Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmer led the field after the opening leg of the women's alpine World Cup slalom on Sunday.
A 17-year-old boy has been remanded into custody on suspicion of having shot to death a 22-year-old man in central Stockholm on Friday evening.
The government of the city state of Hamburg dramatically announced new elections Sunday after the Green party-affiliated group GAL tore up its coalition contract with the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
US officials were bracing Sunday for embarrassing revelations in the latest Wikileaks documents about their private views of German politicians, including Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, who reportedly gets a poor appraisal.
The government should stop fretting about past mistakes in integration policy and find ways to attract educated immigrants to the country, Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday.
The head of the Left party Klaus Ernst accused the government on Sunday of endangering people's lives by allowing too much airport security to be privatized.
Swedish soldiers were involved in a firefight west of their base in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan on Saturday.
A woman was shot in a suburb of Gothenburg in western Sweden on Saturday night, sustaining life-threatening injuries.
Borussia Dortmund retained their seven-point lead atop the Bundesliga with a come-from-behind 4-1 victory at home Saturday night over Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Frida Wallberg beat defending champion, Canada's Olivia "The Predator" Gerula, to become WBC lightweight champion in Stockholm on Saturday.
Christian Wulff, Germany's first head of state to be born after World War II, arrived on Saturday on his first official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, the German embassy in Tel Aviv said.