With reports emerging over the frontrunners for the permanent position of EU president, a new contender has emerged in the international media in the shape of Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.
The recent placid mix of foggy and sunny weather conditions over much of Germany will be gradually replaced with heavy rain and sometimes stormy winds, the German Weather Service said on Saturday.
Daniel Westling, fiancé of Crown Princess Victoria, has received the swine flu vaccine after being placed in a high-risk group following a kidney transplant earlier this year. The rest of the Swedish Royal Family, however, has to wait patiently for the jab.
Brandenburg’s Minister President Matthias Platzeck has called for reconciliation with the former communists who ruled East Germany.
The elk population in the county of Halland, western Sweden, took somewhat of a blow on Friday evening as six animals died in the space of an hour, after colliding with traffic in separate incidents.
Audi has all but completed negotiations with FC Bayern Munich to buy a 9.5 percent stake in the football club, according to a report in the online version of Stern magazine.
A cleaning lady working at a cinema got the fright of her life when she picked up a paper napkin from a seat and found it was wrapped around a hand grenade.
A woman from Thailand lured five Swedish men into paying for plane tickets to Sweden. The men all realised they had been tricked at the arrivals gate at Arlanda Airport when the woman never showed up.
Three more people died of the A/H1N1 virus in Germany on Friday, including for the first time, a person with no underlying health problems, authorities reported.
In a bid to boost support from Sweden’s older generation, the Social Democrats promised to close the tax gap between pensioners and wage-earners at their party conference on Friday.
France and Germany will join forces to choose a new-look European Union's first big boss, President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday, sweeping Tony Blair towards the Brussels exit.