Bayern Munich strengthened their title credentials on Saturday with a crucial 2-1 win over Bundesliga rivals Schalke, opening up a one-point lead with five games remaining.
The odds of a further Lufthansa strike shortened Saturday with the pilots’ union vowing it would not back away from threats to walk off the job in just over a week.
Embattled Catholic Bishop Walter Mixa has said he could not remember the people who claim he beat them in an orphanage, even as more accusers came forward.
Former German goalkeeper and team captain Oliver Kahn said Saturday he wasn’t ready for a top coaching job in football but was rather concentrating on developing and educating himself.
Journalists who publish leaked government information would be able to protect their sources from exposure under planned laws to enshrine stronger press freedom, the German Justice Ministry has announced.
The grand but controversial colossus of recent German politics, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, celebrated his 80th birthday Saturday with a swipe at his countrymen’s “pettiness” and failure to make the most of their opportunities.
Comparing criticism of the pope in the child sex scandals engulfing the Catholic Church to anti-Semitism is insulting and impertinent, the Central Council of Jews in Germany said Saturday.
Two researchers have said there is strong evidence to suggest that Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was still alive after the date on which the Soviet Union claimed he had died of a heart attack.
The Swedish electorate has expressed a vote of confidence in Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, according to a survey published Thursday. More than half of respondents said Reinfeldt would be the political candidate of choice in an upcoming election, while less than 26 percent said would support opposition leader Mona Sahlin.
Tomas Berdych beat fifth-seeded Swede Robin Söderling in the semi-finals of the Miami ATP Masters 1000 on Friday. Berdych will go on to face American Andy Roddick, who beat Spain's Rafael Nadal, in Sunday's final.
Income gap among Swedish pensioners has grown over the last 10 years, according to a report from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska Centralbyrån - SCB) covering 1999-2008.
The German military killed five Afghan soldiers late Friday in a “friendly fire” incident when they launched an attack on two cars that failed to stop while approaching the German forces, the army has confirmed.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the brutal parking lot assault that led to the death of a 78-year-old woman in Landskrona in southern Sweden.
US-born Muslim preacher Abdullah Hakim Quick, who has described Jews as "filthy" and advocates the execution of homosexuals, will not be participating in a Swedish young Muslim conference he was scheduled to speak at over Easter weekend.