Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced on Friday that no decision will be made in July as to the eventual re-election of European Commision President Jose Manuel Barroso.
A spokesman for the Berlin S-Bahn train system announced on Friday that the current chaos will not let up for the next few days. Around a third of the trains are currently out of action.
In the first of a new series, Joel Sherwood explains that fatherhood in Sweden is going so well that he isn't even particularly fazed by news that his child is growing smaller.
Sweden’s finance minister Anders Borg lashed out at the country’s business community on Friday, calling Sweden’s main business group “ideological megaphones” who’ve shirked their responsibility during the economic crisis.
The latest legislation period has been the most productive in Germany’s post-war history, German media reported on Friday – the last day of parliament before summer recess. More than 580 new laws have been passed since the parliament’s formation October 18, 2005. The Local singles out some of those passed in its final week.
A mayor in the state of Baden-Württemberg has started an initiative to outlaw so-called flat-rate bordellos, the SWR4 radio station reported on Friday.
Prosecutors said Friday that ex-Nazi camp guard John Demjanjuk, accused of leading 29,000 Jews to their deaths, is fit to be tried in what could be Germany's last major Nazi case.
Testimony from the victim of an alleged rape is not sufficient to secure a conviction without additional supporting evidence, Sweden’s highest court ruled on Friday.
Ericsson has been awarded contracts to provide broadband internet in China in cooperation with three telecom operators, the Swedish mobile phone network supplier said on Friday.
Print company Schlott Gruppe, which prints catalogues for troubled mail-order giant Quelle, announced Friday it is stopping the production of new catalogues because payment has not yet been received.
A decorative Mongolian silver crown stolen in 1984 from a Stockholm museum has been found on the premises of the Swedish Police Service, where it has spent more than twenty years in accidental storage.
Swedes’ cumulative unpaid debts reached a new record of 62.2 billion kronor ($7.9 billion) in June, with Swedes at the higher end of the earnings scale finding it increasingly hard to pay their bills.
A woman stabbed to death in a Dresden courtroom was three months pregnant, reported German newspaper Bild on Friday.
Two policemen assigned to guard Chancellor Angela Merkel’s weekend house in the Uckermark region of Brandenburg used to be in the East German secret police, known as the Stasi, it was revealed Friday.
A former Nazi corporal, who founded the notorious German-speaking enclave of Colonia Dignidad in Chile, has been hospitalized and is dangerously ill, police said Thursday.
The Swedish Foreign Ministry has said the EU is considering taking action if Iran fails to release British embassy staff being held in the capital Tehran.
Police in Stockholm who discovered a young woman and her infant son dead in an apartment late on Thursday night suspect the killings may be related to the suicide of a man who jumped in front of a train.
A group of Swiss students on a field trip to Munich have severely beaten a 46-year-old man because they were out for a “kick,” the city’s public prosecutor’s office reported.
A shot was fired when two drunken and armed Swedish soldiers got into a fight with local residents in Kosovo, prompting an investigation by Sweden’s Armed Forces.
German industrial giant Siemens will pay $100 million over 15 years into a fund to fight corruption after probes revealed fraud at its subsidiaries, the World Bank said.
Foreign minister Carl Bildt has agreed to meet the lawyer representing former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to discuss the possibility of testifying at the accused war criminal’s trial.