German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition lost power in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, first estimates showed Sunday, after a vote that could presage national elections next year.
The last surviving great-grandchild of Britain's Queen Victoria, Count Carl Johan Bernadotte of Wisborg, has died at the age of 95.
The 40-year-old man believed to be behind a string of shootings in Malmö in southern Sweden is to be formally charged on Monday for three murders and a slew of attempted murders after having spent 18 months on remand.
The 38-year-old man who claimed on Saturday that he had been attacked by a bear south of Gävle in eastern Sweden, has injuries which doctors believe were inflicted by an animal and police have now apologized for doubting his story.
The conflict between a far-right political party in western Germany and Salafist Muslims grew violent again on Saturday, with some 100 people arrested and two police officers stabbed at a protest in Bonn.
The daughter of Ukraine's jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will travel to Berlin on Monday hoping to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's president.
On a thundery night on May 6, 1937, the era of commercial airship travel came to a fiery end when the German hydrogen-filled Hindenburg burst into flames, killing 36 and shocking the world with images of the blazing dirigible.
German airports have a number of security holes in their cargo transport, a newspaper claimed on Sunday, quoting a leaked government report.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is working with car manufacturers BMW and Daimler and others to create a new car-sharing network in Germany.
With a woeful 4-1 loss to Bayern Munich on Saturday, FC Cologne lost their place in the top Bundesliga, prompting fans to stop the game a minute early with smoke bombs. But Hertha Berlin lived to fight another day.
Co-hosts Sweden maintained their perfect record at the at the World Ice Hockey Championships, earning their second win of the tournament by beating the Czech Republic 4-1 at the ice of Globen arena on Saturday.
Police in Gävleborg in eastern Sweden have announced that they no longer believe a man who claimed on Saturday to have been the victim of an unprovoked bear attack.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt urged the front-running French presidential candidate Francois Hollande on Saturday to take account of European economic conditions if he wins a presidential poll.