The Somali pirates who recently captured a Hamburg freight ship are being extradited to Germany for what is expected to be the first trial of such pirates from the collapsed African nation on German soil.
Four of out ten apartments in Stockholm have been found to be rented on illegal contracts, a new survey from the three major public housing firms shows.
The Catholic school headmaster who first raised concerns about sex abuse in the Church in January has attacked the embattled Bishop Walter Mixa, accusing him of being too dismissive of his alleged victim’s claims.
Swedish employers are taking on staff at the highest rate for seven months, according to the Monster Employment Index.
Automaker Daimler became the latest German corporate giant to give in to international pressure over its business ties with Iran on Wednesday, saying it would "restructure" its activities there.
As if seeking to prove the verity of the old myth of a cat's nine lives, Kitty - a feline resident of Traneberg in western Sweden - is recovering after surviving nine shots to her head and torso.
Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg used a surprise trip to Afghanistan Wednesday to announce he was stepping up the firepower of the German troops in the wake of the Good Friday ambush that claimed the lives of three soldiers.
The head of the Swedish Work Environment Authority (Arbetsmiljöverket) has raised the prospect of a ban on cash in Sweden's retail stores to help tackle the growing problem of robbery.
Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer announced this week that he would put an end to the nationwide update of traffic signs, saving already broke cities and municipalities hundreds of millions of euros.
The Catholic Church in Sweden must demand that the Vatican abolish celibacy for priests, allow women to be ordained, stop oppressing homosexuals and reverse its ban on contraception, argues Swedish Catholic and poet Marcus Birro.
The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has announced the launch of an online citizenship application service.
British bishop Richard Williamson is declining to face court in person when his trial for Holocaust-denial begins Friday, according to his lawyer, who has said he will represent the absent clergyman.
Hamburg is Germany’s highest-earning city with an average net income of €23,366 a year, a survey published Wednesday found.
A 32-year-old man from Halmstad is suspected of having cheated his way to benefits of almost five million kronor ($700,000) from the Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) by pretending to be mentally disabled.
The Catholic Church in Sweden has confirmed the receipt of two reports of child sexual abuse perpetrated by priests as Bishop Anders Aborelius asked for forgiveness on Tuesday.
The small tax haven of Liechtenstein is preparing to backpedal on an agreement with Germany to crack down on tax dodgers, and now plans to give no help if investigations are based on stolen data, a report said Wednesday.
Left Party leader Lars Ohly has declined the invitation to attend Crown Princess Victoria's wedding to Daniel Westling on June 19th.
German police said Tuesday they had seized a record haul of 1.3 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of €40 million and made seven arrests.
The Free Democrats' watered-down tax reform plans have been given a shot in the arm by their conservative coalition partners, who broadly welcomed the proposals on Wednesday.
Claes Borgström, the lawyer who represented convicted serial killer Thomas Quick, has been told there will be no investigation into his conduct after reporting himself to the Swedish Bar Association (Advokatsamfundet).
41-year-old Swede Thomas Salme who flew for 13 years without a valid pilot's licence has been served with a small fine and banned from flying for one year after a conviction in a Dutch court.