A young man has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Mikael Andersson, whose body was fished out of a manure pit near Skara in western Sweden in May.
Sweden’s leading fuel retailers are cutting the price of petrol and diesel in response to a fall in the oil price.
Climate change campaigners and opposition politicians in Germany have panned G8 leaders‘ plan to halve global carbon emissions by 2050, arguing that a much tighter timetable is needed to tackle global warming.
A new Swedish snoop law has sparked the wildest political debate in many years, mass demonstrations in several cities and court challenges.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed misgivings about US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama speaking in front of Berlin's famed Brandenburg Gate.
State prosecutors in Munich have raided the offices of several customs and transport authorities and are investigating 24 people suspected of tax evasion, fraud, forgery and corruption.
Sweden has taken in thousands of asylum seekers in recent year. But not all have had their applications accepted. Faisal Enayat Khan describes his encounters with just a handful of Sweden's estimated 15,000 undocumented migrants.
The Chinese government has asked six German companies to close factories near Beijing ahead of and during the Olympic Games in Beijing to help cut pollution, business daily Handelsblatt reported.
Veolia Transport has said it will lock out 67 bus drivers and conductors to coincide with the start of a bus strike in northern Sweden at midnight on Wednesday, Dagens Nyheter reports.
Separatist Kurdish rebels have abducted three German mountaineers on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey, the governor of a province in eastern Turkey told a local news agency.
A recommendation that child murderer Anders Eklund should serve a jail sentence should be overturned, his lawyer has said. The killer should instead be placed in a secure psychiatric hospital, defence attorney Leif Silbersky has argued.
One person has died after a small aircraft crashed over an airfield near Uppsala in eastern Sweden at lunch time on Wednesday.
A former top Airbus executive and current head of a German EADS plant, Andreas Sperl, was held for questioning in France on Wednesday for alleged insider trading.
Police raided some 600 homes and businesses in Germany, Switzerland and Austria on Wednesday in an investigation of two online companies thought to be selling chemicals used to make illegal drugs.
Men and women in their early seventies are having sex more often and enjoying it more than their counterparts three and four decades ago, according to a Swedish study published on Wednesday.
Courts in Sweden will in future not have the option to sentence criminals to serve time in secure psychiatric units, ministers have said.
Sweden's pensioners have noticed a marked increase in the price of food over the last year, a new study has shown.
A German freighter that was ambushed by pirates in late May off the coast of Somalia has been freed after 41 days.
Joel Rehnberg's attempt to become the first person to cross the Gulf of Bothnia on a snowmobile came to a grinding halt in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday asked Chinese President Hu Jintao to push for a successful outcome to talks between China and Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
Sweden's new surveillance law will enable the National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA) to scan massive quantities of Russian computer and telecom data, Svenska Dagbladet reports.
More than 40 German deputies on Tuesday proposed that the voting age be lowered to birth to give children a say in the country’s political future, the parliamentary press service said.