German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg on Monday confirmed he will race for the new team Mercedes Grand Prix team next season.
German engineering group MAN, struggling from the downturn and reeling from a bribery scandal, announced the resignation on Monday of its chief executive with immediate effect.
Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling claimed a two set victory over world number two Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday.
The Year in Sweden - November: Journalist Kim Loughran sketches a month by month account of the country he has called home ever since his accidental migration in 1966.
The Local's series "Making it in Germany" presents Dawn Nelson, an American entrepreneur bringing quality cupcakes to Berlin.
One krona ($0.15) is apparently all it takes to get the ever-watchful Swedish tax authorities to set their lawyers in action, as the agency has opted to launch an appeal following a lower court ruling over a disputed payment.
Sweden's disease control authorities report that three women and eleven men have died from the swine flu since August. The fifteenth victim, a 3-year-old boy who died at the weekend, was not included in the report.
A Düsseldorf antique car dealer working on behalf of a Russian billionaire told The Local on Monday he has located a Mercedes limousine belonging to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler after a painstaking two-month search.
Dresden police announced on Monday that they have found a suspect in the defacement of a synagogue that took place two days ahead of the 71st anniversary of the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom this month.
Germany will send observers to the trials of the five men suspected of plotting the September 11 terrorist attacks to ensure they are not sentenced to death on the basis of evidence provided by Berlin, a spokesman said on Monday.
The Swedish Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket) has wasted no time in condemning the planned launch of a new energy drink marketed by a company from Helsingborg and trading under the name Cocaine.
A 17-year-old boy is to serve three years in secure juvenile care after being convicted for the murder of a teenage girl near Borås in western Sweden last summer.
Bill Kaulitz, the androgynous lead singer of German pop band Tokio Hotel, told Berlin’s BZ tabloid on Monday that his love life was a major disappointment even though he was idolised by teen girls around the world.
A woman engaged in a protracted legal battle with a Böblingen hospital has withdrawn her lawsuit after reaching a settlement for having her breast unnecessarily removed, her lawyer said on Monday.
Swedish online music service Spotify announced on Monday that it has launched an application for mobile phones running the Symbian operating system.
The southern Swedish city of Malmö has more children living in families with a low standard of living than in any other municipality in Sweden, new statistics show.
McDonald's in Germany has decided to colour it its famous logo sporting the golden arches green out of respect for the environment, a senior executive said on Monday.
Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea has raked in more than 200 billion kronor ($29 billion) in profits since the turn of the century, according to a new report.
Police believe a woman in her thirties found dead in an apartment in west Stockholm on Sunday morning was murdered.
The government is planning to institute "integration contracts" for immigrants to encourage them to become contributing members of the country’s society, Germany’s integration commissioner announced on Monday.
Lawyers representing a former Swedish terror suspect who spent time in the United States’ Guantánamo Bay prison, claim their client was not traveling to any trouble spots when he was arrested in Pakistan in August.
Police in the Hessian city of Darmstadt are searching for a man who held up two cash machine customers with a hypodermic needle and demanded money for drugs on Sunday.
A row over press freedom in Germany deepened over the weekend as 35 prominent constitutional law professors wrote an open letter to defend the editor of a TV channel under political pressure to step down.
Germany striker Steffan Kiessling sent Bayer Leverkusen back to the top of the Bundesliga on Sunday with a first-half equaliser which sealed a 1-1 draw at Bayern Munich.