Some 100,000 skating fans were celebrating winter Saturday afternoon in Hamburg with an ice party on the outer Alster, one of two artificial lakes running through the city.
A new line of snow showers is expected to powder Sweden during Saturday, with the snowfall expected to continue all through the night into Sunday.
Angelina Jolie says it was only natural that her directorial debut should tackle some of the toughest issues facing humanity and after wartime Bosnia, Afghanistan is likely to be her next subject.
Greeks are stepping up their anti-German rhetoric, in part by increasingly comparing modern day Germans to Nazis, according to Germans who have lived many years in Greece and reports by Greek newspapers.
Two-thirds of newly appointed bosses in 2011 were men, showed a survey of Sweden's eight largest management recruitment companies, put together by national newspaper Svenska Dagbladet (SvD).
Berlin reported the worse traffic-related death toll in years, with 54 people dying on the capital city’s streets last year – 10 more than in 2010, the Berliner Zeitung reported Saturday.
A Stockholm-based psychiatrist had sex with one of his patients during a therapy session. The man has now been charged with sexually exploiting a person dependent of him.
German carmaker BMW has agreed to pay $3 million in civil penalties for failing to report safety defects soon enough, US safety regulators said Friday.
A Swedish man was keeping 73 cats and two dogs in one small apartment, animal protection officers discovered to their horror. Urine, faeces and fur balls covered the apartment's floors, and several of the animals were inbred.
A 19-year-old from Berlin won the first “Voice of Germany” contest late Friday night, with a clear win over the three other finalists.
A rocket carrying newly drawn blood is to be sent into space from the Esrange space centre in Kiruna, in the far north of Sweden.
The Chateau de Versailles, the backdrop to "Farewell My Queen" which opened the Berlin film festival Thursday, has long welcomed filmmakers into its grounds, provided they behave themselves.
Firefighters on Friday put out a blaze that raged overnight in La Cité Radieuse, an apartment block built by Le Corbusier and one of France's architectural landmarks.
A nuclear reactor has gone into an unscheduled shutdown, state energy giant EDF said on Friday, placing fresh pressure on a national power grid already strained by freezing temperatures.
French citizens will for the first time this year be able to vote in a parliamentary election over the Internet, an experiment that could be extended to other elections if successful.