Germany on Wednesday approved a disputed plan to share more information on terror suspects with the United States in a deal that Washington hopes will be a model for cooperation with other countries.
The Green Party's Gunvor G. Ericson and Maria Gudmundsson, Chair of Femmis, think it's high time that Sweden allowed single women to be artificially inseminated.
Scared residents in Dortmund spurred a police raid when they mistook a group of men filming a hip hop video for dangerous criminals on Tuesday evening.
Visitors to Stockholm will someday be able to take a virtual ride with a boatload of marauding Vikings if the head of the Museum of National Antiquities (Historiskamuseet) has his way.
David Bartal wanders into a subterranean night club and discovers a realm where Belgians rule the roost and latex is more rule than exception.
Fierce forest fires which have raged in northern Sweden for nearly a week should soon be extinguished, a local fire and rescue service official said on Wednesday.
The 32-year-old Swedish man suspected of involvement in a spectacular bank robbery in Berlin in 1995 doesn’t want to be extradited to Sweden since he’s already been convicted and served his sentence for the crime in Lebanon.
Germans fancying lunch in the Tower of Babel, a visit to an "original size" Noah's Ark or a multimedia depiction of the final battle between Good and Evil will soon be able to head to a planned biblical amusement park.
Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting a special shield to protect its glacier from melting, the company that runs the mountain's ski resort, Bayerische Zugspitzbahn, said on Wednesday.
Support for Germany’s centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) plummeted to an all-time low in an opinion poll released on Wednesday.
Barely a fifth of diplomats in Berlin are women – and things are barely better elsewhere. The Local looks at the glass ceiling in the world’s foreign ministries.
A 32-year-old woman, who along with her brother attacked and raped a woman in her 60s, has been sentenced to six years in prison for rape.
The social welfare board in Karlskrona in southern Sweden was too passive in its relationship with the 17-year-old boy who survived the Rödeby shooting drama last autumn.
Sweden’s economy is set to weaken further this year and next, according to a recent OECD report.
With less than a week to go until Sweden's opening match at Euro 2008, AFP's Delphine Touitou grapples with the enigmatic genius of star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
This year for the first time, football referees at the UEFA European Championship will have official access to psychological care, but Germany’s referee says he won’t need it.
The heads of the Svenska Dagbladet and Skånska Dagbladet newspapers have come together to oppose the government’s plans for reducing press subsidies to big-city newspapers.
The head of Deutsche Telekom said Wednesday the company will curb employee access to client data, as he tried to contain a scandal sparked by revelations that Europe's biggest telephone company had spied on journalists.
German international goalkeeper Jens Lehmann, whose contract with English Premier League side Arsenal expires at the end of the month, will return to the Bundesliga next season after signing a one-year deal with VfB Stuttgart, the German club announced on Tuesday.
Swedish tax authorities have informed a couple in Stockholm that they may not keep the name Elvis for their five-month old daughter.
The majority of Germans would be willing to pay more for milk, according to a poll released on Wednesday.
Creameries affected by the milk delivery strike by dairy farmers in the last week have suffered millions of euros in damages, according the German daily Bild on Wednesday.
A young man from Malmö has committed suicide at a police station in south east Sweden.
Energy accounts for 70 percent of German imports from Russia, official data showed on Wednesday as Berlin got set to welcome Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on his first European trip since taking office.
Sven Göran Eriksson was named Mexican national coach on Tuesday in place of Hugo Sanchez, announced a member of the selection committee Jorge Vergara.