A German medical association has awarded a medal to a 92-year-old doctor who was a member of the SS suspected of carrying out Hitler's euthanasia policies, according to the magazine Der Spiegel to be published on Monday.
German director Wim Wenders said Saturday that his first film shot entirely in Europe in 15 years was an ode to the power of rock’n’roll, as he premiered the picture at Cannes.
The president of German cultural institution Akademie der Künste Klaus Staeck has criticized a recent decision to take a popular Berlin multicultural radio station off air, calling it an “irresponsible rejection of cultural diversity.”
More than 2,000 people staged a peaceful protest against a German neo-Nazi NPD national party meeting on Saturday in Bamberg.
An insurance company is seeking 32 million kronor ($5.4 million) in damages from a 16-year-old girl who burned down Brunflo swimming pool complex near Östersund in June 2007.
Police are looking for the body of a 19-year-old man who disappeared from a party in Norra Lundby in western Sweden last weekend.
Five people were killed and six injured in a motorway pile-up in western Germany involving two trucks and several cars, Dortmund police said Saturday.
Brainy students are set to be given a class of their own as the government has decided to introduce elite high school classes in social and natural science subjects.
The investigation into the Arboga child murders case has been given a boost. Police have gained access to a laptop, mobile phone and clothing belonging to their prime suspect, a 31-year-old German woman.
Snow fell in Härjedalen and northern Dalarna in central Sweden on Friday morning. More snow could be on its way as winter refuses to release its grip.
Swedish center Johan Franzén, the leading scorer in the National Hockey League playoffs, will miss Saturday's opening game of the Stanley Cup Finals for Detroit with concussion symptoms.