Germany thrashed England 4-1 in Bloemfontein, South Africa on Sunday to reach the World Cup quarter-finals after England had a goal disallowed in the first half.
Deutsche Post, Germany's state-run postal service, is considering raising its postage charges to compensate its workers for planned cuts, it was reported Saturday.
The head of the local Konrad Adenauer Foundation office in Ukraine was detained for eight hours without explanation at Kiev airport on Saturday night. The political scientist last week criticized the new Ukrainian leadership.
A man and a woman in their fifties were seriously injured on Saturday evening when they were struck by lightning in the village of Lainio, 100 kilomtres east of Kiruna in the far north of Sweden.
Germany's second city Hamburg is building a dazzling new concert hall intended to rival the Sydney Opera House as a global attraction, but little has gone according to plan.
A row has erupted between German publishers and a TV production company over the right to produce books about the Eurovision Song Contest winner Lena Meyer-Landrut.
Robin Söderling continued to impress in Wimbledon on Saturday as the Swede eased into the fourth round with a straight sets win over Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci.
Two 30-year-old men are recovering from gun wounds after separate shooting incidents in Malmö on Saturday night. Neither of the victims are known to the police.
The beleagured high-street department store Karstadt has shown itself to be a more stable business than previously thought, with insolvency commissioners expecting a profit this year.
Police fear that a young man may have died after being hit by a jet ski on a lake outside Avesta in central Sweden on Saturday.
A new set of common EU policies forged by Sweden’s three-party opposition coalition has seen the Left Party and the Green Party sacrifice several of their traditional anti-EU stances.
England and Germany fans desperately hunted for tickets Saturday as they descended on the sleepy South African city of Bloemfontein in their thousands for a knockout World Cup showdown.