Questions are being raised about security after a group of prisoners escaped from a Vaud prison for the second time in less than three months.
The chairman of Germany's junior coalition party caused a stir on Sunday by dismissing almost all of the ruling union's proposals, like childcare subsidies, as too expensive.
Dortmund police have said the level of violence between rival Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 fans on Saturday was the worst in years as nearly 200 arrests were made before the Ruhr derby.
One baby has died and seven others are being treated for a bacterial infection at a Berlin hospital, where two of five neonatal wards have been shut as staff hunt for the source of the infection.
A 53-year-old Swedish woman has reported that she awoke twice during the course of an operation to remove her uterus, according to a report in the local Smålandsposten daily.
Stockholm police have arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing a colleague at Lidingö Hospital on Sunday morning.
Germany needs more cameras in public places and more police patrolling the streets, the interior minister said in an interview on Sunday. Attacks were becoming more brutal, despite a decline in general street crime.
Some 300 people joined a demonstration in solidarity with the Jewish population in Malmö on Saturday after a spate of recent attacks.
A Swedish teacher from Gävle in northern Sweden has died in a traffic accident on the holiday island of Koh Lanta in Thailand, according to a report in the Aftonbladet daily.
Five people died early Sunday morning after a car travelling the wrong way up a motorway in western Germany hit another vehicle head-on. Police said on Sunday that getting into the wreckage was proving difficult.
The pro-Palestinian activists onboard the Ship to Gaza vessel Estelle which was boarded by Israeli soldiers on Saturday, have been take into custody in the port of Ashdod.
Bayern Munich set a new Bundesliga record on Saturday when they claimed their eighth straight victory since the start of the season with a 5-0 hammering of Fortuna Düsseldorf, while Schalke enjoyed a rare 2-1 win over Dortmund.