A dominating Croatia stunned an unfocused Germany 2-1 on Thursday in one of the biggest surprises of the Euro 2008 tournament so far.
For the first time, telecom operators in Sweden have generated more revenues from mobile network services than from fixed telephony, according to a report on the Swedish telecom market by the Post and Telecom Agency (PTS).
The atmosphere was peaceful in Klagenfurt on Thursday just hours before the Germany v Croatia Euro 2008 Group B match, as German supporters struggled to match the Croatians' numbers.
According to German pet psychic Anna Katinka Witte, the Berlin Zoo's famous money-making polar bear Knut is unhappy.
Over 100 female employees at Ericsson have been given pay raises after Sweden’s Equal Opportunities Ombudsman (JämO) ruled that the women were paid worse than men.
Swedish defender Niclas Alexandersson will miss Saturday's Group D meeting with Spain as he has a calf strain, the team camp said Thursday.
The Stockholm suburb of Danderyd is the best municipality in which to live, according to a new ranking by the magazine Fokus.
Germany's left-right coalition said on Thursday it had agreed on plans to tax new vehicles on how much they pollute instead of engine size in a bid to encourage the production of greener cars.
A teacher has been reported to police for taping a boisterous 3-year-old boy’s mouth shut at a pre-school in Lund in southern Sweden.
Three Germans were killed in a rafting accident in southeastern France as violent storms caused a flash flood in a canyon.
A 25-year-old went on trial for indecent exposure in Cologne on Wednesday for dropping his pants and masturbating in front of three teenage girls last October, Cologne tabloid Express reported.
The government’s ability to govern, coordinate, and follow up on crisis preparedness is insufficient, according to the annual report of the Swedish National Audit Office (SNAO) released on Thursday.
German Defence Minister Franz-Josef Jung said on Thursday the Bundeswehr must increase the number of troops it has in Afghanistan so Germany can lead a NATO rapid reaction force starting July 1.
A Swedish mother charged with sexual assault for giving her six-year-old son a deep kiss has been acquitted by the Borås District Court in western Sweden.
After 63 years together, 90-year-old Arvid Andersson and his wife have been told they can no longer live together.
A keen wildlife watcher and hobby angler, René Rice falls hook, line and sinker for Sweden's watery charms.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will travel to China on Friday where he will meet Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and visit earthquake-hit Sichuan province.
The parliamentary state secretary for the Economy Ministry, Hartmut Schauerte, has said he sees no real poverty in Germany, and there is no need to increase spending for social benefits.
Thousands of whooping, flag-waving Turkish-Germans took to the streets on Wednesday night to celebrate Turkey’s 2:1 victory over Switzerland in the teams’s first Euro 2008 match.
Croatia needs to put together a much more convincing performance against Euro 2008 co-favourites Germany on Thursday if they are to reflect the confidence their coach Slaven Bilic has that they can win the title.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke his two-year goal drought in the yellow shirt before insisting he wants to fire his side into the Euro 2008 quarter-finals with a win over Spain on Saturday.
Former Swedish rally driver and Toyota Formula 1 team principal, Ove Andersson, 70, died on Wednesday in a car crash in South Africa's Western Cape province, SAPA news agency reports.
Swedish men consume far more energy than women, especially when it comes to transportation, a study by the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) indicated Wednesday.
Johan Eliasch, a London-based Swedish tycoon who is in legal hot water with Brazil over logging on land he owns in the Amazon forest, on Wednesday defended his environmental credentials in a statement published by the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper.