Långholmen advance to cup quarter finals
Sweden

Långholmen advance to cup quarter finals

Atletico Nacka 2-5 Långholmen FC

Union chief resigns from AMF Pension
Sweden

Union chief resigns from AMF Pension

Wanja Lundby-Wedin, head of Sweden’s Trade Union Confederation (LO) has resigned from the board of AMF Pension. The announcement was made after a meeting of LO's board on Sunday.

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Sweden

Light therapy helps to beat the winter blues: study

With the first few sunny spring days upon us, the winter blues may already have been banished for another year. A new study gives scientific support to a method that may help to keep them away, Dagens Nyheter reports.

Politicians condemn new Lidl data scandal
Germany

Politicians condemn new Lidl data scandal

The discount supermarket Lidl was hit with another scandal this weekend when news magazine Der Spiegel revealed that employees’ personal documents had been dumped in a public waste paper bin in the town of Bochum.

Financial crisis could raise rents
Germany

Financial crisis could raise rents

The German tenants’ association, or Deutscher Mieterbund, is expecting rents in Germany to rise as a result of the financial crisis, the Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel am Sonntag reported Sunday.

Obama – Merkel relations thaw as NATO pledges more troops
Germany

Obama – Merkel relations thaw as NATO pledges more troops

President Barack Obama praised NATO on Saturday for committing up to 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan, singling out commitments from France and Germany as proof of their "seriousness of purpose."

Deutsche Post could buy into Royal Mail
Germany

Deutsche Post could buy into Royal Mail

Germany’s postal service the Deutsche Post is considering buying into its British counterpart the Royal Mail, press reports said this weekend.

Steinmeier calls North Korea rocket a ‘clear provocation’
Germany

Steinmeier calls North Korea rocket a ‘clear provocation’

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Sunday that North Korea's launch of a rocket was a clear provocation that would harm relations in the region.

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Sweden

Japanese popstar dressed as pineapple robbed in Malmö

Japanese popstar Hideki Kaji was beaten and robbed in the middle of a recording session in Malmö on Saturday, according to media reports.

Swedish support for NATO membership increases: poll
Sweden

Swedish support for NATO membership increases: poll

Swedish support for NATO membership has increased, but a majority remain against joining the military alliance, two new polls show.

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Sweden

Third man arrested after file sharing raid

The police raid on two apartments in Skövde in southern Sweden on Thursday has led to the arrest of a third person on suspicion of breach of copyright legislation.

Wolves humiliate mighty Bayern
Germany

Wolves humiliate mighty Bayern

Wolfsburg strikers Edin Dzeko and Grafite both struck twice on Saturday to inflict a humiliating 5-1 defeat on defending champions Bayern Munich, putting their side top of the Bundesliga.