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Sweden

More under-age Afghan refugees coming to Sweden

The number of under-age Afghan refugees seeking asylum in Sweden without their parents has gone up significantly within the last two years.

Five men arrested for weapons robbery and assault
Sweden

Five men arrested for weapons robbery and assault

The five men who were arrested in Gothenburg Friday evening for the attempted murder and robbery of a west coast weapons dealer, were detained in custody on Saturday.

Obama to speak at Berlin’s Siegessäule on Thursday
Germany

Obama to speak at Berlin’s Siegessäule on Thursday

Barack Obama will make his Berlin speech in front of the Siegessäule landmark next week, his team has confirmed to the press.

Stormy weather ahead
Sweden

Stormy weather ahead

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute SMHI has warned that very heavy showers are likely to fall in Sweden later on Sunday.

PKK releases German hostages in Turkey
Germany

PKK releases German hostages in Turkey

Three mountain climbers from Bavaria who were kidnapped by Kurdish separatists while on holiday in Turkey 12 days ago, were freed Sunday lunchtime.

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Sweden

Swedish scientists perfect heart disease tests

Two Swedish professors have proven that a new type of blood test is more effective in diagnosing a tendency towards heart disease than cholesterol levels tests.

NPD marches amid financial collapse
Germany

NPD marches amid financial collapse

The Far Right extremist party the NPD is in the red for the first time in ten years, according to a report in this weekend’s weekly Der Spiegel.

Honecker appears to accept medal from Ortega
Germany

Honecker appears to accept medal from Ortega

Margot Honecker made her first official public appearance since the fall of the Berlin wall at the weekend – in Nicaragua to receive a medal.

Hamilton cool starting German Grand Prix from pole
Germany

Hamilton cool starting German Grand Prix from pole

British driver Lewis Hamilton laughed off rumours that he is about to join Ferrari and instead said he was hoping to deliver a one-two triumph for McLaren in Sunday’s German Grand Prix.

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Sweden

Women in Swedish politics still fight for visibility

Female politicians active in the Gothenburg area claim they still fight for visibility, with six out of ten claiming resistance from male colleagues due to their gender.

New soldiers to be sworn into army at Reichstag
Germany

New soldiers to be sworn into army at Reichstag

New soldiers will be sworn into the army in front of the Reichstag for the first time this evening, in a controversial ceremony which had put the country’s top politicians in a whirl of indecision as to whether to attend.