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A 30-year-old woman has been arrested for pestering former chancellor Helmut Schmidt after she repeatedly called to his house professing her love for him.
Berlin’s Kreuzberg district has seen May Day riots for over 20 years, but Sarah Roberts reports on how the neighbourhood is hoping this year will be different.
More than 50 million Nazi and post-war documents recording the movements – and deaths – of millions of people around Europe have been opened to historians for the first time.
A white tiger by the name of Sasha has been seriously injured by her mate Brahma at Eskilstuna Zoo.
A district court in Falun in central Sweden has ruled that it is permitted to smoke on one’s balcony.
A recent poll by Sifo suggests that the Swedish people’s confidence in Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has sunk by six percent since 2007.
Most parts of Sweden experienced a typical Walpurgis Night (Valborgsmässafton) on Wednesday. The Swedes´annual celebration of spring is customarily filled with drunken and disorderly behavior, fights, underage binge drinking and various arrests.
Police and demonstrators are gathering in Hamburg and Nürnberg Thursday as preparations are made for marches planned by right-wing extremists – and the protests against them.
Germany’s official Olympic team outfits have been greeted with derision, after the orange jacket, white skirt/trouser combination was unveiled to a fanfare in Düsseldorf.
Hot air balloon pilots from around the world are in Frankenthal, in the Pfalz over the long weekend, competing for the German Hot Air Balloon Piloting Championships.
This Week's Highlights: Berlin's Open-Air Cinema, a Documentary Film Festival In Munich, and Afro-Cuban jazz in Stuttgart!
Two men arrested in connection with Wednesday’s fatal bus crash may have been having a drunken dispute.
Family minister Ursula von der Leyen has risked the ire of German men by suggesting they celebrate Fathers’ Day on Thursday by playing with their children rather than drinking themselves stupid as is traditional.
René Rice grips the handlebars and talks us through one of his favourite things about Sweden: bicycle culture.
Full employment in Germany could step from the shadows of May Day wishful thinking to reality within a decade, the government’s chief economics "wise man" Bert Rürup said on Thursday.
What's on this week in Sweden: Student carnival in Stockholm, Tom McRae in Gothenburg, top flight football in Malmö.