A new report from Ledarna, Swedens organization for managers, presented Wednesday, shows a large discrepancy between managers in city areas and their countryside counterparts, as well as between the public and the private sector.
Germany has "invited" the Chinese ambassador for talks at the foreign ministry to press home Berlin's call for artist Ai Weiwei to be freed, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said Wednesday.
The link to a site promising to deliver food for ‘real men’ has been spreading like wildfire among the Swedish blogosphere since the beginning of the month.
Nearly one in three Germans don't visit a dentist regularly despite having health insurance, a survey by insurer Barmer GEK has found.
Lots of European gay travellers are discovering a friendly and exuberant gay pride festival on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria - with great flight connections from Sweden.
The problems faced by cash-strapped Swedish carmaker Saab continued on Wednesday with the firm advising that due to delivery problems production has been halted until further notice.
Germany’s stellar growth is set to continue at full steam, according to leading forecasters who are predicting Europe’s largest economy will grow by 2.8 percent, a media report said Wednesday.
The Stockholm Cemetery Administration (Stockholms Kyrkoförvaltning) was hoping to be the first in the country to offer funerals broadcasted online, a practice common in several other countries.
Fifty years after Adolf Eichmann went on trial in Israel, Germany is still keeping mum on how much it knew before Mossad agents kidnapped the Nazi war criminal in Argentina in 1960.
Convicted paedophiles and sex offenders at a secure clinic in Växsjö in southern Sweden will regain internet access after a ban instigated in 2008 has been deemed illegitimate.
The local government in Bern has scrapped an old law stipulating that dogs be killed when their owners don’t pay dog tax.
Regina Mayer is a cowgirl in the true sense. After her parents refused to buy her a horse, she saddled up the next best thing.
The centre-right coalition cabinet has decided to remove online child pornography, burying an initiative to block it by former Family Minister Ursula von der Leyen, dubbed “Censorsula” by internet activists.
The Chief Executive Officer of gategroup, a Switzerland-based market leader in airline catering and hospitality has resigned following a case of internal fraud.
Sweden's Riksbank on Wednesday announced the new faces to adorn the country's currency, including a celebrated film director, a former UN secretary-general and a children's author.
Barely a fortnight since the death of beloved polar bear Knut, the Berlin Zoo has lost another young animal – six-year-old Indian elephant Shaina Pali, according to media reports.
The Supreme Court in Sweden ruled Wednesday that it is both chance and skill that decide the outcome in the poker game Texas Hold’em.
A 10-month-old baby suffering from malnutrition was hospitalised after Swedish healthcare workers failed to follow up on the case due to the onset of the summer holiday season.
Contrary to previous reports that Germany needs electricity from abroad after suspending operations at eight ageing nuclear reactors, the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) said Wednesday that the country can power itself.
The German bank Commerzbank said Wednesday it would redeem €14.3 billion in silent participations held by the government by June, with a capital increase worth €11 billion.
The environmentalist Greens continue gaining popularity in Germany, where a new poll on Wednesday showed the party had reached their highest approval rating in history.
Sweden's Royal Court has accused a photographer of "stalking" Queen Silvia after she was injured trying to avoid "obstinate" shutterbug during her current visit to New York.
Schalke 04 coach Ralf Rangnick claimed his side had been rewarded for their attacking mentality as they stunned the reigning champions Inter Milan 5-2 at the San Siro on Tuesday night.
A group of activists gathered outside of a Migration Board (Migrationsverket) facility north of Gothenburg on Tuesday night in an attempt to halt another round of Iraqi deportations.