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Sweden

Two arrested for Gothenburg bomb threat

Two people were formally arrested by Swedish police on Saturday in connection with a bomb threat in Gothenburg, while vigilance continued to be maintained in the city.

Police close in on Mirco disappearance suspect
Germany

Police close in on Mirco disappearance suspect

Police say they are closer to catching the perpetrator they believe is responsible for the disappearance of Mirco, an 11-year-old boy who has been missing for two months.

Clocks go back as winter arrives
Sweden

Clocks go back as winter arrives

It is that time of year again - Saturday night spells the official end of summer time when clocks are turned back an hour.

Daylight saving time ends Saturday night
Germany

Daylight saving time ends Saturday night

The nights will draw in sooner as of Sunday, as clocks get turned back by one hour at 3am Saturday night.

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Sweden

Suspects held over Gothenburg bomb threat

Several people were detained by Swedish police on Saturday in connection with a bomb threat in Gothenburg on the west coast.

German man feared dead in Australian outback
Germany

German man feared dead in Australian outback

A German tourist was missing in Australia's rugged Kakadu National Park, police said Saturday, expressing grave fears that he had been gone more than 24 hours without drinking water in intense heat.

State to borrow less than feared in 2011
Germany

State to borrow less than feared in 2011

Germany's relatively rapid economic recovery means that the government will have to borrow significantly less than expected in the coming year, a newspaper reported Saturday.

Biggest German-built cruise ship completed
Germany

Biggest German-built cruise ship completed

The "Disney Dream", the largest cruise ship ever built in Germany, is to leave its dry dock in the northern town of Papenburg on Saturday. It is the first of two ships to be built there for the US-based Disney Cruise Line company.

Siemens wins court battle over Chunnel bid
Germany

Siemens wins court battle over Chunnel bid

French engineering giant Alstom failed Friday in a court bid to prevent cross-Channel train operator Eurostar from buying trains made by its German rival Siemens in a deal worth €600 million.

Christmas letters flood in to Swedish post office
Sweden

Christmas letters flood in to Swedish post office

With still two months to go before Christmas, the Swedish post office, Posten, has revealed that it has received a wave of letters addressed to Santa Claus.

Man shot at Stockholm strip club
Sweden

Man shot at Stockholm strip club

Two masked men shot a man at a strip club in central Stockholm on Friday evening in what police believe could be a battle for market share among the city's sex clubs.

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Sweden

Police investigate Gothenburg bomb threat

Gothenburg police are investigating a bomb threat in the city that has been forwarded by a "reliable source" but remained short on details.