Sunday's Allsvenskan football match between Stockholm clubs AIK and Syrianska had to be abandoned 20 minutes into the match after an assistant referee was struck by a firecracker thrown from the crowd.
Thousands of mostly German activists staged anti-nuclear protests along the border with France on Monday, demanding reactors be closed on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident.
The head of Germany’s electricity network agency Matthias Kurth accused energy companies of trying to create and exploit panic with talk of electricity blackouts in the event that nuclear power stations are shut down.
Politicians, labour representatives and employers are looking towards next weekend with varied feelings as the date approaches when people from eight new EU member countries will have the right to work in Germany.
The whole country has seen temperatures soar in recent days, with many parts reaching 20 degrees thanks to a belt of high pressure residing over Sweden, which doesn’t look like going away for a few days at least.
Audi expects to create more than 10,000 new jobs over the coming nine years as steady growth in sales translates into an increasing need for manpower, the car maker said at the weekend.
A growing population of harbour porpoises in the Weser River has captured the attention of animal lovers across northwest Germany, while biologists are gathering information to aid protection efforts.
A toddler and three men died in rivers and lakes across Germany over the long Easter weekend in accidents ranging from the tragic to the ill-advised.
In line with several other capital cities around Europe, flyers on certain airlines will be able to check in long before reaching the airport itself, P4 Radio Stockholm reports.
The Norwegian boy who was discovered at the site at Haganäset in Charlottenberg in Värmland County in western Sweden, was too scared to talk about his ordeal when he was first saved, reports TT.
Julia Görges stunned world number one Caroline Wozniacki to win the Stuttgart WTA clay court title on Sunday, becoming the first German champion there in 17 years.
Sweden’s betting laws could be set to change if the Christian Democrats have their way.