Three men are now officially wanted on suspicion of the murder of a 26-year-old man at a Sundsvall refugee centre on Christmas Eve.
Team Russia has withdrawn from the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race because of insufficient funding during the worldwide economic crisis, team backer Oleg Zherebtsov said.
The Society for German Hit-Parade and Folk-Music (ADS) has refuted suggestions that their much-maligned art form is going out of fashion.
Oskar Lafontaine, populist chairman of Germany's hard-line socialist Left party Die Linke, has reacted belligerently to the centre-left Social Democratic Party's apparent new openness to working together at the state level.
The German music industry is expecting a “single-figure” percent drop in turnover for 2008, according to the German Music Industry Association. Experts say that German music consumers are not quite ready for new technologies.
Fredrik Reinfeldt's Moderate party strengthened its position in a new voter poll published on Friday. The recent decline in support for the opposition Social Democrats has slowed however.
A four-month-old baby miraculously survived a horrifc crash when a car somersaulted into a ditch alongside the E 18 motorway near Stockholm on Christmas Day.
The police chase for the gunman who injured three people at the Casino Cosmopol in Stockholm on Christmas Eve has so far returned little result. On Friday morning the man remained on the loose.
For over 50 years, the inhabitants of Treuenbrietzen, a small eastern German town, kept quiet about a World War II massacre that happened in the final days of the war. And many today still have no wish to revisit the past.
Playwright Albert Ostermaier has almost finished his long-delayed stage version of the Oscar-winning German film 'The Lives Of Others.'
German Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee, who is also commissioner for issues concerning eastern Germany, said on Friday that the former communist states are making good economic progress.
What's on in Sweden: December 26th - January 1st. Vaudeville New Year and Miss Li in Stockholm; Nefertiti New Year and Cinderella in Gothenburg; Night Beat New Year and Led Zepellin in Malmö