Nearly seventy years after the start of the Second World War, a new British editorial project has begun republishing Nazi-era newspaper clippings accompanied by historic analysis.
Germany's second biggest private bank, Commerzbank, will be partially nationalised, it said on Thursday.
Police on Thursday said a man attempted to kidnap a teenage girl in Leipzig close to where another girl was murdered last August.
The 2008 Olof Palme Prize was awarded on Thursday to Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege for his work to help women victims of rape and war crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Germans are hopping on the information autobahn: already three-quarters of households have access to the internet, according to figures released by the Bitkom techology association on Thursday.
The stock deals by finance and real estate tycoon Maths O. Sundqvist which brought down the Carnegie investment bank may also end up costing Handelsbanken close to one billion kronor ($127 million).
Learning Swedish is a noble pursuit. When in Rome and all that. But mastering the majority mother tongue is only the beginning, as many more languages loom large on the horizon, writes Alec Forss.
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Thursday for new rules to govern world finance in the wake of the global economic collapse.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said Thursday that the only way to halt the smuggling of weapons into Gaza is to stop the fighting and end Gaza’s economic isolation.
Marijuana in Sweden is increasingly being grown domestically rather than smuggled into the country, and police suspect Vietnamese crime networks are behind the proliferation in cannabis growing operations.
Sweden's Equal Opportunities Ombudsman (Jämställdhetsombudsmannen - JämO) has ruled against a man from Malmö who disputed the right of a local gym to reserve a section for women only.
The recent demise of Swedish mobile phone software company UIQ has kept bankruptcy administrators busy and led several former employees to start their own firms.
Commerzbank, the second-biggest German bank, launched a bond issue on Thursday worth more than €1 billion ($1.36 billion), a spokeswoman said, the first to be underpinned by state guarantees.
What's on in Sweden: January 9th - 15th. The Stranglers and Lindy Hop in Stockholm; Manfred Mann and Belgian electronica in Gothenburg; Future Cop! in Malmö.
Peter Sodann, former TV cop and presidential candidate for the hard-line socialist Left party has blamed the German media for his bad image in an interview published by weekly magazine Stern on Thursday.
Stockholm musician Kleerup claimed three awards at Wednesday night's Grammis Gala, one more than the evening's other big winner, singer-songwriter Anna Ternheim.
Germany marked record low temperatures for the third day in a row on Thursday, with meteorologists measuring a frosty -33.4 degrees Celsius (-28 degrees Fahrenheit) in the Bavarian Alps in the early morning hours.
German exports plunged in November at their sharpest rate since 1990, data showed Thursday, as the global recession pulled the plug on demand for goods from the world's biggest exporter.
Head of the parliamentary commission for children Diana Golze wants to limit lawsuits against playgrounds and other children’s facilities, daily Berliner Zeitung reported on Thursday.
A German ICE train’s brakes froze on Wednesday evening, jamming rail traffic and forcing some 300 passengers to disembark, national rail operator Deutsche Bahn said Thursday.
The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and its violent and chaotic aftermath left behind not just blood, death and destruction, but also deep psychological scars for many.
A 55-year-old homeless man was arrested early Thursday morning for starting several small fires near a petrol station in Tullinge south of Stockholm.
Members of the family convicted for their roles in a shocking axe attack in a village outside of Haparanda in northern Sweden earlier this year have decided to appeal the judgments.
An 87-year-old former Nazi SS soldier of Dutch origin is too old and too ill to stand trial in Germany for the murder of three Dutch resistance fighters during World War II, a court ruled Wednesday.
Mats Sundin made his long anticipated debut for the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday as his new National Hockey League club posted a win with the Swedish star in its lineup.