Swimmer Jenny Mensing broke her own 200m national backstroke record on Saturday at the German trials - which double as the Olympic trials – but has not yet secured her place in the squad for the London Games.
A row exposing fears of a Murdoch-style over-influential tabloid press blew up in Germany at the weekend when reporters from one paper rejected a prestigious prize – because they were set to share it with the populist Bild newspaper.
A Swedish diplomat risks a prison sentence after he was suspected of trying to smuggle ancient relics out of Turkey while returning from a family holiday.
Rex the dog was stolen from his owner André Lauridsen and family as a puppy, three years ago. Now he’s made his way back to the family at last, reported local newspaper Kvällsposten.
A man who killed a bank manager during a sex game and boiled his severed head in a pan has told investigators he was paid to do so by his victim, it emerged.
A flat near Bonn said to have been the former residence of Pope Benedict XVI is up for rent. Despite this distinction, there has been a surprising lack of interest from Catholic pilgrims in the property, according to a newspaper report.
At Friday night’s ice hockey match at Stockholm’s Globe Arena, Russia came back from two goals down beat Sweden, giving the Swedes their first loss at the 2012 world ice hockey championships.
Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann warned French president-elect Francois Hollande on Saturday against tampering with the European Central Bank or the EU fiscal pact.
The man found dead down a well by a house in Odeshög, in south-eastern Sweden, has now been identified as the owner of the house.
The Malmö police began staking out suspected serial killer Peter Mangs’ apartment two hours before he killed one of his victims, which led to his arrest.
German police freed a 13-year-old girl from her kidnapper after he held her prisoner for 12 hours, demanding several million euros from her wealthy businessman father.