US firm Google has invested significantly in Sweden in the past decade, with three of its 14 acquisitions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa since 2001 in the country.
Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal on Friday criticised Franck Ribery for his lack of commitment in a friendly game organised to help him regain full fitness.
14-year-old wheelchair-bound Viktor Magnusson wanted to take the train from Sundsvall to Uppsala to visit his sister, but he was told by rail operator SJ staff that he could not get off the train as it "would take too long".
German automaker Volkswagen will invest more than €50 billion in new and improved models over the next five years in a bid to unseat Toyota as the world leader in car manufacturing.
With a new production by the Stockholm Players set to open this weekend, contributor Carina Chela takes a look at Sweden's oldest English-language theatre group.
A doctor at Örebro University Hospital in central Sweden was attacked and kicked recently by the relatives of a critical ill woman who had just given birth, because they objected to him being a male.
Sweden's Princess Madeleine, third in line to the throne and the youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, on Friday described the emotional turmoil she endured after breaking off her engagement earlier this year.
A Swedish prosecutor on Friday submitted an application for an international arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
The discount drugstore Schlecker is set for a major facelift over the next two years, with the family that owns the chain planning to invest hundreds of millions of euros in an overhaul.
A Swedish officer and two Finnish soldiers were seriously injured when their vehicle was shot with a rocket launcher in Afghanistan, according to a Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) statement.
The debate over tougher security laws intensified on Friday, with Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger warning against “political exploitation” of heightened terrorism fears.
Senior Social Democrat Pär Nuder, formerly Göran Persson's finance minister and hotly tipped as a candidate to succeed outgoing party leader Mona Sahlin, has been recruited by former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright as a consultant.
Pope Benedict XVI is to make an official state visit to his native Germany in late 2011, probably in September, the German Bishops' Conference said Friday.
Officer training on the German navy’s traditional sailing ship the Gorch Fock has been suspended until autumn 2011 following the accidental death of a woman sailor at a Brazilian port earlier this month.
The Local’s series The New Berliners explores the lives of immigrants from around the world in Germany’s capital. For the final installment, Julia Lipkins spoke with Sophie, a transgender bookshop owner from Britain.
A Swedish citizen was killed in a suicide bomb attack he carried out in Iraq.
A UK-based lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his client plans to challenge an order for his arrest issued on Thursday by a Swedish court on charges of rape and sexual molestation.
Germany has laid out the stark reality for Afghanistan in stronger terms than before, with its special representative to the conflict-riven country saying on Friday that the war could not be won militarily.
The actual dock where Hermann Göring and other top Nazis sat in the Nuremberg trials features in a new exhibit opening this weekend in the same courthouse, exactly 65 years on.
Sweden-based Saab Automobile showed off its new 9-4X at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Thursday, hoping its first-ever crossover SUV will be a hit in the US market.
A suspected bomb intercepted in Namibia that was to be put on a Munich-bound charter plane was only a US-made dummy used to test security checks, Germany's interior minister said Friday.
Sweden’s former Social Democratic government was informed in 2002 about a surveillance programme run by the US embassy in Stockholm, secret documents reveal.