The head of beleagured Düsseldorf-based bank WestLB said he expected it to turn a profit in 2010, based on figures that suggest the bank remained operative in 2009 without the need for restructuring.
A man being chased by the police drove his car into a house at full speed on Saturday night. Police found drug utensils on him.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning a long tour of the US in April in order to improve strained relations between the US and Europe, according to a magazine report. She will also attend a nuclear weapons security summit.
FDP boss and vice-chancellor Guido Westerwelle again sharpened his rhetoric against the unemployed on Sunday by declaring that those young and healthy enough should be forced to do community work.
Sweden came to a near standstill over the weekend when wind-packed snowstorms blanketed a nation still recovering from earlier snowfalls. Citizens were advised to remain homebound when possible, until railway tracks and highways were cleared.
The Norwegian and Danish Governments told the news agency Reuters at the weekend they would financially support the cash-strapped carrier but wanted to eventually privatize it.
The Swedish Court has announced that Daniel Westling, fiancé of Swedish Crown Princess Victoria, is participating in a program to enhance his understanding about “the ceremonies and culture inheritance that is linked to the history of the monarchy.”
Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal said he was chasing trophies, not records, as the German giants' 13-game winning streak came to a shock end on Saturday with a 1-1 draw against local rivals Nuremberg.
Riesch and Pärson both came away from the downhill and super-G medal-less,
Sweden's Marcus Hellner made up for just missing out in the 15km race when he powered away from his rivals in the home stretch to claim gold in the men's
The 60th Berlin Film Festival wrapped up Sunday after crowning Roman Polanski best director for the political thriller "The Ghost Writer" and giving the Golden Bear top prize to a Turkish family drama.