A Northern Irishman who studied in a Swedish class for immigrants while unemployed has been ordered to repay nearly 200,000 kronor ($30,000) in benefits after incorrectly filling out a form.
Three more actors have joined the cast of the Hollywood version of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," which began shooting in Sweden this month.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would visit Cyprus in January to offer Germany's help in resolving an impasse holding up security cooperation and Turkey joining the European Union.
Some 240 people were rescued from a ferry in the Baltic Sea in the early hours of Saturday after an explosion on the ship set it on fire.
A leading law professor has contradicted Chancellor Angela Merkel’s statement that Sharia law was not practiced in Germany, saying a variety of Sharia-based rulings were being made all the time.
The National Hockey League's (NHL) San Jose Sharks and Columbus Blue Jackets opened their 2010-11 season in Stockholm on Friday night, with the Sharks edging the Jackets 3-2.
Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has failed to get the removal of tactical nuclear weapons from German soil onto the agenda of this coming week’s NATO ministerial meeting, according to Der Spiegel magazine.
Young children have lessons to teach their parents in making friends with people from other ethnic backgrounds, a study of first-graders has shown.
Swedish newspapers praised the choice of Liu Xiaobo as this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate, saying that as China's role in the world grows, it is important to continue to put oneself on the line to criticise the lack of freedom of expression.
The fight over the Stuttgart 21 rail project is lifting support for the Green Party in Baden-Württemberg to record levels, with the latest poll suggesting it could push the conservatives out of government in next March’s election.
US President Barack Obama called Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to congratulate him on his re-election on Friday and discuss the threat posed by Al-Qaeda and its allies to Europe.