After a stunning opening ceremony, Germany's enthusiastic start to the Olympic Games was immediately dampened on Saturday with a wet performance from the German swimming sweethearts Paul Biedermann and Britta Steffen.
The German defence ministry is considering whether it “could or should” deploy armed unmanned drones in Afghanistan.
A German tourist was savaged by a dingo in northern Australia, officials said Saturday, suffering serious bite wounds to his head, arms and legs.
The CEO of ticket resellers Biljett Nu has been arrested on suspicion of fraud, reported Swedish media on Saturday, as the company has sold tickets to Bruce Springsteen’s two Gothenburg concerts and then failed to deliver.
Volkswagen has said it is investigating allegations reported in a German newspaper that its Chinese partner has been illegally using the German car manufacturer’s patents in its models.
The German president was due on the MS Deutschland, Germany’s famous cruise ship docked in London, on Saturday, just days after a mutiny which saw the captain fired for opposing plans to swap the German flag for a Maltese one.
Despite initially being denied help, a 15-months-old baby has now been granted a personal care assistant as the cerebral haemmorhage he suffered shortly after birth means he requires constant care.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande pledged to do "everything to protect the eurozone" after telephone talks Friday.
Stranded berry pickers are still pouring into the Bulgarian embassy in Stockholm, as another hundred seeking assistance arrived on Friday.
A new drug sold online has caused the deaths of 14 young men in Sweden since the beginning of July, and the Swedish National Institute of Public Health (Folkhälsoinstitutet, FHI) is now attempting a speedy process to ban the drug.
Ecuador's foreign minister will meet with the mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, Quito announced Friday.