Swedes were coping with yet another round of fierce winter weather on Sunday as a band of snow showers moved north across the country, sending cars off the roads and dumping up to 20 centimetres of fresh snow in its wake.
The Left party's parliamentary leader Gregor Gysi was left with some explaining to do after an American diplomatic cable revealed he apparently told US Ambassador Philip Murphy that his party's opposition to NATO was only for show.
British Prince Harry visited the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall memorial site on Sunday in the company of British ambassador Simon McDonald.
The Free Democratic Party (FDP), junior partner in Germany's governing coalition, would fail to enter two state parliaments if elections were held there this weekend, a new poll shows. FDP leader Guido Westerwelle is under pressure.
Frankfurt airport, Germany's busiest, cancelled some 490 flights Sunday due to heavy snowfall, and Lufthansa is advising people booked on domestic flights to exchange their tickets for rail tickets.
The Social Democratic Party's security spokesman Thomas Oppermann has called for the introduction of varying terror-threat levels as in other western countries. More variation means the public is less numb to the threat, he said.
A woman in eastern Sweden awoke with a start recently to find a strange man lying next to her in bed licking her arm.
As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vows to fight against his extradition to Sweden, police reports have shed more light on the women and the events at the centre of the sex crime allegations against him.
Sweden’s migration minister has refused to respond to concerns from the United Nations and the Council of Europe about Sweden’s decision to resume the deportation of Iraqis.
Mainz closed the gap at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday to 10 points with a tense 4-2 win at wintry St Pauli as leaders Borussia Dortmund were beaten 1-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Sweden’s exceptionally snowy winter has police chasing a new class of thieves who may simply be looking for a way to give their weary backs a rest.