Sweden face Holland, Hungary and neighbours Finland in a Euro 2012 qualification group that gives Erik Hamrén's side a chance to settle old scores.
The European Union’s competition watchdog vowed on Sunday to keep a tight rein on how state aid is given to ailing carmaker Opel, as the firm’s parent company prepares its pitch for help from countries including Germany.
The Central Council of Jews in Germany is set for a historic generational shift after Charlotte Knobloch announced Sunday she would retire as president, making her the last leader to come from the Holocaust-survivor generation.
Two Swedish military officers and a local interpreter were killed on Sunday when their unit came under fire west of Mazar-e Sharif in Afghanistan.
Germany is investigating claims a 14-year-girl was killed during a firefight between its Bundeswehr soldiers and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
Germany’s national football team has scored a good draw for the 2012 European Cup qualifying games, facing Turkey, Austria, Belgium, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, organisers announced Sunday.
Germany’s roads and footpaths will remain treacherously slippery for some days to come, with freezing temperatures and some snow set to preserve a sheet of ice on the ground, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported Sunday.
Google's "Street View" service faces a new hurdle in Germany, with Consumer Minister Ilse Aigner branding it on Sunday a “million-fold violation of the private sphere” and demanding the internet giant get additional consent from people photographed.
Swedish national elections are still months away. But political parties are already vaunting enticing proposals to woo voters.
A Coast Guard search has failed to find a container housing environmentally dangerous substances that slipped off a Finnish ship south of the Baltic Sea island of Gotland off the Swedish east coast on Saturday.
Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg called for quick reform of the NATO security alliance on Sunday, claiming “we talk too much and achieve too little.”
Berlin-born Hollywood legend Marlene Dietrich will be immortalised on the streets of her home city on a new "Walk of Fame" to be unveiled during the Berlin film festival this week, promoters said Saturday.
The leaders of Germany’s Turkish and Islamic communities called on Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday to get personally more involved in socially integrating disillusioned youngsters from immigrant backgrounds.
Following a vigorous citizen protest, an historic hotel in Sweden’s oldest town has been denied permission to expand. Sigtuna Stads Hotell in the thousand-year town of Sigtuna must content itself with just 26 rooms.
Swedish citizens have fared badly compared to other developed nations during the deepest depression since the 1930s.
Winter should not come as a surprise in Sweden. But it did – after many mild seasons.