Thirteen people were taken to hospital following a series of serious but seemingly unrelated car accidents on the E6 motorway in western Sweden on Saturday.
Members of the German socialist party The Left (Die Linke) have been complaining that two of their most prominent leaders stayed in four-star hotels during a trip to France while the rest of the delegation made do in two-star accommodation.
Thousands of travellers were stranded at airports across Germany and the rest of Europe at the weekend after Spanish air traffic controllers went on a surprise wildcat strike.
Drivers are being warned of black ice on the roads over the weekend as temperatures rise, leading to rain which will freeze on contact with the cold ground, producing treacherous conditions.
Anti-nuclear campaigners are organising demonstrations and rallies in 50 cities across Germany on Monday, to show opposition to the transports of radioactive waste due to travel through the country in the middle of December.
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has suggested that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar be held in January to avoid the searing summer heat in the Persian Gulf country.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle made a surprise visit to Baghdad Saturday and held talks with Iraqi leaders to promote trade and voice concern over attacks against minority Christians.
A report on abuse by clergy in Pope Benedict’s former Archbishopric of Munich shows that at least 159 priests were suspected of sexual or physical abuse while the actual number is thought to be considerably higher.
The Social Democrats' foreign policy spokesperson Urban Ahlin criticised his party's lack of ideas in meetings with officials from the US embassy, according to US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.
US authorities have arrested a German man for smuggling hundreds of tarantulas and other spiders into the country, after mounting a sting operation to catch him.
Two airlines and one travel agency should pay full compensation to travelers whose flights were cancelled because of the Icelandic ash cloud last spring, a Swedish agency has ruled.
Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and finance minister Anders Borg are Sweden’s two most powerful people for the second year in a row, according to a new ranking published on Friday.
Neither China's ambassador to Sweden nor the 2010 Nobel laureate in medicine will not attend the December 10th Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm, the Nobel Foundation announced in a statement on Friday.