Koenigsegg Group, the consortium bidding to buy Saab Automobile, is remaining tight lipped about its ownership structure despite pressure from the Swedish government to display greater transparency.
The number of cases of gonorrhea among women in Sweden for the first six months of 2009 was up 31 percent on the same period last year, according to new figures from the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet).
The Austrian-Canadian auto parts company Magna has reportedly worked out an agreement with US carmaker General Motors regarding the takeover of its German unit Opel. But the deal has yet to be inked.
A woman in Bielefeld has been banned from all city police stations after she took revenge on the department for not returning her romantic interest, a spokesman said Thursday.
The use of Nazi slogans is not illegal if they are translated into other languages besides German, a federal court in Karlsruhe ruled on Thursday.
Stockholm stock exchange continued its steady rise since the turn of the year and set a new annual high on Thursday.
Germany should change its restrictive citizenship rules to allow for dual nationality, Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries told daily Berliner Zeitung on Thursday.
A black member of the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) in Thuringia has become the target of a racist campaign by the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD).
What's on in Sweden: Culture and youth festivals in Stockholm; International music festival and continental market in Gothenburg; Music & arts festival in Malmö.
After the discovery of a poisonous plant in a package of rocket salad in a Hannover supermarket this week, the Lower Saxony Ministry for Consumer Protection announced on Thursday it would increase checks of the leafy greens.
Heart attack survivors who eat chocolate two or more times per week cut their risk of dying from heart disease about threefold compared to those who never touch the stuff, Swedish scientists have reported.
Swedish musician Magnus Uggla has withdrawn his music from streaming music service Spotify claiming his "songs are being given away".
The Swedish men's football team received a confidence boosting 1-0 win over Finland in Stockholm on Wednesday ahead of a crucial World Cup qualifier against Hungary on September 5th.
The German economy grew unexpectedly for the first time since early 2008 in the second quarter of this year, the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) reported on Thursday.
Säter high-security psychiatric hospital in central Sweden was the target of an escape attempt on Thursday morning. Two people were arrested as they smashed their car into a fence.
This Week's Highlights: Poetry slamming in Hamburg, a culture festival in Dresden and Madonna drops in on Munich.
Sweden trails behind its European neighbours in regard to consumption of fruit and vegetables, a new report from sector organisation Freshfel has shown.
Sweden's Pirate Party has announced that, in addition to standing in next year's general election, it will also be represented in local council elections.
The far-right Sweden Democrats have increased their support to a record 5.6 percent, according to a new voter poll published on Thursday.
On Thursday Germany marks the fateful summer day in 1961 when Berliners woke to find their city carved in two - an anniversary that still awakens painful memories on both sides of the fallen Wall.
The dreaded ’Ndrangheta clan of the Italian Mafia has established a growing foothold in Germany, according to a report from the Federal Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BKA) obtained by weekly newspaper Die Zeit.
Germany opened a four-point gap at the top of their World Cup qualifying group after goals by Bastian Schweinsteiger and Miroslav Klose sealed Germany's 2-0 win in Azerbaijan on Wednesday.