Veronica Palm, who was widely criticised for her role in the Omar Mustafa affair, was re-elected by the Social Democrats in Stockholm after an at times fractious annual general meeting on Saturday.
Sweden's prime minister Fredrik Reindfeldt called on society to take a stand against the hooligans ruining Swedish football following the resignation of the coach of Stockholm club Djurgården citing fan threats.
Germany’s foreign minister Guido Westerwelle has signalled his country’s willingness to take part in a United Nations-led operation in Mali.
A Dutchman has been arrested in Spain in connection with last month's unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly slowed down the Internet, the Dutch prosecution service said.
A leading German hospital announced that it had handed over the skulls and bones of 33 Aborigines to Australian representatives to be returned for burial.
Members of Germany’s Green Party have backed a plan to raise income tax to 49% for people earning more than €80,000. The current rate is 42%. It has also vowed to increase tax on salaries of over €60,000 to 45%.
The late German actor who starred in the wildly popular television crime show "Derrick" belonged to Hitler's notorious Waffen SS, the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported Friday.
From a disastrous world exhibition in 1892 to the present debacle over a new airport, few cities can boast as many spectacular flops as Berlin. Author Cornelia Tomerius has lovingly catalogued the city’s rich history of failures in a new book.
A drunk man was shot in the foot by police in Umeå in northern Sweden on Friday night after he pointed a pistol at them in an attempt to evade arrest.
Former justice minister Thomas Bodström has roundly criticised his party the Social Democrats, arguing that the Omar Mustafa affair was handled poorly and that the party is outdated and undemocratic.
European socialist parties have met to display a united front to oppose austerity policies in the European Union, while a French government document described German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ideas as "selfish."
The US Justice Department said on Thursday a former State Department employee now living in Sweden had been indicted with conspiracy to commit espionage for Cuba.
A Spanish judge Friday remanded in custody a suspected Al-Qaeda militant accused of links to extremists in Mali and bailed another man on the same charges, the court said.
Scores of migrants stormed a border fence from Morocco into Spanish territory, prompting clashes with guards that left nine people injured, authorities said Friday.
Charles Ballard left a career in finance to do aid work in Afghanistan. Back home in France after being held hostage for 71 days in a toilet, he says he has no regrets.
French President Francois Hollande wrapped up a two-day visit to China Friday, confident that France could achieve more balanced trade with the world's second largest economy.
The US Justice Department on Friday accused Basel-based pharmaceuticals giant Novartis of paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe the company's drugs over rival products.