Storms give way to heat
Germany

Storms give way to heat

A man was killed on Friday night as storms hit northern Germany, causing a tree to fall on the tent in which he was staying, police confirmed on Saturday.

A third of doctors would help terminally ill die
Germany

A third of doctors would help terminally ill die

More than one in three German doctors would consider helping a patient to commit suicide, according to survey which has been kept under wraps since last September.

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Sweden

Young girl forced to steal handbags

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in Bulgaria and handed over to judicial authorities in Sweden where he is suspected of human trafficking crimes involving the exploitation of an 11-year-old girl.

Charity appeals for seasonal help for homeless in the heat
Germany

Charity appeals for seasonal help for homeless in the heat

Homeless people are having difficulty coping in the heat, with organisations helping them appealing for donations of summer clothing, sandals and sun cream.

Vipers bite bad golfers
Sweden

Vipers bite bad golfers

An unusually high number of Swedish golfers have reported being bitten by vipers while handling their balls in the rough.

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Sweden

Moped riders flee after collision with 2-year-old

Two young moped riders took to their heels in the early hours of Saturday morning after crashing into a father and his two-year-old son in the Hageby district on the outskirts of Norrköping, local newspaper Norrköpings Tidningar reports.

Hacker arrested for spying on schoolgirls via their own webcams
Germany

Hacker arrested for spying on schoolgirls via their own webcams

A man has been arrested for spying on more than 150 girls in their bedrooms by hacking into their computers and using their webcams to watch them, provoking warnings that others will be doing the same thing.

Thunderstorms set to strike Sweden
Sweden

Thunderstorms set to strike Sweden

Torrential showers and heavy thunderstorms are barreling in over Sweden following a protracted period of hot weather.

Brunner died of heart failure, not injuries admits prosecutor
Germany

Brunner died of heart failure, not injuries admits prosecutor

Dominik Brunner, who died at a Munich train station after being beaten up by two teenagers, died from heart failure, not the injuries inflicted by the two youths on trial, according to the state prosecutor.

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Sweden

Women’s injuries ‘not taken seriously’

Women are much less likely than men to receive compensation from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) for work-related injuries, new figures show.

Hamburg Mayor Beust reportedly set to resign
Germany

Hamburg Mayor Beust reportedly set to resign

Chancellor Angela Merkel seems set to lose a vital ally in northern Germany, with numerous media reports predicting Hamburg Mayor Ole von Beust will resign on Sunday.