Embattled Social Democrat Omar Mustafa, who also chairs Sweden’s Islamic Association (Islamiska förbundet), resigned from all his duties with the party on Saturday night, bowing to calls from within the party that he leave the governing board.
Champions League semi-finalists Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund registered huge wins, netting 10 goals between them as they returned to Bundesliga duty in sensational style on Saturday.
A 67-year-old Berlin woman who was evicted from her home on Tuesday died two days later at a homeless shelter, it emerged on Friday. The news has sparked criticism of forced evictions.
Social Democratic Party leader Stefan Löfven has stated that embattled colleague Omar Mustafa has to fully stand behind the party's values on human rights and gender equality if he is to remain on the party's governing board.
A caver trapped in a water-filled cavern in the canton of Neuchâtel since Wednesday was freed late Friday by a rescue team using divers, the Swiss news agency ATS reported.
Norway's government announced plans Friday for what is being labelled the world's first tunnel for large ships, aimed at helping them navigate a treacherous section of the southwestern coast.
Some 300 people are expected to gather in Högsbo in Gothenburg to register their disgust after a slew of gory cat deaths in the area.
A well-known robber with links to organised crime on Saturday blasted his way out of jail with explosives and took five staff hostage in northern France, officials said.
A man has been jailed for two years by a court in Karlstad in central Sweden for raping a male acquaintance in his sleep.
A Belgian ex-policeman masquerading as a doctor in France was charged and jailed Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting at least eight female patients, prosecutors said.
Dortmund trainer Jürgen Klopp is better known for his football coaching abilities, but his admission on Friday that he underwent a hair transplant has sparked a wave of debate and analysis in Germany.
Germany is able to attract immigrants who are both younger and better qualified than the majority of its own citizens, a report released on Friday by the German Foundation for Integration and Migration, showed.
The situation for companies making musical instruments has become tough, as youngsters prefer to rather spend money on smartphones than on guitars, industry executives said on Saturday in Frankfurt.
An 81-year-old woman died shortly having a perfectly healthy kidney removed, a mistake which the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) has concluded led to the woman's death.
While file-sharing copyrighted movies and music is illegal, it remains popular and file-sharers can now sign up for insurance to fund any fines incurred as a result of getting caught.
The left-wing regional government of Andalucia in southwestern Spain, which has the country's highest unemployment rate, will temporarily block evictions from homes belonging to banks or real estate firms to help families in need.
Jerome Salle's film "Zulu" starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker and Orlando Bloom will close the 66th Cannes film festival next month, the organisers said on Friday.
Germany's top court on Friday upheld a complaint by a Turkish newspaper over media access to a neo-Nazi trial in a controversy that had strained ties with Ankara.