Minnows Mainz equalled the record for most wins at the start of a Bundesliga campaign with their seventh victory as they hammered 10-man Hoffenheim 4-2 on Saturday to maintain their perfect record.
Peter Sunde, one of the four men appealing convictions in The Pirate Bay trial, has said that the file sharing website is now so big that he fears for his creation.
A small number of people have travelled from Sweden to Pakistan and Afghanistan to participate in terrorist training camps, according to the Swedish Security Service (Säpo).
Six inmates in Baden-Württemberg began wearing electronic ankle bracelets on Friday to launch the first such monitoring programme for prisoners in Germany, according to a state justice ministry spokesman.
German engineering giant Siemens has confirmed that the "Stuxnet" virus – a potentially devastating cyber worm – has been detected at German industrial plants that employ the company's technology, according to a Saturday report.
His books and films awakened Germany's sexual consciousness during the 1960s and 1970s: Oswalt Kolle has died, his family announced on Friday – shortly before his 82nd birthday.
While youth unemployment has increased in all of the Nordic countries, it is highest in Sweden at 29 percent, according to a new report from the Nordic Council of Ministers (Nordiska Ministerrådet).
The German government is planning to institute an annual pay cap of €500,000 at banks that received federal assistance during the financial crisis, according to a Saturday media report.
Ailing former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, regarded as the father of German unity, warned the country again faces daunting hurdles Friday in a rare address to his party to mark 20 years since unification.
Swedish world number five Robin Söderling was dumped out of the Malaysian Open by Kazakstan's Audrey Golubev on Friday.
A train bound for Stockholm from Oslo derailed near the Swedish border on Friday night, leaving 40 people needing hospital treatment for their injuries.