A 62-year-old hunter was shot dead on Tuesday afternoon near a hunting shelter in Norrtannflo outside of Sollefteå in northern Sweden, according to local police.
Former Germany star Jürgen Klinsmann revealed on Tuesday that he turned down the chance to coach the United States after the World Cup having failed to agree terms with the US Soccer Federation.
With veiled overtures from party leaders about a possible tie-up between the Green Party and the centre-right Alliance, and most Green voters rejecting the idea, the party’s allegiance seems in play as Sweden nervously awaits final election results.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a UN summit on Tuesday that developing nations needed better governance and urged them to take more responsibility for building up their economies to combat poverty.
Schalke 04's chairman Clemens Tönnies said on Tuesday he has every confidence in manager Felix Magath, despite the Royal Blues suffering their worst start to the Bundesliga in the club's history.
Twenty years after reunification, eastern German products remain virtually unknown in western Germany, illustrating a lingering economic gap between the two sides to the formerly divided nation.
Though rivers of beer are consumed each year at Oktoberfest, it's just a fraction of Munich breweries' overall sales. For them the festival is not just tradition, it's also a massive public relations event fuelling their international business.
Post-mortem results revealed on Tuesday that Sabine R. suffocated her five-year-old son with a plastic bag and that police halted her deadly rampage in Lörrach by shooting her 17 times.
Swedish carmaker Saab Automobile has been been referred to the Swedish Enforcement Service (Kronofogdemyndigheten) for the collection of outstanding debts due by the administrative board of Västra Götaland county.
The world's leading wind energy trade fair opened in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein on Tuesday, with close to 1,000 exhibitors from around 70 countries expected to draw some 30,000 visitors.
German scientists said Tuesday they had discovered a new rare and endangered ape species in the tropical rainforests between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia by its distinctive song.
State-owned energy giant Vattenfall is pursuing a cost-cutting plan involving 6 billion kronor ($862.67 million), but it has ruled out the sale of its much-criticised lignite power plants in Germany, according to CEO Øystein Løseth.
A research team drawn from three Swedish universities is planning to study how children from various cultural backgrounds communicate with horses.
Following another shooting rampage with a legally owned sporting weapon that left four dead in the southern German city of Lörrach Sunday, newspapers in The Local’s Media Roundup questioned whether protecting the rights ofgun owners outweighs the risks.
The number of Thai and Nigerian women exploited for sexual purposes in Sweden has increased, according to a police report on human trafficking.
With the final results hinging on a few thousand advance ballots, the 2010 elections marked a major shift in Swedish politics, while at the same time showing the power of a strong economy, writes contributor Roger Choate.
The final count of the results in the Swedish election may not be completed until Thursday morning, the Swedish Election Authority (Valmyndigheten) has said, while experts claim that that the Alliance coalition could still claim an overall majority.
Police have uncovered a hobby bomb maker’s large cache of explosives in an apartment building in the Baden-Württemberg town of Merdingen after the man severely injured himself in a botched detonation.
Annica Holmquist, the 55-year-old whose battle with the Swedish Social Insurance Agency caused an election campaign stir after her plight was published on her daughter's blog, will lose her benefits, despite assurances of a "solution".
Opposition parties on Tuesday blasted Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen’s announcement about changes to Hartz IV unemployment benefits, saying she had dodged the question about the precise rise in rates.
A 12-year-old boy stabbed his mother in the head and neck in Hannover because he didn’t want to go to school, police announced late Monday.
A senior government lawmaker rejected calls on Tuesday for a ban on keeping sports and hunting weapons in private homes after it emerged the Lörrach gunwoman was a recreational shooter who owned the murder weapon legally.
Divorces are difficult anywhere in the world, but they are especially challenging in foreign countries for non-citizens who are unfamiliar with the national laws.
An elk leapt into a lake in central Stockholm on Monday in a bid to evade police officers who had spent several hours pursuing the disorientated animal through the city.
A register of over 5,000 people who are either members or have registered their interest in the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats (SD), has been published on the internet.
A crowd of around 10,000 people gathered in central Stockholm on Monday evening to demonstrate against racism after the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats were voted into Sweden's parliament.