Sweden finished third at the women's World Cup after beating France 2-1 in Saturday's play-off despite the Scandinavians finishing the game with 10 players.
Organizers of prominent German political prize Quadriga reversed a decision Saturday to bestow the annual role model award on Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin amid a public outcry.
The head of the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB) Claus Matecki has described the European Bank Authority's decision not to count silent participations, favoured by state banks, as core capital in its stress tests as ideologically motivated.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with rape in Karlskrona, after Rapports Opus, southern Sweden's only police dog specialised in sniffing sperm, caught a whiff of his case.
Insurance company Ergo lost several hundred customers after revelations about a sex orgy with employees and prostitutes in Budapest in 2007, the company head admitted Saturday.
A 12-year-old girl was raped in central Stockholm on Friday evening.
The German government is making slow progress in its search for energy sources to replace nuclear power, media reports say. Energy companies are warning there could be shortages in the winter.
Swedish researchers have uncovered the mysterious reasons for why we vomit when infected with the Norovirus. A medicine, already in circulation, can be used in future to help both sick Swedes and third world children risking death from stomach flu.
A 37 year-old man in Lund, in southern Sweden, tried to make a run for it, once store clerks discovered that he had pocketed perfume in their store worth nearly 14,000 kronor ($2150).
A leaked government report has revealed that police servers were only protected by cheap software, making a recent hack on databases much easier. Police were forced to shut down several servers with data on serious criminals.
Ten banks in Sweden, Norway and Finland passed European Union stress tests, their financial regulators announced on Friday.
Having lost in the women's World Cup semi-finals, Sweden take on France on Saturday in the third-place play-off with both sides insisting they are going for bronze.