Meteorological agency SMHI has issued a weather warning for central and northern Sweden, with heavy snowfalls forecast for Thursday night and Friday morning.
Overfishing threatens many of the 31 species of sharks that swim in the cold Baltic Sea off the northern German coast, researchers warned on Thursday.
Thousands protested and strikes shut down parts of Greece on Thursday after Germany's Deutsche Telekom completed a controversial deal giving it joint management of the country's main telecoms operator.
While properly traversing Europe's fourth largest country (when measured by total area) would take weeks—or even months, an easy alternative is taking The Local's virtual tour of Sweden as seen from a series of webcams.
Customers banking with Nordea have been the victims of a new fraud attempt.
A Berlin court fined a meatpacking plant owner known as the "Döner King" €40,000 ($62,000) on Thursday for mislabelling and storing four tonnes of rotting meat.
With Germany aiming to reach the pinnacle of European football this summer, head coach Joachim Löw will scale one of the country's highest mountains on Friday to announce his team for next month's European Championship.
Sweden has maintained its ninth place ranking among the world’s most competitive countries, according to an annual list compiled by the Swiss business school IMD.
Continued fishing threatens to kill off several species of sharks from Swedish waters, researchers warn.
What's on this week in Sweden: Nick Cave in Stockholm, major running event in Gothenburg, musical sailing tour in Malmö.
If inviting Germans over to watch horror movie "Saw," you had better stock up on salty snacks like crisps, according to a study of movie snacking habits released in Munich on Thursday.
Armed Forces Supreme Commander Håkan Syrén fears that proposed cuts to the military will diminish its capacity to defend Sweden's borders.
Presenting the government's annual domestic intelligence report, Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble on Thursday said Islamic fundamentalists posed a bigger threat to Germany than neo-Nazis, anarchists or other extremist groups.
Internet dating has begun taking its first tentative steps into the offline world. Allegra Grevelius attends a movie dating event and meets everyone from a youngster with a hankering for yummy mummies to older singles looking for love.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez launched a fresh attack on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying she was "throwing stones" without any provocation.
A burglar in Linköping thought he was in luck on Tuesday night when he spotted an open door on a balcony leading to a 79-year-old woman's apartment - but he hadn't reckoned on an encounter with her well-built son.
Astrid Zachrison, Sweden’s oldest person, passed away on Wednesday night, just shy of what would have been her 113th birthday on Thursday.
A 22-year-old from Varberg in western Sweden may have arranged his own sad entry in the record books.
When a grandfather saw his granddaughter talking on a mobile phone while holding her newborn child during a family outing, he became furious.
The German economy got off to a stronger-than-expected start to the year, growing 1.5 percent in the first quarter, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Thursday.
China will officially protest the planned meeting between German Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul and the Dalai Lama, according to a newspaper report on Thursday.
A massive fire broke out at a paper storage facility on Wednesday evening in central Berlin that firefighters battled to control most of the night.
Migration Minister Tobias Billström hinted that he is open to offering healthcare to immigrants who find themselves in Sweden without proper residence permits.
Mattias Weinhandl scored the game winner in overtime as Sweden beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in the quarter-finals of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Wednesday.