German airline Lufthansa and pilots agreed late on Monday to resume talks, ending a one-day strike that grounded almost half of all flights at Europe's biggest airline.
With so many unconventional Swedish and imported beers currently filling the shelves at your local Systembolaget it’s sometimes difficult to know what bottles to buy and try. Darren Packman, one of Sweden’s leading beer experts, give his tips on what you should (and should not) be pouring into your beer glass.
Robert Zollitsch, the head of the German Bishop’s Conference (DBK), made a formal apology on Monday to the victims of widespread child abuse at Catholic schools and said there would be consequences.
Prosecutors in Cologne are investigating how a suspected Israeli assassin applied for and received a German passport used while he worked for a Mossad killing squad.
Swedish prime minster Fredrik Reinfeldt has expressed disappointment at the inability of the country's infrastructure to cope with snow and cold weather. "Winter is after all one of the four seasons in this country," he pointed out on Monday.
Hendrik Wüst, general secretary for the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) in North Rhine-Westphalia, resigned on Monday following revelations the party offered meetings with state premier Jürgen Rüttgers in exchange for sponsorship money.
“That’s the Way I Wanna Rock and Roll” is a track from Sigtuna Brygghus head brewer Mattias Hammenlind’s favourite hard rock band AC/DC. It also sums up nicely his approach to brewing beer, writes Darren Packman.
Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent for British daily The Times, doesn’t lament the end of Deutsche Bahn’s troubled romance with the English language.
Sweden's ambulances have not escaped the problems brought by heavy snow, and the switch from four-wheel-drive Volvo's to rear-wheel drive Mercedes vehicles is now under review in Borås in western Sweden, according to a Sveriges Television (SVT) report. Similar problems were also reported earlier this month by health authorities in Västernorrland in northern Sweden.
An innovative new solar-powered yacht will be unveiled in Germany this week ahead of plans to take the craft on a trip around the world.
The European Union will have to mull stricter penalties against member states over budget deficits, Germany said on Monday, in the wake of the Greece crisis that has knocked confidence in the euro.
In a rare comment on Swedish furniture giant Ikea's financials Monday, the firm's CEO reported flat profits for 2009 with more of the same forecast for 2010.
Lund University in southern Sweden has agreed to pay compensation to 24 women denied admission to the university's psychology programme because of their gender.
A man walked into a police station in southern Sweden last week to complain about the quality of the hash that he had been sold, asking for a lump to be tested for traces of LSD.
German sports car manufacturer Porsche could soon face severe fines in the United States thanks to a proposed law meant to encourage greater fuel efficiency, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Monday.
The Swedish Social Insurance Agency has reported a record year in its hunt for benefit cheats, reclaiming 930 million kronor ($130 million) in stolen and saved benefits.
A naked sledging event in Germany’s Harz region created a logistical nightmare over the weekend after 14,000 people showed up to watch 30 men and women strip before sliding down the mountain.
Germany 1 pilot Andre Lange won his fourth Olympic bobsleigh gold medal Sunday after seeing off Germany 2 and Russia 1 in the two-man event at Whistler Sliding Centre.
A routine inspection of the Royal Palace of Stockholm in early February uncovered two decorative grenades. The explosive devices could have been lying gathering dust for over four decades, according to a military report reviewed by The Local.
Just hours after winning her second Olympic gold medal on Sunday, German biathlete Magdalena Neuner made the surprise announcement that she would not compete in the relay event on Tuesday.
Sweden clinched a place in the last eight of the Vancouver Winter Olympic
Six people are dead and 20 injured after an accident involving a German tour bus in Austria early on Monday morning, police reported.
Lufthansa pilots scared of losing their jobs began a crippling four-day strike on Monday, grounding two-thirds of flights at Europe's biggest airline and all but emptying Germany's normally busy airports.
The harsh snowy weather continues to cause widespread disruption to train and public transport services on Monday.
Old antagonists and neighbours Sweden and Norway will meet in both the men's and women's team sprints to decide who gets the cross-country bragging rights at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic games.