Kitchen staff at the Swedish military base in Afghanistan have been working under "slave-like conditions", being forced to pay for employment, according to a report by Swedish daily Expressen.
The vice president of the International Skating Union (ISU) has denied telling German speed skater Claudia Pechstein that he was sorry for her two-year suspension from competition that forced her to miss the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Most Germans will have to make due this coming week with lots of wind and rain. Snow is only forecast for the mountains, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported Saturday.
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German automakers are making yet another attempt to get Americans to buy diesel cars, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported Saturday.
The second day of a football tournament in Hamburg was canceled after violent clashes Friday resulted in numerous injuries and the arrest of 74 fans, organizers announced.
A 30-year-old man from western Sweden has been sentenced to prison after he stripped down naked and assaulted passengers on a train in November, while under the influence of drugs.
A bloodthirsty Rottweiler bit a 6-year-old boy bloody and dragged him along a gravel path in central Stockholm before a man saw the attack and kicked the dog to release its grip.
Germany and the Czech Republic have advised women to have potentially faulty breast implants made by French firm PIP removed, but Britain said it was not convinced of the need.
The neo-Nazi group previously accused of 10 murders between 2000 and 2007 may be responsible for the murder attempt of a Turkish-born restaurant owner in the industrial Ruhr area, authorities have said.
The third suspect in the Uppsala kidnapping case has been remanded into custody on suspicion of abducting the 25-year-old man who went missing on December 28th.