Sweden falls on Spain’s last minute goal
Sweden

Sweden falls on Spain’s last minute goal

David Villa scored a dramatic injury time winner as Spain defeated Sweden 2-1 in Euro 2008 Group D in Innsbruck, Austria on Saturday to all but book their place in the quarter-finals.

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Sweden

Dating Swedish men: bring your own beers

Dating in Sweden: When Isabel March arrived in Sweden from America, she set out to find her own blond bombshell. But dating US-style left her ill-prepared for dealing with the strong, silent types she found in Scandinavia.

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Sweden

Dating Swedish women: logging in and going out

Dating in Sweden: As winter drew in and he struggled to adjust to life in Sweden, Michael Lynch from Ireland revved up his computer and began dabbling in the world of online dating.

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Sweden

Blood in short supply as Midsummer approaches

As the busy Midsummer holiday weekend approaches blood banks across Sweden are crying out for help as blood stocks run short.

Agency sets up to help report tax evasion in Germany
Germany

Agency sets up to help report tax evasion in Germany

Companies already exist to dump your partner, or provide fake alibi to a spouse – now a firm has been set up to enable people to report someone to the authorities for tax evasion.

Sweden ‘deeply regrets’ Irish no to EU treaty
Sweden

Sweden ‘deeply regrets’ Irish no to EU treaty

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Friday that he deeply regretted Ireland's "no" to the European Union's new reform treaty.

Geldof says Steinbrück breaking Merkel’s aid promise
Germany

Geldof says Steinbrück breaking Merkel’s aid promise

Sir Bob Geldof has attacked the German government for planning to cut its foreign aid budget, which he said was a broken promise that would damage the country’s reputation.

S-bahn to ban hooligans for a year
Germany

S-bahn to ban hooligans for a year

The Berlin S-bahn authorities have introduced bans for the first time, refusing to allow those convicted of violent attacks on the trains for a year.

Turks say Germans would not pass citizenship test
Germany

Turks say Germans would not pass citizenship test

The Turkish association in Berlin and Brandenburg has harshly cricitized the federal government’s plans for a citizenship test, saying it was too hard for most Germans to pass.

Germany suggests EU proceed without Ireland
Germany

Germany suggests EU proceed without Ireland

The Euro took a dip on Friday night after the Irish ‘No’ to the Lisbon became clear, provoking predictions of a weak phase for the currency, while Germany’s foreign minister suggested the European project continue without Ireland.

FRA accused of illegal surveillance
Sweden

FRA accused of illegal surveillance

Sweden's National Defence Radio Establishment (Försvarets Radioanstalt -FRA) has been accused of illegally storing the information from over 100 Russians that it had been monitoring in the 1990s.

Dark clouds gather over German camp after Croat shock
Germany

Dark clouds gather over German camp after Croat shock

Less than 24 hours after Germany’s Euro 2008 aspirations were brought crashing back to Earth, coach Joachim Löw faced some tough questioning from the disgruntled German media.

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Fire-fighters given police escort to rowdy Malmö suburb

Malmö fire-fighters will in the future be given a police escort when visiting the suburb of Rosengård. Fire-fighters have demanded protection after having been repeatedly subjected to stone throwing and death threats.

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Gothenburg man admits to killing ex-girlfriend

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman in Gothenburg on Friday night. The man called the police himself to report the murder.