Eight people have become trapped in a mine in Malmberget in northern Sweden after a vehicle caught fire a kilometre below ground level at 4pm on Thursday.
Stockholm bus drivers have been offered an increased pay rise in a bid to end a strike that has led to a complete stop to services in the capital since Monday.
A large crowd gathered in central Stockholm on Thursday afternoon to demonstrate against Sweden's controversial new surveillance law, which continues to generate heated debate more than two weeks after it was approved by the Riksdag.
Scientists are baffled after thousands of bloated jellyfish turned up on the ocean surface off the Baltic Sea coast of Kiel, Germany on Thursday.
Mohammed Alzery, one of two Egyptians deported from Bromma Airport by CIA agents in 2001, is to be awarded three million kronor ($500,000) in damages by the Swedish state.
A 23-year-old woman in Heidelberg saved herself from a rapist by biting his penis, police said on Thursday.
The European Central Bank raised its key interest rate as expected by a quarter of a percentage point to 4.25 percent on Thursday to combat surging inflation in Germany and the rest of the euro zone.
German public broadcaster ZDF is in talks with UEFA for compensation for repeated broadcast blackouts of the Euro 2008 quarterfinal match between Germany and Turkey last month.
After a four and a half month trial, the woman known to Germany as the "Black Widow" was handed a life sentence for her role in the murder of four elderly men on Thursday.
The German bank IKB, which flirted with bankruptcy after the US subprime housing crisis erupted, on Thursday posted an annual loss of just €24 million ($38 million) due to a favourable tax effect.
A new group of prostitutes has emerged in the Rosenlund district of central Gothenburg, an area long known as a gathering place for women working in the sex trade.
Sweden said on Thursday that it had sold real estate firm Vasakronan to AP Fastigheter for an undisclosed sum as part of the country's biggest ever privatization programme.
The German parents caught offering their baby for sale on Ebay will go unpunished, prosecutors in Memmingen said on Thursday.
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The German former chief executive of Airbus, Gustav Humbert, was charged Wednesday with insider trading at the planemaker's parent company EADS, a legal source said.
Officials at the Vinbäret preschool in Sollentuna north of Stockholm were dismayed to discover the grounds were crawling with snakes.
Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, has said it will raise its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.50 percent.
Much of Germany sweated through the hottest day of the year on Wednesday with temperatures reaching nearly 36 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country.
The slowest, longest concert in the world will crawl to its sixth tone change on July 5 in the German town of Halberstadt.
New Bayern Munich coach Jürgen Klinsmann was all smiles as he faced the media for the first time in his new role as boss of the German giants - despite a photographers' boycott.
Säpo, Sweden’s security police, plans to work more closely with the Migration Board in a joint effort to combat refugee espionage.
A man in his fifties reported missing on Tuesday by coworkers on southern Gotland turned up on Wednesday, saying he had just wanted to be alone.
Despite the six million protest emails sent to Sweden’s parliament, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt doesn’t think the controversial surveillance law needs to be changed and that the law’s critics simply don’t understand the new measure.
A known pyromaniac has been apprehended on suspicions of setting a series of fires in Simrishamn on Sweden's southern coast on Wednesday morning.