UNESCO chief Francesco Bandarin has urged politicians in Dresden to stop building a controversial bridge that could cost the city’s Elbe River Valley its coveted World Heritage status and to hold a new referendum on the issue.
The Umeå branch of supermarket chain Ica in northern Sweden is clearing its shelves of cigarettes.
Kazakhstan’s Trade Minister Ablezov Karybay was arrested in Stockholm at the weekend, accused of molesting several women.
German carmaker Volkswagen is to join forces with Japan's Sanyo Electric to develop a lithium-ion battery, a key component of eco-friendly hybrid and electric cars, the Nikkei newspaper reported Sunday.
A chilled-out barbecue on a balcony turned into a nightmare for two young men in Kaiserslautern on Saturday as they ended up accidentally setting a car on fire and damaging two other vehicles.
Around 450 people took part in a memorial service on Saturday for the two children murdered in Arboga, central Sweden. Besides friends and family, hundreds of people crowded into the Heliga Trefaldighets church.
Duisburg and Hansa Rostock were relegated from the Bundesliga on Saturday while champions Bayern are on the verge of the record for the least amount of league goals conceded in a season.
Temperatures have been soaring in Sweden. The last few days have been at least ten degrees warmer than they normally are for this time of the year.
The burial of murdered 10-year old Engla Juncosa Höglund took place on Saturday and was broadcast on Swedish Television.
Germany suffered its worst ice hockey loss in 22 years as it was thrashed 10-1 by defending champion Canada in the qualification round of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Saturday.
Alexander Ovechkin scored with six seconds left as Russia rallied to beat Olympic gold medallists Sweden 3-2 in a qualifying round game at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Quebec City on Saturday.
German Chancellor Merkel said Myanmar's blockade of vital international relief for victims of the cyclone is "unacceptable” as politicians call for UN action to raise pressure on the country’s military regime.
A 40-year-old man from Östersund in northern Sweden was convicted on Friday on three counts of sexual molestation for satisfying himself on the saddles of women’s bicycles.