The leader of the ailing junior coalition partners the business-friendly Free Democrats (FDP) put on a brave show at the party conference on Saturday, putting his group forward as Germany’s only real freedom fighters.
The red sandstone ruins of Heidelberg castle in Baden-Wüttemberg form Germany's most popular site-seeing destination for foreign tourists, according to a study by the National Tourism Board (DZT).
Frost, cold and heavy snow falls surprised many on Saturday, but April showers are about to give way to warmer weather – with temperatures up to 20 degrees Celsius expected for the week ahead.
Germany's biggest airline Lufthansa is planning drastic cuts in a bid to increase its annual yield from passenger flights by 900 million Euros, confirmed a spokesman on Saturday.
Water from a leaking pipeling has flushed away a section of a road on Hisingen in Gothenburg. The ruined road is country road 155, connecting central Gothenburg with districts Torslanda and Öckerö.
German and French plans to reclaim control of their borders have been condemned by German politicians as "right-wing populist rhetoric". The move comes ahead of Sunday's first round vote in the French Presidential elections, in which President Nicolas Sarkozy has been trailing in the polls.
The person who murdered 15-year-old Ardiwan Samir in Malmö on New Year’s Eve may have been caught on camera, according to local newspaper Sydsvenskan.
The Pirate Party are under mounting pressure to act decisively against right-wing extremism in their ranks after failing to sufficiently distance themselves from anti-Semitic sentiments among their members this week.
Following an EU rule to allow mercury in some measuring instruments Sweden may be forced to lift the national ban on the substance
The first jaguars have now set foot on Swedish shores. One male and two female specimens of the exotic cat have arrived to the zoo Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna, an hour west of Stockholm, reported local newspaper Eskilstuna-Kuriren.
German Nobel prize-winning author Gunter Grass left hospital on Friday after undergoing a long-planned medical examination, a spokesman said, downplaying the seriousness of his condition. Grass was admitted on Monday with heart problems.