German car drivers are in for a rude shock over the Pentecost weekend as fuel prices jumped to record highs sparking calls from experts and lobby groups to slash taxes.
The Bavarian Interior Ministry has warned that the motorcycle group, Hells Angels, linked to organized crime in some countries, is gaining a strong foothold in southern Germany.
Several children at a school in Wiesbaden were scared to tears after the 82-year-old founder of the school put up a fireworks show featuring firecrackers, wailing sirens and flame-throwers meant to simulate the end of World War II.
A married couple has been arrested in Sörmland in central Sweden on suspicion of raping their children. The man is suspected of aggravated rape while his wife is suspected of aiding and abetting.
A homosexual couple has taken the Swedish tax authority (Skatteverket) to court for registering their marriage in Canada as a partnership.
Germany has called for an immediate end to the “power vacuum" in Lebanon, saying it was fuelling the tensions that pushed the country to the brink of a civil war this week.
A man has been arrested in Gothenburg on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in the Angered area of the city on Friday evening.
The two Swedish and two Finnish soldiers arrested by local police in Chad on Thursday have been released and have returned to their base in capital, N'Djamena.
Worried by a raging measles epidemic in Euro 2008 host countries Austria and Switzerland, German football officials plan to vaccinate the entire national team against the highly contagious disease if need be.
Asylum seekers in Sweden face greater opposition from the public for the first time since 2004, a new SOM study by Gothenburg University has shown.