A Swedish court has dismissed sexual abuse charges against a teenage girl who had sex with two underage boys after a game of 'truth and dare'.
German national footballer Mario Gomez on Wednesday encouraged fellow players to come out of the closet if they are gay – something no active professional has yet done publicly.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday joined a chorus of German officials criticising the United States’ current economic policies, setting the stage for a contentious G20 summit later this week.
Beleaguered Scandinavian airline SAS posted deep losses for the third quarter, with results weighed down by legal fees and a €70 million fine ($96.38 million) for being part of a global cargo cartel.
The Swedish Football Association (Svenska Fotbollsförbundet) will launch an investigation into whether there is any truth to the claims that its top-flight Allsvenskan championship trophy contains a pledge of allegiance to the Stockholm club supported by its creator.
The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) has seen a boom in applications for identification cards following changes which allow cross-checking of personal information with the Migration Board (Migrationsverket), launching a new IT system to cope with demand.
Germany's EON, the world's biggest private utilities group, unveiled a major strategic shift on Wednesday, turning its focus away from Europe and toward emerging markets to restore flagging profits.
A 25-year-old child minder employed at a pre-school in southern Stockholm was on Wednesday formally charged with aggravated sexual abuse and rape of a child.
Social Democratic leader Mona Sahlin has called on her party's executive committee and the governing board to resign after the party's election defeat, according to national broadcaster SVT on Wednesday.
Germany is set for a powerful rebound this year, a panel of top experts said on Wednesday, forecasting growth of 3.7 percent for Europe's top economy.
Police in Malmö are looking into whether 38-year-old Peter Mangs, who is in custody for a recent spate of racist shootings, may have also been involved in other unsolved murders from years past.
German troops have enlisted an unusual helper in their fight against radical Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan. “Hermann” the donkey not only hauls weaponry for the Bundeswehr, he also lifts the mood for soldiers in camp.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is sacking the boss of its fleet of high-speed ICE trains over a string of mishaps, including a notorious air-conditioning breakdowns that resulted in passengers being hospitalized.
As much of Sweden is digging out from Tuesday’s snowstorm, contributor Gabriel Stein explains how getting his kids dressed in Sweden pushes him to the limit and back almost every morning.
Germany’s favourite Christmas post office opens in the Brandenburg town of Himmelpfort this week, accepting wish lists for Santa Claus from children both naughty and nice.
US authorities unveiled charges late on Tuesday against 17 people in a long-running scheme that fraudulently obtained some $42 million in Holocaust compensation funds from Germany.
Germany's native minority groups, such as the Sorbs, Frisians and Danes, have reacted to calls for the German language to be enshrined in the constitution by demanding that their own languages be included as well.
Sweden's Security Service Säpo did not give permission to the US embassy to conduct surveillance in Sweden, according to chief Anders Danielsson.
Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, already smarting from the resignation of his press spokesman this week, came under pressure Wednesday from strong opposition to his plans to simplify the tax system.
Stockholm independent research institute SIPRI has warned that sales of combat aircraft could have a destabilising effect in many parts of the world, in a new report published on Wednesday.
Nobel Economics laureate Christopher Pissarides on Tuesday called on states to subsidise "real jobs" to increase employment and to limit benefits to a maximum of one year to ward off long-term joblessness.