One seriously injured after Sweden train crash
Sweden

One seriously injured after Sweden train crash

The Swedish Accident Investigation Board (Statens haverikommission - SHK) is now investigating a train accident on Sunday night in which 18 people were injured, one seriously, in eastern Sweden.

Deutsche to raise €10 bln to swallow Postbank
Germany

Deutsche to raise €10 bln to swallow Postbank

Germany's leading financial outfit, Deutsche Bank, announced the largest rights issue in its history Sunday, saying it would raise around €10 billion ($13 billion) to take over retail bank Postbank.

Ibrahimovic misses penalty in Milan loss
Sweden

Ibrahimovic misses penalty in Milan loss

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's long-awaited debut in a Milan shirt did not work out as well as hoped after the Rossoneri were defeated 0-2 at Serie A newcomers Cesena, with the tall Swede missing a late penalty.

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Sweden

Swedish man gored to death by bull

A 24-year-old man died on Saturday after being gored by a bull on a farm near Ruda in Hägsby in southern Sweden.

Three-year-old bitten to death by Rottweiler
Germany

Three-year-old bitten to death by Rottweiler

A three-year-old child was bitten to death by a Rottweiler dog in Saxony-Anhalt on Saturday evening, authorities have confirmed.

Ballack determined to play for Germany despite broken knee cap
Germany

Ballack determined to play for Germany despite broken knee cap

Germany captain Michael Ballack has said he will fight to win back his place in the national side, despite being left out of the squads for the last two Euro 2012 qualifiers and picking up a new injury on Saturday.

Reports of Sarrazin’s pay-off provoke fury
Germany

Reports of Sarrazin’s pay-off provoke fury

Reports that the Bundesbank agreed to increase disgraced board member Thilo Sarrazin’s pension payments by €1,000 a month to accelerate his departure have been greeted with fury and denials.

Police had ex-police chief’s DNA: report
Sweden

Police had ex-police chief’s DNA: report

The police had a sample of former police chief and convicted sex offender Göran Lindberg's DNA, his mobile phone numbers and almost his whole car registration plate, already in 2007 but did not follow up the information, according to a new report.

Pay lagging behind economic growth as unions demands ignored
Germany

Pay lagging behind economic growth as unions demands ignored

German statistics show pay rises lagging behind the country's growth rate, and the situation will likely last, despite calls from trade unions and trade partners for higher wages.

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Sweden

Still summer in southern Sweden: met office

Despite the recent changeable weather in many parts of Sweden, it is still officially summer in southern and central areas of the country, according to meteorological office SMHI.

Duisburg mayor seems safe in office despite Love Parade tragedy
Germany

Duisburg mayor seems safe in office despite Love Parade tragedy

Efforts to remove Duisburg Mayor Adolf Sauerland in the wake of the Love Parade disaster in which 21 people were killed and around 500 injured, seem set to fail.

Hunt for missing boy stepped up as trousers and bike found
Germany

Hunt for missing boy stepped up as trousers and bike found

A week-long hunt for a 10-year-old boy has been intensified after his trousers were found in a field, heightening fears he may have been the victim of a crime.

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Sweden

Alliance pulls away with a week to go: poll

The centre-right Alliance has extended its lead over the centre-left Red-Greens to almost ten percent with only a week to go before the Swedish general election, a new poll by Sifo showed.