The German government intends to secure cross-party support for a plan to end its Afghan mission, although disagreements remain over whether more soldiers should be sent ahead of withdrawal.
The German government has increased aid money for Haiti to €7.5 million, while German medics arrived in the stricken country on Sunday to aid in the recovery effort after making their way overland from the Dominican Republic.
A man from southern Sweden is suspected of committing numerous sexual crimes on the internet with underage girls, perhaps hundreds, local newspaper Helsingborgs Dagblad reports.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has been forced to move her office after new technical problems were discovered in the chancellery which will take at least a year to repair.
More than 5,000 people gathered in Magdeburg on Saturday to form a "Mile of Democracy" to commemorate the bombing of the town 65 years ago – and to try to stop neo-Nazis from exploiting the anniversary for their purposes.
Chancellor Angela Merkel held what was being billed as a "crisis meeting" of her key coalition allies on Sunday in a bid to quell internal squabbling that has seen her own popularity slide.
Dutch boutique car maker Spyker Cars is said to be the only remaining bidder for the troubled General Motors unit Saab Automobile based in Sweden. Saab is in the first stage of gradually being liquidated.
More than 3,000 people turned up at Berlin’s former Stasi headquarters on Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the day people stormed the building and took control of the feared secret police files.
With more than half the population inoculated, the swine flu scare is waning in Sweden. But questions remain whether the epidemic was grossly exaggerated.
An official investigation is underway after an Iran Air plane about to leave for Teheran on Saturday slid off the runway at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm. None of the 173 people onboard were hurt.