A young woman from Borås in western Sweden has won a battle to avoid paying for pornographic text messages erroneously charged to her mobile phone account.
The German parliament is threatening to make an example of the country's cycling federation by withholding millions of euros in funding until they can rid the sport of rampant doping.
Torsten Frings is considering retiring from international football after the veteran midfielder was left on the bench for all bar six minutes of Germany's last two World Cup qualifiers.
Ellen Cabrinetti from Norway is a relative newcomer to Sweden. But despite the natural sibling rivalry between the two countries, she’s settling in quite nicely.
A Catholic priest in the southwestern German city of Freiburg was sentenced to a 20-month suspended sentence on Friday for numerous crimes, including fraud and bodily harm.
Remarks by King Carl Gustaf XVI in support of wolf hunting have generated a wave of concern from members of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
A Swedish advertising watchdog has slammed Danish toymaker Lego for a catalogue it claims promotes outdated gender roles.
Analysts in Sweden are predicting that the country's central bank will cut rates next week in a bid to alleviate market concerns and ward off an economic slowdown.
Germany's €480-billion ($650-billion) bank bailout flew through parliament in an historic fast-track vote on Friday to restore shattered confidence in the crisis-ridden financial sector.
Just when you thought you could forget about their disturbing androgenous allure, German glam pop band Tokio Hotel has struck again, taking the Song of the Year prize at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America.
Police in the German state of Saarland are planning a mass DNA test in hopes of apprehending a man thought to be Germany’s oldest serial killer some four decades after he killed six women.
Sweden has no plans to breathe new life into the euro currency debate despite a weakening of the krona against the euro and the dollar, said Foreign Minister Carl Bildt on Friday.
The Swedish krona continues to weaken relative to other major currencies, now trading at more than 10 kronor per euro for the first time since the common European currency was launched in 1999.
Defence and aerospace manufacturer Saab reported disappointing third quarter results on Thursday, with pretax profits down 44 percent compared to the same period last year.
The Swedish subsidiary of Iceland's third biggest bank, Glitnir, has been sold to HQ bank of Sweden, the company announced on Friday
Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday posted a third quarter net loss of €25 million ($33.7 million) down from a net gain of €267 million a year earlier.
The head of Germany’s biggest bank will forego his annual bonus of several million euros to show solidarity with staff in this time of financial crisis, he told daily in an advance release of Bild am Sonntag.
Peter Sodann, former TV cop and presidential candidate for the hard-line socialist Left party, has come under fire for his comments labelling Germany undemocratic.
A man is being held by police on suspicion of having murdered 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall who disappeared in September from the Gällivare area in northern Sweden.
A 57-year-old man who disappeared from Ånge in northern Sweden on Wednesday when he went to go chop wood, has been found dead.
Two men died early on Friday after a dramatic auto accident on the A43 motorway near Dülmen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
An earthquake rumbled through northern Sweden on Thursday night, according to local media reports.
Members of the Ahmadiya Muslim minority have inaugurated eastern Germany's first mosque after years of controversy over its construction in a Berlin neighbourhood.