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Sweden

Attempted murder in posh Stockholm suburb

A 25-year-old man was found bleeding heavily from stab wounds on Saturday morning on the streets of posh Stockholm suburb Lidingö.

MAX hamburgers vs. McDonald´s at football championship
Sweden

MAX hamburgers vs. McDonald´s at football championship

Swedish fast food restaurant chain MAX has decided to let a people´s vote decide whether they bow into pressure from Uefa and McDonald´s to close during the under 21s European Championships in Borås next year.

Siemens backs away from huge German job cuts
Germany

Siemens backs away from huge German job cuts

Siemens appears to be backing away from huge job cuts in Germany announced earlier this month, according to a report in the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Germany warned Obama ‘not coming just to be friendly’
Germany

Germany warned Obama ‘not coming just to be friendly’

Germany should not expect Barack Obama’s visit to Germany next week to be a cure-all for ills domestic or international, a US expert has warned.

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Sweden

Body discovered in burnt out car

When rescue services arrived to put out a car fire in a wood in Skåne, southern Sweden, on Friday evening, they discovered a body in the cindered car.

British soldiers march out of Osnabrück after 63 years
Germany

British soldiers march out of Osnabrück after 63 years

Around 3,000 British soldiers are leaving their garrison in Osnabrück, marking the historic departure with a farewell parade on Saturday.

The Left party might enter Bavarian parliament
Germany

The Left party might enter Bavarian parliament

Die Linke, the left-wing party surrounding Oskar Lafontaine, could make it into the Bavarian state government in the September elections, according to a new poll.

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Sweden

Sony Ericsson slashes 2,000 jobs after loss

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson announced Friday it was cutting 2,000 jobs worldwide after reporting an operating loss in the second quarter due to difficult market conditions and the global economic slowdown. "We're going to cut 2,000 jobs within a year all over the world, out of 12,000 employees," spokeswoman Susanne Andersson told AFP news services.

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Sweden

Man dies after home nurse overdoses meds

An 87-year-old man died after a home nurse mistakenly gave him six times the dose for his Alzheimer medicine.

Spain to try four alleged Nazi war criminals
Germany

Spain to try four alleged Nazi war criminals

Spain’s National Court will try four men accused of working worked as guards at Nazi concentration camps in Austria and Germany where thousands of Spaniards died, Spanish media reported Friday.

Love Parade dominates Dortmund
Germany

Love Parade dominates Dortmund

The Love Parade is dominating Dortmund on Saturday, with more than a million people expected to fill the streets for Germany's biggest techno party of the year.