Eggs flew through the air and several hundred counter-demonstrators chanted "No racists in our streets" to protest against a march by the Sweden Democratic Youth (SDU) in Gothenburg on Sunday.
Fredrik Reinfeldt surprised the Social Democrats by declining an offer to debate newly installed party leader Håkan Juholt ahead of new elections scheduled for Västra Götaland County in May.
Green parliamentary co-leader Renate Künast, just confirmed as the party's choice to take on Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit in September elections, is the top pick for a Green chancellor candidate among respondents of a new poll released Sunday.
The Italian government's plan to issue temporary permits to thousands of Tunisian refugees, allowing them to travel to other EU countries, has prompted calls from members of the conservative camp for tougher checks along Germany's borders.
An angry seal pup was found in very poor condition on the shores near a marina in Österåker, an island community about 30 kilometres north of Stockholm.
German champions Bayern Munich have sacked coach Louis van Gaal on Sunday in the wake of their 1-1 draw with Nuremberg, according to reports in the media here. Star player Arjen Robben also received a red card after the final whistle.
The Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has sent thank you letters to the countries that supported their nation following the 9.0 mega-thrust earthquake and subsequent tsunami disasters.
Police warn that a European odometer "mafia" is manipulating mileage on used cars – costing consumers more than €6 billion annually. One third of the more than 6 million used cars sold in Germany are affected, according to a Sunday report.
There may be many more children than previously thought who have suffered from narcolepsy, the uncontrollable need to sleep, as a side effect from the swine flu vaccine.
The SS officer responsible for the arrest of Anne Frank was one of many Nazis employed by Germany's Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) foreign intelligence agency after World War II, Focus reported on Saturday.
Vattenfall, E-on, and two other energy companies will stop payments to a German environmental fund due to the German government’s plans to review its nuclear policy following Japan’s Fukushima crisis.
Four energy companies that run German nuclear plants said Saturday they have stopped payments to an environment fund after the government went back on its decision to keep the plants open for longer.