Spain defeats Germany to win Euro 2008
Germany

Spain defeats Germany to win Euro 2008

Spain won its first trophy in 44 years on Sunday as they beat three-time European champions Germany 1-0 in the Euro 2008 final.

Germany reaches fever pitch for Euro final
Germany

Germany reaches fever pitch for Euro final

Chanting "Deutschland, Deutschland!" and still hours from kickoff, throngs of flag-waving German football fans were warming up on Sunday for the grand finale of Euro 2008 of Germany versus Spain.

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Germany

German paedophile suspect arrested in Portugal

Lisbon police said on Sunday they have arrested a German man, wanted in Germany on suspicion of paedophilia.

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Germany

Polish influx boosts German border economy

Cheap rents and accessibility to both Poland and Germany has attracted a large influx of Poles in German border towns boosting the local economy.

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Germany

CDU wants to redouble efforts in eastern Germany

Germany's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) wants to step up its efforts to overhaul the former communist half of the country.

German special forces offer cash to recruits
Germany

German special forces offer cash to recruits

In order to attract the best candidates they find, Germany´s Special Forces Command (KSK) will start spending up to €1 million a year in cash bonuses.

Deogan family anger at YouTube pic
Sweden

Deogan family anger at YouTube pic

The family of Tony Deogan has reported YouTube to the police following the publication of new film about the fight between rival hooligan gangs that led to his death in Stockholm in 2002.

Bavarian police arrest 50 for destroying GM corn field
Germany

Bavarian police arrest 50 for destroying GM corn field

Police in the German state of Bavaria arrested around 50 opponents of genetically manipulated crops on Sunday morning after they destroyed a GM corn field near Kitzingen.

Stockholm awash with inner city children
Sweden

Stockholm awash with inner city children

The number of children living in inner-city Stockholm has increased by 154 percent over the past 30 years, a new survey by Svenska Dagbladet shows.

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Germany

Half of Germans favour digital fingerprints on IDs

Half of all Germans are in favour of digital fingerprints for their new identity cards, according to a survey by weekly newsmagazine Focus.

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Sweden

Tax on press advertising to be abolished

The government plans to abolish the tax on press advertising, according to culture minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.

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Sweden

Woman feared abducted in Västerås

A woman is feared to have been abducted in Västerås on Saturday evening.

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Sweden

‘Cut taxes for single parents’

The Moderate party women's association, Moderatkvinnorna, has called for taxes to be cut for single parents. The minister of health and social affairs, Göran Hägglund, is sceptical of the idea.