Dozens of drivers who refueled at petrol stations in southern Sweden have been caught up in a credit card scam, with more than 40 reports pouring in on Thursday alone.
German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung was among approximately 900 mourners on Thursday at the funeral for three soldiers killed in Afghanistan over a week ago.
The operator of three of Sweden’s largest amusement parks lost money in 2008, but the company’s CEO is confident of an upswing in profits for 2009 due in part to the weak Swedish currency.
As classic cars assemble for the annual Power Big Meet, Robert La Bua takes in the medieval charm of host town Västerås.
Auto industry experts fear a sharp downturn in sales after this year’s figures have been dramatically boosted by the car-scrapping premium the German government introduced in January, news magazine Der Spiegel reported Thursday.
A storm of criticism has been directed at the three main personalities behind The Pirate Bay following news that the file sharing site will be sold.
The 52-year-old head of one of Sweden most infamous gangs was sentenced in Germany on Tuesday to three years and three months in prison.
What's on in Stockholm: Millennium trilogy tour, roots festival, sing-a-long at Skansen, dance camp.
Media company Axel Springer is planning a tribunal on the upheaval that rocked Germany in the late sixties, including discussions with revolutionaries who were once the company’s bitterest enemies, CEO Mathias Döpfner announced Thursday.
The German office of the President has officially approved US President Barack Obama’s top choice for the next ambassador Phil Murphy, according to news magazine Der Spiegel on Thursday.
Germany is threatened with the largest debt growth in its history due to a fall in tax revenue because of the recession, newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.
A series of isolated, violent thunderstorms wreaked havoc across southern and central Sweden on Wednesday, flooding roads, damaging buildings, and killing three horses.
Public prosecutors have been unable to identify the source of racist names that cropped up in police training materials in southern Sweden and will not press charges in the case.
The Group of Eight industrialised powers (G8) is no longer the appropriate forum to thrash out the world's problems, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.
This Week's Highlights: Cologne gets irie, Springsteen rocks Munich, and Lucinda Williams drops in on Berlin.
An artist’s design for the gravestone of Germany's most famous prostitute has been rejected by the cemetery authorities for being too "slutty," newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost reported Thursday.
In a move that surprised many analysts, Sweden’s central bank has slashed its benchmark interest rate from 0.5 to 0.25 percent.
Three months ahead of national elections, German security experts are meeting in Berlin to discuss the danger of terrorist attacks in the country, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Thursday.
Gay and lesbian couples in the German state of Bavaria may now officially register for civil unions, according to a bill approved by the State Parliament in Munich this week.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt did his best on Wednesday to deflect attention away from the continuing institutional uncertainty which threatens to overshadow Sweden’s six-month European Union presidency.
A judge in New York has indefinitely banned publication in the US of a Swedish author’s unauthorized follow-up to J.D. Salinger’s classic novel The Catcher in the Rye.
Germany needs more ethnic minorities in its political system, the police and its courts, and has to do more to tackle racism in daily life, a UN special rapporteur said on Wednesday.
Sweden’s star ice hockey twins, Daniel and Henrik Sedin, have both agreed to extend their contracts with the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, keeping with the club for another five years.