Chancellor Angela Merkel and her challenger Frank-Walter Steinmeier sparred on Sunday night on minimum wages and nuclear power in an otherwise tepid TV debate two weeks before Germany's general election.
Angela Merkel and Frank-Walter Steinmeier were poised to battle it out Sunday in a TV debate seen as the latter's last chance to close the gap on the German chancellor two weeks before elections.
A 42-year-old man was arrested in Umeå in northern Sweden early on Sunday in connection with an illegal car race, a so-called 'streetrace'.
Around 25,000 people demonstrated against increasing monitoring and data gathering by authorities and companies on Saturday in Berlin.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has released a ten-point plan to take Germany’s troops out of Afghanistan, setting what has been described as the surprisingly optimistic target of 2013 for the end of German operations there.
Organised gangs of thieves have become so expert in removing solar panels from rural roofs that the police force in Lower Saxony has formed a special task force to fight it.
Riots broke out in Hamburg again on Saturday night, after an all-day street festival had been held peacefully in the Schanzenviertel district.
More than 50 people were injured, four seriously, when two narrow-gauge steam trains collided in Radebeul, Saxony, on Saturday evening.
A year before the Swedish general election the opposition have a slight lead in the opinion polls, a new voter survey by Sifo shows.
Sweden's foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday that three Swedes have been arrested in Pakistan.
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his second goal in as many games and helped Barcelona to 2-0 win over Getafe on Saturday.
Two German teenagers arrested after beating a 50-year-old man to death at a regional express train station in Munich are likely to be charged with attempted murder and could face long jail sentences, police said on Sunday.
The Swedish development aid minister Gunilla Carlsson has said that EU sanctions imposed on Zimbabe were not discussed at an EU meeting with President Mugabe on Saturday.