German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said that the European Union's conservative leaders were committed to hashing out a proposal they hope will strengthen the euro.
Sweden has completed the auction of its 800 MHz bandwidth, paving the way for three telecom firms to expand their mobile broadband services.
Germany’s new Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich reignited a bitter debate over Islam this week after he said the religion did not “belong” in the country, prompting a call on Friday for him to give up charge of the government's Islam conference.
Sweden's bakers and confectioners make up the profession with the highest proportion of workers born outside of the EU and the Nordic countries, new statistics show.
Candidate city Munich has presented a 'strong' bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) evaluation committee said Friday.
Sweden said Friday it was contributing a C-130 Hercules military plane and 33 million kronor ($5.2 million) to the United Nations' efforts to evacuate refugees from Libya.
What caused a young man in Frankfurt to turn to radical Islam and kill two US airmen? Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup on Friday try to make sense of a senseless act.
Berlin ranks just behind Paris and London when it comes to the number of overnight visitors. But not everyone in the German capital is happy about it, especially in the Kreuzberg district, traditionally the city’s haven for alternative lifestyles.
A Swedish man has been charged for catching and holding thousands of birds in Hälsingland in eastern Sweden.
A Swedish woman was arrested on child pornography suspicions after she filmed her two young children taking a bath in an effort to prove they had been sexually abused by their father.
A budding Stockholm-based amateur theatre group with Irish roots is set to provide English-speaking theatre-goers with a tongue-in-cheek look at the perils of suspected infidelity, contributor Anita Badejo explains.
German prosecutors said Friday that an alleged Islamic radical accused of shooting dead two US airmen at Frankfurt airport did so in revenge for Afghanistan but had no links to international extremists.
German politicians and the fuel industry bickered on Friday over who was responsible for the botched introduction of a new E10 gasoline-ethanol mix after confusion over its safety for cars created a rush on traditional super grade petrol.
Well-known Swedish comedian and actor Lasse Eriksson, 61, collapsed on stage Thursday night in Uppsala.
The funeral of Stockholm-area man had to be cancelled after the coffin carrying the dead man's body went missing.
Three people have been found dead at a shooting range in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, police said on Friday. They later found the body of a 28-year-old man suspected of involvement in their deaths.
A Swedish court has acquitted a woman of minor drugs offences after she claimed she had ingested the amphetamines in Denmark, where doing so is not a crime.
Commuters were warned of massive delays and cancellations across Germany on Friday morning, as train drivers walked off their jobs in a bid to pressure employers in an ongoing wage dispute.
The Swedish government on Thursday raised its economic growth forecast for this year and said unemployment would shrink significantly, following the recent publication of strong statistics.
The US Air Force late on Thursday identified the two US airmen shot dead on a bus at Frankfurt airport by a suspected Islamist.
Maximilian and Sophie were Germany’s most popular baby names in 2010, according to an annual list published by the Association for German Language (GfdS) this week, which also revealed unusual names that were rejected by officials.
A number of Swedes were successfully evacuated from Libya on Thursday after a Swedish plane was able to land in Tripoli following days of delays.