Bus inferno driver calls for emergency exits
Germany

Bus inferno driver calls for emergency exits

Nearly two weeks after the horrific bus fire in which 20 passengers were killed, the driver has spoken for the first time, calling for rear emergency exits to be made compulsory as in other countries.

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Sweden

Three die in car crash in northern Sweden

Three young people were killed in a car accident on the E14 motorway in Jämtland in northern Sweden in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Dairy farmers tackle union leader on sinking prices
Germany

Dairy farmers tackle union leader on sinking prices

Angry dairy farmers took to the streets at the weekend, to protest against their own representatives in the Farmers’ Association, who they claim are not defending their interests.

Poll: Greens overtake Alliance parties
Sweden

Poll: Greens overtake Alliance parties

The governing Alliance parties continue to close the gap on the opposition, a new voter poll from Sifo shows. Meanwhile the Green party has overtaken both the Liberal (Folk) party and the Centre party.

Left party MP blocks wikipedia.de website
Germany

Left party MP blocks wikipedia.de website

The internet encyclopedia wikipedia.de was blocked over the weekend after German MP Lutz Heilmann from the hard-line socialist Left party obtained an injunction to close it.

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Sweden

Hunter attacked by bear in northern Sweden

A 39-year-old man is recovering in hospital after he was attacked by a bear near Kramfors in northern Sweden on Saturday.

Swedish magic spells victory for Inter Milan
Sweden

Swedish magic spells victory for Inter Milan

Two goals from striking magician Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a 2-0 victory at Palermo shot Inter Milan three points clear at the top of the Italian league table on Saturday night.

Doctors set to examine Nazi-era crimes
Germany

Doctors set to examine Nazi-era crimes

The president of the German Doctors’ Association, Jörg-Dietrich Hoppe, has opened the door to the country’s medics to examine their role in the Third Reich.

Sweden signs up to cluster bomb treaty
Sweden

Sweden signs up to cluster bomb treaty

Sweden has decided to sign up to the international treaty, framed in Dublin in May, to ban current designs of cluster bombs.

Yoko Ono’s art proves a bigger draw than expected in Bielefeld
Germany

Yoko Ono’s art proves a bigger draw than expected in Bielefeld

A retrospective exhibition of Yoko Ono’s art work in Bielefeld has smashed organisers’ expectations and attracted more than 25,000 visitors in two and a half months.

England will face Germany without Rooney and Ferdinand
Germany

England will face Germany without Rooney and Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney are out of England’s friendly with Germany in Berlin next week after missing Manchester United’s win over Stoke on Saturday.