Långholmen way too hot to Handel for students
Sweden

Långholmen way too hot to Handel for students

Handelskamraternas IS 1-6 Långholmen FC

Ten arrested at Malmö pro-Israel demo
Sweden

Ten arrested at Malmö pro-Israel demo

Ten people were arrested in connection with a pro-Israel demonstration in Malmö on Sunday. The city's main square was closed as the demo met with anti-Israel protesters.

Chancellor and pope try to bury hatchet in Holocaust row
Germany

Chancellor and pope try to bury hatchet in Holocaust row

Pope Benedict XVI and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have held a telephone conversation to try to put a row over a Holocaust-denying bishop behind them, a joint statement said Sunday.

State transport minister under fire for putting pedal to metal
Germany

State transport minister under fire for putting pedal to metal

Several German politicians are calling for the transport minister of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Oliver Wittke, to step down after temporarily losing his licence for speeding.

Police arrest 17 during security conference weekend
Germany

Police arrest 17 during security conference weekend

Over the three days of the Munich Security Conference, 17 people were arrested, police reported on Sunday. The offences ranged from slander to battery to the contravention of Germany's laws of assembly.

Lewd crank calls lead to arrest of Karlstad man
Sweden

Lewd crank calls lead to arrest of Karlstad man

A 59-year-old man in Karlstad in western Sweden has been arrested on suspicion of molestation and sexual molestation after making more than 300 lewd crank calls to the SOS Alarm emergency calls service.

In Munich, Karzai calls for reconciliation with moderate Taliban
Germany

In Munich, Karzai calls for reconciliation with moderate Taliban

Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on Sunday at a major security conference in Munich on all Taliban not linked to al Qaeda or terrorism to return home, as part of a process of reconciliation ahead of elections in August.

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Sweden

Gang of four arrested for Västerås knife murder

Four men have been arrested by police on suspicion of involvement in the knife murder of a 32-year-old man in Västerås in southern Sweden on Sunday morning.

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Germany

Turkish center hit by multiple Molotov cocktails

A Turkish educational centre was hit by six Molotov cocktails early Sunday morning, police have said. A witness said three or four youths were behind the attack.

Christian Democrats rebound in new poll
Sweden

Christian Democrats rebound in new poll

Sweden's Christian Democrats have started to recover voter support, a new poll from Demoskop published in the Expressen newspaper, has shown.

Despite financial crisis, carnival lovers to party on
Germany

Despite financial crisis, carnival lovers to party on

Germany's carnival season reaches its climax later this month, and revelers aren't planning to let a global financial crisis get in the way of the fun, according to a new survey. Clown suits will be worn, crisis be damned!

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Sweden

Inquiry ‘to restore confidence in police’

Sweden's national police commissioner, Bengt Svensson, has launched an independent inquiry into racism within the police force in Skåne in a bid to restore confidence in the police.

German police arrest suspected al Qaeda member
Germany

German police arrest suspected al Qaeda member

Police in Baden-Württemberg have arrested a German citizen wanted over suspected al Qaeda links, a court statement said Saturday.