New York-based star architect Daniel Libeskind has announced he will design a new synagogue in Munich for the city’s liberal Jewish community in 2018.
Tens of thousands of secondary school pupils staged demonstations across Germany on Wednesday to protest against class sizes, long hours, too much pressure and the country's multi-tier education system.
Sweden's parliament has pushed through legislation that will make it easier for non-EU citizens to come to the country to work.
A punch-up between two far-right politicians from the neo-Nazi NPD party broke out in the regional parliament of Saxony in eastern Germany, a party spokesman said on Wednesday.
Every week a panel of readers will give their views on the state of play in Sweden. This week: woolly undies and trips to Spain are among the suggestions for getting through the winter.
German airline Lufthansa has backed out of discussions on the possible takeover of struggling Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reports.
A blue-ribbon panel of experts said on Wednesday German economic growth would grind to a halt in 2009 and blasted Berlin's plans to shore up Europe's biggest economy as a mere fig leaf.
The world-renowned “Michelin Guide” for restaurants has awarded its highest ranking to Wolfsburg chef Sven Elverfeld, replacing former three-star cook Heinz Winkler in the top-tier of German chefs.
A planned new transatlantic venture from budget airline Ryanair may see flights departing from Sweden to the United States within the next few years.
The German metal and electronics industries averted a potentially crippling strike after agreeing to a new wage deal with trade union IG Metall on Wednesday.
A Berlin doctor has reportedly cured a leukemia patient of the deadly AIDS virus, German daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.
A Swedish television documentary has landed a North Carolina school teacher in hot water for politically-biased comments she made to her students.
Fourteen people went on trial Wednesday in southern Italy for crimes relating to a bloody vendetta between two clans of the 'Ndrangheta mafia that led to a massacre last year in Duisburg, Germany.
Two men at the heart of a massive people smuggling operation were each sentenced to three years in prison by a Swedish court on Wednesday.
German high speed internet customers are deeply unhappy with their service providers according to an online survey by a consumer protection association.
Swedish shoplifters have stolen more than their Nordic counterparts for the second year in a row, a new study has shown.
A court has ruled that Sweden’s Migration Board broke employment protection laws when it demoted an employee who maintained a pro-Israeli blog.
Germany's national railway operator Deutsche Bahn has ordered its personnel to refrain from ejecting children from trains if they don't have a proper ticket, following a spate of incidents that have outraged the public in recent weeks.
With the Swedish winter in full swing, an interactive installation is shedding some light on the darkness – as well as on Stockholmers' state of mind.
The US automaker Ford has asked the German government for aid, but Berlin is divided on the question of how to help the country's key industry, the Süddeutsche Zeiting reported on Wednesday.
German Bundeswehr soldiers in Afghanistan have recieved deliveries of more than one million litres of alcoholic beverages in the last year, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
German property lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE) posted on Wednesday a third-quarter net loss of €3.1 billion ($3.89 billion) and said it expected more bad news by the end of the year.
The Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has begun blacklisting attorneys the agency deems unfit for handling the cases of asylum seekers in Sweden.
A German association has said it will start burying the remains of 5,500 German soldiers and civilians killed during World War II in a Czech cemetery on Wednesday.
German Drug Commissioner Sabine Bätzing has said she wants to get warning labels for pregnant women on beer bottles within the current legislative period, daily Rheinische Post reported on Wednesday.
Apartment prices in Sweden took a steep dive in October, with prices for houses also experiencing a downward trend.
Sweden is helping Montenegro dispose of 26 tonnes of napalm that was stored at a military facility in the Bay of Kotor, a popular tourist destination on its Adriatic coast.