Around three million people are expected in Kiel on the north coast this week, with the start of the Kieler Woche sailing festival.
A researcher in Lund, Sweden has found that it is harder for men than women to quit drugs. It is even harder for those with psychological problems, Sydsvenkan reports.
German football trainer Joachim Löw has rejected criticism of his smoking a cigarette during the quarter final match against Portugal at the end of last week, saying it was his private business.
Manufacturers of Bionade have responded angrily this weekend to a court decision ordering all bottles of the fashionable soft drink to be taken off shelves in Germany.
One of the first pieces of writing by German playwright Bertold Brecht has been unearthed from the archives of the Augsburger Nachrichten newspaper – a report on the graduation of a class of schoolgirls.
A woman died on Sunday morning following a collision with an elk that had strayed onto a road in Dalarna in central Sweden.
New raids have been carried out in Germany in the Liechtenstein tax evasion scandal, weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.
The heirs to the thrones of Sweden, Denmark and Norway have embarked on an expedition to Svalbard in the Arctic.
A 13-year-old girl was raped by two men in Södertälje on Saturday evening.
German Economy Minister Michael Glos called for “quickly” increasing oil supplies in the world market, and returning to nuclear power, in an opinion column in the Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag.
A homeless Uganda-born man was on Saturday charged with murdering a Swedish woman whose body was found next to a road in Britain, police said.