Swedish public service broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) is hoping to secure a speedy approval of its iPhone application by launching a guerrilla campaign aimed directly at Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
Experts have performed an autopsy on the alleged body of murdered communist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg more than six months after it was discovered in the cellar of a Berlin hospital, state prosecutors told The Local on Thursday.
Heavy snowfall and high winds continued to disrupt traffic in many parts of Sweden into Thursday afternoon.
The European Central Bank said Thursday it would start construction of new Frankfurt headquarters in early 2010 and would meet its initial budget despite a nearly three-year delay.
A German snack bar is bucking the economic crisis with a posh twist on a favourite local dish: a veal filet coated with gold leaf and truffles that has been dubbed the world's priciest schnitzel.
An 18-year-old Catholic high school girl was found murdered in a Dresden apartment, daily Sächsische Zeitung reported on Thursday.
Sweden's feminist political party is hoping logo items featuring a bold claim about their supporters’ supposed prowess in the bedroom will raise awareness about the party during the holiday shopping season.
Sweden’s Helena Jönsson, the reigning biathlon World Cup champion, cruised to her third victory in five races on Thursday be winning the women's 15km individual race in Slovenia.
Aiming to make urban driving more environmentally friendly, German carmaker Daimler delivered the first fully electric version of its small Smart model in Berlin on Thursday.
Snow and ice caused numerous accidents and road closures around Germany on Thursday, as meteorologists warned more winter weather was on the way.
What’s on in Sweden: Eddie Izzard strips all over Sweden, Rave photos in Stockholm, Turkish puppetry in Gothenburg and a Synthfest in Malmö.
South Korean police said on Thursday two German college students have been arrested for attempting to extort money from a local company after hacking its server to acquire business secrets.
Pensioners in south central Sweden are mobilizing in support of 70-year-old Ronald Fasth who was charged with assault for striking a 12-year-old boy in response to verbal insults from the youth.
A 60-year-old Church of Sweden pastor faces a remand hearing this Friday for the alleged sexual abuse of two children during an overseas trip with a group of candidates for confirmation.
Micro-blogging service Twitter is now available in German, the San Francisco-based company announced this week.
Convicted Swedish serial murderer Thomas Quick has been granted a new trial for the 1988 killing of a tourist in Dalarna in central Sweden after he recanted his confessions to several killings.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday the outcome of the climate summit in Copenhagen did "not look promising" but hoped the arrival of world leaders at the meeting would unblock negotiations.
From sunbathing at midnight in summer to long walks over frozen ice in winter, Piteå is never short on fun and surreal activities.
This Week's Highlights: A 1980s supermodel party in Berlin, an Alice in Wonderland opera in Cologne, and Hannover does Bach for the holidays.
Babies may soon be allowed into parliamentary debates at Germany's lower house, the Bundestag, if female politicians get their way, Cologne daily Express reported on Thursday.
A computer malfunction at a railway control centre in Hannover caused chaos for commuters on Thursday morning as trains were delayed and cancelled across the region.
German national football team coach Joachim Löw is set to sign a two-year extension to his current contract which will keep him in charge until 2012, the German Football Federation (DFB) announced late on Wednesday.
A niche Swedish sports rights consultancy has snagged the exclusive rights to broadcast English Premier League football matches in Sweden and the rest of the Nordic region from media giant Canal Plus.
Elin Nordegren plans to divorce her husband Tiger Woods and spend Christmas away from the disgraced billionaire golf star following the infidelity scandal which has put his career on hold, according to several media reports.
The groundbreaking Swedish pop group ABBA is set to be inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.