Briton wins damages for hotel with too many Germans
Germany

Briton wins damages for hotel with too many Germans

A British holidaymaker was awarded compensation by a court because there were too many German tourists at the hotel he booked in Greece, newspapers reported on Saturday.

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Germany

Deutsche Telekom executive admits to spying on staff

Germany's national phone company, Deutsche Telekom spied on its staff for years to see who had unauthorized contacts with journalists, a former security chief at the company said on Saturday.

Southwest Germany reeling from storm
Germany

Southwest Germany reeling from storm

Emergency services were working flat out on Saturday to restore order to southwest Germany after storms with hailstones the size of tennis balls injured people, killed zoo animals, and stopped traffic.

Germany’s defence will improve, Löw insists
Germany

Germany’s defence will improve, Löw insists

Germany's national football coach Joachim Löw has promised Poland will come up against a brick wall defence when his side open their Euro 2008 campaign on June 8.

Laughter and pain in Stockholm on Saturday
Sweden

Laughter and pain in Stockholm on Saturday

Six hours of pain or ten hours of laughter are on offer for Stockholmers on Saturday as two very different marathons compete for an audience.

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Germany

German diplomats in Kabul moved to embassy grounds

Due to the increased threat of attacks in Kabul, all German diplomats based in the Afghan capital have been told they must relocate within embassy grounds from this summer on.

Germans seen hoarding milk amid dairy strike
Germany

Germans seen hoarding milk amid dairy strike

Market research experts expect German consumers' hoarding mentality to take over as milk becomes scarce due to strike action by dairy farmers.

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Sweden

Swedish companies keen on Iraqi business

Swedish companies have indicated that they are interested in doing business in Iraq.

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Sweden

Iraqis leave Sweden

300 Iraqi citizens left Sweden in the first four months of 2008. This represents an increase on the 233 Iraqis who returned home in the corresponding period of 2007.

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Sweden

Strong support for new Öresund tunnel

There is strong support among residents of Helsingborg for a tunnel to Helsingör in Denmark, a new poll shows.

Rice rounds off Stockholm visit with Kiss
Sweden

Rice rounds off Stockholm visit with Kiss

US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice rounded off her visit to Stockholm for the Iraq conference by hobnobbing with the rock band Kiss and its star front-man Gene Simmons.