A 51-year-old man from Umeå in northern Sweden was sentenced to 10 years in prison for aggravated drug crimes involving 4 kilogrammes of opium, local media reported on Friday.
American ski superstar Lindsey Vonn beat Swedish veteran Anja Pärson for her 20th downhill victory on the World Cup circuit in Zauchensee, Austria on Saturday.
German discus Olympic champion Ilke Wyludda has had most of a leg amputated after an infection failed to react to treatment.
Turnover in Sweden's hotel and restaurant industry increased sharply last year, as did bankruptcies, following the implementation of new certified cash registers on January 1st, 2010.
Police in Berlin are investigating an arson attack on a mosque in the capital city after a man walking past saw flames at the entrance in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Sweden's government weather agency reported on Friday that the ozone layer over southern Sweden reached its thickest levels at the end of last year, surpassing the previous record set in 1991.
Germany should increase the number of Iraqi refugees it offers a safe haven tenfold, according to Berlin Interior Minister Ehrhard Körting in an appeal to his federal counterpart Thomas de Maizière.
Top seed Robin Söderling of Sweden will face American Andy Roddick in the final of the Brisbane International following tough semi-final matches for both men on Saturday.
Global fears mounted on Saturday over the safety of German meat due to contaminated animal feed, with South Korea banning pork imports and Slovakia suspending poultry sales, even as the EU declared no need for a ban.
Politicians are piling the pressure onto Deutsche Bahn ahead of Monday’s special meeting of state transport ministers, as Germany’s rail network contends with cancelled trains, poor communication and frustrated travellers.
German and American intelligence services knew where Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was hiding eight years before Israeli agents apprehended him, according to documents released this week.