Germany's young playmaker Mesut Özil scored in his side's 3-0 win over Turkey in Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier to keep Joachim Löw's side top of Group A with three straight wins.
The Bandidos, Hells Angels and other criminal motorcycle gangs have ramped up their expansion in Sweden, while at the same time gaining a foothold in Europe.
The removal of a prominent Swedish television news presenter following her sister’s appointment to be a minister in Fredrik Reinfeldt’s new government has prompted sharp criticism from a number of prominent journalists.
A children’s football coach suspended from his club in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt for his membership in the neo-Nazi NPD party has defied the ban and is back on the pitch, according to media reports on Friday.
Sweden has topped the reputation consulting firm Reputation Institute's annual survey measuring public perception of 39 countries around the world.
German groups BMW and Daimler, the world's leading luxury car makers, said Friday that September sales roared higher, powered by the US and Chinese markets, and added that the outlook for the rest of 2010 was bright too.
An inebriated man who fell asleep in a bar in Gothenburg on Thursday night woke up to discover he had been locked inside and had no way to get out.
Germany on Friday urged China to free jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo to allow him to attend the award ceremony for his 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
Swedish democracy activists praised the choice of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, but emphasised that although his work is very important, he is not the only prisoner of conscience in China and that all of them should be released.
Laptops are not allowed in German parliamentary debates because they create a visual obstruction, but now lawmakers have been granted permission to use Apple iPads and other tablet PCs on the floor of the Bundestag, a media report said Friday.
Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic may have discovered storied Italian club AC Milan’s next superstar – right in his own backyard.
The Local’s series "The New Berliners" explores the lives of immigrants from around the world in Germany’s capital. For the third installment, Julia Lipkins spoke with the Palestinian butcher Nasser Ayyade.
A French lesson at a middle-school in Linköping in eastern Sweden was disrupted recently when a teenage boy who wasn't a student at the school aimed an air rifle at the teacher's head.
The German unit telecommunications firm Telefonica O2 announced on Friday it would lay off for more than 1,100 employees following its recent takeover of rival internet service provider Alice.
City officials in Berlin must take action against anti-German views among students with immigrant backgrounds, Germany’s commissioner for integration Maria Böhmer said on Friday.
Baden-Württemberg politicians squabbled Friday over whether they can resolve the growing tension over the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project. The bickering followed a mediator’s disputed announcement that construction would be halted.
Two of Sweden’s largest banks are flirting with Swedbank about a possible merger, according to media reports.
Left Party leader Lars Ohly and his Sweden Democrat counterpart Jimmie Åkesson sparred over immigration and other issues in their first debate on Thursday,
A high-pressure system is on its way to Germany, bringing sunshine for a crisp and bright autumn weekend, according to the German Weather Service (DWD).
A female surgeon from Stockholm has been sentenced to four years in prison for aggravated fraud after having swindled public health authorities out of more than 7 million kronor ($1 million).
Germany coach Joachim Löw has admitted he is wary of Turkey ahead of Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier and compared Guus Hiddink's side to Bundesliga surprise package Mainz.