German line-up mole leaves Löw fuming
Germany

German line-up mole leaves Löw fuming

Germany coach Joachim Löw is said to be fuming after a "mole" in the German camp again leaked their starting line-up at Euro 2012.

Anja Pärson: I’m gay and I’m going to be a mum
Sweden

Anja Pärson: I’m gay and I’m going to be a mum

Swedish skiing legend Anja Pärson confirmed to radio listeners on Saturday that she has a girlfriend and that the couple are expecting a baby.

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Sweden

Swede nets refund after flying with dead man

A Swedish woman has received compensation from Kenya Airways after having to fly from Europe to Tanzania sitting next to a man who had died shortly after take off, according to a report in the Expressen daily.

Man presumed dead after house explodes
Germany

Man presumed dead after house explodes

A man was missing presumed dead after an explosion destroyed his house in central Germany on Saturday morning.

German banks take US rating agency hits
Germany

German banks take US rating agency hits

Deutsche Bank and Postbank were among a number of global banks downgraded by the American credit ratings agency Moody's over the last couple of days amid fears of how the eurozone crisis could affect them.

‘Contract killer’ ants provoke others to attack
Germany

‘Contract killer’ ants provoke others to attack

German researchers have discovered that male members of a species of tropical ant act as "contract" killers. Scientists found that male ants daub young rivals with a chemical scent which induces a murderous rage in gangs of workers.

German-based UK soldier dies in rafting drama
Germany

German-based UK soldier dies in rafting drama

A British soldier based in Germany was killed this week when his raft capsized during an adventure training exercise in Austria, it was confirmed on Saturday.

Busy Midsummer’s Eve for Swedish police
Sweden

Busy Midsummer’s Eve for Swedish police

Police forces across Sweden had a busy evening on Friday with widespread drunkenness, fighting, a mugging, and a stabbing reported as the country celebrated Midsummer.

New Berlin airport date could be even later
Germany

New Berlin airport date could be even later

Berlin’s mayor has admitted that the delayed opening of Berlin’s new airport – already put back by the best part of a year – is not certain, and that it will cost more than €1 billion more than expected.

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Sweden

Ecuador recalls envoy to discuss Assange

Ecuador on Friday recalled its ambassador to Britain to discuss the political asylum application filed by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange this week.