A 33-year-old man from Malmö has been indicted in the United States on eight counts of sexual assault of a child, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports.
Swedes who demonstrate over Israeli attacks are not anti-Semites. Calling them names is an attempt to silence criticism of Israeli policies, argues Stockholm-based Palestinian Alaa Kullab.
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a team of Germany's top directors have turned their cameras on their own country, producing short, sharp vignettes sizing up the reunited nation, writes AFP's Deborah Cole.
Swedish and international entertainment industry representatives are redoubling their efforts to challenge the legitimacy of file sharing website The Pirate Bay as the trial of four people connected to the site nears commencement.
Daniel Miller takes a three-hour history lesson with Thomas Heise's new documentary “Material” about the fall of the Berlin Wall.
While Germany tries to combat doping in sports, drug abuse to boost desk jockey performance in the country is on the rise, according to a new study published by German health insurer DAK this week.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück warned on Friday that the world must avoid a spiral of 1930s-style protectionism as senior G7 finance officials headed to Rome for talks on the economic crisis.
A lawyers’ organization from Norway has submitted a petition supporting a case pending in the European Court of Human Rights which challenges Sweden’s controversial wiretapping law.
A German-Afghan man was sentenced to life in prison for the “honour killing” of his sister on Friday, creating mayhem in the court room as family members screamed, assaulted journalists and attempted suicide.
The German economy shrivelled 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008, the worst decline since reunification and significantly more than expected, the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) reported on Friday.
Far from the idyllic image of lone herders skiing after their reindeer, indigenous Samis in Sweden's far north today use snowmobiles and other vehicles, giving rise to an animal welfare campaign as far away as Britain.
Sweden's central bank said on Friday it would continue to offer loans in Swedish kronor at longer maturities to improve the functioning of the markets, and that the new loans would be made at a variable interest rate.
An appeals court in Sweden has reduced the sentence of the father of a now six-year-old girl whom he abducted and took to Cambodia, hiding the girl for more than a year.
A newly discovered document has reignited a dispute between Germany and Egypt over the rightful ownership of the iconic 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti this week.
A youth recreation centre in Bromölla in southern Sweden has decided to ban anyone wearing clothing that could be considered racist from entering the facility.
Swedish aerospace company Saab reported a 708 million kronor ($85 million) net loss for the fourth quarter of 2008, down from a net profit of 1.01 billion kronor the year before.
Volkswagen and the Japanese electronics group Toshiba have unveiled an accord to jointly develop electric drive units that VW says will allow it to become the first manufacturer of an affordable, mass-produced electric vehicle.
Germany’s most famous prostitute Domenica Niehoff – who gained fame for becoming advocate for the rights of sex workers in the 70s and 80s – has died after succumbing to serious illness this week.
A Porsche test driver lost control of a secret prototype car and died in an accident on the A5 motorway near Darmstadt early on Friday morning, police in the German state of Hesse said.
As energy policy talks between the government and opposition parties continue, a new poll shows that six of ten Swedes are in favour of building new nuclear power plants.
The 27-year-old twin suspects in the sensational jewellery robbery at Germany’s most famous department store, the KaDeWe in Berlin, apparently have relatives with a criminal past, daily Berliner Morgenpost reported on Friday.
Sweden’s integration minister Nyamko Sabuni wants to visit the homes of young people from the predominantly immigrant suburb of Rosengård in Malmö.
Bayern Munich coach Jürgen Klinsmann insists his side will give Bundesliga leaders Hoffenheim no peace until they are back at the top of the table - starting this weekend.
Marine biologists in Sweden remain puzzled by a species of jellyfish newly discovered in the Baltic Sea which they first feared was a harmful invasive species.