Following apparent difficulties in release negotiations, Somali pirates took three German hostages from the hijacked cargo ship Hansa Stavanger to the mainland on Sunday, reports said.
The titanic power struggle between two of Germany’s auto giants went into the next round on Sunday, as Uwe Hück, head of Porsche’s works committee defied VW’s takeover.
The beleaguered state and property financier Hypo Real Estate may need more state aid than previously expected, a report in Sunday newspaper Welt am Sonntag revealed.
A Malmö woman has been ordered to repay 18,000 kronor ($2,300) by the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Forsäkringskassan) for sickness benefits received while working on a phone sex chat line.
Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin is more heterosexual than US President Barack Obama, at least if a new survey by Stockholm Pride is to be believed.
Green party top candidate Jürgen Trittin told Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag that shutting down old nuclear power stations would be a condition of entering a government coalition following September’s election.
A proposal to include the identities of women in a national abortion register has divided the governing Alliance coalition parties.
The Pirate Party and the far-right Sweden Democrats are on course for seats in the Riksdag according to a new poll.
Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed on Saturday that he would be interested in a move to Spanish giants Barcelona.
German state prosecutors are to open investigations into 480 doctors suspected of helping to sell medication in exchange for rewards from a pharmaceutical company, Der Spiegel reported Saturday.
U2 rocked Berlin on Saturday, returning to the German city where almost 20 years ago the Irish band came to reinvent themselves with "Achtung Baby," for many fans their best album.