Dortmund set to keep Bundesliga title
Germany

Dortmund set to keep Bundesliga title

Borussia Dortmund set a new German league record of 25 Bundesliga matches without defeat in a single season on Saturday as their 2-1 victory at Schalke 04 put them on the verge of a second successive title.

Report: Adidas Olympic gear made in sweatshops
Germany

Report: Adidas Olympic gear made in sweatshops

German sportswear giant Adidas came under pressure on Saturday after a British newspaper reported that its London 2012 Olympics clothing was being manufactured "in sweatshop conditions in Indonesia."

Expert: Oversexed woman likely a sex addict
Germany

Expert: Oversexed woman likely a sex addict

The German woman who trapped her one-night stand in her Munich apartment, repeatedly demanding sex, is not a sex goddess, but probably suffering from an addiction, a psychiatrist said Saturday.

Police arrest couple in lost boy case
Germany

Police arrest couple in lost boy case

Police have arrested a couple in connection with Amir, a lost boy found wandering alone last week in front of a McDonald’s in the Hanau, near Frankfurt.

Companies face fines for ‘cancer egg’ scandal
Germany

Companies face fines for ‘cancer egg’ scandal

German producers, distributors and companies that made and tested eggs containing unacceptable levels of the cancer-causing element PCB could face hefty fines, it emerged Saturday.

Spring snowfalls cause transport turmoil
Sweden

Spring snowfalls cause transport turmoil

Heavy snowfalls in central Sweden have left swathes of the Stockholm area without electricity and caused major problems for public transport and road users on Saturday.

Peru urges patience over Skanska hostages
Sweden

Peru urges patience over Skanska hostages

The Peruvian government on Friday called for patience and trust from relatives of 36 kidnapped workers, 28 of whom are employed by Swedish construction company Skanska, in its bid to secure their release from leftist guerrillas.

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Sweden

Indian grad student found dead

A 25-year-old Indian graduate student at the Blekinge Institute of Technology who was reported missing in late January, has been found dead in Ronneby harbour.

Air Berlin chiefs use Mini as company car
Germany

Air Berlin chiefs use Mini as company car

The top management of Germany’s second largest airline does not tool around town in an oversized Mercedes or BMW, but uses a Mini as a company car, a report to be published Sunday said.

Greens not ruling out coalition with Pirates
Germany

Greens not ruling out coalition with Pirates

A leading Green party official said he is not ruling out a coalition with the up and coming Pirate Party, but warned that the upstart politicians need to stand for more than education for all and free public transportation.

Swedish pop starlet’s president plea ‘a hoax’
Sweden

Swedish pop starlet’s president plea ‘a hoax’

A pop video featuring a blonde Swedish singer imploring left-wing French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon to "take power over me" has been revealed to be a media hoax.

Swede sues Greek club over unpaid wages
Sweden

Swede sues Greek club over unpaid wages

Swedish football player Mattias Bjärsmyr has enlisted the help of lawyers to take action against cash-strapped Super League team Panathinaikos for unpaid wages.