Sweden’s Queen Silvia to probe family Nazi links
Sweden

Sweden’s Queen Silvia to probe family Nazi links

Queen Silvia and her relatives are set to investigate reports of her father's alleged links with Nazism.

Government to pump billions into electric cars
Germany

Government to pump billions into electric cars

The German government is planning to give a massive financial boost to the research and development of electric cars, aiming to have 1 million on the road by 2020.

Germany curbs terrorist intel flow to US
Germany

Germany curbs terrorist intel flow to US

The German government is reportedly reassessing the amount of information it is passing on to US authorities, after a German citizen was killed by a US drone attack on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border last year.

Germany breaks foreign aid promises
Germany

Germany breaks foreign aid promises

Germany is largely responsible for the G8's failure to keep its promises of financial aid to Africa, according to a new report by the development lobby group One.

Stockholm driver rues Friday 13th misfortune
Sweden

Stockholm driver rues Friday 13th misfortune

It may well be a myth that Friday the 13th is unlucky, but for one Stockholm car driver, it may be hard to convince him otherwise.

Wolfsburg scrape to safety on last Bundesliga day
Germany

Wolfsburg scrape to safety on last Bundesliga day

Coach Felix Magath admitted feeling an empty sense of relief after avoiding German league relegation for the fourth time in his career thanks to VfL Wolfsburg's 3-1 win at Hoffenheim.

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Sweden

Stockholm airport set for expansion: report

Despite surviving under threat of closure for almost all of its 75 years, Bromma Airport in Stockholm could be set for a huge expansion in the next decade according to a report in Svenska Dagbladet.

Injuries and arrests as neo-Nazi march stopped in Berlin
Germany

Injuries and arrests as neo-Nazi march stopped in Berlin

Several people were injured in clashes during an attempted neo-Nazi demonstration in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin on Saturday. Over 350 anti-Nazi demonstrators managed to stop the march.

Polls back both sides ahead of election re-run
Sweden

Polls back both sides ahead of election re-run

The parties on both sides of the Swedish political spectrum were given a boost in last minute polls ahead of Sunday's municipal election re-run in Västra Götaland in western Sweden.

Azerbaijan scoops Eurovision first place
Germany

Azerbaijan scoops Eurovision first place

Azerbaijan scored a spectacular first-ever victory in the 56th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, Europe's annual pop extravaganza watched by tens of millions of people.

Saade success renews Swedish Eurovision faith
Sweden

Saade success renews Swedish Eurovision faith

After years of disappointment, Sweden’s Eurovision Song Contest fans had cause for celebration on Saturday after Eric Saade finished third in Germany.