Germany's organic food market, far and away Europe's largest, was stagnant in 2009 after years of stellar growth but still outperformed the wider food market, a trade organisation said Wednesday.
Sweden may be a mecca of sorts when it comes to yogurt but try finding a simple potato waffle and you will be sorely disappointed, writes obdurate blow-in moaner Paddy Kelly in his latest petulant sideswipe at the bosom that feeds.
From beards and Birkenstocks to part of political establishment: Germany’s environmentalist Green party celebrated its 30th anniversary on Wednesday.
German champion ski jumper Martin Schmitt this week became the latest athlete within his sport to criticise dangerous minimum weight rules following an announcement that he was taking a break due to exhaustion stemming from nutritional deficiencies.
The battle over the future of Saab Automobile took another twist on Wednesday as a group including Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and Luxembourg investment firm Genii Capital submitted a new bid to buy the Swedish automaker from General Motors.
A Spanish matador who recently challenged the sport's macho image by advertising a drink popular on the gay club scene has been invited to southern Sweden to help local farmers master their bulls.
Sweden’s environment minister Andreas Carlgren continued to defend the country’s recent government-sanctioned wolf hunt despite a lack of evidence supporting part of the minister’s justification for the cull.
Mice have infested Germany’s parliamentary offices, but officials are keeping the problem under wraps to protect the “dignity” of the hallowed government buildings, daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.
Swedish disaster assistance groups were mobilizing on Wednesday to participate in international relief efforts in Haiti after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake.
Swedish banks could be hit with even tougher restrictions on bonuses if they don’t follow new rules presented by the country’s financial system watchdog, finance minister Anders Borg warned on Tuesday.
A Swedish teen who saw much of her skin blister away due to a rare allergic reaction to an over the counter painkiller has resumed a normal life following a long and difficult recovery.
More than 100,000 people requested a look into their files created by the feared East German secret police, the Stasi, last year, the archive responsible for the documents said on Wednesday.
Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has secured a deal to supply TeliaSonera's new high speed 4G network in Sweden and Norway.
Austrian officials are struggling to find a final resting place for a dead German man whom no one wants. The man’s relatives refuse to claim the “lonely corpse” because he left a mountain of debt behind when he died six weeks ago.
The German economy contracted by five percent last year, its deepest recession since World War II, according to preliminary figures released on Wednesday.
The first round of wage negotiations for some two million public sector employees began on Wednesday in Potsdam, as their union Verdi said it would not rule out strikes to pressure state and federal employers.
Germany’s centre-right government coalition has lost the majority of public support less than six months after being elected, a poll published on Wednesday revealed.
The local council in Vellinge in southern Sweden has agreed to allow the municipality to house refugee children, reversing its long standing position on the issue.
Barack Obama has been serenaded by stars like Aretha Franklin and Beyonce, now he'll sing himself in a new musical set to open Sunday in Frankfurt - where many consider the US president a role model.
Saab can still be sold, Dutch sportscar maker Spyker insisted once again on Tuesday, claiming it had the money needed to purchase the Swedish brand.
Volvo Cars is set to thrive under new management after Ford completes the sale of its Swedish brand to Chinese automaker Geely, Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Tuesday.