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Germany

Birthday cake saves German driver in crash

A German driver walked away from a car wreck unhurt after finding a soft landing in her own homemade birthday cake, police said on Friday.

What does Tibet mean to us?
Germany

What does Tibet mean to us?

Germany's government and citizens must actively put more pressure on China to stop its aggressive crackdown on protests in Tibet, writes Klemens Ludwig from the Tibet Initiative Deutschland.

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Germany

German far-left reports success in west

Most of some 7,500 new recruits to the hard-line socialist Left Party in Germany last year came from states in the former West Germany, party leaders told news agency DPA this week.

Germany demands transparency in Tibet
Germany

Germany demands transparency in Tibet

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is calling on the Chinese government to raise the media blackout in Tibet, mass-circulation newspaper Bild reported ahead of its Saturday edition.

Jewish group sues Google over Nazi YouTube content
Germany

Jewish group sues Google over Nazi YouTube content

The German Jewish Council is seeking a court order to force Google and YouTube to remove neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic content from the web.

Child murder suspect denies involvement
Sweden

Child murder suspect denies involvement

The 31-year-old woman from Stockholm arrested in Germany on suspicion of the murder of two children in Arboga in central Sweden has denied any involvement.

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Sweden

Storm warnings issued in southern Sweden

Large snow falls and hard winds are set to disrupt traffic in the southern parts of Sweden today on Good Friday.

Irish tourist feared drowned
Sweden

Irish tourist feared drowned

Stockholm police fear that the 32-year-old Irish man, who was last seen leaving a restaurant in the city on Saturday night, has drowned.

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Sweden

Car blown up in Gothenburg

A car exploded and burst into flames in Gothenburg late Thursday evening. Police suspect arson.

Report: T-Mobile cyclists ‘probably’ doped
Germany

Report: T-Mobile cyclists ‘probably’ doped

Cyclists in the now defunct Team T-Mobile "probably" took doping products under the supervision of German university doctors, according to an independent report published on Thursday.

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Sweden

Gothenburg mulls public perfume ban

The 49 municipalities in the Gothenburg region are considering introducing a complete perfume ban in the region's hospitals.

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Sweden

Chicken theft nets fine and suspended sentence

Animal rights activists have been fined and served a two-year suspended sentence for the theft of 12 hens.