Sweden’s governing centre-right parties suggest expanding the number of education spots for healthcare jobs, but at the same time, Sweden’s minister for education Jan Björklund has threatened to cut back spots in counties which offer too few internships for students.
A prominent German eurosceptic Sunday filed a complaint against the European Central Bank's new bond-buying programme at the country's top court in a fresh bid to block the eurozone's rescue fund.
Health authorities expect a severe flu season to hit the country this winter, after the numbers in Australia show twice as many cases this year than there were in 2011.
The budget has been set for a new public agency tasked with tracking errors in the Swedish healthcare system, with health minister Göran Hägglund saying the agency's 651 million kronor ($98.5 million) budget will help improve Swedes' trust in the health system.
A Swedish man in his twenties was planning a day in the woods to train his hunting dog, but was joined by some unexpected company, as a bear chased them up into a hunting tower where they were forced to remain through the night.
A secret report from Germany’s police warns of neo-Nazi attacks, even assassination attempts, on foreigners, prominent politicians and police officers.
On Saturday, two fire trucks, two police cars and an emergency gas leak team all rushed towards the Stockholm neighbourhood Södermalm, having been alerted by concerned neighbours who smelled gas in the stairwell, but the unpleasant smell turned out to come from something less dangerous.
The eurozone crisis will get worse before it gets better and Greece could exit the single currency bloc within a year, Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said in an interview on Saturday.
Around 80 police officers were injured and 31 people arrested in Mannheim on Saturday after an international gathering of about 40,000 Kurds erupted in violence triggered when a teenager was stopped with a banned flag.
Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a solution to keep Greece from leaving the eurozone this autumn, Der Spiegel magazine said in a report to appear on Monday.
Bullied German footballer Kevin Pezzoni says he believes his ex-club FC Cologne used the threats of violence from fans to terminate his contract.