Police thought there was a bomb in front of the NATO Airbase in Geilenkirchen on Monday morning, but instead found a malfunctioning baby doll.
Swedish coach Sven Göran Eriksson, whose year-long reign as Manchester City manager ended on Monday, has arrived in Mexico to tie up a deal to coach the national side, local media have reported.
International bookstores such as Amazon might have made it easy and cheap to get English books wherever in the world you are, but sometimes there’s no substitute for browsing the shelves and taking your book home with you. And while Sweden’s numerous English-language bookstores are rarely the cheapest options, they can be great places to broaden your literary horizons, to find books by Swedish authors in translation and to learn about local history and culture. Here are some top tips:
The water at 23 Swedish bathing areas did not meet EU requirements last year, according to an EU Commission report on the quality of bathing water in 2007.
Two large forest fires continue to rage in central Sweden, a local fire and rescue service official said on Monday afternoon, adding that the largest blaze was completely out of control.
A German woman who went missing last month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while studying great apes has been found alive, the German foreign ministry said Monday. The exact circumstances of her disappearance remain unclear.
Tourism in Sweden appears to be immune to deteriorating global economic conditions.
Newspapers saw their circulation and advertising revenue climb worldwide last year as the rapid growth of free titles and online publications extended their reach, according to a report released in Gothenburg on Monday.
A formal dinner honouring new PhDs at Lund University was interrupted on Friday when a leading feminist erupted into a profanity-laced tirade.
World newspaper chiefs gathering in Gothenburg called Monday on China to free immediately all journalists currently jailed in the country as the Beijing Olympic approach.
EU officials have bad news for those Germans heading to the beach this summer: the water quality along the country’s North and Baltic Sea coasts has worsened.
The first issue of the Kalle Anka & Co (Donald Duck and Friends) comic book ever published in Sweden has been sold for just over 100,000 kronor ($16,600) on the Tradera online auction website.
European finance and political chiefs toasted on Monday the European Central Bank's tenth anniversary even as record inflation cast a pall over the party.
The German Economy Ministry has finalized a draft law aimed at protecting companies from foreign takeovers, a government spokeswoman said on Monday.
A chemistry class accident in a school in Göttingen sent 13 students and a teacher to the hospital with chemical burns and forced officials to evacuate the building on Monday.
Choral hymns accompanied by barking dogs made for a blessed mix outside of the Amiralitet Church in Karlskrona in southern Sweden, where four-legged visitors were welcome at Sunday services.
Summertime in Gothenburg is, for the non-Swedish observer, an interesting experience.
British sibling artist duo Jake and Dinos Chapman have defaced a series of Adolf Hitler’s water colour paintings for their new exhibition entitled “If Hitler Had Been a Hippy How Happy Would We Be.”
A overwhelming majority of Germans support slashing fuel taxes to help lower the cost of petrol at the pump amid record high oil prices, according to a poll published on Monday.
For many Christian Iraqis who have found a safe haven in Sweden, integrating into a strange new culture is a trying process. But their churches, present in Sweden for decades, play a big role in easing the way.
Sven-Goran Eriksson's year-long reign at Manchester City finally came to an end on Monday when it was announced that the former England boss had left the English Premier League club.
Under fire Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has been offered a safe haven in the Swedish town of Uppsala.
A German man and his wife were killed Sunday afternoon when they crashed their small plane near Konstanz in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Negotiations late Sunday failed to bring an end to the the ongoing strike by German dairy farmers for higher milk prices.
Rescue workers in northern Sweden have begun evacuating people from their homes as forest fires threaten to spread to residential areas.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition partners on Sunday accused her of a lack of leadership as internal tensions mount steadily ahead of national elections in 2009.
Ukraine beat Sweden 1-0 in a lacklustre warm-up match in Stockholm on Sunday that saw the Swedes booed by the home fans just days before the start of the European Championships.