Stockholm’s Karolinska University Hospital has been criticised for its failure to address “serious” shortcomings in how it handles patient information.
Residents of Stockholm continue to carry the highest levels of student debt in the country, according to new figures from Sweden’s student lending agency, CSN.
Employees of the Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) have been encouraged to use social media during work hours to participate in discussions on the the authority's activities, according to a directive from the country's military headquarters.
Sweden's privately-owned electricity companies behave in a "monopolistic" fashion, according to a homeowners advocacy group, which urges customers to be more proactive in choosing an electricity provider.
Immigration has been one of the most fiercely discussed issues of the past year since former central banker Thilo Sarrazin sparked a bitter debate about Muslim integration.
The Swedish government wants to make it illegal to take pictures of people in "private places" without their knowledge.
Sales of nicotine replacement therapy products in Sweden jumped 10 percent last year compared to 2009 as they become more easily available across the country, according to figures from the Apoteket Service.
The three big, rich states of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Hesse are arming themselves for a fresh battle against paying support to Germany's financially weaker regions, officials announced Monday.
German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, facing mounting pressure over deadly accidents involving soldiers, on Monday called his critics "clueless" and uninformed.
Egypt's antiquities chief said Monday that Cairo has demanded that Germany return the 3,400 year-old bust of fabled Queen Nefertiti, 98 years after it was uncovered on the banks of the Nile.
Japanese synthetic fibre maker Toray Industries and German auto giant Daimler AG said on Monday they would set up a joint venture to make lighter carbon-fibre-based auto parts.
Eyewitnesses cannot always be trusted, a psychologist at the Lund University has revealed in a recent study.
Germans paid dramatically less in capital gains taxes on income such as bank interest, share dividends and share sales last year than previously, prompting fresh debate about the tax code.
Growing numbers of young Israelis are moving to Berlin, eager to put the shadow of the past behind them. Ruth Michaelson reports on why so many are "meshugge" for the German capital and how they are shaping its culture.
A new exhibition in Berlin offers video game fans a hands-on blast to the virtual past. But as Amrit Naresh discovers, visitors also have the chance to learn what their computer pastimes say about our society.
While he first came to Sweden for the free education and "hot women on bicycles," American entrepreneur Peter Sullivan now finds himself the centre of a new brand of social networking business, contributor Malin Nyberg discovers.
Former Swedish Democratic finance minister Pär Nuder has said he will not run for the post of party leader following weekend speculation that he was a favourite to take over after Mona Sahlin.
Doctors are backing a call by Health Minister Philipp Rösler for German drug firms to refuse to supply a key agent used in lethal injection executions to the United States.
Three major newspapers in northern Europe will join forces with a Norwegian paper to comb through about 250,000 cables originally exclusively handled by WikiLeaks' media partners, newspaper Svenska Dagbladet told AFP on Sunday.
Germany’s 3.8 million motorbike riders had cause to celebrate Monday with the news that they would no longer be forced to use the hated oversized “baking tray” number plates.
The Social Democrats' 26 party districts spent the weekend having their say on who should lead the party by formulating the requirements for outgoing leader Mona Sahlin's successor.
The scandal over treatment of cadets on the Gorch Fock navy training ship widened Monday, when the father of a young woman sailor who drowned after falling from the ship in 2008 was demanding a fresh inquiry.
Robin Söderling's Australian Open run ended after he was stunned in the fourth round by an unheralded Ukrainian on Monday.
Victims of sex abuse at Jesuit schools are finally being offered concrete compensation payouts one year after the abuse scandal was revealed, a Catholic official said Monday.