German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday called for tighter regulation of global financial markets ahead of a European Union summit in Berlin on the worldwide economic crisis.
Three Swedes suspected of involvement in a violent attack on left wing activists in Germany last weekend are part of a network of German and Swedish neo-Nazi groups, according to German media.
Snow falls are forecast across much of Sweden as Stockholm families head to the hills for half-term holidays, according to the Swedish meteorological agency (SMHI).
A US military court in Germany convicted an American soldier of murder in the killings of four blindfolded Iraqi prisoners in 2007 on Friday.
The finance crisis will lead to a wave of job losses this summer, economics experts are warning, while many firms will cut hours and shifts first in a bid to stave off the inevitable.
Karneval organisers in Mainz have altered a model of a nun in an airport scanner after protests that she was shown topless, wearing just suspenders pants and a tattoo under her clothes.
Former chancellor Gerhard Schröder is in Iran this weekend, on what has been billed as a private visit, which will include a meeting with president Mahmud Ahmadinejad and delivering a speech to the country’s national chamber of trade and industry.
Neo-Nazis wanted for a violent attack on trade unionists at a German motorway rest stop last weekend are reportedly part of a German-Swedish network of far-right extremists.
The opposition Social Democrats are now at their lowest level of voter support since the 2006 general election, according to a new poll.
The Swedish National Police Academy (Polishögskolan) has reported itself to the police after details emerged of a culture of racism at the school.
The wintery weather currently testing the patience and road grit supplies across Germany is set to get even snowier, with up to a metre of new snowfall expected over the next few days in mountainous areas.
The Swedish government has rejected US carmaker General Motors' reconstruction plan for its Saab subsidiary as "unsustainable".