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Switzerland

Roger Federer: ‘I never stopped believing’

Roger Federer hailed his record-equalling seventh Wimbledon title as one of the greatest moments of his life after the Swiss star defeated Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to end his Grand Slam
drought.

Federer beats Murray for seventh Wimbledon title
Switzerland

Federer beats Murray for seventh Wimbledon title

Roger Federer won a record-equalling seventh Wimbledon title and 17th Grand Slam crown on Sunday, shattering Andy Murray's dream of ending Britain's 76-year wait for an All England Club men's champion.

Hitler ordered his Jewish commander spared
Germany

Hitler ordered his Jewish commander spared

Nazi leader Adolf Hitler ordered a former Jewish officer in his unit in World War I spared from persecution or deportation, at least for a time, according to a German Jewish publication.

President to Merkel: explain euro crisis better
Germany

President to Merkel: explain euro crisis better

President Joachim Gauck has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to better explain to the German people the measures needed to rescue the euro.

Man lost at sea off Sweden’s west coast
Sweden

Man lost at sea off Sweden’s west coast

A man is missing after a boating accident on Sunday morning off Sweden's west coast, sparking a massive search and rescue mission.

Klitschko victory brings big ratings
Germany

Klitschko victory brings big ratings

Heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko's sixth-round defeat of American Tony Thompson on Saturday brought big ratings for the German broadcaster RTL, which plans to continue televising the Klitschkos' fights.

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Sweden

Christian Democrats aim to split child allowance

Sweden’s Christian Democrats suggest that child allowance should be split between parents, whether living together or separately with shared custody, replacing today’s system in which the mother automatically receives the allowance.

Building minister calls for more housing
Germany

Building minister calls for more housing

Germany’s major urban areas, including Munich, Berlin, and Hamburg, are facing a housing shortage, the federal building minister says.

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Sweden

Extreme rains flood southern Swedish town

Extreme rains have been pouring over southern Sweden’s Mariannelund since late Saturday evening, flooding homes and undermining roads.

Ikea’s India plans hit snag over sourcing issue
Sweden

Ikea’s India plans hit snag over sourcing issue

A dispute over sourcing regulations is clouding plans by Sweden's IKEA to open 25 of its trademark blue-and-yellow stores in India as it seeks new markets for its flat-pack furnishings.

Four dead as storms rage across Germany
Germany

Four dead as storms rage across Germany

Violent storms continued across Germany on Saturday, killing four people over the weekend, injuring at least 20 more, damaging roads and bridges, and prompting some evacuations in the face of rising waters.

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Sweden

Police shoot dog dead after vicious attacks

An unleashed dog went on the offensive in a residential area in northern Sweden, biting and hospitalizing three people, leaving the police with no other option than to shoot the dog dead.

German WWI graves desecrated in France
Germany

German WWI graves desecrated in France

The gravestones of 40 German soldiers from World War I have been desecrated at a military cemetery in the Ardennes region of northern France - on the eve of Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the region.