Wealthy Swedes stashing away fortunes in tax havens are increasingly being caught thanks to information exchange agreements between Sweden and countries like Switzerland and Luxembourg.
The caterer responsible for last week's outbreak of gastro-intestinal disease in thousands of eastern German schoolchildren has apologised and promised to award compensation - despite previously denying its liability.
A talented head cook at a school in central Sweden has been told to stop baking fresh bread and to cut back on her wide-ranging veggie buffets because it was unfair that students at other schools didn't have access to the unusually tasty offerings.
The German army has condemned a new music video by pop singer Joachim Witt that depicts Bundeswehr soldiers raping a woman in an unnamed future conflict.
The number of refugees seeking asylum in Sweden has doubled since last year, with the largest group being from Syria, according to data from the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket).
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble is planning a deal with the Singapore government to provide information on wealthy Germans hording money in the Asian haven.
A 24-year-old man has been remanded in custody on suspicion of attempted murder and unlawful threats after attacking a female priest with a hammer and reportedly shouting "I am going to kill you".
Pirates released a German-owned tanker off Togo on Friday, a day after capturing it, the International Maritime Bureau said as it warned of a rising number of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
German state prosecutors in Lower Saxony were forced to admit a disastrous gaffe on Friday after they sold a suspected murderer's getaway car – with the weapon still inside.
Police are treating a violent fire at a family home on the island of Orust in western Sweden as an act of arson.
A study carried out in Germany aroused interest online Friday, after it suggested that checking Facebook or Twitter is more alluring than sex for those immersed in internet age lifestyles.