More than half of Swedish voters do not plan to vote in the elections for the European parliament to be held on June 7th, a poll published on Tuesday showed.
The Woolworth department store chain took a further step toward collapse Tuesday when a Frankfurt court said it had been placed under administration in Germany three months after its last British store shut down.
With just a couple of months remaining until Sweden assumes the reins of the EU presidency, The Local's Thanh Dinh speaks to Minister for EU Affairs Cecilia Malmström about the challenges ahead.
A wild boar attacked a woman out walking her dog in a graveyard in Gothenburg on Tuesday morning.
No Angels pop star Nadja Benaissa, arrested on charges of grievous bodily harm over the weekend, is accused of having unprotected sex with several partners without telling them she is HIV positive.
A fish, declared extinct in the Baltic Sea over a 100 years ago, has made a remarkable reappearance - in the net of a professional Swedish fisherman off the coast of Öland.
More than 4,000 teenagers in Stockholm are exposed on a daily basis to cultures of honour that involve traditions which run counter to Swedish law, according to an estimate based on a new official study.
The prosecutor in a high-profile rape case in Jönköping where a 15-year-old victim committed suicide before the trial, has withdrawn from the case.
Swedish inflation slowed to 0.2 percent in March from 0.9 percent in February, Statistics Sweden (SCB) said on Tuesday.
Hoping to better coordinate Germany’s response to the global economic crisis, the government will hold an economic summit at the Chancellery next week with business leaders and representatives from the country’s trade unions, Munich-based daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
Germany has banned a controversial strain of genetically modified corn, marking the end of GM crops in the country, Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner said on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich coach Jürgen Klinsmann is taking legal action against a German daily after it printed an image of him being crucified on the front page of its Easter edition, the paper said on Tuesday.
Jorma Toivonen's dream is to open a sex museum, but municipal councils have been lukewarm. In the meantime "Scandinavia's largest collection of erotic items" will be put on show in a Stockholm suburban garden.
Patients in Germany are having to wait longer for treatment during medical emergencies, the head of the country's emergency physicians association said on Tuesday.
The German hospitality industry will likely lose up to 60,000 jobs in the next year as the recession takes hold, hotel and restaurant association Dehoga said on Tuesday.
Swedish telecom operator Tele2 has joined forces with Norway's Telenor to build a new 4G mobile network, it was announced on Tuesday.
Nadja Benaissa, a singer in German girl band No Angels, has been arrested for grievous bodily harm at a Frankfurt night club, daily Bild reported on Tuesday.
Several major Swedish firms have been able to attract capital in the spring, according to a new market survey by the business daily Dagens Industri. For smaller firms capital markets remain closed, however.
Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has promised his side will go down fighting in Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final with the German giants effectively out of the competition.
Sweden's government is preparing a new law that will enable schools to suspend pupils for up to a week, Education Minister Jan Björklund has revealed.
Ailing German car maker Opel is certain to find new investors that will save it from collapse, company head Klaus Franz told daily Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung on Tuesday.
Brandenburg police have allowed residents in Schwedt to return home following their evacuation after some 60,000 litres of petrol leaked from freight train tanker cars due to a derailment on Monday evening.
Former East German track-and-field stars insist there is a "cover-up" conspiracy after five athletics coaches admitted being part of a doping program behind the former Iron Curtain.
The trial began in New York on Monday of a Swedish citizen suspected of attempting to set up a terrorist training camp in the United States.