Hamilton wins German Grand Prix
Germany

Hamilton wins German Grand Prix

An emotional Lewis Hamilton produced one of the finest wins of his career on Sunday, when he confirmed McLaren's Formula One renaissance with a dazzling victory in the German Grand Prix.

Germany offers to loan Libyan rebels €100 mln
Germany

Germany offers to loan Libyan rebels €100 mln

Germany said Sunday it was making available to the Libyan rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) up to €100 million ($144 million) in loans for civilian and humanitarian purposes.

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Sweden

Anthrax found on Swedish farm

A case of anthrax has been discovered at a cattle farm outside Örebro, in central Sweden. The diagnose was set on Sunday by the National Veterinary Institute (Statens veterinärmedicinska anstalt - SVA).

Sated diners denied dessert
Sweden

Sated diners denied dessert

When three diners at a Gothenburg restaurant were unable to eat everything on their plates, they were not only denied dessert, but also unceremoniously thrown out of the restaurant.

Friedrich sees no threat of far-right terrorism
Germany

Friedrich sees no threat of far-right terrorism

Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said Sunday that the authorities routinely kept track on Germany's far-right scene, and had found no signs of the type of terrorism that struck Norway on Friday.

German banks would have paid Greece more
Germany

German banks would have paid Greece more

German banks and insurance companies were prepared to contribute more to the Greek debt relief deal than was eventually agreed at Thursday's emergency eurozone summit, a newspaper report claims.

Duisburg mourns Love Parade victims
Germany

Duisburg mourns Love Parade victims

Thousands of people are expected to attend a memorial event at the MSV football stadium in Duisburg on Sunday to remember the 21 people killed in a crush at the Love Parade one year ago.

Super Swede Noren in record-breaking surge
Sweden

Super Swede Noren in record-breaking surge

Sweden's Alexander Noren rewrote the record books when a third round 63 gave him an 11-shot lead in the Scandinavian Masters at Bro Hof Slott on Saturday.

Government warns of hacks on ‘soft’ targets
Germany

Government warns of hacks on ‘soft’ targets

The German Federal Office of Civil Protection (BBK) warned that hackers like No-Name-Crew, who recently penetrated German police databases, could target softer, civilian targets.

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Sweden

Sweden has housing bubble: politician

Falling housing prices in Sweden, coupled with a shrinking turnover on the housing market and rising interest rates are increasing the risk of a possible housing bubble, writes Tommy Waidelich, the Social Democrats' economy spokesman, in an opinion piece published in newspaper Dagens Nyheter.

Schalke edge Dortmund to take Super Cup
Germany

Schalke edge Dortmund to take Super Cup

German Cup winners Schalke defeated Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund 4-3 in a penalty shootout on Saturday to take the Super Cup.

Train services suffer three hour delays
Sweden

Train services suffer three hour delays

The situation for train traffic heading through the counties Östergötland and Södermanland, in south-eastern Sweden, continues to look grim on Sunday.

Iran demands Germany arrests rebel leader
Germany

Iran demands Germany arrests rebel leader

Iran on Saturday called on Berlin to put on trial the leader of a Kurdish rebel movement, Rahman Haji Ahmadi, who reportedly lives in Germany, the official IRNA news agency reported.