Several injured as coach collides with truck
Sweden

Several injured as coach collides with truck

An accident involving a coach, a truck and two cars on the main E4 motorway south of Sundsvall left several people injured on Saturday afternoon.

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Sweden

Swedish parents jailed for ‘spanking’ kids

A Swedish court has jailed the parents of three children who were regularly beaten since the age of three in what they claimed was a method of discipline prescribed in the Bible.

Germany has worst gender equality in top jobs
Germany

Germany has worst gender equality in top jobs

The proportion of German women in management positions in the country's top companies is as low as in India, a new study has found.

Minister dismisses Nazi extradition
Germany

Minister dismisses Nazi extradition

Germany's justice minister has suggested that a Nazi wanted by the Netherlands could serve his sentence in Germany, but an application for extradition is unlikely to succeed.

Jan O. confesses to Bodenfelde murders
Germany

Jan O. confesses to Bodenfelde murders

Jan O., a 26-year-old suspect arrested Monday night, has confessed to murdering two teenagers in the Lower Saxony town of Bodenfelde.

Bafin could scupper Hochtief takeover
Germany

Bafin could scupper Hochtief takeover

Germany's financial supervisory authority Bafin has serious doubts about the planned hostile takeover of the country's largest construction company Hochtief by Spanish rival ACS, a media report said Saturday.

Putin backtracks on trade zone after Merkel’s cool response
Germany

Putin backtracks on trade zone after Merkel’s cool response

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin toned down Friday his enthusiasm for a vast EU-Russia free trade zone after German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave his proposals a cool reception in Berlin.

More Swedes want king to abdicate: poll
Sweden

More Swedes want king to abdicate: poll

An increasing number of Swedes want to see King Carl XVI Gustaf abdicate in favour of Crown Princess Victoria, a new poll showed.

Man arrested after Stockholm killing
Sweden

Man arrested after Stockholm killing

A person was shot dead in a car on Scheelegatan in central Stockholm on Friday night, killed by a man on the street near the main police station.

Stuttgart 21 mediation talks go into final phase
Germany

Stuttgart 21 mediation talks go into final phase

Talks between opponents and state government politicians over the controversial rail project Stuttgart 21 enter their final phase on Saturday, with financing likely to be the main subject for debate.

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Sweden

Swede plays music from his stomach – ‘sound was bad’

A Swedish man who broadcast music from his stomach, lay claim to being the first person to have achieved such a feat.