The film adaptation of the second installment of Swedish author Stieg Larsson's cult "Millennium" crime trilogy opened on Friday in theatres across Scandinavia.
A creditor of Global Gaming Factory X, the potential buyer of The Pirate Bay site, has asked a court in Stockholm to declare the company bankrupt.
The leader of Sweden's Christian Democrats has distanced himself from a Swedish Hollywood wife who described Swedish men as "tragic" for their "nappy changing" and "equality nonsense".
A major in the Swedish army serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has lost his job following a bout of excessive drinking and sexual relations with a local woman.
Charlotte or Chantal? From the moment they first read the school register, teachers could already be unfairly prejudiced against certain children, a new study from the University of Oldenberg revealed this week.
Swedish companies are still finding it hard to get funding on the financial markets, despite signs of economic recovery, the deputy governor of Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank has said.
NATO officials have accused a German officer of giving false information to the alliance when he ordered a deadly air strike in Afghanistan, daily Financial Times Deutschland said Friday.
The oldest works of art in the world went on display on Friday in Stuttgart as part of a major Ice Age exhibition. Some of the spectacular artefacts, found over past years in the Swabian Alb, are being shown for the first time.
The makers of a new marital aid that has gone on sale in Sweden have said that their dildo is the most environmentally-friendly on the market.
Police said on Friday they still didn’t know the motive of an axe-wielding 18-year-old who injured nine students and one teacher at a school in Ansbach, Bavaria despite finding letters showing he planned the rampage.
With the September 27 election approaching, The Local's continues its series of interviews with candidates for parliament with non-German backgrounds. Serkan Tören is a Turkish-born lawyer in Hamburg running for a seat in Bundestag for the Free Democrats.
Once a Stasi security training ground, the former East German city of Kallinchen is now dominated by thousands of tourists, including those drawn to a historic nudist camp and the re-purposed secret police facility.
One man is dead after an S-Bahn commuter train near the Lower Saxony town of Weetzen collided with a crop transport truck early on Friday morning, according to the police.
The EU's Lisbon reform treaty cleared a major hurdle on Friday as Germany's upper house approved laws paving the way to its ratification following months of political wrangling and heated debate.
Social Democrat party leader Mona Sahlin has been criticized for partying with celebrities in Majorca instead of staying at home to campaign in the run-up for the church elections on September 20th.
Erold Sigurdsson, 65-year-old man from northern Sweden, is once again counting his blessings and picking up the pieces after a truckload of timber slammed into his house on Thursday – for the third time.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her government's decision to aid of auto maker Opel, which has sparked accusations of protectionism.
Gay Sunday, the homosexual “mega event” giving new meaning to men in leather trousers at Munich’s Oktoberfest, takes place each year on the first weekend of the world-famous Bavarian beer bash.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt succeeded during a summit in Brussels on Thursday in convincing European leaders to agree to push for limits on bonuses for bankers and for faster movement on climate negotiations.
Sweden upped the ante in its effort to secure a contract to sell 36 Saab Gripen fighter jets to Brazil, saying it would build 40 percent of the plane in Brazil, officials said Thursday.