The fence around a set of bleachers has crashed to the ground at a Gothenburg football match, resulting in injuries to supporters who fell nearly two metres in the incident.
A German human rights activist has provoked the ire of Colombia’s president Alvaro Uribe, who has accused her of instigating violence and called for her to be jailed.
Forensic scientists in Germany have been warned to be extra careful when identifying bodies from DNA after a body was found with the genes from two people.
A 52-year-old Norwegian paedophile, John Møll, aka John Orje, escaped last week from a clinic in Roskilde, Denmark. Police fear that Møll, sentenced to psychiatric care for the aggravated assault of children, could be in Sweden.
Braunschweig might not be the most obvious place for it, but break-dancers from around the world converged in the Lower Saxony town at the weekend for the global championships.
A Swedish researcher has warned that the incidence of alcohol abuse within team sports remains a serious problem. Team managers are criticized for double standards and condoning the practice.
Amid the growing global financial crisis, rare books are still fetching a high price as collectors see them as a safe place to invest their money.
The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has failed in its goal of a maximum six month wait for asylum applications and has sought the help of management consultancy McKinsey.
A German fraudster has been arrested in Rome after trying to sell the US embassy building there – a palace on the Via Veneto.
The 50-year-old man held on suspicion of murdering 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall in northern Sweden will face a remand hearing on Sunday. He continues to deny the murder and Stenvall's body remains undiscovered.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier promised tougher regulation of Germany's financial sector as he was formally selected Saturday to run for chancellor against Angela Merkel in next year's election.
A new poll has affirmed that Fredrik Reinfeldt's Moderate party has received a boost in the opinion polls in the wake of the global finance crisis. The Alliance government remains 12.7 percentage points behind the opposition bloc however.