Americans cook Thanksgiving meal for Stockholm’s homeless
Sweden

Americans cook Thanksgiving meal for Stockholm’s homeless

A group of volunteers from the American Club of Sweden cooked up a Thanksgiving feast on Thursday for residents and staff at one of Stockholm’s homeless shelters.

Kosovo gives German bombing suspects to UN
Germany

Kosovo gives German bombing suspects to UN

A Kosovo court deferred to international judicial authorities in the case of three Germans suspected of involvement in a bomb attack, a judge said on Thursday.

Wild boar storms community centre
Germany

Wild boar storms community centre

A disoriented wild boar smashed through a door at a community center in Frankfurt shocking a group of mothers and their children, police reported on Thursday.

US Army deserter seeks asylum in Germany
Germany

US Army deserter seeks asylum in Germany

US Army deserter André Lawrence Shepherd has applied for asylum in Germany, his lawyer told reporters on Thursday. Shepherd said he did not want to participate in a war that violates international law.

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Sweden

Sweden could give Saab story a happy ending

Sixty years after its formation, Saab Automobile is an important piece of Swedish heritage. Ryan Emge, from the Saab History website, argues that Sweden would be best advised to buy the company in order to safeguard its existence.

Deutsche Telekom leaks more customer data
Germany

Deutsche Telekom leaks more customer data

Scandal-plagued Deutsche Telekom has had another data disaster. Sensitive customer information, including bank details and birth dates, has been leaked on the black market for the second time in as many months, according to this week’s edition of Stern magazine.

Ombudsmen critical of racist school book
Sweden

Ombudsmen critical of racist school book

Two Swedish ombudsman offices have added their voices to the chorus of criticism about a school book accused of having racist and sexist contents, but are powerless to do anything about it.

Volvo Group willing to help troubled Volvo Cars
Sweden

Volvo Group willing to help troubled Volvo Cars

The Volvo Group has said it would help support Volvo Cars in order to protect the Volvo brand in the event that the carmaker’s parent Ford goes bankrupt.

Swedish team clear for trip to Homeless World Cup
Sweden

Swedish team clear for trip to Homeless World Cup

A football team from Sweden will now be able travel to Australia to participate in the Homeless World Cup on Saturday thanks to a loan with generous repayment terms.

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö
Sweden

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Casiokids, Elza Soares and Fucked Up all offer very fine reasons for braving the elements this weekend.

GM considers ditching Saab: report
Sweden

GM considers ditching Saab: report

Saab Automobile is among the brands US automaker General Motors (GM) is thinking about unloading in order to get through its current crisis.

What’s on in Sweden: November 28 – December 4
Sweden

What’s on in Sweden: November 28 – December 4

What's on in Sweden: November 28th – December 4th. Frida Hyvönen & International Film Festival in Stockholm; Melissa Auf der Maur and Sami dance in Gothenburg; Manhattan Transfer and Ibsen in Malmö.

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 29
Sweden

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 29

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

What’s on in Germany: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3
Germany

What’s on in Germany: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

BERLIN

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 28
Sweden

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 28

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 29
Sweden

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 29

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 28
Sweden

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 28

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Sweden

Swedes choose computer games over sports: study

Computer games are nearly three times more popular among Swedes than football and ice hockey combined, according to a new study.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 29
Sweden

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 29

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Mailbox bomb blast injures 12-year-old girl
Germany

Mailbox bomb blast injures 12-year-old girl

A 12-year-old girl has been severely injured by a mailbox bomb that appears to have been rigged in a family dispute in the Berlin district of Rudow, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Thursday.

Unemployment drops despite downturn
Germany

Unemployment drops despite downturn

Unemployment numbers in Germany dropped by 8,000 in November and the federal employment agency (BA) has announced that the country’s job market is stable on Thursday.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Nov 28
Sweden

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Nov 28

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Woman finds acupuncture needles in lingonberry jam
Sweden

Woman finds acupuncture needles in lingonberry jam

A woman working at a treatment centre in southern Sweden made a grisly discovery this autumn when she sat down to eat her evening meal.

Swede among Mumbai hostages
Sweden

Swede among Mumbai hostages

A Swedish woman is among those being held hostage in one of two luxury hotels under siege in Mumbai following a slew of terror attacks across the Indian city on Wednesday which claimed at least 100 lives.

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Sweden

Moderates propose major development aid reforms

The Moderate Party wants to ditch Sweden’s development aid goal of devoting 1 percent of the country’s gross national income (GNI) to foreign assistance.

Erfurt students return to class with heavy police presence
Germany

Erfurt students return to class with heavy police presence

Some 800 Erfurt high school students have been allowed to return to class on Thursday after their school was closed due to anonymous threats of violence, but there will be heavy security, police said.

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Sweden

New demands for immigrant families

Before bringing their families to Sweden, newly arrived immigrants must first demonstrate they have housing and disposable income, according to a new proposal.

German troops to be stationed in France
Germany

German troops to be stationed in France

German soldiers are set to be deployed on French soil for the first time since the end of World War II in 1945, the two countries decided this week.

Germany donates €1 million for Palestinian aid
Germany

Germany donates €1 million for Palestinian aid

Germany will give €1 million ($1.3 million) in aid to the Palestinian territories after a UN plea for extra cash, the country’s foreign minister has announced.