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Germany

Ribery’s one-man show secures Bayern win

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery reinforced Franz Beckenbauer's opinion that the German football giants rely too much on the French midfielder by setting up the only goal in Saturday's 1-0 win at title-rivals Schalke 04.

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Sweden

Third suspect released in Swedish terror probe

The third suspect being held in connection with a terror probe by Swedish authorities was released at 3:30 on Saturday afternoon following an additional round of questioning.

Storm ‘Emma’ death toll rises in Germany
Germany

Storm ‘Emma’ death toll rises in Germany

The powerful storm ‘Emma’ has caused several deaths and injuries in Germany on Saturday, as uprooted trees and high winds made the country’s railways and roads unsafe.

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Germany

SPD heavyweights reportedly plotting to sideline Beck

Amid a growing revolt against his leadership, top members of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are reportedly planning to keep chairman Kurt Beck from becoming the party’s candidate for chancellor in 2009.

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Sweden

Man caught taking secret snapshots of teenager

A 40-year-old man has been caught red-handed taking secret snaps of a 17-year-old girl in a store in Linköping.

German tech show CeBIT goes green
Germany

German tech show CeBIT goes green

With efforts to fight climate change growing apace around the world, the IT industry is also doing its bit, as the world's largest technology fair starting next week in Germany aims to show.

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Sweden

Man arrested for Uppsala wife killing

A 36-year-old man was remanded into custody in Uppsala this morning on suspicion of murdering his wife. The man had reported his 26-year-old wife missing in January.

Fire ravages central Stockholm building
Sweden

Fire ravages central Stockholm building

Fire ravaged a building in central Stockholm on Saturday morning. Fire crews from six stations were called in to fight the fire.

Teacher warned for feeding children cat food
Sweden

Teacher warned for feeding children cat food

A daycare teacher in Alingsås in western Sweden has been warned for giving cat food to the children.

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Sweden

Eco-car subsidy could break budget

The government has set aside 250 million kronor for subsidies to buyers of eco-cars. Forecasts indicate an eventual cost of 1.4 billion.

Germany gets yet another polar bear cub
Germany

Germany gets yet another polar bear cub

After cute Knut and cuddly Snowflake, Germany has yet another polar bear cub to get excited about – and this one hasn’t even been rejected or eaten by its mother.