File sharing site The Pirate Bay is under fire for not reacting after autopsy pictures of the two toddlers murdered in Arboga last spring were uploaded onto the site.
Sweden’s foreign minister Carl Bildt took aim at Iran on Friday, condemning the country for sentencing women’s rights activist Parvin Ardalan to prison.
Ask The Local: I'm finding the issue of Swedish unemployment insurance a bit of a nightmare. Can you explain how it all works?Ana, Stockholm
US presidential candidate John McCain’s has accepted the Republican nomination, but many of Germany‘s newspapers in The Local’s media roundup remain focused on his surprise pick for vice president, Sarah Palin.
For the fifth year in a row, Munich is Germany's most economically successful city, according to a new study published in weekly business magazine Wirtschafts Woche on Friday.
A woman suffering from multiple sclerosis is believed to have been held by a man for several years in a small cabin in south-central Sweden.
A group of Swedish soldiers made an unexpected discovery when they came across a group of suspicious looking plants during a training exercise in Skövde in western Sweden.
German automaker Daimler and RWE, one of the country's largest energy providers, announced on Friday a pilot project to create a fleet of electric cars and charging stations across Berlin.
For the third year in a row, Sweden has experienced a drop in the number of people dependent on social assistance.
German industrial output in July slumped 1.8 percent from June, more than three times the downturn analysts had expected, underscoring the chance that Europe's biggest economy could be in recession, official figures showed Friday.
Germany's weather will continue to be a dreary preview of winter until next week, when meteorologists predict a sunny, warm, but brief reprieve will give Germans a reason to live for at least a few more days.
Companies in Sweden are going bankrupt at a faster rate than last year.
There will be no new trial of the Arboga murder case following the Svea Court of Appeal’s rejection of an appeal by the defendant, Christine Schürrer.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier called for an independent investigation of what led to the conflict between Russia and Georgia, according to an interview published Friday.
German Hartz-IV welfare benefits are too high, according to a controversial new study released this week. People supposedly only need €132 ($191) per month to ensure survival – and that means no smoking, drinking, or fun.
A woman who was doused with pepper spray while suffering an epileptic seizure has reported police from Växjö in south central Sweden to Ombudsmen of Justice (JO) for their handling of the incident.
Sweden plans to reward local health authorities for good performance, according to health minister Göran Hägglund.
A European Parliament deputy looks set to become the first politician of Turkish origin to head a major German political party.
A shortage of special radioactive isotopes in Europe could threaten to halt critical cancer therapy for patients at German hospitals.
The centre-right government is fighting an uphill battle as it looks toward the 2010 elections. Not even a majority of their own voters believe the government can win.
The search for a German sailor lost at sea continued on Friday, but hopes of finding the 18-year-old woman alive were fading.
The Green Party wants to strengthen language in Sweden’s rape law so that perpetrators can receive up to four years in prison for nonconsensual sex.
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