A man was stabbed to death in an internet café on Drottninggatan in Malmö at around 4:30 this afternoon, according to a breaking report in the Sydsvenskan newspaper.
The international community will not leave Afghanistan until the country has undergone a secure transition in which "rule of law, governance and anti-corruption mechanisms" are central, Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt said on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that her country unleashed "endless suffering" by starting World War II, but also recalled the fate of ethnic Germans expelled at the end of the conflict.
Demonstrators from the environmentalist group Greenpeace on Tuesday scaled the large columns on the façade of the Reichstag building, home to the German parliament, to attach an anti-nuclear energy banner.
The Schwebefähre, or bridge ferry, over the Oste River in Lower Saxony this year celebrates a century of service. Taking a journey on Germany's oldest transporter bridge offers visitors a chance to become a party of its long history.
Swedish Rail (SJ) will on Wednesday move to broaden its personalised ticket system in a bid to thwart the black market in cheap tickets and improve customer service, the company said in a statement.
Film maker Mia Engberg explains the genesis of Dirty Diaries, a movie made up of 12 'feminist porn' shorts that has been generating heated debate across Sweden in the lead-up to its premiere this week.
'Feminist porn' movie Dirty Diaries, which received 500,000 kronor ($69,000) in public funding, is to premiere this Thursday in Stockholm.
Germany on Tuesday unveiled a €17.5-billion ($25-billion) plan to fight lingering credit crunch problems in Europe's largest economy by lending directly to banks and bolstering insurers.
As the federal election approaches, The Local's new series on politicians with non-German roots features Green party MP Omid Nouripour, an Iranian-born Hessian who says his background gives him a special appreciation for democracy.
Parties across Germany’s political spectrum continued to jockey for position on Tuesday after polls in Saxony, Saarland and Thuringia shook up the country’s general election campaign.
Two of Sweden's biggest banks, SEB and Nordea, have predicted that the Riksbank will raise its benchmark interest rate to 2 percent by the end of next year from its current level of 0.25 percent.
Swedish health authorities have recommended that a doctor from a clinic in Umeå in northern Sweden be placed on probation for three years after he was caught under the heavy influence of alcohol at work.
Two weeks after Hessian police arrested a man who bombed a family's home in Viernheim near Mannheim, officers closed roads early on Wednesday to transport three trucks full of explosives and other weaponry confiscated from his apartment.
The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which measures the manufacturing industry business cycle, fell in August to 52.4 from 54.3 in the previous month. An index over 50 indicates economic growth.
German unemployment rose slightly to 8.3 percent of in August, official data showed on Tuesday, while analysts and officials warned of likely further pressure on the labour market in Europe's biggest economy.
Germany will see one last day of glorious summer heat on Tuesday before the rest of the week turns windy and rainy.
Three newborn children have died at Västerås hospital in central Sweden following infection with a strain of multiresistant bacteria.
A hunter in Lessebo who thought he had shot a wild boar but instead found he had shot a small elk has been charged by Växjö district court with illegal hunting, reports the Smålandsposten newspaper.
Starting on Tuesday, classic incandescent light bulbs will begin to be phased out in Germany and the rest of the European Union in a bid to save energy and protect the environment.
Germany's invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, marked the start of massive military operations, but the Nazis paved the way with a largely-forgotten campaign of low-level attacks.
Barcelona's record signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the final goal in a comprehensive 3-0 home win for his new club over Sporting Gijon in the opening league game of the season on Monday.
An Aachen man injured a 15-year-old girl with a knife and then threatened to blow up his apartment building on Monday evening, police reported.