German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday denied he was involved in the "rendition" of a Syrian-born German national accused of helping to plan the September 11, 2001 attacks.
A government conference aiming to ease the integration of Germany’s Muslims on Thursday decided that public schools will offer religion classes on Islam in the next few years.
A swarm of at least eight police cars descended on a Bandidos clubhouse near Borås in western Sweden on suspicions that members of the gang had run afoul of Swedish weapons laws.
One in four unemployed Swedes lie to the Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) about having applied for positions recommended to them by the agency.
Looking for something to do this week? Attend the St Patrick's Day parade in Stockholm, the World Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg, Canadian electro pop in Malmö.
An area around a hotel near Nils Ericson Place in central Gothenburg was sealed off for several hours on Thursday afternoon following the discovery of an abandoned briefcase.
The government has tasked the Swedish Rail Administration (Banverket) with analyzing the conditions for high speed rail in Sweden.
Members of Greenpeace have spent much of Thursday clearing supermarket shelves across Sweden of species of fish threatened with extinction.
Germany's Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car company, vowed Thursday to become "the best auto manufacturer in the world" and welcomed a looming takeover by luxury carmaker Porsche.
Bob Dylan paintings, "Porgy and Bess," a Flamenco festival, artistic interpretations of Darwin's ideas, and fun family activities kick off the early hours of spring in Germany.
A plumber who killed his ex-girlfriend's cat by hurling it from a fifth-floor balcony has been sentenced to seven months in jail, German news media reported Thursday.
Despite criticism, several of Sweden’s public pension funds have increased their holdings in companies connected to the manufacturing of nuclear weapons and cluster bombs.
Charlotte West savours the Disneyesque design and Spanish-inspired menu of a new Stockholm restaurant.
Sweden's government has presented the Riksdag with a proposal for a new discrimination law.
Europe’s single currency the euro soared to a new high against the US dollar on Thursday, putting increasing pressure on Germany’s export-led economy.
A soldier in the Nordic Battle Group is a well known Nazi sympathizer from western Sweden.
Germany's Constitutional Court has ruled that incest is still punishable by law.
Staff at Gothenburg University have been heavily criticized by education officials for their decision to suspend a female psychology student who posed for pictures in a pornographic magazine.
A driverless truck caused major destruction on Wednesday when it crashed into a cafe and nightclub in central Stockholm.
The German government’s envoy for human rights issues, Günter Nooke, has criticized that US intelligence agency the CIA will still be allowed to use controversial interrogation techniques like simulated drowning.
Two out of every three drivers caught speeding by one of the country's 900 permanent speed cameras managed last year to escape identification.
Business and tourism leaders in Berlin are expressing fears that shops could close and hotels run empty as a crippling public transport strike hit day nine with no end in sight.