Swedish fifth seed Robin Söderling came from two sets down to defeat Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and reach the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday.
A 19-year-old man from central Sweden has been convicted of rape for having anal sex with his girlfriend while she was asleep.
The northern German city of Hamburg is bracing for a mass drunken party organised via Facebook on its metro system in September, a day before an alcohol ban on trains starts, authorities said Thursday.
Following Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to phase out of nuclear power by 2022, major energy-consuming companies say the decision puts Germany’s international competitiveness at risk.
Cloudy, showery but with some chances of sunshine - Swedish Midsummer weather seems to follow tradition, according to meteorologists, who were still unsure of how the weather would develop with the holiday less than a day away.
Germany is about to host the Women's World Cup and Sonia Phalnikar couldn't care less – a tough thing to admit for someone considering herself both a feminist and a football fan. A commentary.
The future of disaster-riddled carmaker Saab doesn’t look bright, according to several analysts, who say that holding back salaries is a company’s very last way out.
The Bundeswehr is in danger of failing its mission in Afghanistan because German soldiers cannot use their weapons, drive their armoured vehicles or take care of their wounded properly, according to classified internal documents.
A Swedish court has ruled that a school was unjustified in sacking its principal after he joined a number of sexually themed groups on Facebook and published half-naked pictures of himself on the popular social networking site.
Sweden's top diplomat in Belarus was attacked by police at an anti-government protest in Minsk on Wednesday, prompting foreign minister Carl Bildt to summon the Belarussian ambassador.
A former French minister and mayor with the ruling party has been charged with rape after accusations he sexually assaulted women working for him at city hall, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The number of Swedish “dollar” millionaires reached a staggering 60,900 last year, signifying an increase in Sweden by 26 percent, according to the annual World Wealth Report, carried out by companies Cap Gemini and Merrill Lynch.
New research carried out at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has found that bees buzz differently near mobile phone signals – causing behaviour that endangers colonies.
The Italian Mafia is becoming more and more active in Switzerland, according to an annual police report published Thursday. The country is mainly being used for money-laundering operations, the report says.
The twice yearly sales started yesterday under cloudy skies in most of the country.
A girl in Saint-Calais, Sarthe, was left on a bus yesterday and spent the day in a car park.
The mother of the 14-year old boy accused of murdering a 13-year old girl said he wanted to “protect his sister”.
Quotas for women, disabled people and French speakers are to be introduced into Swiss public service, the government decided on Wednesday.
A new poll shows the two Socialists ahead of other candidates in the upcoming primaries.
Free Democratic European MEP Silvana Koch-Mehrin, who recently had her doctorate withdrawn for plagiarism, has been promoted to a European Parliamentary committee responsible for research.
It is becoming more common for Swedish families to choose to have a third child, a new study from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån - SCB) shows.
The internet site which exposed the massive plagiarism in the then Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg’s doctoral thesis, forcing his resignation, has won a prestigious media award.
Swedish hockey star Daniel Sedin was among the big winners at the National Hockey League's annual awards show on Wednesday, with fellow Swede Nicklas Lidström also taking another step toward making history.
A strain of E. coli bacteria which killed dozens of people in Germany is a genetic mix whose ability to stick to intestinal walls may have made it so lethal, a study in The Lancet said on Wednesday.
This Week's Highlights: Christopher Street Day in Berlin, Art Week in Hamburg, and TV on the Radio play in Munich.
Two people were killed, several people injured and thousands more had their electricity cut after a storm front causing hundreds of thousands of euros of damage battered Germany on Wednesday night.
Cash-strapped carmaker Saab won't be able to pay this months wages to its 3,800 employees, according to a statement from the company.
A 65-year-old man from Lycksele in northern Sweden had been complaining from stomach pains for 25 years. Recently doctors found the cause of his complaints – a six centimetre long wooden “stick” with sharp edges lodged in his bowels.
Most Swedes think that the church should look out for the vulnerable in society and join in the societal debate but not get involved politically, according to a new study carried out by the Church of Sweden and the church newspaper Kyrkans Tidning.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that China's release of dissident artist Ai Weiwei on bail must be just a first step, calling for the charges against him to be clearly explained.
Drivers who crash their own cars when drunk cannot expect their insurers to pay up, the German Federal Court has ruled – but a loophole still remains which means that a driver who is drunk out of their minds could rightfully make a claim.
Fashion designer John Galliano will learn 11 weeks from today the outcome of his day-long trial on charges of hurling racist and anti-Semitic remarks at patrons in a hip Paris bar.