The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU) is demanding the removal of fetishism and sadomasochism from the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) registry of diseases.
The chief of Germany’s federal police called Wednesday for a law to allow authorities to block access to websites featuring child pornography in order to hobble a booming online trade.
The new owners of German bank IKB Deutsche Industriebank had harsh words on Wednesday for German officials following the sale of a lender that flirted with bankruptcy amid the international financial crisis.
Frankfurt prosecutors and the German Office of Criminal Investigation on Wednesday launched a raid against neo-Nazi record companies, arresting a German and a Danish citizen after searches in Denmark and Finland.
Germany currently has the largest population in Europe, but by 2060 the head count in both France and Britain will have exceeded this number, according to a new study by the EU's statistical office, Eurostat.
A woman tasked with ruling on a high-profile double murder case has stepped down from her position after making comments described by the judge in the case as "completely lacking in judgment".
Two of seventeen people charged with illegally fishing more than 100 tonnes of cod from Swedish waters admitted wrongdoing on Wednesday in one of Sweden’s largest ever fish poaching cases.
One soldier was killed and three injured in attack on German military forces in north Afghanistan on Wednesday as violence in the region continues to worsen.
One person was hospitalized on Wednesday after a man suddenly began swinging an axe inside a grocery store in Östersund in northern Sweden.
The hard-line socialist Left party is quickly closing the gap between it and the left-leaning Social Democrats (SPD) as a proposed coalition government between the two in Hesse weighs on the SPD, according to two surveys released Wednesday.
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Carl Bildt planned to travel to Paris on Thursday for talks with his French and Czech counterparts about the conflict between Georgia and Russia.
Sweden’s economy is heading for a rough patch according to a fresh report from the National Institute of Economic Research (Konjunkturinstitutet).
German market research group GfK on Wednesday said it was no longer mulling an all-cash offer for U.K. peer Taylor Nelson Sofres after it was upstaged by high-profile advertising group WPP.
Arsonists attacked a Deutsche Telekom technical building in Konstanz early on Wednesday morning, police reported
A 35-year-old convicted murderer who escaped on Sunday from a psychiatric clinic has been arrested in Norberg, a small town in western Sweden.
The biggest German power company, EON, will cut 1,800 jobs in Germany as it reorganises its distribution network, a senior executive said on Wednesday.
Germany has extradited an alleged Islamic extremist to France three months after his arrest as part of a probe into the financing of a militant network, prosecutors said late on Tuesday.
The sum of all new mortgages in Sweden has dropped for the first time since 2000, with the total value of new originations down 6 percent from 2007.
A 78-year-old woman who was planning to fly to Germany from Stockholm’s Arlanda airport found herself taking an unexpected trip on Tuesday.
British rockers Pink Floyd along with American soprano Renee Fleming received this year's Polar Music Prize in Stockholm on Tuesday night from the hands of Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf at a gala ceremony.