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Sweden

Hunter run over by own jeep

A 70-year-old man died on Sunday morning after being run over by his own jeep.

Schumacher: no new career in motorbikes
Germany

Schumacher: no new career in motorbikes

German Formula One legend Michael Schumacher insisted on Sunday he has no plans to launch a new career in motorbike racing despite his recent success on two wheels.

German circus camels run for freedom
Germany

German circus camels run for freedom

Two camels took a ramble through the west German town of Krefeld in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, after escaping from a nearby travelling circus, police reported on Sunday.

Germany set for scorcher summer
Germany

Germany set for scorcher summer

The start of Spring signals warm weather on the horizon as Germany is set to have a baking hot summer this year, according to meteorologists at German weather service Deutsche Wetterdienst (DWD). Temperatures in July will be at least 3 degrees higher than average for northern Germany.

German handball team scores place at Olympics
Germany

German handball team scores place at Olympics

The womens' national hand ball team of Germany are heading for the Beijing Olympics this summer after 12 long years of fighting to qualify for the games.

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Sweden

Kiosk destroyed by wheel loader joyrider

A kiosk in western Stockholm was destroyed on Sunday by a joyrider driving a wheel loader.

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Sweden

Swedish children ignorant of their rights

The Swedish children's ombudsman, Lena Nyberg, has called for an state campaign to inform schoolchildren of their rights; one of the suggestions in a new government report.

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Sweden

Violent criminal escapes from detention centre

A violent criminal escaped from Sundbo detention centre near Fagersta in central Sweden on Sunday morning. Police dog patrols are on the hunt of the man who is from the Stockholm area.

Seehofer calls for employee protection
Germany

Seehofer calls for employee protection

Germany’s consumer protection minister Horst Seehofer has called for a law to regulate gathering information on employees after revelations that discount retailer Lidl had secretly monitored its workers.

Majority of musicians file share illegally
Sweden

Majority of musicians file share illegally

A majority of Swedish musicians have engaged in illegal file sharing. 38 percent favour legalizing the practise, according to a new survey by Sydsvenskan.

Telia resolves internet dispute
Sweden

Telia resolves internet dispute

The internet traffic dispute between Telia Sonera and US-based Cogent Communications has been resolved. A new contract has been signed between the two firms and affected customers have regained full access to the internet.