A court has forbidden a cake-loving criminal from baking buns after jail chiefs suspected he might use the yeast to brew alcohol.
A heavy rainfall warning is in effect over southern Sweden for Thursday, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (Sveriges meteorologiska och hydrologiska institut, SMHI) has announced.
What’s on in Sweden: Rugby Tens in Stockholm, World swimming championships in Gothenburg and the best of Bhangra in Malmö.
Swedish online casino Mr Green announced on Wednesday that it has corrected a technical problem that made it impossible to lose money when gambling on the site.
The Love Parade organiser bears responsibility for the mass panic that left 21 people dead at Saturday's event in Duisburg, the interior minister for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia said Wednesday.
Controversial Danish director Lars von Trier has begun shooting Melancholia in Trollhättan with a star-studded cast, including Swedish father and son Stellan and Alexander Skarsgård.
A Swedish politician threatened to murder a journalist after making insulting comments about the family of an autistic man, it has been alleged.
Swedish Olympic champion Carolina Klüft squeaked into Wednesday's long jump final at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona on Tuesday, jumping 6.62m for 12th for the last spot.
German prosecutors said Wednesday they had charged an elderly former Nazi death camp guard with helping to murder 430,000 Jews and Roma Gypsies in World War II.
Theo Albrecht, the billionaire co-founder of budget supermarket empire Aldi, last seen in public after his release from kidnap nearly 40 years ago, has died at age 88, the firm said Wednesday.
Britain has banned a “misleading” BMW advertisement that claimed the German firm’s new electric car offered “100 percent joy, zero percent emissions,” the nation’s advertising watchdog announced Wednesday.
One group got a head start to Stockholm Pride's opening over the weekend, with Södermalm's Galleri Kocks hosting the vernissage of collective art group Gardet's new multimedia art exhibit on Friday, writes Emy Gelb.
Four young women kicked off Stockholm's Pride Festival with a bang on Monday by organising a flash mob that included The Local's Emy Gelb.
The death toll from Saturday’s Love Parade crush has risen again with a 25-year-old German woman succumbing to injuries overnight, bringing the number of dead to 21, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Lead pipes, snobbery or just plain stinginess: why is it so difficult to get a glass of tap water in a Berlin? Viktoria Larsson attempts to quench her thirst for Berlin’s English-language magazine Exberliner.
German scientists are helping decode the genome of the 5,300-year-old Tyrolean “iceman” Ötzi, which could answer the tantalising question of whether he has living descendants, it was revealed this week.
Germans may love their bottled water, but it turns out their tap water is just as good, if not better. Tobias Jochum spoke with the establishment, a connoisseur and a purist for Berlin’s English-language magazine Exberliner.
Berlin police have impounded an “ancient” Latvian tour bus they found creaking along the streets of the capital with a whopping 1.8 million kilometres on the odometer, they announced Wednesday.
Transgender people need more protection, the Liberal Party has announced, adding it proposes that the hate crime law be clarified so that it is clear that it also applies to this group, Sveriges Radio's news bulletin Ekot reported on Wednesday.
The plunge in support for Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats appears to be endless, with the leading Forsa poll showing on Wednesday the party’s support had fallen below 30 percent for the first time in a decade.
A 54-year-old Swedish man is currently in custody on the Caribbean island of Martinique after French customs seized 1.4 tonnes of cocaine on his boat estimated to be worth about 800 million kronor ($109.51 million).
The ruling centre-right Alliance coalition leads ahead of the general election in September, according to an opinion poll from Skop.
A leading German theologian has been barred from the prestigious papal academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas after admitting he was gay, media reported Wednesday.
The organisers of the Love Parade at which 20 people were crushed to death in a stampede will face intense pressure Wednesday with the release of an interim government assessment that reportedly blames them squarely for the deaths.
Sweden's Stieg Larsson is the first author to sell more than one million books in Amazon's Kindle electronic bookstore, the company announced on Tuesday.