A new socialist political party in Germany is successfully turning its populist message into votes. Kyle James examines the rise of The Left and its impact on German politics.
With summer in the air and the holiday season approaching, Ulrika Österlund pulls on her sunglasses and takes a look at ten of Sweden's best beaches.
Captains for archipelago ferry boats in Gothenburg and Stockholm will walk off their jobs at midnight on Monday night.
Career training for the jobless is the most effective measure for creating jobs in the eyes of most Swedes, a new study has found.
Porn king Berth Milton has sold his shares in AIK Football, reports the Veckans Affärer magazine.
The unseasonably warm weather wasn't the only thing which surprised a woman headed to the beach in the Stockholm suburb of Hässelby on Sunday afternoon.
A controversial ban on the sale of fresh flowers in the state of Baden-Württemberg on Mother’s Day prompted two rebellious local mayors to come up with unusual ways to get the fresh blooms to residents.
A local politician from the Malmö suburb of Burlöv has been acquitted of charges of agitation against an ethnic group.
The current record highs in oil prices will force some airlines into bankruptcy, including German rival Air Berlin, the outspoken Ryanair chief told a German newspaper on Sunday.
David Bartram looks at Swedish football in transition: Elfsborg's English import reveals that he would jump at the opportunity to play for Sweden, while Glenn Hysén worries about the influx of foreign players.
Lars-Olof Corneliusson, the former commander of a Swedish amphibious military unit based near Stockholm, is accused of trying to cover up an incident in which new conscripts fired shoulder mounted artillery cannons while in the nude.
Oskar Schindler saved more than 1,000 Jews from the gas chambers, but after 1945 he fell into obscurity and poverty and died without the recognition he deserved, writes AFP's Simon Sturdee.
Sven-Göran Eriksson is poised to leave Manchester City in the next few days after a humiliating 8-1 defeat to Middlesbrough on the final day of the Premier League season.
Patric Hornqvist scored the winning goal late in the third as Sweden beat the Czechs 5-3 on Sunday in the qualification round of the World Ice Hockey Championships.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday sharply attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of her Latin America visit, calling her a political descendent of Adolf Hitler and fascism.
Sweden's Annika Sörenstam fired seven birdies in a five-under par 66 final round in Williamsburg, Virginia on Sunday to win the LPGA Michelob Ultra Open by seven strokes and capture the 72nd crown of her career.
A woman working as a caregiver at a treatment centre near Malmö was stabbed to death on Sunday night by a boy staying at the centre.
Forty-seven people were arrested and detained in connection with an anti-Israel rally in Norrmalmstorg in central Stockholm on Sunday evening.
Recently re-leased triple-murderer Nikita Fouganthine, previously known as Juha Valjakkala, was arrested Sunday evening in Northern Finland, Helsinki police told the Finnish news agency FNB.
British author Doris Lessing has said that winning the Nobel Prize for Literature was a "bloody disaster", adding she has now stopped writing, the BBC reported Sunday.