The government met a host of representatives from the world of business and employment as well as experts for an economics summit on Sunday, promising to keep the preservation of jobs a priority.
Despite all its denials, Germany is said to have been instrumental in helping the US military wage its war against Iraq – after a former American general thanked the secret service for its help.
Swedish skier Anja Pärson recorded her best performance of the season in claiming fifth place in the World Cup event in La Molina in Spain on Sunday.
Travelling by train in Germany became more expensive again on Sunday, with Deutsche Bahn announcing a 3.9 percent increase in ticket prices.
A property owner group in Stockholm has promised to provide apartments for homeless people. Up to 100 trial and training homes could be on offer.
Czechs have turned old economic clichés around and are flooding into Bavaria – to go on cheap shopping sprees.
Anna Anka, the former beauty queen and Swedish wife of US entertainer Paul Anka has been arrested for assaulting her husband, 29 years her senior.
Germany wants further sanctions to be imposed against Iran, hitting the banking and transport sectors, according to Der Spiegel magazine on Sunday.
Thousands of households in areas of northern Sweden were still without electricity on Sunday morning. Heavy snow and thick layers of ice are hampering repair work.
The gap between the opposition and the Alliance government has almost halved in a year, from 14 to 7.2 percentage points, according to a new poll by Sifo.
A neo-Nazi is thought to have stabbed Passau's police chief after he increased pressure against far-right groups this year, media reports said on Sunday.