The Stockholm stock exchange and the krona both hit record levels for the year on Friday as several economic indicators point to an upswing in Sweden's economic fortunes.
Sweden's government has revised its gloomy economic prognosis upwards, announcing on Friday that it expects the country's GDP to increase by 0.6 percent in 2010, before making greater strides towards a full recovery in 2011 and 2012.
While US-director Quentin Tarantino’s new Jewish revenge film “Inglourious Basterds” has garnered mixed reviews elsewhere, German critics are exalting the bloody fantasy as a cathartic departure from typical World War II films.
With just over a month to go before Germany's general election, daily newspaper Die Welt reported on Friday that an unprecedented number of Islamist videos encouraging holy war against the country have flooded the internet.
A German court on Friday approved a €4-billion ($6-billion) expansion of Frankfurt International Airport, Europe's third busiest, rejecting complaints by residents.
A team of scientists in Germany have discovered why people tend to walk in circles when lost in locations as diverse as the Sahara Desert and German forests.
As a human rights group publishes details of a bloody campaign of hate being waged against gays in Iraq, Rami Abdelrahman speaks to members of a recently founded initiative for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Arabs in Sweden.
Hans Pandeya, the CEO of Global Gaming Factory (GGF), the company planning to buy The Pirate Bay, has been reported to the Swedish enforcement service (Kronofogden) for mounting unpaid debts.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel threatened energy sanctions against Iran if it fails to step up cooperation with the international community on its controversial nuclear programme for the first time on Friday.
Israel's ambassador to Sweden, Benny Dagan, has been summoned by Sweden's foreign office to discuss the diplomatic discord following an article in a national newspaper claiming Israeli soldiers harvest the organs of dead Palestinians.
High speed railways are unprofitable and afford marginal climate gains, a new report penned by the Expert Group on Environmental Studies argues.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has rejected calls from Israel for the government to distance itself from an article in a national newspaper which claimed Israeli soldiers harvest the organs of dead Palestinians.
A Swedish news photographer specialized in capturing fires on film has admitted to being behind a slew of arson attacks, according to the Aftonbladet newspaper.
The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL) is set to recommend that the swine flu vaccine is issued free of charge for all.
Swedish police are hunting for an agile cat burglar who, clad in climbing attire and gardening gloves, shinned up drainage pipes to hit ten apartments in Stockholm over the summer.
Half a year after President Barack Obama took office, the new US ambassador to Germany, Philip Murphy, finally arrived in Berlin on Friday morning.
Police shot and killed a bank robber in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Ruppichteroth on Thursday night during a getaway chase that also left an officer critically injured.
Sweden's Saab is among the defence companies lobbying hard for a $4 billion deal to replace Brazil's ageing fleet of fighter aircraft.
Israel has announced that it intends to lodge an official protest to Sweden over its refusal to condemn an article in a national newspaper which claimed Israeli soldiers harvest the organs of dead Palestinians.
After record-breaking temperatures this week, Germans will get a break from the heat with brief thundershowers on Friday that will cool things off just in time for a pleasant late-summer weekend.
General Motors assembles its board of directors Friday to discuss the sale of its ailing Opel unit amid pressure from Germany and fears of job losses.
Germany’s prisoners will vote via mail-in ballot for the parliamentary election in September, after authorities refused appeals to be allowed to go to polling stations for security reasons.