New revelations suggest that the German Defence Ministry forced the resignations of the Bundeswehr's chief of staff and another senior official under false pretence following a deadly air strike in Afghanistan.
The two parties of Germany's ruling coalition, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Free Democratic Party (FDP), are at loggerheads over the issue of licence fees for state broadcasting.
This year 60 people have applied to change their sex in Sweden. Most gender-reassigned people achieve a better life through their surgery, but a new study shows that the risk of attempted suicide and psychological problems remains high, Dagens Nyheter reports.
German technology giant Siemens is being investigated by the government over two deliveries to Iran that may have broken export law.
If all goes to plan, billionaire Richard Branson’s spaceships will take off with tourists on board in 2012 – from Kiruna in the far north of Sweden.
Military prosecutors in Rome asked Friday that four elderly German army veterans be tried for their alleged roles in one of the worst Nazi atrocities in Italy during World War II.
A new report released Saturday revealed there is considerable room for improvement in the service at German restaurant chains. Only three out of the eight chains tested managed to complete all orders correctly.
A police officer in Malmö has avoided both prosecution and a disciplinary hearing by the Disciplinary Board, after wiretapping the wrong telephone number and listening in to private telephone conversations over the course of a number of hours.
With his big stage presence and booming rock voice, Erik Grönwall took home the Idol 2009 Final at Stockholm’s Globen arena on Friday night.
Chancellor Angela Merkel backed Anglo-French moves to introduce a "social" tax on banks, insurers and markets on Friday, but resisted calls for a levy on bankers' bonuses as well.
Chinese automaker Geely is not a suitable owner of Volvo Cars, according to eight former Volvo directors. In a letter to Ford Motor Company’s chairman, Bill Ford Jr, former Volvo group directors, and former Volvo Cars managing directors, wrote that Geely lacks the necessary technical competence, according to the newspaper Dagens Industri.