When figuring out how to manage an international team it's easy to fall back on tired stereotypes. But a better strategy is for managers to start closer to home, a new course at Företagsuniversitetet in Stockholm teaches.
A 700,000 kronor ($105,051) asking price didn't stop the sale of a parking spot in Stockholm's trendy Östermalm district where the price for real estate designated for cars can exceed the per square-metre price of nearby apartments.
A family-friendly town carnival became violent when a man attacked two people with a machete.
When readers of the southern Sweden daily Sydsvenskan surfed onto the site on Monday, they were greeted not by the latest news from the region but images of a scantily clad Paris Hilton and other less-than-fully-dressed celebrities.
Major carmakers will roll out 140 models making their global debuts at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show, the head of the salon Andre Hefti said on Tuesday.
A gang of four has carried out an "unbelievably audacious" theft of rhino horns worth €50,000, German police said Tuesday, the latest in what appears to be a spate of similar robberies.
The Swedish krona is 25 percent overvalued against the US dollar, according to the OECD, jeopardizing the currency's appeal as a “safe haven” for investors.
A 28-year-old man suspected of stabbing a young girl in the throat in a Gothenburg schoolyard at the beginning of February has confessed to the crime, after being apprehended in another European country.
Having employees between the ages of 45 and 67 increases a business' productivity, the German government announced on Tuesday in a report examining age-equality in the workplace.
The European Union is not yet out of the woods despite the adoption of a €237-billion ($310 billion) Greek bailout plan, the head of Norway's central bank warned on Tuesday.
Swiss entrepreneur Jean-Claude Baumgartner, 50, was sentenced last week to two years and eight months in a UK jail for deceiving presenters on the British TV show, Dragon’s Den.
The local Widen branch of the far-right Swiss People's Party (SVP) has struggled to explain why it published racist slogans on its website that initially came form from a satirical anti-SVP website.
Swedish military police are investigating a suspected illegal boxing match arranged by a group of Swedish soldiers at the Mazar-i-Sharif base in Afghanistan which reportedly left one soldier in need of medical treatment.
A newborn baby girl was found dead on Sunday afternoon by a passer-by at a landfill site in Wimmis, central Switzerland.
A controversial submarine soon to be delivered to Israel – the largest produced in Germany since World War II – has made an appearance at the northern port city of Kiel.
A version of "The Scream", one of the world's most famous paintings and an iconic image of despair, will go on sale this May in New York, where it is expected to fetch at least $80 million, Sotheby's auctioneers said on Tuesday.
Norway is pulling out all the stops to celebrate King Harald’s 75th birthday on Monday, although the unassuming royal has vowed to keep things low-key.
Hamburg’s complicated smoking ban was ruled unconstitutional by Germany’s highest court on Tuesday, forcing the city state to devise a new regulation.
2011 marked the largest exodus from Sweden in history with over 50,000 people leaving the country, with China proving to be an ever more popular destination for Swedes who move abroad.
German prosecutors said Tuesday they had charged the lead singer of a suspected neo-Nazi band who wrote a song about a series of racist murders thought to have been carried out by far-right extremists.
After her car plunged 20 metres into an icy fjord, Ellen Annette Gutubakken cheated death by slinking out of the plunging vehicle, swimming ashore, and trudging through a snow storm in high heels.
Joachim Gauck’s nomination for the German presidency nearly brought down Angela Merkel's coalition government, with her Christian Democratic Union accusing their junior partners the Free Democrats of blackmail.
French police detained former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for questioning on Tuesday over allegations he took part in orgies in Paris and Washington paid for by a pair of businessmen.
Residents across Germany are complaining that they’re receiving unwanted gifts falling from the heavens: Giant chunks of frozen faeces and urine that plummet to the ground after leaking out of passing aeroplanes.
A pastor from central Sweden who uploaded “pornographic” pictures of himself and his girlfriend to an office computer will not be sacked over the incident.
Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said on Tuesday he was "totally confident" Germany's parliament would approve a Greek bailout deal without the governing coalition having to rely on opposition support.
Carina Höglund, mother to 2008’s 10-year-old murder victim Engla, is suing the government for its inability to protect her daughter in what she claimed was a preventable attack.
The number of nights spent in Paris hotels hit a record in 2011, the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau said on Monday, with a big jump in visits from China.
A gynaecologist in Gothenburg has been charged with two cases of sexual abuse after allegedly sexually molesting two patients during their examinations.
The far-right Swiss People's Party, the country's largest, on Monday accused the government of inaction and abuses in dealing with a surge of asylum seekers.
The French parliament approved a move on Monday for November 11th to become a day to remember all French war dead and not only those who died during the First World War.
A mentally-disturbed man has apparently been starved to death by his family in their home in the central German town of Salzgitter.
A Swede pulled from a snowed-in car claiming he had not eaten for two months had lived in the vehicle since mid-2011, media reported, as experts said the "miraculous survival" was theoretically possible.
The Swiss women's alpine ski coach Stefan Abplanalp was sacked by the national federation on Monday because of his misbehaviour off the piste.
On a visit to Paris' main meat market on Tuesday morning, President Sarkozy rejected the claims of far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen that all meat consumed in the Ile-de-France region is halal, without consumers being aware.
Striking workers at Frankfurt airport are extending their stoppage until Friday evening in a bid to further turn up pressure in their pay dispute, unions said Tuesday.
France's top two football divisions have witnessed an unwelcome upsurge in racist abuse from the terraces in the 2011-12 season to date, a police report released on Monday revealed.
The driver of a British coach that crashed in northern France as it was taking schoolchildren home from a skiing trip was indicted on Monday for manslaughter, a prosecutor said.
A Bulgarian orchestra recorded the campaign anthem for French President Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election quest but musicians did not know whom they were working for, their manager said Monday.
German scientists have used a special “eye-tracker” to prove that babies are aware of their environment and are able to do things intentionally earlier than was previously believed.