Police in Villingen-Schwenningen, a small town near the Black Forest in southwestern Germany found themselves with nothing better to do on Friday night than investigate a UFO sighting.
Hesse's state premier and Christian Democratic leader Roland Koch celebrated the formal sealing of his centre-right coalition government on Saturday by declaring that its success had national implications.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Saturday he is expecting a formal American request soon for Germany to take in inmates from the US terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo Bay.
A teacher at a school in Ängelholm in southern Sweden gave pupils a task to name their 'most trying' classmate.
Sweden's legendary Great Lake Sea Monster (Storsjöodjuret) remains the focus of photographers hunting for its image despite a Jämtland county council order banning cameras on the shores of Storsjön in Östersund in northern Sweden.
According to a new report published Saturday in news magazine Der Spiegel, experts at the German finance ministry calculate that tax-payers will have to shell out a further €120 billion to save Germany’s crisis-stricken banks.
After last week's lottery drawing failed to produce a winner, Lotto players on Saturday will vie for the third largest German jackpot of all time – some €35 million.
Swedish former world heavyweight boxing champion Ingemar "Ingo" Johansson died on Friday night, aged 76-years-old.
Jörg Ziercke, head Germany's BKA federal police agency for criminal investigation issued a warning on Saturday that Islamist extremists may attempt terrorist attacks ahead of the general election on September 27 in order to influence the outcome.
Swedish pupils still perform above average in the majority of international studies conducted over the last 20 years, the Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket) has concluded.
Coach Martin Jol hailed Hamburg's 1-0 win over Bayern Munich on Friday as the best moment of his time in charge as a first-half header from Croatian striker Mladen Petric took his side top.
Four people who forced an armless man from Ukraine to beg in the Stockholm metro were handed prison sentences on Friday.