Rumoured plan to bring Mubarak to Germany
Germany

Rumoured plan to bring Mubarak to Germany

A rumour published in The New York Times that President Hosni Mubarak could be brought to Germany to facilitate a transition of power in Egypt caused a diplomatic stir at the weekend.

German builders fear influx of cheap workforce
Germany

German builders fear influx of cheap workforce

Germany's construction companies and unions fear an economic catastrophe should a new European Union directive come into force. The new rule will allow international companies to import their own workers from different countries.

Football trophy’s secrets finally revealed
Sweden

Football trophy’s secrets finally revealed

A Swedish silversmith has confirmed that the Allsvenskan championship trophy does have secret engravings proclaiming "Bajen Forever" and "Djurgården are Best," along with several others.

Assange readies for extradition court battle
Sweden

Assange readies for extradition court battle

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears in a British court on Monday to fight his extradition to Sweden, with the leak of details on the rape and molestation further fuelling the controversy.

Violence after Hamburg derby is cancelled
Germany

Violence after Hamburg derby is cancelled

Fights erupted between rival football fans in Hamburg on Saturday night after the Bundesliga derby between Hamburger SV and FC St. Pauli was cancelled because of heavy rain.

Dengue fever rises among Swedes
Sweden

Dengue fever rises among Swedes

Dengue fever is becoming more and more widespread among the Swedish population due largely to to increasing numbers travelling on holiday to Thailand.

Further accusations fall on Mirco murderer
Germany

Further accusations fall on Mirco murderer

Olaf H., the man who confessed to the murder of 10-year-old Mirco, is now being investigated in connection with the unresolved case of an 11-year-old girl found dead 15 years ago.

Three expelled in university scam
Sweden

Three expelled in university scam

Gothenburg University has expelled three students after they were caught falsifying their exam entry grades. The students were taking courses in medicine, law and dentistry, reports Spionen, the university affiliated newspaper.

Egypt dominates Quartet talks in Munich
Germany

Egypt dominates Quartet talks in Munich

An orderly transition in Egypt is essential to the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Sunday, a day after attending a Middle East Quartet meeting in Munich.

Cologne come from behind to stun Bayern
Germany

Cologne come from behind to stun Bayern

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm admitted Cologne's shock 3-2 win over the defending champions was a bitter defeat to swallow as the hosts came from 2-0 down to floor the Bavarian giants.

Swedish skier dies after 30-metre fall
Sweden

Swedish skier dies after 30-metre fall

The Swedish foreign ministry has confirmed the death of a Swedish man in a skiing accident in St. Anton, Austria.