Malmö claims Swedish footballing crown
Sweden

Malmö claims Swedish footballing crown

Malmö FF secured its 16th Swedish football championship on Sunday with a convincing 2-0 home victory over visiting Mjällby.

Boy, 10, questioned about terrorist crimes
Sweden

Boy, 10, questioned about terrorist crimes

A 10-year-old boy was taken to a police station in Gothenburg and interrogated after his father was suspected of conspiring to commit terrorist crimes last weekend, newspaper Göteborgs-Posten (GP) reported on Sunday.

Jewish WWI soldiers remembered at Frankfurt ceremony
Germany

Jewish WWI soldiers remembered at Frankfurt ceremony

German officials attended a wreath-laying ceremony in Frankfurt on Sunday to honour thousands of Jewish soldiers who gave their lives for Germany during the First World War.

Structural shake-up in store for EON
Germany

Structural shake-up in store for EON

The head of German energy giant EON is preparing the company for a radical restructuring course – including sell-offs or mergers for less profitable sectors, according to a Saturday news report.

Farms, homes evacuated after dam bursts
Sweden

Farms, homes evacuated after dam bursts

A dam burst in Hästberga in southern Sweden on Sunday caused floods and forced residents to evacuate.

Protests heat up along nuclear waste route
Germany

Protests heat up along nuclear waste route

Police clashed Sunday with activists trying to halt a train carrying nuclear waste from France to Germany as protests against the shipment turned increasingly violent.

Schäuble regretful over press conference outburst
Germany

Schäuble regretful over press conference outburst

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Sunday he had possibly "overreacted" by publicly admonishing his spokesman during a press conference last week.

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party
Germany

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

The far-right extremist National Democratic Party (NPD) agreed to a merger with the like-minded German People's Union (DVU) during a party conference in the German city of Hohenmölsen, an NPD spokesman said on Saturday.

Man arrested for murder in Malmö shootings
Sweden

Man arrested for murder in Malmö shootings

Police have confirmed that a 38-year-old man was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in Malmö in connection with the recent shootings in southern Sweden.

Zlatan gets in furious scuffle with teammate
Sweden

Zlatan gets in furious scuffle with teammate

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was involved in a furious training bust-up with American teammate on Friday, according to reports.

Söderling falls short in reaching Valencia final
Sweden

Söderling falls short in reaching Valencia final

Hometown favourite David Ferrer produced a fine display of attacking tennis to knock out Swedish favourite Robin Söderling 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and reach the final of the Valencia Open on Saturday.

Westerwelle departs for Israel, Gaza Strip
Germany

Westerwelle departs for Israel, Gaza Strip

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle embarked on a two-day trip to Israel and the Gaza Strip Sunday aimed at promoting a new start to peace talks and monitoring development efforts.