Nearly 80 foreign Masters students at a Swedish university are facing disciplinary measures after being accused of copying large parts of their coursework from the internet.
A new hotel at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport plans to cover its exterior with permanent portraits of members of the Swedish Royal family.
Riot police from Stockholm and Gothenburg are being sent to provide back-up for their colleagues in Malmö as tensions in the southern city continue to flare.
Swedish ski sensation Anja Pärson has claimed her first World Cup win of the season with victory in the super-combined in Saint Moritz.
Bavarian police have arrested a 39-year old man who stole 112 pairs of children’s shoes for sexual pleasure, officers reported on Friday.
Police officers discovered a dead Pole in the back seat of a van on Thursday morning, during a routine check near the town of Pomellen on the Polish border in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
With end-of-year festivities just two weeks away, the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) in Berlin has announced that tests on new firework products determined almost one-third to be dangerous.
Almost a week after what appears to have been a revenge attack by neo-Nazis, Passau police chief Alois Mannichl was released from the hospital on Friday.
Sweden has joined with the other Nordic countries in calling for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down, holding him responsible for the chaos in his country.
A man who told the FBI that his son-in-law had links to al-Qaeda as a way of avenging perceived sleights to his daughter, is appealing his conviction for libel to Sweden’s Supreme Court.
The controversial new "BKA-law," which gives the Federal Criminal Police (BKA) extra powers in the fight against terrorism, was passed by the Bundesrat, Germany's upper parliamentary house on Friday morning.
Troubled German property lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE) plans to restructure its activities in a move that would eliminate one third of its workforce, a press report said on Friday.
It has become something of a Swedish Christmas tradition for the famous Gävle goat to be burned by vandals. But while that goat has so far survived intact this year, its smaller and less famous brother in Lycksele, northern Sweden, has been destroyed.
Christian Klar, a former leader of the Red Army Faction terrorist group who was convicted of multiple murders, has been released after 26 years in prison, his lawyer said on Friday.
Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit has called comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about increasing funding to western states 'stupid' in a recent television interview for broadcaster N24.
Three German hostages being held by Yemeni tribesmen were freed early on Friday after a five-day ordeal, a tribal source said.
The global financial crisis is set to have "substantial effects" on the real economy in Sweden over the next two years, a new report has predicted, with large numbers of people expected to lose their jobs.
Sweden's Migration Minister Tobias Billström has vowed to ease residency restrictions for asylum seekers who have started families with Swedish partners.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has named details of a second economic stimulus package, according to daily Neue Presse on Friday.
German cyclist Stefan Schumacher, who failed two drugs tests at the Tour de France, confirmed here Thursday he was suing the French anti-doping authorities (AFLD) for defamation.
Swedish forward Mats Sundin ended a lengthy holdout on Thursday by deciding to leave the Toronto Maple Leafs to sign with the Vancouver Canucks, the National Hockey League club announced.
Embattled carrier Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has unveiled plans to sell off subsidiaries Spanair and airBaltic in a bid to pull itself out of its financial woes..
Scores of young people rioted on Thursday night in Rosengård, the Malmö suburb in which tensions have been running high since the recent closure of an Islamic cultural centre.