Thousands of people took to the streets of Dresden on Saturday to protest against a neo-Nazi march to commemorate the victims of the 1945 Allied bombing raids on the eastern German city.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is to appoint Germany's ambassador to India, Bernd Mützelburg, as a point man to coordinate strategy with the US in dealing with Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a news report.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed banks planning to pay out millions of euros to senior executives in end-of-year bonuses, news magazine Der Spiegel reported.
The recession has also hit demand for items produced at Sweden's prisons. Prisoners are now at risk of being left with idle hands.
The mayors of Mannheim and Heidelberg who visited Washington this week to rally support to retain US army bases in the southwestern German region say there’s a chance they might succeed.
Swedish boxing legend Ingemar "Ingo" Johansson was buried in Gothenburg on Friday. More than 1,300 people were there to see the former world champ laid to rest.
Germany striker Patrick Helmes scored twice as Bayer Leverkusen pulled off a spectacular 4-1 win against Bundesliga leaders Hoffenheim on Friday.
Swedish supermarket chain Ica has announced that it is to stop selling bras for 7-year-olds in its Ica Maxi stores in response to customer protests.
American authorities arrested a German man and charged him Friday in a district court in Alexandria, Virginia for having smuggled endangered coral into the United States where he sold it, the Justice Department said.
A senior police officer in Kalmar in southern Sweden has been suspended for referring to a female colleague as the "station whore".
A 44-year-old Swede has fallen victim to the catastrophic fires that have hit the southern Australia province of Victoria in recent weeks.