40 years in Berlin and facing deportation
Germany

40 years in Berlin and facing deportation

Recently stripped of her German passport for violating the country’s restrictive rules on dual citizenship, a woman faces deportation to Turkey after living in Berlin for the past 40 years. Her offence? She overstayed her Istanbul holiday by 11 days.

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Sweden

Kissing man arrested in southern Sweden

The so-called kiss man that has showered unwanted attention on women in the southern Swedish town of Lund has been arrested, police confirmed on Saturday.

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Sweden

Stockholm flight re-opens Iraqi air links with the EU

The first flight in 19 years to take off from Iraq bound for the European Union touched down in Stockholm on Friday evening.

Pirates free hijacked German tanker
Germany

Pirates free hijacked German tanker

The German tanker Longchamp has been released two months after being hijacked by Somalian pirates, the Hamburg-based shipping company Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement announced on Saturday.

Opel convoy protests against carmaker’s possible demise
Germany

Opel convoy protests against carmaker’s possible demise

Hundreds of car fans made a convoy of Opels in the town of Rüsselsheim in Hesse on Saturday in a privately-organised protest against the threatened demise of the beleaguered car manufacturer.

Majority of Germans against daylight savings time
Germany

Majority of Germans against daylight savings time

As Germany prepares for daylight savings time on Saturday, a new survey showed most of the country would rather not set their clocks forward an hour.

Auction sparks big interest for Saxon ‘village’ on Ebay
Germany

Auction sparks big interest for Saxon ‘village’ on Ebay

The interest for a single-property village in Saxony placed on the internet auction website Ebay is growing fast, according to its seller Alexandra Schmidt.

Swedish strongman takes home Let’s Dance title
Sweden

Swedish strongman takes home Let’s Dance title

Swedish strongman Magnus Samuelsson showed that he is as equally adept on the dance floor as he is flipping cars when he won TV4's Let's Dance competition on Friday evening.

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Sweden

Man butted by deer at Stockholm supermarket

A man was butted by an unexpected assailant while shopping at his local supermarket in a Stockholm suburb on Friday - a roebuck deer.

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Sweden

Two charged for prosecutor bomb attack

Two men have been charged for the bomb attack on the home of chief public prosecutor Barbro Jönsson in November 2007.

Merkel snubs calls for more stimulus
Germany

Merkel snubs calls for more stimulus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said throwing too much money into reviving global economic growth would make the recovery unsustainable, in comments published Saturday.

Bayern dig in for fight over Ribery
Germany

Bayern dig in for fight over Ribery

Bayern Munich are preparing for a "brutal fight" to stop playmaker Franck Ribery falling into the clutches of would-be suitors like super-rich Manchester City.

Official: 100 ‘dangerous’ Islamists in Germany
Germany

Official: 100 ‘dangerous’ Islamists in Germany

Germany is home to several hundred "potentially dangerous Islamists", including a hard core of around 100, a senior Interior Ministry official said on Saturday.