Swedish schoolteachers should be trained on how to handle racism in the classroom, according to a new report into xenophobia presented to the government on Friday.
Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson has called into question the need for England to play a friendly game in Sweden next week.
German politicians have said they are preparing to allow Christian Syrian refugees to seek asylum in Germany, ahead of a worldwide day of prayer for oppressed Christians.
Germany's importance as an economic player will decline significantly by 2060 as its population grows older and in the face of China and India's rapid growth, the OECD has reported.
When a Swedish mother opened a package of baby food a few days ago she found herself face to face with a litter of dead rat pups.
German-born Dietmar Machold from Bremen, one of the world's foremost dealers in rare and expensive violins until his firm went bankrupt in 2010, has been sentenced in Austria to six years in jail for fraud.
Three thousand ancient wood posts recovered from the foundations of a former Prussian palace in Berlin were given to a recycling firm, though the historic find could have brought much-needed funds for the reconstruction project.
A 34-year-old woman who was described as an overweight chick "with lank hair and sweaty clothes" by a Swedish celebrity blogger after featuring in an advert for a gym, has responded that "she goes to the gym to train".
Experts say incontinence is a “secret widespread ailment” which has been ignored as a taboo subject for too long, as figures show one in ten Germans do not have control over their bladder functions.
The 24-year-old man arrested on Friday on suspicion of having kidnapped a nine-year-old schoolgirl in Gothenburg has confessed.