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Sweden

Girl reports rape attempt at Sweden’s Gothia Cup

A teenage girl has reported an attempted rape during the Gothia Cup youth football tournament in Gothenburg.

Bulgarian berry pickers camp out in Stockholm
Sweden

Bulgarian berry pickers camp out in Stockholm

Some 200 Bulgarian berry pickers have gathered outside the Bulgarian embassy in central Stockholm after promises of work bore no fruit.

Iconic Nürburgring track heads into final lap
Germany

Iconic Nürburgring track heads into final lap

The company that manages Germany's troubled Nürburgring circuit has petitioned to enter administration at a court in the town of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, it emerged on Saturday.

Hitler bomb plot ceremony marred by row
Germany

Hitler bomb plot ceremony marred by row

A high profile ceremony for new voluntary recruits to the Bundeswehr, marking the botched attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944, was marred on Saturday as a row blew up over the decision to change the location.

‘Body in a box’ woman died natural death
Germany

‘Body in a box’ woman died natural death

A body of a young woman found sealed in a cardboard box is mystifying police in Hannover. Who she was, how she got there and why remains unknown, yet investigators have ruled out murder and believe she died of natural causes.

Renegotiation no-go for Greece, says Germany
Germany

Renegotiation no-go for Greece, says Germany

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle ruled out any renegotiation of Greece's austerity programme in an interview published Saturday.

Opposition: Banks blackmail and dictate
Germany

Opposition: Banks blackmail and dictate

Leader of the main opposition Social Democrat (SPD) party Sigmar Gabriel has written a position paper slamming banks for blackmailing and manipulating the state as well as aiding tax evasion, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

‘English key to China changing the world’: Swedish table tennis star
Sweden

‘English key to China changing the world’: Swedish table tennis star

Swedish table tennis legend Jörgen Persson predicts that English lessons for the Chinese team can help to make the world a better place during the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games.

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Sweden

Swedish teen acquitted of Malaga rape

A 17-year-old Swedish high school student from Växjö in southern Sweden accused of raping a woman in southern Spain last July was acquitted by a Malaga court on Friday.

Woman in coma drank poisoned Capri Sun
Germany

Woman in coma drank poisoned Capri Sun

A married couple from Bremen fell seriously ill after drinking poisoned Capri Sun fruit drinks. Police are now treating the case as attempted murder, according to newspaper reports.

Sun set to shine on late Swedish summer
Sweden

Sun set to shine on late Swedish summer

After a summer which has hitherto offered up mostly rain, bad weather and flooding, the sunshine may be just around the corner, according to the latest weather forecasts.