Sweden's major banks have so far avoided any major damage from the current international financial turbulence, to judge by the evidence of first quarter reports released this week.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said the Swedish government has approved an additional contribution of 15 million kronor ($2.5 million) to the Poverty and Environment Fund administered by the ADB.
A last-minute deal between trade union Verdi and the Deutsche Post on Wednesday averted an unlimited postal strike set to begin as soon as this Friday.
Police suspect that a young woman run over by a bus in Lund on Wednesday afternoon may have been pushed.
Two German companies have patented technology for sending scented text messages on mobile phones.
When deciding where in the world to study and work, Nabeel Shehzad, an engineer from Pakistan, thought Sweden seemed like the perfect place. But that was before he began to encounter discrimination on a regular basis.
A neo-Nazi chimney sweep in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt dismissed for his behaviour is suing to get his job back, court officials said on Wednesday.
A 44-year-old man in western Sweden has been taken in hand by the local judiciary for masturbating in front of a female church minister.
British physicist Mark Pearce has seen his career go from strength to strength since moving to Sweden with his Swedish girlfriend. He is now Professor of Physics at KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
World number three Maria Sharapova and Daniela Hantuchova, tenth in the WTA rankings, have both pulled out of the German Open which starts in Berlin on Monday.
German engineering and electronics group Siemens, gripped by an unprecedented corporate scandal, said Wednesday its second quarter net profit plunged by two-thirds following a review of its industrial projects.
Sweden's national broadcaster SVT has said it will provide live coverage of the funeral of murdered 10-year-old Engla Juncosa Höglund.
German artist Rudolf Menge began drawing again in an American prisoner-of-war camp in 1945 after giving up art as an officer in the German Army.
A 65-year-old male care giver was charged on Wednesday in Borås District Court in western Sweden for forcibly shaving the pubic hair of a handicapped woman, writes the Expressen newspaper.
German software giant SAP said Wednesday that first quarter net profit fell 22 percent and disappointed investors as it delayed the launch of a new product for small- and medium-sized enterprises.
Police in Bavaria have confiscated a trove of ancient Latin American artefacts from the Mayan, Aztec and Incan cultures worth an estimated $100 million.
Fredrik Reinfeldt's former closest aid Ulrika Schenström has spoken to the media for the first time since her resignation in the wake of an alcohol-fuelled evening with a TV reporter.
A 45-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning after attacking another man with an axe and then leading police on a wild car chase in northern Sweden.
For Frenchman Yann Blandy, moving to Sweden straight after finishing his studies was the prelude to a successful career in business.
The number of people choosing to emigrate from Germany remains particularly high despite the country's rebounding economy.
More than ninety years have passed since Vladimir Lenin stopped off in Stockholm to buy an overcoat shortly before returning to Russia to start a revolution. David Bartal met up with him for a chat.
The Örebro District Court ruled on Wednesday that John Ausonius, better known as the ‘Laser Man’, would not be granted an early release from his lifetime prison sentence.
Germany’s capital faced renewed transit chaos on Wednesday as bus drivers walked off the job in an ongoing public transportation system wage dispute. The city’s police are also going on strike.
The city of Berlin on Wednesday will rename a street after late student leader Rudi Dutschke at the spot where a gunman made an attempt on the life of the leftist in 1968.
A German woman suspected of the murders of two young children in Arboga has been sent back to Sweden by German authorities.
Sweden's government has paved the way for road signs at pedestrian crossings that portray women rather than just men.
Richard Wagner's grandson is resigning after 57 years as director of the Bayreuth Festival, but the long-running family feud over who will succeed him is set to continue.