There are signs that Sweden has left the worst of the recession behind, according to the country’s national employment agency, which forecasts a leveling off of unemployment during 2010.
Police in southern Sweden have put out a warrant for the arrest of a 35-year old man for the murder of two men found in the trunk of a burning car near Halmstad on Sweden's west coast earlier this month.
Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings plans to halve its fleet and reduce its workforce by a significant number from the summer onwards, the company's managers said Tuesday.
One of the last survivors of the Nazi death camp Sobibor said Tuesday he still has nightmares about his experiences there, as he testified in the trial of alleged guard John Demjanjuk.
A research group led by the University of Gothenburg in the west of Sweden, has been granted 25 million kronor ($3.5 million) in EU funding to develop an online multilingual translation system covering most European languages.
The German Alpine Association (DAV) is threatening to boycott the joint bid by Munich and Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the 2018 Winter Olympics unless the concept becomes more environmentally friendly.
A 17-year old girl was convicted on Tuesday for an egg attack on the leader of the far-right Sweden Democrat party, Jimmie Åkesson, during a rally by the party in Linköping in central Sweden last May.
The Free Democratic Party (FDP) has dismissed a call made by the Left party for a ban on donations to political parties by private companies, following accusations that the FDP was bribable.
Indira Weis, 2001 winner of the German casting show Popstars and former member of pop group Bro'Sis, was arrested in Miami on Saturday after being accused of trying to work in the United States without a visa.
German investor sentiment fell for the fourth month running as Europe's biggest economy braced for a "burdensome and long" recovery, the ZEW economic research institute said on Tuesday.
Eva Gabrielsson, long-time partner of best-selling author Stieg Larsson, has slammed a new book claiming he was a mediocre journalist who lacked objectivity.
This 'non-word' of 2009 has been named ‘works-council-infested’ or betriebsratsverseucht - succeeding last year’s non-word, ‘needy banks’, or notleidende Banken.
The head of plane maker Airbus said he expected 2010 to be a very difficult year, with currency fluctuations knocking €1 billion off company results.
Swedish Finance Minster Anders Borg on Tuesday called for a European bank tax similar to a new US scheme, in an attempt to rectify shabby public finances and create a cushion to protect against future financial crises.
A 62-year-old Swedish man has sentence to more than six years in prison by a Phnom Penh court for having sex with three boys.
Berlin’s local councils have developed a joint strategy to ban far-right, racist and anti-Semitic meetings from being held in public buildings.
Although new figures show that Germans are smoking less, they are spending more on tobacco products, according to the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) on Tuesday.
Germany’s first Muslim bank is opening in Mannheim, with plans to set up ten branches across the country offering banking services according to the ethical rules of the Koran.
Sweden’s Robin Söderling crashed out of the Australian Open in the first round on Tuesday, becoming the highest ranked man to fall.
Sweden needs to do more to help young “violence-affirming Islamists” turn their backs on extremist organizations, minister for integration Nyamko Sabuni said on Tuesday.
Sweden plans to donate 180 million kronor ($25.6 million) in financial aid to help Haiti recover from last week’s devastating earthquake, the foreign ministry said on Monday.
German cities complain they are bearing the brunt of deep tax cuts by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government and nowhere is feeling the pain more sharply than the rust-belt town of Wuppertal.