US international striker Charlie Davies has completed a transfer to French club Sochaux, bringing to an end a two and a half year spell with Stockholm team Hammarby.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev held talks on Thursday dominated by their countries close and growing economic ties.
A 22-year-old man suffering from the swine flu has been placed on a respirator at the Vrinnevi hospital in Norrköping in eastern Sweden.
German drug commissioner Sabine Bätzing said Thursday that schools need to require a health course to educate students on the dangers of binge drinking, which experts say has intensified among teenagers in recent years.
Sweden has delayed plans to extradite a Rwandan genocide suspected following an appeal by the European Court of Human Rights to review the case.
Sony Ericsson’s CEO said on Thursday that his company faced “difficult” times, as falling handset sales dented the mobile phone maker’s second quarter earnings.
A sense of giddiness is tempered with trepidation as proud pop Joel Sherwood prepares to embark on a seemingly endless period of parental leave.
The Church of England has condemned a proposal by the Church of Sweden to grant same-sex couples the right to religious wedding ceremonies.
This Week's Highlights: U2 in Berlin, tennis in Hamburg, and Sven Väth drops in for an all-day party in Munich.
Never particularly patriotic due to their country’s jingoistic history, a poll released on Thursday showed fewer than half of all Germans know the lyrics to their national anthem.
Everyone who wants a swine flu vaccination will get one, German Health Minister Ulla Schmidt said on Thursday, but limited supplies could mean a lengthy wait.
What's on in Stockholm: Jazz fest, humour exhibition & Globe tours in Stockholm
What's on in Sweden: Humour exhibition & Globe tours in Stockholm; 60s & 70s art exhibition in Gothenburg; Tibetan monks & folk & world music festival in Malmö/Österlen
German airline Lufthansa is planning to lay off 20 percent of administrative employees as part of a massive programme to reduce costs by €1 billion each year, daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.
Owners of sports carmaker Porsche are close to an agreement which would combine the heavily indebted company with Volkswagen and sell VW stock options to Qatar, according to press reports on Thursday.
The stone marten may look like a cute wild mammal, but the German Hunter’s Association (DJV) warned on Thursday that the predator’s breeding habits are damaging more cars than ever.
Swedish police are increasingly certain that two men arrested last week in Hungary are the masterminds behind the widespread credit card scam which recently hit residents in Malmö in southern Sweden.
Police in central Sweden are on the hunt for a gang of tattooed women who sexually molested a 50-year-old man as he was riding by on his bicycle.
Lions, giraffes, tigers, rabbits, bears, rhinoceroses and even owls can go blind from cataracts. But as AFP’s Deborah Cole reports, an eastern German firm has an answer: custom-made "contact lenses."
The grand coalition parliament in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein collapsed on Wednesday night, just 10 weeks ahead of national elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday for talks dominated by efforts to avoid a new spat over gas supplies to Europe and the global financial crisis.
Family Minister Ursula von der Leyen urged a speedy solution to an ongoing labour dispute between public day care workers and state employers ahead of negotiations on Thursday, saying parents can’t handle any more strikes.
Scientists in Germany found that a group of more than 400 nuns were the perfect sample group for an investigation into links between education and senility, the lead researcher said this week.
Three people were taken to hospital after being hit by a car in what police believe was a murder attempt connected to a feud between rival gangs in Västerås in central Sweden.
A number of Swedish stars from North America’s National Hockey League (NHL) will have the chance to open their 2009-2010 season in Stockholm, the league announced on Wednesday.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt reiterated on Wednesday that Iran's nuclear ambitions will present the European Union with some tough decisions in the coming months.