The weekend's perfect weather will turn changeable in the next couple of days, with showers and storms, according to the German weather service meteomedia.
At least 200 people were arrested in Berlin on Friday night after May Day demonstrations in the southern Kreuzberg district descended into hours of fighting between rioters and police.
The German government pulled back the elite combat force GSG 9 from storming the pirate-held ship Hansa Stavanger at the last minute, it was reported at the weekend.
In many parts of Sweden, summer has already come calling, according to the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)
A group of amateur runners are planning to mark the fall of the German-German border 20 years ago by running 1,000 kilometres along its former route.
Almost 20 individuals were taken into custody in connection with a demonstration by nationalists in central Helsingborg on Friday. Police intervened when counter-demonstrators tried to protest.
Swedish Social Democratic Party leader Mona Sahlin promised to work for increased unemployment benefits in her May Day speech on Friday, particularly addressing the issues facing pensioners.
When Wanja Lundby-Wedin, head of Sweden’s Trade Union Confederation (LO), stepped onto the stage at Norra Bantorget in Stockholm on Friday, she was greeted by both celebration and condemnation. Her opening words were drowned out by the crowd, and she had to begin her speech three times.
Alf Karlsson and Johan Lundqvist tied the knot at the Stockholm City Hall on May 1, the first day same-sex couples were permitted marry according to Sweden's new gender-neutral marriage law.
The Porsche clan will decide on Wednesday whether to sell the sports car manufacturer to Volkswagen for €11 billion, according to weekly Focus magazine.
Three leisure boats burned down in a dock fire at Ryssviken on Djurgården on Friday night. Nobody was injured in the fire, but billowing smoke could be seen on the horizon in many parts of Stockholm.
The man accused of being the sadistic concentration camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible could be deported to Germany for trial at any time, after losing a crucial legal appeal.