At least one shot was fired in a residential area in the Malmö district of Husie on Sunday, the latest incident in a series of shootings that have rocked the city in recent weeks.
WikiLeaks' release of nearly 400,000 classified US files on the the Iraq war at a press conference in London on Friday has revealed the use of hundreds of Swedish weapons in the conflict.
As Britain braces for massive spending cuts, observers say Prime Minister David Cameron should take note of Sweden's successful battle to shrink its huge deficit in the 1990s, writes AFP's Nina Larson.
Somali pirates hijacked the tanker 'York' filled with liquid gas off the coast of Kenya on Saturday. The German captain was able to make contact with the Greek company that operates the ship 24 hours later.
Border police at Arlanda airport arrested a Turkish man wanted by Belgian police on suspicion of "terror crimes" on Friday and is holding him pending a decision on whether to extradite him, Swedish security police said on Sunday.
A cow left to wander on a cold night attacked a car while walking along a country road near the town of Heimbach in North Rhine-Westphalia on Saturday night.
A host of leading German companies are banning the use of the social networking site Facebook in their offices. While the official reason is IT security, firms are apparently also concerned that too many worker hours are being lost.
Nazi Germany's Foreign Ministry was a "criminal organization" that was much more involved in the killing of millions of Jews during World War II than previously thought, a German historian said.
The far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) is reportedly planning to open an office in Germany to help build a similarly populist party with nationwide appeal.
Sweden's Maria Hjorth shares the lead with South Korea's Lee Jee-Young after the second round of the inaugural Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia on Saturday.
Champions League side Werder Bremen are up to eighth in the Bundesliga table on Saturday after their 4-1 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach and are now just a point off the top five.
Swedish international striker Johan Elmander's fifth goal of the season helped the Bolton Wanderers clinch a 1-1 draw against Wigan Athletic in their Premier League clash on Saturday.
Top-seeded Swiss star Roger Federer hopes to extend a 35-win streak against German players ahead in the Stockholm Open final on Sunday when he faces what will surely be a nervous challenge from Germany's Florian Mayer.