Left-wing Colombian FARC rebels had contacts with leftist groups in Germany, according to data on a laptop belonging to slain commander Raul Reyes, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.
Sweden might be covered in trees, but Tyresta National Park is a forest with a difference. Alec Forss explores a primeval landscape a stone's throw from the capital.
Former telecoms monopoly Deutsche Telekom over the weekend became the latest German firm to be rocked by revelations of spying on its employees.
A 53-year-old German man is dead after a shoot-out with police in Bayreuth on Sunday.
Germans are a romantic lot, according to a survey conducted by news magazine Focus released on Sunday. Some 69 percent of those polled said they believe in true love.
An African man was assaulted on Saturday night in Viersen, in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in what appears to have been a neo-Nazi racist attack.
The World Heath Organisation (WHO) has adopted a Sweden-backed global alcohol resolution at its annual World Health Assembly which was concluded in Geneva on Saturday.
Germany’s No Angels tanked in the final round of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, taking 23rd place out of the 25 countries that participated.
A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Mikael Andersson from Lidköping. The police are now holding five people in custody in connection with the murder of the 19-year-old whose body has still not been found.
The Swedish Ship Officers' Association (SSOA) has called off its labour dispute after reaching an agreement with the Almega employers association.
A monument with footage of two men kissing will be unveiled on Tuesday in Berlin in memory of the thousands of homosexuals persecuted, tortured and murdered by the Nazi regime between 1933 and 1945.
Fredrik Reinfeldt is more capable than Mona Sahlin of leading a government, a new voter poll shows. Sahlin is the favoured dinner companion however.
Charlotte Perrelli finished a lowly 18th in Saturday's Eurovision song contest in Belgrade. Russia won the competition the first time.
Sweden beat Russia 2-1 in the final to win the World Team Championships on the clay courts in Düsseldorf on Saturday for their fourth title after 1988, 1991 and 1995.