Jewelry thief arrested after leaving name, address behind
Germany

Jewelry thief arrested after leaving name, address behind

Police in the Bavarian town of Obernburg had little trouble tracking down a woman who made off with valuables worth thousands of euros. According to a police report, the thief left her name and address with the store clerk before fleeing.

Police recover red car in child murder probe
Sweden

Police recover red car in child murder probe

Police investigating the killing of a 4-year-old boy in Ljungby in central Sweden have recovered the red car, spotted in the area, after its owner contacted the police. The vehicle is no longer seen as related to the incident.

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests
Germany

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests

Hundreds of people again took to the streets of Frankfurt and Berlin on Saturday to demonstrate against perceived injustice in the financial system, but the crowds were notably smaller than those seen at protests one week ago.

Left party wants to legalise ‘all drugs’
Germany

Left party wants to legalise ‘all drugs’

The Left party has voted to support the "long-term legalisation of all drugs" in its first official policy programme, which members were considering on Saturday during a party congress.

Over 600 German WWII soldiers buried in Poland
Germany

Over 600 German WWII soldiers buried in Poland

The remains of 618 German soldiers who died during Nazi Germany's World War II retreat through Poland and were buried in mass graves were laid to rest Friday, a memorial organisation said.

Ikea founder recovering after heart surgery
Sweden

Ikea founder recovering after heart surgery

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad is recovering after undergoing heart surgery in Switzerland.

Swedes slam mobile operators in EU survey
Sweden

Swedes slam mobile operators in EU survey

Swedes are among the most dissatisfied customers in the EU when it comes to their mobile phone operators.

DNA testing confirms German’s death on Polynesian island
Germany

DNA testing confirms German’s death on Polynesian island

German authorities said human remains found in French Polynesia were identified as those of a German man who went missing two weeks ago – but said media reports suggesting cannibalism played a role in his death were unfounded.

Suspected Russian spy pair arrested
Germany

Suspected Russian spy pair arrested

German Federal Police have arrested a man and woman on suspicion of having spied for Russia's foreign intelligence service for over two decades, according to a Saturday news report.

Juholt support at record low: survey
Sweden

Juholt support at record low: survey

Voter confidence in Håkan Juholt is at an all-time low following the recent scandals and allegations over his personal finances.

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Sweden

Wheelchair-bound man on Malmö shooting spree

A wheelchair-bound man was arrested after going on a shooting spree at a bowling alley in Malmö, southern Sweden, on Friday night.