Germany beat Denmark to reach Euro quarters
Germany

Germany beat Denmark to reach Euro quarters

Germany advanced to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 on Sunday as defender Lars Bender scored his first international goal to seal their 2-1 win over Denmark which put the Danes out.

Surprise for historians raising WWII plane
Germany

Surprise for historians raising WWII plane

Experts painstakingly raising a World War II aircraft from the seabed off the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea have said the plane is much bigger than they initially thought.

Woman killed by pack of wolves in Swedish zoo
Sweden

Woman killed by pack of wolves in Swedish zoo

A female employee of the Kolmården zoo in central Sweden was mauled to death in the wolf enclosure on Sunday morning.

Experts baffled after first dive to Baltic ‘shipwreck’
Sweden

Experts baffled after first dive to Baltic ‘shipwreck’

The plot thickens around the Baltic mystery "ship", as a first dive has been made down to the object which made headlines around the globe when it was discovered a year ago.

Germany in €10-billion tank deal with Saudis
Germany

Germany in €10-billion tank deal with Saudis

Saudi Arabia wants to buy 600-800 Leopard battle tanks from Germany, more than twice as many as originally planned, the Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported, quoting government sources.

Forest boy ‘was in adolescent crisis’
Germany

Forest boy ‘was in adolescent crisis’

More details emerged on Sunday about the life of Robin van Helsum, previously known as “forest boy Ray.” The troubled Dutch 20-year-old was reportedly a cannabis smoker who was unsure which way his life was going.

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Sweden

Hefty PR advice bill after Saudi arms scandal

When news of the Saudi arms factory broke in March, the Swedish Defence Research Agency hired crisis management consultants for over 300,000 kronor ($43,000).

Neo-Nazi ‘aided Munich Olympics massacre’
Germany

Neo-Nazi ‘aided Munich Olympics massacre’

A German neo-Nazi helped the Black September Palestinian terrorists who kidnapped and murdered Israeli athletes during the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972, according to a news report.

Supermarket scores with nudist gimmick
Germany

Supermarket scores with nudist gimmick

A supermarket on the German-Danish border was stormed by a horde of naked shoppers on Saturday after offering free groceries to the first hundred punters willing to get their kit off.

Gang member confesses to Malmö manslaughter
Sweden

Gang member confesses to Malmö manslaughter

The 20-year-old Black Cobra gang member who ran over and killed a cyclist and tried to run over two police officers during a car chase in Malmö has now been detained for aggravated involuntary manslaughter and attempted murder.

Danes need ‘luck and graft’ against Germans
Germany

Danes need ‘luck and graft’ against Germans

Denmark coach Morten Olsen insists his side need just a little luck and lots of hard work to beat Germany in Sunday's Euro 2012 clash to book their place in the quarter-finals.

Stockholm warned for extreme weekend rains
Sweden

Stockholm warned for extreme weekend rains

Heavy thunderstorms moving north through the country kept emergency services in Jönköping busy on Saturday night, while Stockholm can expect Class 1-warning extreme rains for most of Sunday.