German soldiers ate sausage made from their own blood
Germany

German soldiers ate sausage made from their own blood

Two German air force officers have been suspended from service for making and eating blutwurst, or blood sausage, from their own blood.

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Germany

EADS beats Boeing to massive US defense contract

European aeronautics giant EADS has broken into the US defense market with a new multi-billion dollar contract, but US officials are furious that US rival Boeing was snubbed.

Jörgen Aukland wins Vasaloppet
Sweden

Jörgen Aukland wins Vasaloppet

Norwegian skier Jörgen Aukland has won the Vasalopp cross-country ski race on Sunday. Aukland won the 90 km race in 4 hours 13 minutes and 45 seconds.

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Sweden

Restaurant evacuated after bomb threat

A restaurant in Gothenburg was evacuated on Saturday evening after a bomb threat. 30 guests were eating in the restaurant at the time.

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Sweden

Football hooligans clash in Gothenburg

Fighting broke out between rival fans of football clubs Gais and IFK Norrköping outside of Gothenburg on Saturday afternoon. Police detained four people for drug-testing.

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Sweden

Neo-nazis arrested near Kosovo demonstration

A group of 20 neo-Nazis were detained by police in Stockholm on Saturday. The neo-Nazis were on their way to disrupt a demonstration by 400 Serbs protesting Kosovo's independence.

Perelli and Bengtzing win Eurovision heat
Sweden

Perelli and Bengtzing win Eurovision heat

Charlotte Perelli and Linda Bengtzing joined the line up for the Melodifestivalen in Globen by winning the final heat in Karlskrona on Saturday evening. Nordman and Sibel will contest the second chance in Kiruna.

For sale: Nazi German tanks
Germany

For sale: Nazi German tanks

Former Nazi ally Bulgaria plans to auction German tanks from the Second World War.

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Germany

Wave of German layoffs ‘not a sustainable concept’

Several German companies laid off thousands of workers last week, causing widespread controversy in the light of many of the companies' robust profit margins. Officials say they are baffled by the trend.