Jews are better at sex than Christians, according to a Swedish theology professor speaking at the Hönö Conference of Christian faith groups organised each year off the west coast of Sweden.
Germany's squad have been hit by a flu virus and have worries over the fitness of star striker Miroslav Klose ahead of Saturday's World Cup third place play-off against Uruguay.
The trial of a Swede indicted for human smuggling and fraud has begun in Ethiopia. The woman is also wanted in Sweden for social insurance fraud.
More than half of German parents feel their country’s school system is unjust, a new survey published on Friday revealed.
Sweden reported significant gains in industrial output in May, mirroring improvements elsewhere in Europe, according to new figures released on Friday.
An ongoing fire at London Heathrow Airport is not expected to have any effect on flight from Stockholm Arlanda Airport, a spokesperson for the airport has confirmed.
Swedish celebrity photographer Bingo Rimér is being sued by American hotel heiress and Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton for allegedly using photos of her without permission.
The Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen - FI) announced on Friday that it will implement new guidelines limiting new mortgages to a maximum of 85 percent of the home's market value.
Online retail giant Amazon has named the final installment of the Millennium trilogy, "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest," in its list of "Best Books of the Year... So Far" as the film of the second instalment opens in US cinemas.
German luxury carmakers BMW and Daimler are moving into new territory, developing city-friendly scooters that operate on battery power, a media report said on Friday.
The cephalopod oracle has spoken. Germany will beat Uruguay in the third-place play-off on Saturday and Spain will defeat the Netherlands in the World Cup final on Sunday, according to the "psychic" octopus Paul, who has an unblemished record in picking winners this tournament.
Instead of taking sleeping pills or mood-enhancing pharmaceuticals, people should try a whiff of jasmine, which is molecularly similar to drugs like Valium, according to new research published by German scientists this week.
Germany coach Joachim Löw will be handed a new contract as a reward for guiding the national football team to the World Cup semi-finals, the Bild newspaper reported on Friday.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday his country's proposed austerity measures would not affect its military presence in Afghanistan where it is the third-largest contributor of troops.
Two teenagers were hit by a high speed train while allegedly spraying graffiti on Friday in Brandenburg. The deadly accident followed another rail-related mishap in Cologne where three youths were electrocuted at a train yard.
The number of Germans missing work due to psychological problems reached a new record last year, according to a health insurance study released on Friday.
The gap between the centre-right and centre-left blocs in Swedish politics has narrowed, but the Alliance retains a lead of 4.9 percentage points as the Almedalen political week nears its end, a new poll shows.
This summer’s hot and dry weather has German farmers fearing for the health of their harvest, president of the National Union of Farmers (DBV) said on Friday.
Nyköping county administrative board has been left baffled after over 100 dead eels were found in a pile on beach near the town of Nyköping, south of Stockholm on Wednesday evening.
Sweden's ban on the advertising of online gambling on the grounds of public order was give the backing of Europe's top court on Thursday after two Swedish newspapers challenged fines for publishing gambling ads.