Germany might be feverishly awaiting Barack Obama’s visit to Berlin on Thursday, but the US presidential candidate will have a tough time keeping the country’s affections if he’s elected this November, writes The Local’s Marc Young.
Bangladeshi refugee and writer Tasneem Khalil explains why the Riksdag's vote in favour of the surveillance law has him feeling let down by the country to which he fled to escape state-sanctioned domestic spying.
The German Football Association (DFB) has denied speculation that UEFA is making contingency plans for Germany to host the Euro 2012 if the political situation in Ukraine do not improve.
Music by Swedish composer Robert Wells has been chosen as the official television theme music for the Olympic games in Beijing 2008. Wells' composition will introduce television broadcasts of the games on stations worldwide.
A 35-year-old man was convicted on Tuesday of murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery and theft. He was given a life sentence.
The 32-year-old German woman suspected for the murder of two children, one and three-years-old, and attempted murder of their mother in Arboga in March, will be charged on Wednesday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and German bosses have a dinner date Tuesday following a visit this month by Economy Minister Michael Glos to Baghdad, signifying that German-Iraqi trade is back in business.
A new DNA test has shown that former Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorist Verena Becker was not an accomplice in the leftist drive-by murder of Chief Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and two passengers on April 7, 1977.
Nordic banking groups Nordea and Handelsbanken posted sharply lower second quarter earnings on Tuesday as they felt the sting of the ongoing global financial crisis.
The Swedish government announced a new vision on Tuesday aiming to knock France off its pedestal and establish Sweden as haute cuisine leader of the world.
The mother of murdered 10-year-old Engla Juncosa Höglund came face to face with her daughter's killer, Anders Eklund, as the trial entered its second day.
Soggy and grey Germany will finally get a taste of summer again later this week, according to the Germany Weather Service.
A Berlin psychiatry clinic has released medical records for one of Germany's most recognizable film stars, Klaus Kinski, confirming suspicions that the notoriously temperamental star did indeed suffer from mental illness.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday welcomed the arrest of wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic as historic and a vindication for the victims of the Balkan wars.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt on Tuesday welcomed the news that the Serbian government had arrested wanted war criminal Radovan Karadjic.
The German pilot trade union Cockpit on Tuesday called for strikes at Eurowings and CityLine amid an ongoing wage dispute at the two Lufthansa units.
The debate over presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s visit to Germany should have an end, according to Karsten Voigt, government coordinator for German-American relations.
The public prosecutor has decided not to conduct a preliminary investigation against FRA for breach of electronic communication legislation. FRA was reported to the police following a Sveriges Television news broadcast on June 16th.
A bug in rail operator SJ's booking system caused chaos on trains between Gävle and Stockholm on Sunday. The bookings problem is widespread across Sweden.
Three German mountaineers, held hostage by separatist Kurdish rebels in Turkey for almost two weeks, arrived home in Germany late on Monday.
Facebook is asking a US court to shut down German website StudiVZ on the grounds it is an illegal “knockoff” of the online social networking superstar.
Telecoms company Ericsson's report for the second quarter was below market expectations. Profits crashed to 2.9 billion kronor ($488.34 million) from 9.3 billion kronor in the corresponding period of 2007.