An unidentified man suffered serious injuries on Saturday after being crushed in the back of rubbish truck in the German city of Kassel.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone's allegation that he was blackmailed into paying a German banker millions of dollars for the commercial rights of the sport have been backed by a former colleague of the banker.
Wales ended Switzerland's hopes of snatching a Euro 2012 play-off place as goals from Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale secured a 2-0 win over the 10-man visitors at Swansea's Liberty Stadium on Friday.
The night between Saturday and Sunday promises to be cold throughout Sweden with a risk of frost all the way down to the southern coast.
The Brocken, the highest point in northern Germany, was covered in four centimetres of snow on Saturday after a cold front caused temperatures to plunge across the country.
Sweden made sure of a Euro 2012 playoff spot with a 2-1 win in Finland on Friday as continental heavyweights England and France attempted to guarantee their places in next summer's finals.
For the fifth time, Sweden has been criticised by the UN's Committee on the Rights of the Child for not having introduced their children's rights convention as Swedish law.
Robert Zoellick, the head of the World Bank, on Saturday decried Germany’s lack of leadership during Europe’s sovereign debt crisis.
A possible strike by air traffic controllers could ground flights in Germany next week, after negotiations failed to end an ongoing labour dispute.
Social democratic leader Håkan Juholt has spent years pocketing accommodation reimbursements he wasn't entitled to, amounting to a total of roughly 160,000 kronor ($23,500).
Germany earned their ninth consecutive win in Euro 2012 qualifiers on Friday night in a commanding 3-1 victory over Turkey in Istanbul.
Two men suspected of masterminding a series of bomb blasts at several European stores of Swedish furniture giant Ikea from May to September have been detained in Poland, local media said Friday.