The Green party is to file a constitutional complaint against the German government over the army's evacuation operation in Libya in February. The party says Chancellor Angela Merkel is ignoring parliament too often.
Germany took control of the European Union's anti-pirate mission Operation Atalanta in a ceremony in Djibouti on Saturday.
The catastrophic news from the world's financial markets has not put out the average German, a new survey has found. A slim majority are apparently optimistic about the next 12 months.
A Swedish soldier was injured neary Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan on Saturday morning. The Swedish troop was on a routine mission together with Afghan security forces, when they were fired upon north of the village Chimtal.
Efforts by animal lovers to catch runaway cow Yvonne before hunters find her, have been stepped up with Ernst the bull and soon her own son Friesi being deployed to tempt her out of woods in Bavaria.
This year has seen a significant drop in the number of berry pickers coming to Sweden from countries outside the EU, since requirements and regulations have been sharpened for companies employing foreign berry pickers.
A Stockholm preschool, in the southern suburb Farsta, was hit by an explosion on Thursday. Stockholm police now have two leads in the investigation of the explosion.
A 34 year-old man from Gävle, in eastern Sweden, was arrested on Friday afternoon on suspicion of among other things four cases of child rape, wrote regional newspaper Arbetarbladet on their website.
Bed sores, humiliating treatment and incorrect drug dosages. Many are now reporting maltreatment of elderly to the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen), and cases are increasing in several parts of the country, according to a survey conducted by news agency TT.
Germany is considering buying electricity from Austria, fearing it will run low on power this winter due to plans to shut down eight nuclear plants, an Austrian daily reported on Friday.
Germany marks on Saturday the 50th anniversary of the Berlin Wall going up with solemn ceremonies across the city and the opening of an expanded memorial for its victims.