Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has said he would welcome international peacekeepers in the Georgian breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
I’ve been trying to find out the rules for parental leave in Sweden, but it has been hard finding them in English. Can you explain how it all works? -- Marcel, Lidingö
Legendary opera singer Plácido Domingo is returning to Berlin this spring, Die Welt reported on Thursday. The world-renowned tenor will be back at the Berlin State Opera (Staatsoper Unter den Linden) this March to perform "Parsifal."
German railway operator Deutsche Bahn said on Friday it plans to raise ticket prices by 3.9 percent by mid-December, sparking outrage among customers and politicians.
Forget firearms or terrorist plots. In Sweden, prison administrators have sounded the alarm about the security threat posed by a can of foul-smelling fermented herring.
Police in Bavaria have identified the limbless torso of a woman discovered a few days ago and arrested her German boyfriend who has confessed to killing and mutilating his partner.
A court in western Sweden has decided not to hold a new trial in the case of the murder of two toddlers in Arboga, despite claims that several lay judges were biased against the main suspect.
Germany's Foreign Minister Steinmeier is opposed to proposals to slap EU sanctions on Russia, he told a German newspaper on Friday.
The opening of the world’s first jumbo jet youth hostel moved a step closer on Thursday when a Boeing 747 was towed a few kilometres from Stockholm’s Arlanda airport.
The board of German insurer Allianz is to recommend its Dresdner Bank unit be sold to Commerzbank paving the way for a major overhaul of Germany’s banking sector, press reports said on Friday.
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Three civilians were killed in northern Afghanistan after German troops opened fire on two cars that failed to stop at a checkpoint, the German defence ministry said on Friday.
Blood-curdling screams of pain caused concerned neighbors to call police late on Thursday night in Tuttlingen, but the emergency turned out to be a high-decibel slasher film.
A contract dispute between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a bankrupt building company could result in a lawsuit against the Swedish football star.
A 16-year-old boy died Friday morning from injuries sustained in a knife fight in Hallstahammar in central Sweden.
An full U-bahn metro train caught fire Wednesday morning during rush hour in Essen, according to police.
Authorities in Cologne have given the green light for the construction of what will be one of Europe’s biggest mosques after Germany’s main Muslim group agreed to shorten the minarets.
Rising housing prices have been a boon to Sweden’s treasury, as income from duties levied on real estate transactions has doubled in the last eight years.
The German soldier killed by an explosive this week in Afghanastan was not riding in a properly armored vehicle when the attack occurred, according to German daily Rheinische Post on Friday.
When the curtain came down on this year’s Bayreuth Festival on Thursday, the choice of opera for the final performance Richard Wagner’s last opera “Parsifal”—was deeply symbolic.
Volkswagen, the biggest European car maker, has passed US rival Ford to become the third biggest auto manufacturer in the world, behind General Motors and Toyota.
A 47-year-old Swedish man who travelled to the United States to have sex with what he thought was a 13-year-old girl has struck a plea bargain with prosecutors near Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Swedish government will not implement a controversial proposal which would drastically cut press subsidies to the Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) and Skånska Dagbladet newspapers.
Four people were poisoned after following a faulty recipe from a Swedish food magazine, prompting the publication to recall ten thousand copies of the periodical.