Man injured in trash truck crush
Germany

Man injured in trash truck crush

An unidentified man suffered serious injuries on Saturday after being crushed in the back of rubbish truck in the German city of Kassel.

Ecclestone’s F1 banker blackmail claim bolstered
Germany

Ecclestone’s F1 banker blackmail claim bolstered

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone's allegation that he was blackmailed into paying a German banker millions of dollars for the commercial rights of the sport have been backed by a former colleague of the banker.

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Switzerland

Wales end Swiss hopes of play-off place

Wales ended Switzerland's hopes of snatching a Euro 2012 play-off place as goals from Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale secured a 2-0 win over the 10-man visitors at Swansea's Liberty Stadium on Friday.

Frosty night ahead for most of Sweden
Sweden

Frosty night ahead for most of Sweden

The night between Saturday and Sunday promises to be cold throughout Sweden with a risk of frost all the way down to the southern coast.

Cold front blankets Brocken in snow
Germany

Cold front blankets Brocken in snow

The Brocken, the highest point in northern Germany, was covered in four centimetres of snow on Saturday after a cold front caused temperatures to plunge across the country.

Sweden secures Euro 2012 playoff spot
Sweden

Sweden secures Euro 2012 playoff spot

Sweden made sure of a Euro 2012 playoff spot with a 2-1 win in Finland on Friday as continental heavyweights England and France attempted to guarantee their places in next summer's finals.

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Sweden

UN bashes Swedish children’s rights

For the fifth time, Sweden has been criticised by the UN's Committee on the Rights of the Child for not having introduced their children's rights convention as Swedish law.

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis
Germany

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

Robert Zoellick, the head of the World Bank, on Saturday decried Germany’s lack of leadership during Europe’s sovereign debt crisis.

Air traffic controller strike looms
Germany

Air traffic controller strike looms

A possible strike by air traffic controllers could ground flights in Germany next week, after negotiations failed to end an ongoing labour dispute.

Juholt probed over rental payment scandal
Sweden

Juholt probed over rental payment scandal

Social democratic leader Håkan Juholt has spent years pocketing accommodation reimbursements he wasn't entitled to, amounting to a total of roughly 160,000 kronor ($23,500).

Germany down Turkey in Euro qualifier
Germany

Germany down Turkey in Euro qualifier

Germany earned their ninth consecutive win in Euro 2012 qualifiers on Friday night in a commanding 3-1 victory over Turkey in Istanbul.

Police detain Ikea blast suspects
Sweden

Police detain Ikea blast suspects

Two men suspected of masterminding a series of bomb blasts at several European stores of Swedish furniture giant Ikea from May to September have been detained in Poland, local media said Friday.