Germany's latest polar bear superstar, four-month-old cub Wilbär, made his first public appearance at the Stuttgart Zoo on Sunday to a horde of eager fans.
The number of German families facing destitution is rising, as one out of every four households live below the poverty line, according to a new survey.
Nurses took to the streets in Stockholm and Gothenburg on Sunday to demonstrate for higher pay. A strike beckons on Monday as mediators called off talks on Saturday.
Fredrik Reinfeldt is more capable than Mona Sahlin of leading a government, a new voter poll shows. Sahlin is nicer, though.
French tourists onboard a river cruiser on the Main River had a loud wake-up call Sunday morning as the boat crashed into a floating German hotel near Frankfurt.
A 71-year-old woman was remanded into custody on Saturday on suspicion of arson. Police suspect that she could be behind a series of fires in the Rosengård area of Malmö.
The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU) wants a national helpline for would-be sex offenders.
The costs of deporting failed asylum seekers from Sweden has escalated. 116 million kronor ($19.5 million) was spent on deporting unsuccessful asylum seekers in 2007.
A Luca Toni double lifted Bayern Munich to a 2-1 German Cup final success over Borussia Dortmund in front of 73,000 fans at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on Saturday.
Erik and Olle finished off a night out in Gävle in northern Sweden in June 2006 by vandalizing 21 cars. This week the pair have been busy making amends.
German chemical giant BASF is cranking up pressure on the European Commission to get its green light for a genetically modified potato, a world first the company has decided deserves a few pages of advertising.