A former German fighter ace who shot down French literary hero Antoine de Saint-Exupery in 1944 said on Saturday he would have held his fire had he known who his victim was.
Germans undergoing cosmetic surgery not deemed a medical necessity – or simply getting a tattoo or piercing – may soon have foot the bill if things go wrong.
Germany on Saturday called on the Chinese government to engage in direct talks with the Dalai Lama over bloody protests in Tibet.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt on Saturday condemned China for its crackdown on riots in Tibet, urging Chinese authorities to "fully respect Tibetan rights."
Police are investigating a Bavarian man for alleged massive fraud committed by signing mobile phone contracts under relatives’ names, including that of the family parrot, to make a fast euro.
A thief made off at high speed with his loot from a petrol station south of Emmaboda on Saturday morning. The thief had stolen an entire cash machine.
The Swedish force in Afghanistan is set to be reinforced by 130 troops. The force could be in the country for up to 15 years.
Arbitration talks to resolve a deadlocked wage dispute for 1.3 million German public-sector workers begin on Saturday in the hopes of avoiding a massive nationwide strike.
A man has died after falling from a balcony in Tranås on Saturday morning. Police suspect murder.
The Stockholm bourse ended the week in dramatic fashion following bad news from New York. Stockholm's OMXS index closed 1.2 percent down on Friday.
A 37-year-old man was remanded into custody once more by Stockholm district court on Friday suspected of preparing acts of terrorism.
A gym teacher in Härnösand was knocked out cold by a 14-year-old pupil on Friday. The teacher was rushed to hospital with head injuries.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is being urged to raise critical issues affecting Israeli-Palestinian relations when she heads to Israel on Sunday.