Germany's number one striker Miroslav Klose looks set to again terrorise his team's opponents at this summer's World Cup after the Bayern Munich star admitted he is recapturing his best form.
The German government will raise its growth rate forecast for 2010 from 1.2 percent to 1.5 percent in its annual economic report, according to the weekly Der Spiegel.
The Free Democratic Party (FDP) received more than €1 million from one single donor – a baron whose company will profit from the reduction in value added tax on hotel bills recently enacted by the new government.
State-owned mortgage lender SBAB is reportedly using a loophole in the law to encourage estate agencies to recommend their services to new house-owners.
Meteorologists are forecasting more snow for much of Germany on Sunday, although they also warn it could turn into rain and then possibly freeze to produce black ice on roads.
A couple in Hamburg have finally got to the bottom of why the plants in their front garden keep turning brown and dying – their neighbour has been urinating on them at night.
Sweden's Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) has labelled itself too generous in handing out early retirement pensions on grounds of sickness since tougher rules were introduced in 2008.
Restaurants serving cold food, such as sushi, will be able to obtain alcohol licenses if a proposal for new alcohol laws is accepted. The move has been branded deplorable by Sweden’s temperance society.
Germany emerged top and Singapore second in a new World Bank logistics survey that measures how efficiently countries trade their goods around the world.
A doctor who used lemon juice instead of antiseptics to treat his patients’ operation wounds, has been given a suspended sentence of 15 months for the death of one of those concerned.
A German plane carrying a mobile hospital, three all-wheel-drive vehicles and 200 crates of medical supplies, as well as several volunteers and a doctor, left for Haiti on Saturday, according to the German Red Cross (DRK).
Swedish businessman Roger Akelius is to donate 100 million kronor over a 25-year-period to a children’s charity in the wake of Haiti’s devastating earthquake.
A Bosnian-born Swede was remanded in custody by a Stockholm court on Friday, suspected of committing war crimes against Serbs in 1992 during the Bosnian war.