Shares in truck maker Scania plummeted on the Stockholm stock exchange on Tuesday following Monday's acquisition of the company by Volkswagen. Telecoms giant Ericsson also contributed to a rough day of trading.
A total of 34 people, mostly from Vietnam, went on trial in southern Sweden on Tuesday accused of trafficking people from Vietnam to Sweden, judicial sources said.
The German middle class has shrunk dramatically in recent years as the wealth gap in Europe's biggest economy has widened, a study published on Tuesday found.
A professor convicted of groping a teenage girl has resigned from his job at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm.
German train drivers and airport workers will stage nationwide strikes in the coming days. In a country known for it's love of order, these strikes, combined with other service industry strikes could wreak havoc on German commerce.
Reneging on a campaign promise, the head of centre-left Social Democratic Party in the German state of Hesse, Andrea Ypsilanti, is seeking to build a minority government tolerated by the hard socialist Left Party.
A Swedish parliamentary committee on Tuesday presented a series of measures aimed at reducing the Scandinavian country's greenhouse gases in a report commissioned by the government.
Göran Olofsson, a 55-year-old from Arvika in western Sweden, has received compensation from the Marc Jacobs fashion house after the US designer appeared to copy a scarf created by the Swede's father in the 1950s.
German investigators have determined a tragic fire in February that killed nine Turkish residents in the southwestern city of Ludwigshafen was unlikely to have been arson.
Some 40 percent of German soldiers are overweight and don't exercise enough, according to the 2007 annual report on the readiness of the German armed forces.
Blonde superstar biathlete Magdalena Neuner totes a gun, but boasts wholesome hobbies. She also tests clean in a sport that's often scandalized by doping, reports AFP's Ryland James.
Six men were arrested in the Stockholm area this morning for suspected involvement in the dramatic Gothenburg postal depot robbery in January.
Sweden has recognized Kosovo's independence from Serbia, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
The soaring euro is hampering German exports outside of Europe, according to the latest figures from the Federal Statistics Office.
SPD parliamentary group leader Peter Struck has given his backing to embattled Social Democratic chairman Kurt Beck as the party's 2009 candidate for chancellor amid ongoing concerns of his leadership.
Social democratic newspaper editor Eric Sundström thinks about the position of women in society today.
UN arms monitors from Sweden, Gambia, Indonesia and South Korea died when their UN helicopter crashed in the mountains of eastern Nepal, the world body said Tuesday.
Widespread public sector strikes hit 11 of Germany’s 16 states on Tuesday, as garbage collectors, nurses, and bus drivers all walked off the job as a warning to government employers.
Britain drafted a bogus Hungarian nobleman to help defeat Nazi Germany using astrology, despite serious reservations from spy chiefs, according to declassified files released Tuesday.
France and Germany's leaders appeared to patch up relations late on Monday, announcing agreements on two key issues that had led a rumoured chill in relations.
Swedish companies set a new record last year for the number of international patent applications.
Police believe that a body found Monday in a forested area outside Uppsala may be that of the 26-year-old woman who has been missing for more than two months.
The Moderate Party believes older workers deserve protection from forced retirement.