Porsche creates 2100 new jobs in Germany
Germany

Porsche creates 2100 new jobs in Germany

Car manufacturer Porsche plans to generate 2100 new jobs over the next year at its factories in Germany, with the manufacture of its new Sport-Coupe Panamera model.

Schumacher qualifies at the Superbike championships
Germany

Schumacher qualifies at the Superbike championships

German Formula One world record holder, Michael Schumacher, qualified in 23rd place at the International German Superbike Championships on Saturday.

Giant Pinocchio unveiled in Borås
Sweden

Giant Pinocchio unveiled in Borås

The controversial bronze statue of Pinocchio was unveiled on a roundabout in central Borås on Friday afternoon. Its creator, US pop artist Jim Dine, was visibly moved by the occasion.

German neo-Nazis celebrate Israeli national identity
Germany

German neo-Nazis celebrate Israeli national identity

Evidence that a German neo-Nazi group is bizzarely celebrating the Jewish state of Israel has been discovered on their website.

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Sweden

Suspected hostage drama in Gothenburg

A suspected hostage drama is taking shape in Gothenburg after a woman called police to her apartment in the Hisingen area of the city on Saturday morning.

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Sweden

Sweden loses to Canada in World Hockey semi

Canada advanced to the gold medal game of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Friday after beating Sweden 5-4.

Hospitals offer care to illegal immigrants
Sweden

Hospitals offer care to illegal immigrants

Half of Swedish healthcare authorities give the same care to illegal immigrants as they do to other patients, a survey by Dagens Nyheter (DN) has shown.

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Sweden

Son suspected of killing mother

A woman was found dead in an apartment in Luleå in northern Sweden on Friday. Police suspect the woman's son of being responsible for her death.

Merkel awarded Peruvian gold medal at Lima Summit
Germany

Merkel awarded Peruvian gold medal at Lima Summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the honorific del Sol, or Sun Order, medal of Peru on her recent visit to South America.

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Sweden

Telia customers lose network coverage

Telia's mobile telecoms customers had to survive without their phones on Friday afternoon as a technical fault knocked out most of the network.

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Sweden

Opposition pulls away in new opinion poll

The opposition parties have increased their lead over the governing Alliance, a new opinion poll from Skop shows.

German survives four days under China quake rubble
Germany

German survives four days under China quake rubble

A German tourist was pulled out of the wreckage of China's earthquake on Saturday, after being buried for 114 hours, Chinese state media said, offering hope that more miracle survival stories could yet emerge.