One person has died and 14 others were injured in a bus accident on Färingsö west of Stockholm, police reported on Wednesday.
Deadly floods that have hit eastern and central Europe are expected to reach Germany over the weekend though with less intensity, authorities said on Wednesday.
A predicted rush of tourists to Stockholm for the upcoming royal wedding has so far failed to materialise, with no more bookings than in previous years, according to hoteliers in the capital.
Companies have become better at paying bills on time, according to new figures. The number of rulings in cases involving orders for payment fell by 22 percent in April over the same month last year, according to credit reporting company Syna's latest trade outlook barometer.
Hamburg public prosecutor’s office opened an investigation into US internet giant Google on Wednesday following the company’s admission that it had mistakenly gathered personal data over unsecured systems with its Street View mapping service.
Peter Segerström, a Swedish predator researcher, was attacked on Monday by a bear who had been put to sleep to be tagged.
The Local’s series “Made in Germany” presents the best the country has to offer, including Saxony’s noble watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne.
The number of abortions performed in Sweden fell in 2009, for the first time in five years, new statistics from the National Board of Health and Welfare show.
Following his first season in the NBA, Jonas Jerebko has returned to Sweden to a warm reception from both the media and fans.
Mannheim public prosecutors announced on Wednesday that they had filed rape charges against Germany’s most famous weatherman Jörg Kachelmann following several weeks of holding him on remand.
Chancellor Angela Merkel called Wednesday for a radical overhaul of Europe's fiscal rules along German lines, warning of "incalculable consequences" for the European Union if the euro were to fail.
German airline Lufthansa on Wednesday celebrated the handover of its first “superjumbo” A380 jetliner, which manufacture Airbus hopes will revolutionise long-distance air travel.
Michael Ballack, injured captain of the German national football team, signalled on Wednesday that Bastian Schweinsteiger needed to step up and lead his side to success in the World Cup finals in South Africa this summer.
Singing is a popular pursuit in the Nordic countries and while it is often associated with alcohol consumption it can also have positive health effects - such as easing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Swedish research suggests.
After bitter defeat in the key North Rhine-Westphalia state poll this month, a new poll showed on Wednesday that Germany's centre-right coalition parties have reached a 10-year low in public approval.
Germany clamped down on speculative trading, introducing new rules Wednesday in a bid to ease the market volatility it says threatens the eurozone economies.
Millions of renters in Germany stand to get refunds for their 2009 heating costs, a media report said on Wednesday.
Sweden's Riksbank wants to replace the 20 kronor ($3) note, known as 'Selman' as it depicts the celebrated Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, with a new coin but the parliamentary finance committee has granted clemency and put a stop to the plan.
Overuse of common over-the-counter painkillers can cause chronic headaches, according to an ongoing Swedish study.
The ten-year-old girl who went missing from a playground in Svenljunga in southern Sweden on Friday was found alive and well on Tuesday evening.