Sweden have progressed to the semi-finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after a comfortable 3-1 victory over Australia on Sunday, lining up a clash with Japan.
A prominent German political prize will go to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, a spokesman said Sunday, in a move sharply criticised in the German press due to his rights record.
The Animal Liberation Front has claimed responsibility for Friday's fire attack at a hamburger restaurant in Gothenburg, according to local media reports.
The father of former Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has spoken out for the first time about his son's plagiarism scandal. In his new book, Enoch zu Guttenberg says the episode hit his family "like a tsunami."
The search continues for a sex offender who managed to escape through a heavily barred window at a psychiatric clinic in the state of Lower Saxony at the weekend. Police said the man is considered "extremely violent."
The Catholic Church in Germany plans to open up a decade of personnel files to criminologist researchers, according to a magazine report, in a bid to facilitate an independent investigation into sexual abuse at Church-run institutions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will next week visit three African nations to discuss economic cooperation, specifically in the energy sector, her office announced Saturday.
Police in the Thuringian town of Suhl have announced a break in the case involving the murder of seven-year-old schoolgirl Mary Jane, after a man admitted to sexually abusing and killing the girl.
New laws come into force in Sweden on Sunday in a bid to combat the growing litter problem across the country.
The Sweden Democrats have lost one in three voters over the past month according to the latest opinion survey.