Lufthansa reportedly snooped on journalist
Germany

Lufthansa reportedly snooped on journalist

German airline Lufthansa reportedly snooped on a journalist to identify the source of leaks in an incident bearing hallmarks of a spying scandal that has recently rocked Deutsche Telekom.

German to sue ministry over wrongful CIA rendition
Germany

German to sue ministry over wrongful CIA rendition

A German citizen mistakenly abducted in a case involving the controversial CIA practice known as "extraordinary rendition" reportedly has plans to sue the German Justice Ministry.

German smoking ban crippling bars and pubs
Germany

German smoking ban crippling bars and pubs

A partial smoking ban in Germany has led to plummeting profits at pubs, bars and discotheques, according to new figures from the country's Federal Statistics Office.

Balloons fill sky on National Day
Sweden

Balloons fill sky on National Day

Yellow and blue balloons filled the Stockholm sky as National Day celebrations took place in the scorching summer heat.

Polish-born Podolski banking on German win
Germany

Polish-born Podolski banking on German win

Germany's Polish-born striker Lukas Podolski is going to Sunday's Euro 2008 game against Poland determined to help his side clinch victory.

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Sweden

Swedish diver found alive and well in Indonesia

A Swede and four other European divers who had been missing for two days in treacherous waters east of Bali were found drifting but alive by fishermen on Saturday, Indonesian police have confirmed.

Ohly challenged for Left party leadership
Sweden

Ohly challenged for Left party leadership

Lars Ohly has been challenged for the leadership of the Left party. Södertälje county councillor Staffan Norberg has nominated himself at the ongoing party conference in Norrköping.

Police arrest German pensioner for pushing girl into train
Germany

Police arrest German pensioner for pushing girl into train

Police in Munich have arrested a German pensioner for shoving a young girl against an incoming train at an underground station this week in an incident captured by surveillance cameras.

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Sweden

Neo-Nazi arrests on National Day

Over 100 neo-Nazis were arrested by police as National Day celebrations turned violent in Stockholm on Friday.