Håkan Juholt on Saturday announced his resignation as leader of the Social Democrats in a hastily called press conference in his home town of Oskarshamn in southern Sweden.
Police said Kim "Dotcom" Schmitz, the German founder of file-sharing site Megaupload, tried to avoid arrest for alleged major copyright infringement by locking himself inside a panic room in his New Zealand house.
Five German passengers who were on the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship when it ran aground off the Tuscan coast are demanding thousands of euros in compensation.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes admitted his side were found wanting as the German league leaders suffered a shock 3-1 defeat at Borussia Mönchengladbach on Friday.
Despite Friday’s announcement by the Social Democrat Executive Committee (Verkställande Utskottet, VU) that embattled leader Håkan Juholt will remain at the helm, many now believe that he will announce his resignation on Saturday afternoon.
The former spokesman for embattled German President Christian Wulff has been hit with new accusations over alleged perks from an event manager. A new report claims Olaf Glaeseker was treated to free flights during his time as spokesman.
A huge pile-up on the A1 motorway near the town of Cloppenburg in northern Germany left 13 people injured on Friday, with the crash trapping several passengers inside their vehicles.
Alice reclaimed top spot in the annual Swedish baby names list, with William riding a royal wave to ascend to the throne of top boy names.
Swedish mobile network giant Ericsson and Chinese rival ZTE have settled their patent infringement disputes, Ericsson said in a statement on Friday.
Germany's foreign minister assured Americans Friday that Europe left socialism behind two decades ago, despite statements to the contrary by Republicans on the US presidential campaign trail.
A Swedish court on Friday sentenced a Serbian man to life behind bars for war crimes in connection with his role in a massacre of 40 people in the village of Cuske in Kosovo in 1999.
Forcing someone into marriage against their will could soon carry a punishment of up to two years imprisonment, according to an inquiry tasked with formulating a law criminalizing the practice under Swedish law.