Forbes Magazine has included 30 Swedish companies on its list of the world's most successful major companies, including Nordea Bank, ABB and H&M.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed new proposals to shore up eurozone financial stability as a "step in the right direction" and said she was unfazed by EU plans to vet states' budgets.
The judges appointed to preside over the appeal of the four men found guilty in the Pirate Bay appeals hearing in September have been cleared from bias allegations, the Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) ruled on Wednesday.
A care assistant from northern Sweden has reported her employers after they allegedly fired her for her religious beliefs.
Three men have been arrested for a triple murder in Härnosand, northern Sweden.
The Local's Peter Vinthagen Simpson and Vivian Tse review party policy as Sweden's backing of a €750 million ($1 trillion) eurozone bailout brings the issue of Sweden's membership back into focus.
Sweden’s Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has criticized proposals that would mean all EU countries' budgets being reviewed in advance by the European Commission.
A major technical glitch shut down a wide swath of the German internet on Wednesday, leaving many websites with .de domains unavailable.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday congratulated his new British counterpart David Cameron and called on him to reduce the deficit left behind by Gordon Brown's Labour Party.
Sweden's government has proposed increasing the supervision on a wide range of financial businesses.
German industrial group Bosch on Wednesday opened its Southeast Asian headquarters in Singapore focusing on environmentally clean technologies.
Three suspects arrested for an attack on controversial artist Lars Vilks have been released on Wednesday, police have said.
A new survey of immigrants in Germany has revealed that residents with Turkish roots, who make up the largest group of foreigners in the country, are the most alienated – but German prejudices are also at fault.
Police have reported significant damage in Bavaria after heavy storms and torrential rain battered the region on Tuesday night.
Just days after Berlin's Tempelhof Airport was turned into a giant city park, people gathered on Wednesday in the German capital to commemorate the Berlin Airlift.
Sweden's ruling centre-right coalition has registered its strongest support since 2006 in a new poll, and is now in a statistical dead heat with the Red-Green opposition.
The German economy grew by a modest 0.2 percent in the first quarter, official figures showed Wednesday, giving hope as Europe battles a fiscal crisis.
The Catholic Church needs to reconsider its sexual policies and end mandatory celibacy for priests in the wake of a massive child abuse scandal, the head of Germany's leading Catholic group said on Wednesday.
Families will still be guaranteed a day care spot for their young children by 2013 despite Germany's worsening budgetary situation, Family Minister Kristina Schröder assured on Wednesday.
A teenager diagnosed with autism has filed a demand for damages with Sweden's highest legal official after being taken into involuntary care, a decision which was rejected as lacking legal grounds after two years.
The European Court of Human Rights this week condemned Germany's preventive detention system, which holds prisoners considered dangerous in jail for an indefinite period.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was among the first world leaders to congratulate Britain’s new Prime Minister David Cameron via telephone on Tuesday night and has invited him for a visit to Berlin.
Syria's top envoy to Sweden has been expelled and a Swedish politician arrested on suspicion of plotting to kidnap the diplomat's daughter because of a relationship she was having, Sveriges Television (SVT) reported on Tuesday.