The Left Party in Gävle was forced to make a last minute change to its International Women’s Day programme when complaints surfaced that one of the scheduled speakers had sent threatening messages to a female colleague in the party.
Hamburg state prosecutors are investigating a video of former Hamburg interior minister Ronald Schill allegedly snorting cocaine in Rio de Janeiro.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will raise concerns about flaws in the Russian election in talks with President Vladimir Putin and his elected successor in Moscow on Saturday, a spokesman said.
A tattoo artist from Halland in western Sweden has been convicted for writing his own name on the stomach of a 19-year-old female customer.
Germany's national railway operator Deutsche Bahn said on Friday it had an emergency plan to deal with a major strike by train drivers next week.
Parents, students, or the state: who knows best? David Landes looks at the thorny issue of sex education and editorial reactions to a Liberal Party proposal aiming to bar parents from exempting their children, particularly girls, from classes.
Andrea Ypsilanti, the leader of Hesse's Social Democrats, has abandoned her bid to become the German state’s premier after a renegade MP torpedoed her attempts to form a government with the support of the hard-line socialist Left Party.
Only men's names have been put forward for top positions being created in the European Union, Commission Vice President Margot Wallström lamented on Friday, the eve of International Women's Day.
What happens when an experimental theatre troupe runs loose in Berlin’s Natural History Museum? Daniel Miller suits up for a taxonomic safari in the urban jungle.
The Stockholm District Court has cleared former Skandia directors Lars-Eric Petersson and Ulf Spång from charges of tax evasion.
Two boys in their late teens were attacked and had their faces slashed by a gang of teenagers at Odenplan in central Stockholm on Friday afternoon.
Attempts by the Social Democrats in Hesse to form a minority government are on the brink of failure as state parliamentarians balk at the possibility of working with the socialist the Left Party.
Two people have been arrested in the theft of a valuable painting by Swedish author and dramatist August Strindberg, which was recovered by police Thursday night.
German public sector employers have announced the official collapse of wage negotiations with trade union Verdi. Mediators are now stepping in to try to avoid extended strikes.
Never one for sentimentality, Bayern Munich captain Oliver Kahn will expect nothing less than three points on Saturday when his side faces Karlsruhe, the club where he began his goalkeeping career.
The Swedish central government had a surplus in payments of 56.2 billion kronor in February, the highest monthly surplus since June of 2000.
The Swedish government believes that even convicted criminals should be eased back into the labor market through “new start” jobs.
A suicide attack that killed two NATO soldiers in eastern Afghanistan earlier this week was carried out by a Turk who had come from Germany, a group that monitors Islamist websites reported Thursday.
A painting by Sweden's most famous author and dramatist has been found in a Stockholm suburb two years after it was stolen from the Strindberg Museum, Upsala Nya Tidning (UNT) reports.
German industrial orders fell a greater-than-expected 1.5 percent in January from December, according to official figures released Thursday.
A Benedictine monk is under investigation for stealing some 40 DVDs from a German sex shop.
Iranian feminist Parvin Ardalan's sister accepted a major Swedish rights award, the Olof Palme Prize, on her behalf on Thursday after she was prevented by Tehran from attending the ceremony.
A Swedish-born socialite was jailed in Australia for nearly four years Friday for plotting to murder two witnesses in her boyfriend's drug trial.