A bumper week for public broadcaster SVT saw ratings explode for the finals on consecutive evenings of song competition Melodifestivalen and ever-popular game show På Spåret.
The German Defence Ministry may break off negotiations with lawyers after they demanded €7 million for the families of victims of a September 2009 bombardment that killed scores of Afghan civilians near Kunduz.
Torgils Bonde, a member of Sweden's high society, has raised eyebrows by putting his 2,800 hectare property up for sale for close to a record sum of 200 million kronor ($28.3 million).
France on Monday accused Germany of trying to boost trade at the expense of Berlin's eurozone partners by squeezing salaries and pushing exports, as Europe seeks to emerge from the global economic crisis.
The Swedish government has ignored the advice of Sweden's Council on Legislation (Lagrådet) and proposed the introduction of drug tests on children below the age of 15.
German Catholic groups on Monday criticised the pope's silence over a snowballing child sex abuse scandal rocking his native country's Church.
Homophobia didn’t disappear once Guido Westerwelle became Germany’s foreign minister. But questions about him promoting personal interests on official trips abroad have nothing to do with him being gay, argues Tissy Bruns from Der Tagesspiegel.
The Swedish Riksbank has concluded that while everyone failed to see the impending finance crunch, it's own board was furthest behind.
French police have arrested a man caught driving a German-registered sports car so fast that their speed trap couldn't clock the estimated 300 kilometres (186 miles) per hour he was travelling.
The wintry weather in Sweden has led to a record low number of road deaths, new figures from the Swedish Road Administration (Vägverket) show.
Sweden's sledge hockey team received a thumping in Vancouver on Sunday as Canada posted a 10-1 win in the second group game at the Paralympic Games.
Wintery road conditions caused one death, traffic jams and several accidents across Germany, as commuters began their work week on Monday.
Europe's biggest telecommunications group, Deutsche Telekom, said Monday it would introduce a 30-percent quota for women in senior positions by the end of 2015.
Germany has doubled its arms exports over the last five years, making it the world’s third largest weapons dealer after the United States and Russia, according to a new study released on Monday.
Swedish champions AIK got off to a slow start with a home draw against top-flight newcomers Mjällby. The 2009 runners-up IFK Gothenburg meanwhile opened the season with a flurry of goals, dispatching Kalmar 0-3.
German Health Minister Philipp Rösler plans to tack a monthly per capita premium of €29 on health insurance beginning in 2011 to make up for deficits at statutory insurers, a media report said on Monday.
Neo-Nazis in Germany are changing their recruitment strategy to include subtler tactics that target young people, a domestic intelligence expert said on Monday.
Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt called his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Saturday in a bid to distance the Swedish government from a parliamentary vote which recognized the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.
Germany Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has rejected charges that he used foreign trips to promote the business interests of his partner, family and party donors, calling them "slander" in an interview.
At least one shot was fired at the main police station in Malmö on Sunday evening. Police immediately cordoned off the building.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested for threatening a student massacre at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.