Clash with the Cowboys at Super Bowl celebrations
Norway

Clash with the Cowboys at Super Bowl celebrations

Any football fan knows the Germans have historically proven pretty adept at a kick-about. But not every game has two halves. With Super Bowl Sunday coming soon, you could be celebrating the match in the company of the Munich Cowboys

Clash with the Cowboys at Super Bowl celebrations
Sweden

Clash with the Cowboys at Super Bowl celebrations

Any football fan knows the Germans have historically proven pretty adept at a kick-about. But not every game has two halves.

Malmö police hunt 28-year-old over shooting
Sweden

Malmö police hunt 28-year-old over shooting

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 28-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a 31-year-old man in broad daylight on Friday afternoon in central Malmö.

Politicians warn against more defence cuts
Germany

Politicians warn against more defence cuts

Government politicians have expressed concerns about reports that Germany's Defence Ministry could have to shoulder the biggest burden in upcoming budget cuts.

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Sweden

Elderly lady drove home wrong car

An 80-year-old Swedish woman jumped into the wrong car on Friday, and finding the keys in the ignition she was able to drive home completely unaware that her own car remained in the supermarket car park.

Germany to get 20C warmer in two days
Germany

Germany to get 20C warmer in two days

Temperatures in Germany will be riding a rollercoaster over the coming days, as chills of -19C in some areas are set to leap well above zero at the start of the week.

Elite soldiers ‘growing left breasts’
Germany

Elite soldiers ‘growing left breasts’

An alarming study has been revealed which suggests that soldiers in a German army guard battalion that performs in major state ceremonies are growing breasts - as a side effect of military drills.

Dortmund storm into second in Bundesliga
Germany

Dortmund storm into second in Bundesliga

Defending Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund romped to a 3-0 win at home to Nuremberg on Friday to provisionally go second in the German league behind leaders Bayern Munich.

Police stumped by Bahlsen biscuit mystery
Germany

Police stumped by Bahlsen biscuit mystery

A 100-year-old golden biscuit has been stolen from outside the headquarters of top German biscuit maker Bahlsen in the western city of Hannover. Police have no leads.

Internet pioneer warns of government meddling
Switzerland

Internet pioneer warns of government meddling

The inventor of the World Wide Web warns that government control is limiting the possibilities of the internet, as dozens of countries and businesses sign a cyber-security deal at the Davos forum.

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Sweden

Man charged as woman dies after S&M sex game

A man from Umeå in northern Sweden has been charged with aggravated assault and manslaughter after the death of 28-year-old German woman during a violent S&M sex game.

Obama backs France in battle against extremists
France

Obama backs France in battle against extremists

US President Barack Obama voiced support Friday for France's military intervention in Mali and vowed to work with French counterpart Francois Hollande to tackle extremism across North Africa.

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Sweden

Man critical after Malmö street shooting

A 31-year-old man remains in critical condition after he was shot in broad daylight near Möllevångstorget in central Malmö on Friday afternoon.

Volvo takes pole after China truck purchase
Sweden

Volvo takes pole after China truck purchase

Swedish truckmaker Volvo claims to have become the largest global manufacturer of heavy trucks after completing the purchase of 45 percent of Chinese firm Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles (DFCV).

‘Brixit’ talk sparks Anglo-German tabloid love-in
Germany

‘Brixit’ talk sparks Anglo-German tabloid love-in

The prospect of a British exit from the European Union appears to have led British tabloid The Sun and its German rival Bild to call a brief truce in their sparring.