The Christian Democrats (Kristdemokraterrna - KD) are one of the three smaller parties which make up the centre-right Alliance coalition that has been in government since 2006, having polled 6.6 percent in the 2006 general election.
AC Milan coach confirmed on Friday that Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will make his first start for the team on Saturday after he was traded to the team from Barcelona.
The 24-year-old suspect of a double murder of a couple outside Båstad in 2007 described parts of the scuffle that led to their deaths an "impulse thing" in a hearing on Friday.
Following a seminar organised by Exberliner magazine as part of Berlin's Music Week, The Local's Ruth Michaelson caught up with the thinking man's musician Momus to discuss the growing influence of expats on the city's creative scene.
The cool and rainy start to autumn will take a short break over the weekend, with sunny skies and late-summer temperatures expected, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday.
Jöran Hägglund, state secretary to enterprise minister Maud Olofsson and the Swedish government's representative at the heart of the deal to sell Saab, has published a book exposing the battle to save the troubled firm.
An investigation of crematorium employees in Hamburg accused of harvesting gold teeth and jewellery from customer corpses has uncovered a sensitive topic that the majority of German morticians refuse to address publicly, a funeral industry newspaper reported on Friday.
A local Christian Democratic politician has called for Sweden to open government-controlled brothels, drawing a sharp rebuke from her party colleagues.
Sales growth by Europe's biggest automaker, Volkswagen, eased slightly in August as global car markets soften, VW figures released on Friday showed.
Pia Kjærsgaard, the leader for the Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti - DF) has accepted an invitation from the far-right Sweden Democrats to take part in an election rally in Högänäs in southern Sweden on Saturday.
An average German is likely to be a fat, childless, unmarried smoker, according to 2010 European Union demographic statistics released this week.
Sweden came in 45th place among 153 countries in a survey measuring charitable behaviour around the world, tied with neighbouring Finland, as well as Lebanon, Zambia, and Ghana.
Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, in September goes the distance at the Marathon, finds creative wood furniture, and joins the cult of multiculti broadcasting.
A woman who is facing charges of aggravated drink driving has claimed that she felt forced to flee a summer get-together with friends when the host announced that group sex would be following the coffee.
Deutsche Bank is set to raise up to €9 billion through a rights issue to bolster its capital as global banking regulators finalise tough new rules for the industry, a report said Friday.
As the debate about immigration and integration rages on in Germany, conservative Bavarian politician Alexander Dobrindt said on Friday that the country must protect the German language in its constitution.
The German hospital association (DKG) on Friday accused Health Minister Philipp Rösler of endangering his countrymen and some 20,000 hospital jobs with his plans to cut costs in the health industry.
The Centre Party is one of the three smaller parties which make up the centre-right Alliance coalition that has been in government since 2006, having polled 7.9 percent in the 2006 general election.
Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin resigned late on Thursday after causing weeks of uproar with inflammatory comments on immigrants and Jews.
From a childhood spent in war torn Afghanistan to the rough and tumble world of mixed martial arts (MMA), Sweden's Malik Mawlayi has learned how to deal with the fighting, explains James Goyder.
The centre-right Alliance extended its lead over the opposition in a poll released on Friday, while the nationalist Sweden Democrats saw their support climb to 6 percent.
A 45-year-old Swedish businessman has been found dead in Bangkok, Thailand, according to media reports.
Three of the men charged for their role in the helicopter-aided robbery of a Stockholm-area cash depot last September were released today by Södertörn district court.