Daniel Westling, fiancé of Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria, has undergone a kidney transplant, the Royal Palace in Stockholm has said. The donor was his father, Olle Westling.
German inflation dropped to zero in May compared with the same month in 2008, the lowest figure in 22 years, preliminary figures showed Wednesday.
Bringing new meaning to the phrase “Holy crap,” a perfectly preserved 300-year-old broom has been found in a Benedictine monastery latrine in Paderborn, city archaeologist Sven Spiong told The Local on Wednesday.
Sweden’s enterprise minister Maud Olofsson confirmed on Wednesday that Fiat is one of several bidders interested in purchasing Saab Automobile from US-based General Motors.
Gender equality is a fundamental aspect of human rights, says Gudrun Schyman, and it is this belief that was the central idea behind her founding the Feminist Initiative party in 2005. Now running for a seat in the EU Parliament, Schyman says her feminist vision and experience as a politician make her a strong candidate for election.
The Swedish krona weakened somewhat on Wednesday following an announcement from the Riksbank that it planned to borrow 100 billion kronor of foreign currency.
A Bavarian man was reported dead and a train conductor in Baden-Württemberg severely injured on Wednesday after severe storms swept through the country overnight.
Two 20-year-old men have been sentenced to three years in prison for raping a 17-year-old boy at a party in Kumla in central Sweden.
Public day care workers will likely continue their strikes after their unions refused a new offer from state employers during negotiations in Berlin on Wednesday.
The feared East German Stasi secret police misused the identities of innocent Western German citizens as covers for secret agents, daily Berliner Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
General Motors on Wednesday transferred control of its European factories and patents to its German subsidiary Opel, paving the way for it to be hived off from the beleaguered US auto giant.
Sweden continues to shirk United Nations-mandated obligations guaranteeing children the right to education, prompting the international body to call government officials to testify as to why many refugee children in hiding do not attend school in Sweden.
The body of a baby boy has been found in a freezer in Erfurt. Police have arrested the mother and charged her with murder.
Sweden’s Supreme Court has ruled that a Rwandan national accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide can be extradited from Sweden to Rwanda to stand trial.
More than 1,000 couriers from Tokyo to Oakland will descend on Berlin’s Tempelhof airport this weekend for the 14th European Cycle Messenger Championship (ECMC), and defending champion Michael Brinkmann said Wednesday he is ready for them.
Friends and relatives of Ahmed "Romario" Ibrahim Ali, who was stabbed to death last autumn near Stockholm, were stunned to learn on Tuesday that the prime suspect in the 23-year-old’s killing had fled the country.
Almost half of all Germans are embarrassed by their boorish countrymen abroad, according to a new poll. But there might not be so much to worry about this summer, as the bad economy leads more Teutons to holiday at home.
A 37-year-old medical student referred to in the Swedish media as "the kiss man" has been sentenced to two months in jail for sexual harassment. But the man, a French national, was released immediately after the court announced its verdict since he had already served his time in custody while awaiting trial.
If elected to the EU Parliament, Mikael Gustafsson’s to-do list involves a wide variety of topics: he says hopes to stimulate change in issues of climate, free trade and gender equality amongst others.
Several restaurants in Berlin, one of Europe's most-visited capitals, have begun issuing illicit bills to tourists with a message in English nudging them to pay more than is due.
German mothers with young children who work full-time are happier than those who are employed part-time or stay at home, research released Tuesday indicated.
New cracks have been discovered in control rods a nuclear reactor at the Oskarshamns nuclear facility in southern Sweden, less than six months after all the rods were replaced.
The head of the Moderate Party’s youth wing has proposed that the military be called in to free Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak, who has sat in prison in Eritrea for more than seven years.
The search for three men reported missing while on a snowmobile trek in the mountains in northern Sweden was called off when a police helicopter discovered the men relaxing in a sauna.