New British leader David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to play down sharp differences on how to shore up European financial stability during their first official talks in Berlin on Friday.
A 23-year old man suspected of planning terror attacks in Somalia has been remanded in custody by Gothenburg District Court.
Swedish students are being forced to pay back tens of thousands of kronor at short notice because universities and the student loan authority can't agree on how to define a full-time student.
General Motors' European unit Opel and European unions have agreed on the terms of a long-awaited restructuring plan for the troubled company, Opel said on Friday.
After weeks of wet and dreary spring weather, a high-pressure system will bring friendlier and drier days just in time for the long holiday weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday.
Sweden will face the Czech Republic in the semi-finals of the 2010 IIHF World Hockey Championship in Germany on Saturday.
A new erotic magazine for women called “Alley Cat” hit German newsstands this week, with publishers targeting young women who have “grown up with sex,” according to the editor.
The Swedish electorate have significantly more faith in the centre-right government to handle an economic crisis than the centre-left opposition, a new Sifo survey shows.
Germany has made a huge mistake in backing an emergency rescue package for eurozone countries, argues president of the Ifo economic institute Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn.
A new museum on Stockholm's waterfront has created a buzz among the world's best photographers. Claire Hardman found Annie Leibovitz, the world's most revered photographer, was among those to be won over.
A Swedish appeals court has ruled that a Norrköping hotel was guilty of discriminating against a guest who was participating at a conference on ethnic discrimination at the time.
Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery will sign a three-year contract extension that will make him the club's highest ever earner and keep him with the German champions until 2015, it was reported Friday.
The King, Queen and their children might be the best-known members of the Swedish royal family, but there are numerous other Swedish princes and princesses - including the last surviving great-grandchild of Britain's Queen Victoria, writes Juan Navas.
A new initiative aims to lower the disproportionately high number of suicide attempts among young German-Turkish women thought to be caused by familial conflicts.
Swedes now spend longer talking on mobile phones than on fixed lines, according to new calculations.
Germany’s governing coalition on Friday managed to push a billion-euro rescue package for the eurozone through parliament after warning the future of Europe’s single currency was at stake.
Sweden's enterprise minister Maud Olofsson has discussed the Volvo-Geely deal with senior Chinese management and received confirmation that the firm plans to retain its Swedish connection and maintain production in the country.
The Social Democrats (SPD) and Greens have abandoned talks with The Left party on forming a coalition in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), making a grand coalition or new elections in Germany’s largest state likely.
With Germany bidding for their fourth World Cup title in South Africa, defender Philipp Lahm admits there is an air of expectation on Joachim Löw’s side to prove themselves.
Family Minister Kristina Schröder on Friday called for German companies to create more flexible work time models to allow parents better options for juggling career and family.
Sweden's meteorological agency SMHI has issued flood warnings in several areas across northern parts of Sweden as water levels rise with the spring floods.
Swedish telecom firm TeliaSonera has announced its intention to appeal to the Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) an anti-piracy law ruling ordering the firm to hand over the names and addresses of people behind a file sharing website.
The Swedish government has announced the launch of an inquiry aimed at tightening legislation banning forced and child marriages, which it identified as a continuing problem.