The northern German city of Hamburg was caught up in a three-way battle between neo-Nazis, anti-Nazis and police on Saturday, hours after numerous police vehicles were set on fire.
Saturday is “Organ Spending Day” in Germany and donor groups are hoping that an information programme in Dresden will encourage people to become organ donors.
The battle over childcare subsidies is taking its toll on the conservative party pushing for the controversial plan.
Two German men suspected of stealing two sunglasses from a store in Darmstadt, stole a digital camera from the police car they were riding in on their way to be booked, the the police reported on Friday.
Three tornadoes swept by the coast of Halland, in south-western Sweden, on Saturday morning. The sight was “powerful but scary”, according to one surprised eye-witness.
Police are investigating the suspected rape of a teenage girl at a camping area at the Siesta music festival in southern Sweden.
A old age home in Berlin’s Neukölln neighbourhood is dealing with an unexpected problem - immigrants with dementia who forget how to speak German.
A mother from Örebro in southern Sweden is facing child abuse charges on suspicions that she repeatedly beat, threatened and harassed her 4-year-old son, including threats to throw him from a balcony.
Without a hint of a warning a helicopter containing environmental minister Lena Ek landed on a school’s football field, causing commotion as curious students rushed onto the field to see what was going on.
John Ehret, a black German who used to work for the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), Germany’s equivalent of the FBI, is Germany’s first black mayor.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading for Stockholm next on her rushed tour of Scandinavia, as her plane from Norway to Stockholm lifts off on Saturday evening.