Germany seems set to torpedo attempts to establish a legally required women’s quota in management by the European Union, according to a letter written by the two relevant ministers.
Police on Saturday said they are certain that the man arrested on Friday is the subway robber caught on security camera emptying the pockets of an unconscious man at a Stockholm station, leaving him to be run over by a train.
A German assisted suicide organisation said on Friday it had opened an office in Switzerland for fear of possible prosecution at home.
Residents in Mariestad in western Sweden are forming a search party on Saturday afternoon with hopes of finding a 29-year-old woman who went missing on Thursday.
The Social Democratic Party (SPD) is turning against the idea of a “grand coalition” with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Two of the three potential chancellor candidates said this weekend they would not work with her.
Parents of a three-year-old boy who died suddenly at the end of last month wanted to include in their child's obituary a picture of Mr Nilsson - the monkey from the famous children's books about Pippi Longstocking. But Saltkråkan Ltd, which owns the image rights, said no.
Two British men who stole rhino horns from a museum to sell on the Asian market as medicine and potency drugs were sentenced to prison in Germany on Friday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's father said Saturday that his son thought he could spend as long as a year holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, but that he still plans to run for the Australian Senate in 2013.
Relatives of freed journalists Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye, jailed in Ethiopia on terror charges, have for the first time openly criticized the Swedish government's handling of their case.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday voiced her "great concern" about the violence spreading in Arab countries over an anti-Islamic film as she condemned an attack on the German embassy in Khartoum.
Germany stands ready to help Japan with the "demanding" goal of phasing out nuclear energy by drawing on its own nuclear exit progress, a government spokesman said on Friday.