A major international drug smuggling ring has been busted in an operation involving police in Norway and Sweden. More three quarters of a tonne of narcotics has been seized and 30 people are in detention in the two countries.
All six fire engines in the village of Syke have been written off after catching fire – the second time it has happened in the small Lower Saxony town.
A group of German experts will be sent to the Egyptian border in order to help efforts to limit the weapons being smuggled through tunnels into the Gaza strip.
He was a fiendish manipulator. A sex-obsessed evangelical pastor who made his nanny into a murderer. Exactly five years ago this weekend the peace that reigned in Knutby, a small village near Uppsala, was shattered and all hell broke loose.
The controversial exhibition of bodies, ‘Körperwelten’ or Bodyworlds, is back in Germany after five years touring the world.
The first Swedish evacuees arrived home from war-torn Gaza on Saturday. The foreign ministry is now hopeful that more of the remaining 46 Swedes will be helped to flee the area in the near future.
Two men have been killed in separate hunting accidents over the weekend, with at least one having been mistaken for a wild boar, and shot by a fellow hunter.
The Social Democrats, Green Party and Left party have extended their collective lead over the governing Alliance government, a new poll from Skop shows.
Defending champions Inter Milan endured a disappointing start to 2009 when they were forced to come from a goal down to salvage a 1-1 draw against Cagliari at the San Siro on Saturday.
Police are investigating after Germany’s 800 metre running champion Rene Herms was found dead in his flat in Lohmen, near Pirna in Saxony.
Food discount giant Edeka, whose merger with the Plus stores has been approved, plans to create 8,000 new jobs this year as the global financial crisis sends more people to cheaper shops, its CEO says.