Former Arsenal and West Ham star Freddie Ljungberg has signed for Celtic, the Scottish Premier League (SPL) leaders announced here on Thursday.
A man suspected of committing war crimes in the former Yugoslavia must remain in custody pending his possible extradition, a Swedish court ruled Thursday.
The German government said it was "very worried" after a Moscow court sentenced Russia's former richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Thursday to 14 years in jail in his second fraud trial.
The 37-year-old Swede arrested in connection with a terror plot against a Danish newspaper was remanded in custody by a Stockholm court on Thursday on suspicion of preparing terror crimes.
Two of the Swedish citizens arrested following a foiled terror plot against a Danish newspaper have previously been arrested in Pakistan.
A Polish court on Thursday sentenced a Swedish neo-Nazi leader who admitted to masterminding the theft of the Auschwitz death camp entrance sign, to 32 months behind bars in his homeland.
German exports are tipped to reach a record high in 2011, with the country's main trade association forecasting sales abroad should crash through the €1 trillion barrier for the first time.
Tibetan Buddhism's highest leader, the Dalai Lama, is set to visit Sweden in April and has been booked in to take part in a service in Lund Cathedral in southern Sweden, according to a report in the Church of Sweden newspaper Kyrkans Tidning.
Three terror suspects were remanded in custody by a Danish court Thursday in connection with a foiled plot to massacre staff at a Danish newspaper that published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed.
Youth fire volunteers in North Rhine-Westphalia are caught in a neo-Nazi scandal after they were photographed giving a Hitler salute, media reported Thursday.
Passengers on a Lufthansa flight suffered the after-effects of a powerful blizzard paralyzing New York City this week, when their plane was forced to sit on the tarmac at JFK airport for more than six hours after landing.
The spot price for electricity in Sweden averaged 0.83 kronor ($0.12) per kWh in December, a record high since the deregulation of the electricity market in 1996, according to figures released by electricity supplier Telge Energi.
A man from Saxony-Anhalt has become the first major casualty of the New Year’s pyrotechnic orgy by blowing off his left hand with a firecracker, police announced Thursday.
Three suspects arrested in connection with a foiled "Mumbai-style" plot to massacre staff at a newspaper that published caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, faced a Danish court on Thursday.
A 55-year-old man missing since August has wandered out of the forest in Thuringia and presented himself to police. After four months of living wild, he apparently got too cold.
A 47-year-old farmer was on Wednesday gored to death by a bull.
The number of people receiving jobless benefits can be dramatically slashed next year, saving taxpayers nearly €1 billion, according to German officials.
The threat of terrorist attacks in German cities remains acute six weeks after authorities warned of an imminent danger, and tight security measures must remain in place, the Christian Social Union party has said.
A 50-year-old Swedish woman has been sentenced to six months imprisonment after using a knife to defend herself from attack by her abusive husband.
Sweden's official tourism organ VisitSweden has mapped the country's potential as a tourist destination and found that 43 million people would like to pay a visit.
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After the arrests of five people on suspicion of planning a "Mumbai-style" attack on the Danish daily Jyllands-Posten, the Swedish papers on Thursday argued that threats to the open society can not be met by draconian measures.