Deutsche Bank is planning to eliminate 1,300 jobs in Germany, daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.
Germany’s newly elected parliament has 15 MPs with foreign roots – more than ever before, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
Two men suspected of involvement in last week's daring helicopter heist have been remanded in custody by a Stockholm court. A third man has been released, while the remand hearing for a fourth suspect was postponed until Thursday.
The price of stock in Scandinavian airline SAS rose by 9 percent on Wednesday morning following news that the company was close to securing a deal with unions over lower wages and unsatisfactory employment conditions.
Austrian police said Wednesday they had dismantled a huge child pornography ring in Germany and Austria, making a total of 22 arrests.
Swedes spend more money on their recreation than they do on food, according to a new study.
Overturning two previous rulings by lower courts, the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court has awarded two parents from central Sweden the right to name their son Q.
As Swedish cinemas prepare for Friday's opening of the romantic comedy “Äntligen Midsommar” ('Finally Midsummer'), The Local spoke with Ian McCrudden and Schif Musarra about how a pair of American filmmakers ended up making this very Swedish movie.
Berlin school officials and parents are disappointed after an administrative court granted a Muslim high school student the right to pray in between lessons, daily Berliner Morgenpost reported on Wednesday.
Swedish hockey great Mats Sundin announced his retirement from professional ice hockey at a hastily announced press conference in Stockholm on Wednesday.
Even though US president Barack Obama isn't setting foot in Sweden, his planned visit to Copenhagen on Friday is expected to cause headaches for Malmö-area businesses and commuters.
A computer glitch on Wednesday caused widespread delays on German airline Lufthansa, forcing passengers to check in with handwritten tickets.
Berlin’s former finance senator Thilo Sarrazin has said the denizens of the German capital don't have the intellect to make it a great city, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
Six months after the introduction of Sweden's controversial anti-piracy law, 11 percent of Swedes continue to download copyrighted material.
Official figures released on Wednesday showed German unemployment fell to 8.0 percent of the workforce in September, but economists warned the worst is yet to come for the country's job market.
He had his public coming-out five years ago at Angela Merkel’s 50th birthday party and now Guido Westerwelle is in the frame to become Europe’s first openly gay foreign minister.
Germany captain Michael Ballack insists his team will give everything they have to beat Russia in Moscow on October 10 and earn themselves an automatic place at the 2010 World Cup.
Two teens playing with alcohol-based hand sanitizer inadvertently burned down a school in Södertälje, south of Stockholm.
At least one German tourist has been injured in a tsunami that killed more than 100 on the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific, honorary consul Arne Schreiber told broadcaster WDR on Wednesday.
Brain damage due to alcohol abuse, previously considered irreversible, may by repairable with the help of growth hormones, Swedish researchers have learned.
Sweden wants to send more troops to Afghanistan after an assessment by the Armed Forces concluded that the current force of 500 soldiers is too small.