In the first political alliance of its kind in Germany, the environmentalist Greens announced on Wednesday they would enter a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in Hamburg.
Mayor of Stockholm Kristina Axén Olin has handed in her resignation.
Shares in TeliaSonera shot up 9.2 percent by early Wednesday afternoon following speculation in French newspaper Le Figaro of a potential takeover bid France Telecom.
This must be some kind of conspiracy: David Bartal wonders who is behind the mysterious disappearance from stores of standard, good quality nail clippers.
German prosecutors called for life imprisonment on Wednesday for a farmer accused of murdering his parents and feeding his dead neighbour to his pigs.
The Swedish Association of Health Professionals (Vårdförbundet) approved an additional round of industrial action on Wednesday.
German carmaker Audi has decided to cancel its SUV marketing event at the foot of Mount Everest in connection with the Olympic torch relay amid the ongoing controversy surrounding China’s policies in Tibet.
Sweden’s Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) wants to make it easier to bring indictments for insults or slander when minors suffer harassment over the internet.
The legally questionable practice of spying on employees isn't just happening at discount grocery store Lidl, German news weekly Stern reported on Wednesday, it's happening in chain stores all over Germany.
Japan and Sweden on Wednesday pledged to step up cooperation on tackling climate change during a visit by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.
A Cambodian woman fighting for the liberation and rehabilitation of girls working as sex slaves on Wednesday won the World Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child, organizers said.
The number of tobacco sold in Germany for the first quarter of 2008 continued to go down according to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on Wednesday.
High speed badminton played in the dark may not seem the most conventional of sports, but its popularity is spreading fast across Sweden.
An emotional memorial was held on Wednesday at the spot where all 645 crew members of an Australian warship perished following a fierce World War II battle with a German raider.
The recording industry’s branch organization has apologized to a pro-file sharing Swedish rap artist for including him as a party to their indictment against Pirate Bay without his permission.
The number of neo-Nazis in Germany increased by five percent in the last year, German tabloid daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
More than half of Swedes are opposed to a political boycott of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing, according to a poll published Wednesday in the daily Svenska Dagbladet (SvD).
Authorities in northern Sweden have discovered that some drug abusers have been using false penises to help them submit fake urine samples.
Prosecutors have ordered the detention of nine people involved in a protest action at Bromma Airport in Stockholm on Monday.
Postal workers at the Frankfurt airport staged a warning strike on Wednesday in the ongoing wage dispute between workers and Deutsche Post.
Police in Dalarna have admitted to unwittingly giving Engla Höglund's killer Anders Eklund an opportunity to remove evidence from his car just hours before his arrest last week.
A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected NASA’s estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with Earth, a German newspaper reported Tuesday, after spotting the boffins had miscalculated.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated conservative leader Silvio Berlusconi on a “convincing” win in Italy’s legislative elections, a government spokesman said Tuesday.