Germany crush USA in Fed Cup
Germany

Germany crush USA in Fed Cup

Germany white-washed the United States 5-0 on Sunday to relegate the 17-times winners from the Fed Cup's top tier for the first time in the tennis competition's 48-year history.

Swedish Easter eggs contain slaughter waste
Sweden

Swedish Easter eggs contain slaughter waste

If gelatin from pigs and crushed insects does not sound appetizing to you, you may want to limit the amount of candy you eat this Easter.

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Sweden

Two wolves attack and kill a dog

The Stockholm county administration board is now confirming that two wolves attacked a dog that was being walked by a women and her child in Rörmossen in Norrtälje. The wolves took the dog with them and the animal's remains have been found.

No quick change in Libya, says intel chief
Germany

No quick change in Libya, says intel chief

Ernst Uhrlau, head of the German intelligence agency BND, said in an interview on Sunday that Berlin is not expecting swift regime changes in either Libya or Syria.

Joschka Fischer rules out chancellorship bid
Germany

Joschka Fischer rules out chancellorship bid

Former Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer has ruled himself out of the running as a chancellor-candidate for the Green party. The Greens are currently enjoying a ratings high, already fuelling speculation about potential candidates for the 2013 election.

Luxembourger triumphs in German office chair race
Germany

Luxembourger triumphs in German office chair race

Luxembourger Pierre Feller beat out the homegrown talent to win the downhill speed discipline at the third German office chair championships in the town of Bad König-Zell in Hesse on Saturday.

Steinmeier wants everyone asked organ donation question
Germany

Steinmeier wants everyone asked organ donation question

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, parliamentary group leader for the Social Democratic Party, wants the law changed so that every German is asked once in their lives whether they would be prepared to donate their organs after they die.

Abbas to seek German help for Palestine
Germany

Abbas to seek German help for Palestine

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas has said he will visit France next week and Germany in May to seek advice on the creation of a Palestinian state.

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Sweden

Swede arrested in German paedophile snare

A 67-year-old Swede, working as a teacher in Berlin, has been arrested on suspicion of abusing children.

Schalke fight back for draw at Bremen
Germany

Schalke fight back for draw at Bremen

Champions League semi-finalists Schalke 04 had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw at Werder Bremen on Saturday night when they returned to German league action.

Saab faces tough battle to survive: experts
Sweden

Saab faces tough battle to survive: experts

Sweden may have helped ease cash-strapped Saab's finance problems but the carmaker's woes are far from over as it faces a liquidity crisis just a year after its last-minute rescue from bankruptcy.

Three feared dead after Baltic fishing trip
Sweden

Three feared dead after Baltic fishing trip

Two bodies have been found in Hanö bay near Simrishamn in the south east of Sweden, while the search for a third missing person has been called off after a fishing boat ran into trouble.