A rumour published in The New York Times that President Hosni Mubarak could be brought to Germany to facilitate a transition of power in Egypt caused a diplomatic stir at the weekend.
Germany's construction companies and unions fear an economic catastrophe should a new European Union directive come into force. The new rule will allow international companies to import their own workers from different countries.
A Swedish silversmith has confirmed that the Allsvenskan championship trophy does have secret engravings proclaiming "Bajen Forever" and "Djurgården are Best," along with several others.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears in a British court on Monday to fight his extradition to Sweden, with the leak of details on the rape and molestation further fuelling the controversy.
Fights erupted between rival football fans in Hamburg on Saturday night after the Bundesliga derby between Hamburger SV and FC St. Pauli was cancelled because of heavy rain.
Dengue fever is becoming more and more widespread among the Swedish population due largely to to increasing numbers travelling on holiday to Thailand.
Olaf H., the man who confessed to the murder of 10-year-old Mirco, is now being investigated in connection with the unresolved case of an 11-year-old girl found dead 15 years ago.
Gothenburg University has expelled three students after they were caught falsifying their exam entry grades. The students were taking courses in medicine, law and dentistry, reports Spionen, the university affiliated newspaper.
An orderly transition in Egypt is essential to the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Sunday, a day after attending a Middle East Quartet meeting in Munich.
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm admitted Cologne's shock 3-2 win over the defending champions was a bitter defeat to swallow as the hosts came from 2-0 down to floor the Bavarian giants.
The Swedish foreign ministry has confirmed the death of a Swedish man in a skiing accident in St. Anton, Austria.