Löw to experiment with squad before Euro 2012
Germany

Löw to experiment with squad before Euro 2012

Germany coach Joachim Löw said Sunday he will experiment with his first-choice team to build on his side's World Cup performance as the Germans look to win the European crown for the fourth time.

Porsche will continue to be “Made in Germany”
Germany

Porsche will continue to be “Made in Germany”

Sports car manufacturer Porsche wants to continue producing its cars exclusively in Germany, CEO Matthias Müller has confirmed.

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Sweden

Swedish man charged with child sex in Haiti

A 67-year-old Swedish man was charged with a score of child sex allegations in Haiti where he worked under the guise of an organization that purports to help street children.

Rise of violence against teachers: study
Sweden

Rise of violence against teachers: study

In Sweden a teacher is subjected to violence every day, on average, according to statistics from the nation’s Work Environment Authority (Arbetsmiljöverket), reports the TT news agency.

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Sweden

Giant soap bubble squeeze sets new record

More than 100 people in Sweden's west coast set a new world record on Friday as they crowded together in a mammoth soap bubble, a stat they hope gains entry into the Guinness Book of Records.

E. coli patients may need kidney transplants
Germany

E. coli patients may need kidney transplants

Karl Lauterbach, health spokesman for the opposition Social Democrats, has warned that some of those who have fallen ill in the E. coli epidemic could face severe health problems.

Bach fans and Goths descend on Leipzig
Germany

Bach fans and Goths descend on Leipzig

Two worlds collide in Leipzig this weekend as a festival dedicated to the composer J.S. Bach coincides with the annual gathering of thousands of black-clad Goth music fans.

Shakira gets German support for her charity
Germany

Shakira gets German support for her charity

Colombian popstar Shakira was in Germany this weekend to perform a concert and she took the opportunity to sign an agreement with the German Development Ministry to support her charity.

Bundesbank boss warns Greece to reform
Germany

Bundesbank boss warns Greece to reform

Germany's new central bank president Jens Weidmann warned debt-laden Greece that international creditors will pull out aid if it fails to pursue painful cuts to tackle its huge deficit as promised.

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Sweden

Woman sentenced for spreading HIV

A woman in her 30s was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for infecting a man with HIV and could face expulsion from Sweden after the completion of her prison time.

Hooligans strike in pre-game brawl
Sweden

Hooligans strike in pre-game brawl

At least five people were injured in the early hours Sunday morning when fans of Stockholm’s Hammarby football club clashed with guests in a restaurant, a brawl that later took to the streets.