Just a hop, skip and a jump from the city, Gothenburg's archipelago is a great place to get away from it all, writes Matt O'Leary.
A woman has been taken to Karolinska Hospital with serious injuries after a parcel bomb exploded at her apartment on the Stockholm island of Lidingö on Thursday afternoon.
The intelligence committee of the German parliament issued a sharp reprimand on Thursday to Germany's BND intelligence service for spying on German journalists reporting on Afghanistan, but stopped short of demanding that its director resign.
Paying for sex has been illegal in Sweden for nearly ten years, and now the government wants to evaluate the law's impact.
Two 16-year-old German boys were sentenced to eight years in juvenile detention on Thursday for killing a homeless man.
Moderate Party Riksdag member Sten Nordin is the unanimous choice of his party’s City Hall nominating committee to take over as Stockholm’s new mayor.
Thankful Germany’s miserable spring weather finally seems to be improving, Tom Norton decides to explores two favourite Teutonic pastimes – nature and booze – ahead of the Werder Tree Blossom Festival.
What's on this week in Sweden: Surreal circus in Stockholm, Entombed in Gothenburg, Walpurgis celebrations in Malmö.
A German man was sentenced to two years in jail by a court in Phnom Penh on Thursday for molesting a 14-year-old Cambodian girl.
Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said on Thursday that first-quarter net profits fell 3.7 percent to $1.503 amid restructuring.
The German parliament voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to ratify the European Union's Treaty of Lisbon, a new legal framework for the EU that replaces the rejected European constitution.
A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering Örebro University lecturer Fuat Deniz in December of last year.
Following the murder of a 19-year-old Swedish woman in Paris, Sweden’s Ambassador Gunnar Lund has urged young Swedes to be careful when visiting the French capital.
German business confidence posted a steeper-than-expected decline on Thursday, just as the government forecast a slowdown in Europe's biggest economy next year.
This Week's Highlights: Museum Nights in Frankfurt and Hamburg, a Dance Party in Dortmund, and Elvis in Berlin!
The Swedish government has decided not to pursue a suggested ban on sexist advertising.
Drivers of cars with high carbon dioxide emissions are likely to see their annual licensing fees rise again under a new German Finance Ministry plan, according to a report on Thursday in Bild newspaper.
The scope of a scandal involving Germany’s BND intelligence service spying on German journalists reporting on Afghanistan is now believed to be much wider than initially thought.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) announced Wednesday it will soon open its first research facility outside of Canada in Bochum, in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany.
More than a year as a fugitive ended during a routine ticket check on a German train for a man suspected of stealing €3.6 million, a police spokesman in Munich confirmed on Thursday.
Sweden's ongoing nurses strike continued apace on Thursday morning as a further 900 nurses went off duty.
A 2-year-old boy has died after being run over by a train in Teckomatorp in southern Sweden on Wednesday afternoon.
The Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB announced on Thursday an 87 percent rise in first quarter net earnings to $1 billion due to strong sales and efficiency gains.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the international community to stave off a global food crisis by doing all it could to lower prices.