The international credit crisis has pushed the US dollar and the British pound to new lows against the Swedish krona. The pound was on Wednesday threatening to fall below the 12 kronor mark for the second time in a week, and the dollar was hovering just a fraction above a historically low level of 6 kronor.
Swedish food packaging group Tetra Pak said on Wednesday it is investing 300 million Kenyan shillings ($4.67 million) to upgrade its East Africa plant.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has commissioned German manufacturer Herrenknecht to build the world's largest tunnel borer.
Canadian Foreign Minister Peter MacKay on Wednesday urged Germany to take part in the simmering conflict in southern Afghanistan.
Sweden’s Board of Agriculture has issued an extensive set of new guidelines regulating how pet owners treat their dogs and cats.
Germany's notorious brown bear has been stuffed for posterity and is on display at Munich's Museum for Man and Nature. Decide here whether Germany's most controversial bear was worth all the fuss.
Germany's national football coach Joachim Löw has imposed a tough ground rules on his players in their quest to win Euro 2008 - late-night visits to discos and hotel room service are Verboten.
Police in Stockholm have recovered the body of Irish tourist John Aherne.
German police in Heidelberg have arrested a 22-year-old US Army soldier after a deadly fistfight at a bowling alley, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
A man has been attacked by a bear in the woods outside Orsa in Dalarna in central Sweden.
Police and the Swedish Coast Guard are continuing to search for missing Irish tourist John Aherne.
A 15-year-old boy in Malmö has been sentenced to eight months in a youth detention centre after being found guilty of involvement in the rape of two girls in the city last October.
A clinic in Saarlouis has compensated the parents of two babies who were switched at birth in July 2007, according to media reports from the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate on Wednesday.
An elderly couple near Borås in southwestern were swindled out of 100,000 kronor ($16,500) by a woman pretending to be their grandchild.
The key Ifo survey on German business confidence posted an unexpected jump in March on Wednesday, indicating surprising resilience in Europe's biggest economy.
Germany’s biggest construction company, Hochtief, said Wednesday that sales this year should surpass the record reached in 2007 and that net profit would also be higher than the previous year.
The German discount grocery store chain Lidl systematically spies on its employees using miniature cameras, German weekly news magazine Stern reported on Wednesday.
Around 100 Swedes may have been wrongly suspected--and possibly sentenced to prison--for drunk driving due to faulty breathalyzer test machines.
Winter continues to hang on in Germany, as snowy roads caused two deaths and created traffic problems in the southern states on Tuesday night.
A 14-year-old boy was forced to have his testicle surgically removed after being kicked by another student at Kungsberg school in the south-central Swedish town of Linköping.
An environmental court has overruled both the County Council and Gävle municipality in central Sweden, finding there is nothing wrong with a man keeping 47 snakes--20 of which are poisonous--in his apartment.