Zwanziger demands reforms at scandal-ridden FIFA
Germany

Zwanziger demands reforms at scandal-ridden FIFA

In an interview Theo Zwanziger, president of the German Football Federation (DFB), admitted that FIFA had an image problem and criticized the British Parliament.

Hunt for source of deadly E. coli source continues
Germany

Hunt for source of deadly E. coli source continues

Germany warned Sunday that the source of an outbreak of bacteria poisoning blamed for 10 deaths and hundreds of people falling ill, some in other countries, has yet to be pinpointed.

Woman sets fire to man in mosque
Germany

Woman sets fire to man in mosque

A Turkish woman set fire to a man in a mosque in southern Germany on Saturday. She says she acted out of revenge after the man raped her.

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Sweden

Suspect badly hurt after balcony escape

A young man was seriously injured on Saturday night after jumping from the fourth-floor balcony of an apartment in Uddevalla in south-west Sweden as he attempted to avoid arrest.

Hitler knew about WWII flight to UK by Heß
Germany

Hitler knew about WWII flight to UK by Heß

Adolf Hitler knew about his deputy Rudolf Heß' solo flight to Britain during World War II, according to a newly unearthed document.

Petraeus to meet general hurt in Afghan attack
Germany

Petraeus to meet general hurt in Afghan attack

Gen. David Petraeus, US commander of the international forces in Afghanistan (ISAF), is to visit German Gen. Markus Kneip after he narrowly survived a deadly attack on Saturday.

Social Democrats get fresh poll boost
Sweden

Social Democrats get fresh poll boost

Sweden’s Social Democrats have edged past Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt’s Moderate Party, according to a new Novus opinion poll published on Sunday by Sveriges Radio.

Conservative criticism of Merkel grows
Germany

Conservative criticism of Merkel grows

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reported to be facing growing criticism from within her own party, the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU).

Söderling powers into French Open 4th round
Sweden

Söderling powers into French Open 4th round

Söderling, the fifth seed, won through 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 to set up a fourth round clash with home favourite Gilles Simon.

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe
Germany

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

With Germany angry at the prospect of providing more aid to debt-ridden Greece, it might come as a surprise to hear German deputies agreeing, upon returning from Athens, that people there are hurting.