Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing
Sweden

Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing

Sweden's top medical ethics body has ruled that a Stockholm-area doctor's alcohol problems are no reason to strip him of his licence to practice medicine.

Violence ahead of Bundesliga match
Germany

Violence ahead of Bundesliga match

A fight broke out at a Frankfurt train station before Saturday's Bundesliga football match between Kaiserslautern and Frankfurt. The home fans threw fireworks at a train filled with Kaiserslautern supporters.

Military head rejects friendly fire claims
Sweden

Military head rejects friendly fire claims

Sweden's top military commander disputed reports that two Swedish officers who died last year in Afghanistan were killed by friendly fire, saying he's ready to let the fallen soldiers' families look at classified reports about the incident.

Pro-Guttenberg rally gathers in Bavaria
Germany

Pro-Guttenberg rally gathers in Bavaria

Several hundred people from all over Bavaria gathered in Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg's hometown on Saturday to call for the swift comeback of the former defense minister.

New defence minister to review army reform
Germany

New defence minister to review army reform

The resignation of former Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has left confusion in the German government over his proposed army reform, with his successor announcing a review of the situation.

Organizers declare CeBIT success
Germany

Organizers declare CeBIT success

The organizers of the computer-based trade fair CeBIT have declared the event a huge success on its conclusion this weekend.

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Sweden

Four charged in construction scandal

Around nine million kronor ($1.5 million) vanished in a tangle of false invoicing, between four different construction companies in western Sweden.

Train drivers strike seen hitting economy
Germany

Train drivers strike seen hitting economy

The German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) says that an extended strike by train drivers could have serious consequences for the country's economy.

Dortmund stretch lead at the top
Germany

Dortmund stretch lead at the top

Borussia Dortmund opened up a 15-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Friday night with a 1-0 home win against Cologne to take another step closer to the German league title.

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Sweden

Swedish police duped by ‘hijacked bus’ stunt

More than 15 squad cars set loose in a high-speed chase in Hälsingland in eastern Sweden on Friday evening after authorities received information that two armed men had hijacked a bus.

Sweden demands better weather forecasts
Sweden

Sweden demands better weather forecasts

As the government unleashed a swell of frustration over inaccurate weather forecasts, Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren demanded improved accuracy from meteorologists at the state-owned Swedish Meterological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI).