Stockholm hotel slammed for sex toys
Sweden

Stockholm hotel slammed for sex toys

A trendy Stockholm hotel which offers its guests complimentary sex toys in their rooms has been criticised by police for "glorifying" the sex trade, reported the Svenska Dagbladet daily.

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Sweden

Teenager feared kidnapped in Gothenburg

Swedish police are searching for a 19-year-old who disappeared after a party in Gothenburg on Friday night, and have classified the case as suspected abduction.

Wet weather to continue into the week, first frosts expected
Germany

Wet weather to continue into the week, first frosts expected

The rain which soaked much of Germany over the weekend is expected to continue in eastern parts of the country until Tuesday, with chilly temperatures resulting in light ground frost in some areas.

12 killed, more injured in motorway bus crash
Germany

12 killed, more injured in motorway bus crash

At least 12 people were killed and many more seriously injured when the bus they were travelling in crashed in Brandenburg on Sunday morning.

Kenya’s Makau wins rainy Berlin marathon after sprint finish
Germany

Kenya’s Makau wins rainy Berlin marathon after sprint finish

Kenyan Patrick Makau won the Berlin marathon in the rain on Sunday, finishing two seconds ahead of compatriot Geoffrey Mutai in a sprint finish to secure the 11th fastest marathon time ever.

Westerwelle appeals to small states for UN Security Council seat
Germany

Westerwelle appeals to small states for UN Security Council seat

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, continuing his campaign for Germany to have a seat on the decision-making Security Council.

Swedish police close case on Arlanda landing
Sweden

Swedish police close case on Arlanda landing

Swedish police have classified Saturday's bomb threat drama at Arlanda Airport as "case closed" following the release of a suspect without charges.

Parents make plea for missing boy as police follow new clue
Germany

Parents make plea for missing boy as police follow new clue

Three weeks after an 11-year-old boy disappeared on his way home police say they have a new lead and have renewed their efforts to find him, while his parents appealed to whoever might have him to come forward.

Pirate Bay trial set to reopen
Sweden

Pirate Bay trial set to reopen

An appeal by the four men convicted in the Pirate Bay trial opens on Tuesday.

Merkel under pressure to refresh year-old coalition
Germany

Merkel under pressure to refresh year-old coalition

A year into the current government, Angela Merkel’s attempts to give her fractious coalition a fresh start seem destined to fail, stymied by regalvanised opposition to nuclear power and a bitter national row on immigration.

Ibrahimovic scores winner in Milan win
Sweden

Ibrahimovic scores winner in Milan win

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic hit the target again to ensure an end to AC Milan's three match winless streak in the Italian Serie A with a 1-0 win over Genoa on Saturday.