Police believe a gang of organized criminals is behind the daring weekend heist of two trailers filled with valuable electronics from a Stena Line shipping terminal in Gothenburg.
The Stockholm stock exchange has begun the week on a high note with the OMXS index gaining 4.6 percent on Monday.
A Congolese war criminal wanted by Interpol has been living openly in Germany, ARD news show Fakt reported on Monday. Politicians told the show that allowing him to stay would be a scandal as violence in the African hot spot intensifies.
Americans go to the polls on Tuesday to elect either Barack Obama or John McCain president, but Dr. Josef Braml from the German Council on Foreign Relations argues Berlin must look beyond the White House for good transatlantic ties.
Drivers of foreign-registered cars in Sweden may want to start paying more attention to the country’s parking rules.
Jewish leaders expressed outrage Monday over two "hate crimes" committed in Germany over the weekend, before the 70th anniversary of the Nazis' Kristallnacht pogrom.
Rebel Social Democrats derailed the formation of a left-wing minority government in the German state of Hesse on Monday amid ongoing opposition to cooperating with the hard-line socialist Left party.
Nearly 95 percent of violent crimes and robberies committed in Sweden go unsolved, and an individual police officer solves an average of three crimes per year, according to a recent analysis.
Linde, the world's biggest industrial gases group, posted a 32-percent jump in third quarter net profit on Monday and said it had not yet felt the impact of the global financial crisis.
Foreign-born women living in Sweden are giving birth to more children on average than women born in Sweden, new statistics show.
Germany’s Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned anti-nuclear activists against violence when demonstrating against nuclear waste transports taking place this week.
Berlin authorities have arrested a suspect after the headless body of a man was found in a Schöneberg district apartment, daily Berliner Morgenpost reported on Monday.
October 2008 was the worst month for layoffs in Sweden in more than 15 years, according to new statistics.
An Essen Catholic youth organization plans to breathe new life into deflated congregation numbers with the country’s first inflatable Catholic cathedral, daily Neuen Ruhr/Neuen Rhein Zeitung reported over the weekend.
TV viewers around the world are soon to get their first glimpse of the seaside town of Ystad with the screening of three new BBC movies starring Kenneth Branagh as Inspector Kurt Wallander. David Wiles takes us on a blood-soaked tour of Scandinavia’s murder capital.
A man in western Sweden is facing harassment charges after tricking and mistreating two children who called to his door as part of the weekend's Halloween celebrations, Sveriges Radio reports.
With single runs over 3,000 metres long and pristine off-piste powder set against one of the most awe-inspiring natural backdrops on earth, it’s no wonder Narvik has been described as home to the world´s most beautiful setting for skiing.
Boating accidents in Sweden claimed three lives at the weekend, while the search continues for the fourth member of the crew of a boat that sank in Lake Mälaren on Friday near Västerås.
German military frigate Mecklenburg-Vorpommern left harbor on Monday on its way to Northeast Africa to help the US mission “Enduring Freedom.”
Commerzbank, the second-largest German bank, said on Monday it would benefit from €8.2 billion and €15 billion more in debt guarantees – becoming the second major financial institution to apply for state aid after the financial crisis.
Two young women from Sweden tied the knot at the weekend in the first known lesbian "marriage" near India's famed Taj Mahal, newspapers said on Monday.
Thousands of metal and electronic industry workers across Germany went on a warning strike early Monday morning as part of union IG Metall’s ongoing wage dispute.
Police in Stockholm arrested Syrian-Lebanese singing star George Wassouf at his hotel on Saturday on charges of drug possession shortly before he was due to perform a concert.