Sweden is refusing to consider an application from Russian-led consortium Nord Stream for permission to construct a gas pipeline on the Baltic seabed.
A 38-year-old man from Malmö has been sentenced by Gothenburg District Court to two and a half years in jail for sexual exploitation of minors.
The Lidköping-based Flexenclosure swept away all competitors to win a much-desired Mobile Innovation Global Award at the Mobile World Congress underway this week in Barcelona.
An 85-year-old porn shop owner and his business partner are to be tried for breaking Swedish rules governing explicit film content.
Opera star Tito Beltran has been sentenced to two years in jail by Ystad District Court for the rape of an 18-year-old nanny in 1999.
Sweden's Olympic Committee (SOC) said Tuesday it would allow its athletes competing at the Beijing Games to express themselves freely as long as they respect International Olympic Committee regulations.
The mother of the 16-year-old Malmö girl who died a week ago Sunday after falling from a balcony says her daughter was the victim of an honour killing.
Scientologists in Germany will face closer scrutiny after a decision in a higher constitutional court of North Rhine-Westphalia. The court found that Scientology is engaged in activities that are subversive to freedom and democracy and thus should be subject to further surveillance.
Review roundup offers a quick glance at whether the Swedish papers have panned or praised the latest movie releases.
A 58-year-old man in the northern German town of Uslar starved himself to death after he stopped receiving unemployment benefits and suffered from isolation. Two hunters found the former sales representative’s mummified corpse in a tree house. The man had kept a dairy outlining his slow death.
Smokers can now light up in small bars in the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate after a court partially overturned the state’s smoking ban.
The King of Ping Pong (Ping-pongkingen)
Turkey’s suitability for membership in the EU has been seriously questioned by Erwin Huber, chairman of the CSU, the Christian Social Union of Bavaria, following Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s warning against assimilation and loss of Turkish identity. The CSU operates only in Bavaria and is in alliance with the CDU. Generally, the CSU is the more socially conservative of the two.
Like the idea of touch screen, but put off by fiddly interfaces? Jonathan Ward looks at Neonode, a Swedish company that may have the answer to some of your problems.
Mobile operator Tele 2 posted pre-tax losses of 25 million kronor ($3.86 million) for the fourth quarter of 2007.
Left Party leader Lars Ohly has indicated he is not interested in a common red-green election platform.
Close to half the students in Sweden’s system of higher education have been near or have seriously considered quitting school.