Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday questioned whether mankind was to blame for climate change during a visit to the remote Arctic – only to be bluntly contradicted by a German scientist.
Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg said on Monday he planned to cut Germany's armed forces by one-third while scrapping compulsory military service.
Venture capital company Cevian Capital, led by Christer Gardell, and American billionaire Carl Icahn have together bought 4.64 percent of the shares in Swedbank, according to a disclosure notice on Monday.
Germany will get a taste of the coming autumn this week, as the country's weather turns cool and wet, the German Weather Service (DWD) said on Monday.
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is still suspected of molestation, prosecutors in Stockholm have said. Meanwhile, chief prosecutor Eva Finné has rejected criticism of the original warrant for Assange's arrest.
Fear, hope, and frustration – the plight of an asylum seeker is not an easy one. But as Sally McGrane reports, a dance project at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport is hoping to show the human fates trapped in a bureaucratic limbo.
A poll published Monday, less than a month before the Swedish general election, showed that nearly two-thirds of Swedes support Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to lead the next government.
A new low pressure front is set to sweep in across southern Sweden during the afternoon carrying rain and later hard winds around coastal areas. A gale force one warning has been issued from the Skagerrak to the southern Baltic Sea.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent has all but ruled out any hope AC Milan have of prising the Swedish forward from Barcelona, claiming on Monday he was "99.9 percent" sure Ibrahimovic will stay in Spain.
Police said Monday they are investigating Germany's national rail provider Deutsche Bahn following a technical defect on a high-speed ICE train that left 420 passengers stranded in a tunnel without air conditioning.
The canoe which carried home the gold for Anders Gustafsson in the World Championships in Poland on Sunday was among those destroyed in an accident on the German autobahn (motorway) on Monday morning, which left two people in hospital.
Swedish cosmetics firm Oriflame's operations in Tehran have been closed by the Iranian authorities, with three members of staff and two sale consultants taken into custody, the firm has confirmed in a press release.
Thomas Bodström, chair of the Parliamentary Justice Committee and former justice minister, has come out in favour of voluntary drug testing, but when Sveriges Radio asked him to submit to a test, he refused.
German pay television Sky Deutschland is seeking tie-ups with cable operators to counter incumbent rival Deutsche Telekom, Sky boss Brian Sullivan said in an interview published on Monday.
Parliamentary leader for the centre-left Social Democrats, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, announced Monday that he would be taking time off until October to donate a kidney to his ailing wife.
Sweden's Peter Hanson claimed the Czech Open title on Sunday after a three-way play off and all but secured his place on Europe's Ryder Cup team.
Drunk driving cases have dropped significantly in Germany following a government decision to double fines for getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, a media report said on Monday.
One infant remained critically ill on Monday after tubing contaminated with bacteria likely caused the deaths of two other children at a hospital in Mainz over the weekend.
Ten percent of pupils in Swedish schools have been subjected to physical bullying, with a up to a third of 14-17-year-olds concerned over starting school again after the summer, a new survey by anti-bullying group Friends has shown.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday dismissed angry calls by German business leaders to scrap a planned tax on nuclear energy production which they call a threat to investment.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has speculated that the Pentagon could be behind a rape accusation that prompted Swedish prosecutors to issue a warrant for his arrest which was later withdrawn, comments rejected by the US military as 'absurd'.