Barbro Holmberg, the mother of golfer Tiger Woods’ Swedish wife Elin Nordegren, has unexpectedly cleared her schedule for the week and traveled to the United States, according to Swedish media reports.
Nobel literature laureate Herta Müller contemplated the power and meaning of words as she began her literature lecture on Monday at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.
The Swedish consortium Jakob said on Monday it is ready to buy Volvo Cars if the opportunity arises.
Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he lacks motivation to play for the Swedish national team following the side's failure to qualify for this summer's World Cup.
Google Earth recently added a new feature for history fans: With the program’s historical imagery function, users now can explore the devastating ruin of Berlin just before the end of the Second World War.
Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent for the British newspaper The Times, explores the more mystifying rituals of Teutonic breakfast culture.
The German government said Monday it would compensate victims of an air strike ordered by a German commander in Afghanistan which it has acknowledged was "militarily inappropriate."
Singer-songwriter Paul Anka has filed for divorce from his Swedish wife Anna following a violent spat at the couple’s Hollywood home last week.
Police in Sweden arrested seven people on Monday morning for their suspected role in a human trafficking network.
The German telecommunications regulator said Monday it will force Deutsche Telekom to open its high-speed internet network to competitors.
British rocker Pete Doherty was arrested in Berlin over the weekend for drunken and disorderly behaviour, daily Bild reported on Monday.
Investigators in the southwestern city of Stuttgart on Monday raided the headquarters of regional bank LBBW to probe alleged fraud by several of its directors, the prosecutor's office said.
The recording industry has decided to take a stab at using Sweden’s new anti-piracy laws to reveal the identity of what an industry association is calling a “rather normal” file sharer.
As EU foreign ministers gather in Brussels to debate the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations, a group of British MPs have come out in support of a Swedish proposal to establish East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.
A group of nearly 50 members of the British parliament have written a letter voicing their support for a controversial Swedish EU presidency proposal to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.
One year after the alleged stabbing of Passau police chief Alois Mannichl by a neo-Nazi, there are some 430 open leads in the case, the city’s public prosecutor announced on Monday.
Around 17,000 people set to lose their sickness benefits at the end of the year may be left with empty pockets as Sweden's unemployment insurance funds (a-kassa) struggle to keep up with a backlog of cases during the transition.
A massive pileup involving more than 50 vehicles on the A71 motorway near Geldersheim in northern Bavaria left 16 people injured, police reported on Monday.
German automaker Opel is expected to earn an unexpected profit for 2009 with sales surging 34.5 percent from the previous year, daily Die Welt reported on Monday.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Germany’s centre for disease control and prevention, on Monday warned Germans hesitant to get immunised that the swine flu epidemic is not finished yet.
Swedish security service Säpo wants to make it easier for foreign nationals to fill sensitive positions within the Swedish state as part of a “necessary modernization”.
A woman leapt from her fourth floor apartment to escape a fire at an assisted living facility in northwest Stockholm early on Monday morning.
The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) warned on Monday that children's toys contain far too many carcinogenic substances that are not regulated by the European Union.
Passengers on Sweden’s national railway SJ have derided the company for poor service and punctuality, slapping SJ with one of the worst scores in the transit industry in a recent survey.
Struggling Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart has confirmed the sacking of coach Markus Babbel just a few days before their crucial Champions League clash.