Hertha player buys beer for 74,000 fans
Germany

Hertha player buys beer for 74,000 fans

Thousands of fans of Berlin’s Hertha BSC football club were treated to a free beer by one of the team’s players on Saturday.

Sunny and warm weather ahead
Germany

Sunny and warm weather ahead

The weather will get sunnier and temperatures will rise steadily next week as a high pressure system moves into Germany, the German Weather Service reported Saturday.

Sauerland cell terrorist suspect writing memoirs in jail
Germany

Sauerland cell terrorist suspect writing memoirs in jail

Adem Yilmaz, a member of the so-called Sauerland Cell on trial for planning terror attacks in Germany, is writing his memoirs in jail, news magazine Der Spiegel reports in the latest issue of the magazine.

Copycat tries to blackmail BMW heiress again
Germany

Copycat tries to blackmail BMW heiress again

A man tried to blackmail BMW heiress Susanne Klatten out of €75,000 with an alleged sex video just two months after her former lover was jailed for doing the same thing, daily Bild reported Saturday.

Worker cooked to death at soup factory
Germany

Worker cooked to death at soup factory

A worker at a Lübeck soup factory died after getting trapped inside a giant cauldron and cooking to death, daily Bild reported Saturday.

Swedes stay at home with Eurovision fever
Sweden

Swedes stay at home with Eurovision fever

At least for a day, Eurovision Song Contest fever will be making bigger headlines than swine flu.

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Sweden

Globalisation Council: Tax and employment reform key to growth

The Globalisation Council, an office under the Swedish Ministry of Education and Science, has published its final report outlining several proposals to increase Sweden's economic growth and increase the country's attractiveness to businesses and entrepreneurs.

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Sweden

Armed gang attacks trendy Malmö nightclub

A group of 10 to 15 individuals armed with sticks and rocks attacked Slagthuset nightclub in central Malmö on Friday night. The entryway was damaged, but none of the security guards were seriously injured.

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Sweden

Malmö casino eyes ‘Vegas-style’ weddings

Tying the knot always comes with a certain degree of risk, but the chances of success are hopefully greater than those of playing roulette or Black Jack.

Insurance agency staff facing more threats
Sweden

Insurance agency staff facing more threats

The number of threats against employees of the Swedish Social Insurance Office (Försäkringskassan) is growing, according to the authority's head of security, Berit Sjödin.

NPD fine cut in half
Germany

NPD fine cut in half

Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party, already on the verge of bankruptcy, was fined Friday about €1.27 million for accounting irregularities by Berlin's administrative court.