish think tank SIPRI.
Once a year, the Leipzig convention centre transform into a playground for publishers, authors, booksellers and readers. The Leipzig Book Fair, Germany’s second-largest, is less about business than it is about the public – and a love of books themselves.
Brazil midfielder Renato Augusto trimmed Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga lead to nine points with an excellent strike on Sunday to give second-place Bayer Leverkusen a 1-0 win at Mainz.
The 47-year-old man known as the "dusk and dawn pyromaniac" faces trial in Ystad in southern Sweden on Monday, charged with having set fire to an apartment block in the town in December.
Two men were detained in Malmö on Sunday night on suspicion of having held a young woman imprisoned for two days, with one of them also suspected of aggravated rape.