A Swedish police officer has run into trouble with his superiors after deploying a uniformed life-sized doll in his home neighbourhood after tiring of local joyriders.
Around 120 Chinese berry pickers went on a 15-kilometre (9.3-mile) overnight march in northern Sweden on Thursday to protest their salaries, a local social services official said.
A 250-kilogramme World War II-era bomb was discovered at a recycling centre close to an important cable-stayed bridge in Hamburg on Friday, forcing authorities to evacuate the area for recovery efforts.
The rats of Malmö face an uncertain future, thanks to the introduction of new spike traps in the city’s sewers.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has denied that the US government has approached Sweden in connection with the website WikiLeaks and reports that many of the Afghan War Diary documents pass through a Swedish web-host.
A book by the late best-selling Swedish novelist Stieg Larsson is set to be published in English for the first time. But the book is not a novel - it is a safety manual for journalists, which reflected his work for anti-fascist magazine Expo.
Candidates for government jobs, including elected office, now face Stasi background checks until 2019 under a government plan revealed on Friday.
Bayern Munich have rewarded Germany international Thomas Müller, top scorer at the World Cup with five goals, with an improved two year contract extension, the Bundesliga champions announced on Friday.
Germany’s two biggest commercial broadcasters, ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL, are establishing a free internet service that allows viewers to legally stream television shows, news and movies, they announced Friday.
Sex thrill-seekers have been descending on a lake area near the Bavarian town of Senden in such numbers that locals have dubbed the recreational spot “Porno Island” – forcing embarrassed authorities to take action.
A Swedish climber died in an accident on the mountain K2 in the Karakoram Himalayas early on Friday morning while taking part in an Austrian-led expedition.
The former Afghan Commerce Minister on Friday called Germany’s compensation for families of victims who died in last year’s deadly Kunduz air strike “laughable,” saying that the $5,000 was insignificant.
Most Swedes expect unemployment to fall in the coming year, according to a new poll. But those who work in the public sector expect to see job cuts in their own workplaces.
The German insurance giant Allianz said on Friday that its second-quarter net profit plunged by 45.6 percent from the same period a year earlier to €1.02 billion.
The political mood in Germany continues to lean leftward, with the latest disastrous poll for the centre-right government revealing on Friday that the opposition Social Democrats and Greens would have a majority for the first time since 2002.
Following the pledge by 40 American billionaires to give away at least half their wealth to humanitarian causes, centre-left politicians suggested Friday that Germany’s super-rich might consider doing the same.
Thieves broke into the Chinese Pavilion at Drottningholm Palace in western Stockholm on Thursday night. Police have not yet established what has been taken but believe that it was a contract job.
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has been forced to withdraw from the Stockholm leg of the Diamond League on Friday due to a groin injury.
Moves by the government to maintain the controversial practice of preventative detention for dangerous criminals are being blocked by members of its own coalition, the Free Democrats, setting the stage for another internal government brawl.
Absentee voting began in the September 19th Swedish general election on Thursday in what is expected to be a tight race centred on the economy, unemployment and welfare.