A Swedish man is being hunted by police in Balibconnection with a fire at a hotel room that claimed the life of a fellow Swede.
A novel way to deliver Christmas presents backfired on Friday night, when a man called the police after having a bin bag flung onto his balcony.
A drunken neo-Nazi in the central German town of Kassel fell foul of Germany's law forbidding the Nazi salute this week.
The chances of Germany seeing a few flakes of snow on Christmas Day dwindled to almost zero on Saturday, when the German weather service (DWD) forecast mild weather fronts across the country.
In his annual Christmas address, to be aired Sunday evening, German President Christian Wulff did not mention the loan scandal that has dogged him throughout December, instead highlighting racism and political extremism.
A young man was apparently shot and stabbed by his girlfriend's uncle following a family argument on Friday afternoon in the southern German town of Heilbronn.
Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt has promised to meet the relatives of journalists Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye following their conviction on terror charges in Ethiopia
Swedish teenager Lucas Renard was banned for six months and fined $5,000 after admitting corruption, the Tennis Integrity Unit announced on Friday.
German energy giant RWE has put its assets in Egypt up for sale in a bid to raise about one billion dollars to counter Germany's impending nuclear power shutdown.
Like several of its counterparts, the Swedish stock exchange went in to the holiday season slightly up, despite business in general being slow.
A man accused of kicking his mother-in-law to death was acquitted on a murder charge by a Swedish court on Friday, but found guilty of aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter.