Ibrahimovic sent off as Milan falter
Sweden

Ibrahimovic sent off as Milan falter

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off on as Serie A leaders AC Milan dropped two valuable points in a 1-1 draw at home bottom of the table Bari on Sunday.

Sweden issues Japan travel warning
Sweden

Sweden issues Japan travel warning

The Swedish foreign ministry has advised against "non-essential" travel to the earthquake-hit areas of Japan.

Investigators clear Gorch Fock commander of allegations
Germany

Investigators clear Gorch Fock commander of allegations

A commission has apparently dismissed accusations against the Gorch Fock's commander, who was suspended amid scandalous revelations involving misconduct onboard the elite navy training vessel, according to a new report.

Swedish court grants grandparent access
Sweden

Swedish court grants grandparent access

The grandparents of a six-year-old girl in Vellinge in southern Sweden have been give the legal right to meet their grandchildren one weekend a month, after a landmark appeals court decision, reported the Dagens Nyheter daily.

Car plows into Hamburg pedestrians, killing four
Germany

Car plows into Hamburg pedestrians, killing four

Four people were killed and 11 others injured after a vehicle smashed into a group of pedestrians in Hamburg's Eppendorf neighbourhood on Saturday afternoon. Police said the car ran a red light and collided with another vehicle before overturning into the crowd.

Coach Veh ousted at Hamburg after Bayern drubbing
Germany

Coach Veh ousted at Hamburg after Bayern drubbing

Hamburg announced the sacking of coach Armin Veh on Sunday, a day after the side suffered a humiliating 6-0 reverse to Bayern Munich.

10 Germans flee Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant
Germany

10 Germans flee Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant

Ten German employees of nuclear giant Areva were conducting maintenance work at Japan's Fukushima plant during Friday's massive earthquake, according to a Sunday report. A company spokesman said the men immediately left the site.

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Sweden

Elmander strike aids Bolton FA Cup progress

Swedish striker Johan Elmander's first goal since January 8th helped Bolton to overcome Birmingham and qualify for the semi-final in the FA Cup on Saturday.

EU sees billions in Libyan assets frozen at German banks
Germany

EU sees billions in Libyan assets frozen at German banks

German banks including the Bundesbank have frozen over €10 billion in Libyan assets following a European Union decision, news magazine Der Spiegel reported in its edition to be published Monday.

Merkel calls for review of nuclear plant safety
Germany

Merkel calls for review of nuclear plant safety

Following an emergency meeting with German cabinet members on Saturday, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a safety inspection of nuclear power plants in Germany, as a blast at Japan's Fukushima plant raised fears of a meltdown.

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Sweden

Malmö celebrates 300,000 residents

Malmö's main square Stortorget hosted a 4,000 people strong party on Saturday to celebrate the southern Swedish city's growth to over 300,000 inhabitants.