Prisoners escape again from Vaud prison
Switzerland

Prisoners escape again from Vaud prison

Questions are being raised about security after a group of prisoners escaped from a Vaud prison for the second time in less than three months.

Vice-Chancellor slates key government ideas
Germany

Vice-Chancellor slates key government ideas

The chairman of Germany's junior coalition party caused a stir on Sunday by dismissing almost all of the ruling union's proposals, like childcare subsidies, as too expensive.

Police arrest 200 football fans after riots
Germany

Police arrest 200 football fans after riots

Dortmund police have said the level of violence between rival Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 fans on Saturday was the worst in years as nearly 200 arrests were made before the Ruhr derby.

One baby dies, others ill after bacteria outbreak
Germany

One baby dies, others ill after bacteria outbreak

One baby has died and seven others are being treated for a bacterial infection at a Berlin hospital, where two of five neonatal wards have been shut as staff hunt for the source of the infection.

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Sweden

Woman awakes during hysterectomy op

A 53-year-old Swedish woman has reported that she awoke twice during the course of an operation to remove her uterus, according to a report in the local Smålandsposten daily.

Man arrested after hospital scissor attack
Sweden

Man arrested after hospital scissor attack

Stockholm police have arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing a colleague at Lidingö Hospital on Sunday morning.

Germany ‘needs more public security cameras’
Germany

Germany ‘needs more public security cameras’

Germany needs more cameras in public places and more police patrolling the streets, the interior minister said in an interview on Sunday. Attacks were becoming more brutal, despite a decline in general street crime.

Crowds march against anti-Semitism in Malmö
Sweden

Crowds march against anti-Semitism in Malmö

Some 300 people joined a demonstration in solidarity with the Jewish population in Malmö on Saturday after a spate of recent attacks.

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Sweden

Swedish teacher dies in Thailand

A Swedish teacher from Gävle in northern Sweden has died in a traffic accident on the holiday island of Koh Lanta in Thailand, according to a report in the Aftonbladet daily.

‘Ghost driver’ kills self and four others  in crash
Germany

‘Ghost driver’ kills self and four others in crash

Five people died early Sunday morning after a car travelling the wrong way up a motorway in western Germany hit another vehicle head-on. Police said on Sunday that getting into the wreckage was proving difficult.

Ship to Gaza activists taken to Israeli port
Sweden

Ship to Gaza activists taken to Israeli port

The pro-Palestinian activists onboard the Ship to Gaza vessel Estelle which was boarded by Israeli soldiers on Saturday, have been take into custody in the port of Ashdod.

Bayern beat Düsseldorf, Schalke smash Dortmund
Germany

Bayern beat Düsseldorf, Schalke smash Dortmund

Bayern Munich set a new Bundesliga record on Saturday when they claimed their eighth straight victory since the start of the season with a 5-0 hammering of Fortuna Düsseldorf, while Schalke enjoyed a rare 2-1 win over Dortmund.