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The Local (Sweden)

  • 'Sweden is not any closer to joining Danes in Nato'new
    3 March 2015, 11:47 am - sweden’s new military co-operation agreement with denmark should not be seen as a step closer to nato membership, defence minister peter hultqvist has told the local.
  • Why can't refugees travel to Sweden legally?new
    3 March 2015, 11:17 am - refugees should not be forced to make dangerous journeys to europe in order to seek asylum, argues liberal party mep cecilia wikström, who also wants to see other eu states joining sweden and germany in taking in more people from war-torn
  • 159 miners rescued from fire in central Swedennew
    3 March 2015, 10:35 am - a fire broke out at a mine in garpenberg in central sweden at around 9am on tuesday morning, with 159 people rescued by 10.30am.
  • Sweden flights delayed as Norwegian row boilsnew
    3 March 2015, 8:42 am - thirteen flights were delayed or cancelled by scandinavian airline norwegian on tuesday, including four to or from airports in sweden, amid fears of further chaos on wednesday when hundreds of swedish staff could join a strike currently being held by
  • Just four protestors at Sweden anti-Islam rallynew
    3 March 2015, 8:20 am - updated: counter-demonstrators dramatically outnumbered anti-islam protesters at a pegida rally in linköping in southern sweden, with reports that just four people turned up to support the right wing group, while up to 400 others rallied in
  • Sweden eyes fingerprint scanning to stop fraudnew
    3 March 2015, 7:41 am - sweden needs to beef up its border security with fingerprint scanning to stop passport fraud, a government inquiry has argued as the country grapples with unprecedented levels of immigration.
  • Sweden in for 'warmer than usual' springnew
    2 March 2015, 5:58 pm - sweden could be just the place to soak up some sun this spring, as experts predict the country will see unusually high temperatures in march.
  • Trouble-hit Malmö school to reopen after closurenew
    2 March 2015, 4:38 pm - updated: a malmö school that closed amid concerns of violence and criminality is set to reopen to pupils on tuesday morning, after crisis talks were held between staff and directors on monday.
  • Christian Democrat party leadership race heats upnew
    2 March 2015, 4:37 pm - the leadership battle in sweden’s right-wing christian democrat party is heating up. on monday the contest was narrowed down to two candidates, ebba busch thor and jakob forssmed.
  • Dylan guitarist makes music history in Swedennew
    2 March 2015, 4:22 pm - bob dylan guitarist charlie sexton helped write a piece of musical history in northern sweden at the weekend with the world premiere of new compositions written expressly for ice instruments performed at the ice music city of songs concerts in

The Local (Germany)

  • Germans happy with being EU top dogsnew
    3 March 2015, 11:38 am - germans are more supportive of how the eu is run than any other member state, but experts tell the local that may only last as long as the economic good times.
  • Schumacher junior signs first racing contractnew
    3 March 2015, 9:13 am - mick schumacher, the son of seven-time formula one world champion michael, will appear in formula 4 from april with team van amersfoort, the dutch outfit announced on monday.
  • Leaders hail Ukraine ceasefire progressnew
    3 March 2015, 8:36 am - chancellor angela merkel agreed to further steps in putting last month's ukraine ceasefire accords into action on monday evening in a phone conversation with french president francois hollande, russian president vladimir putin and ukraine's petro
  • 'Germany for Germans': Pegida to refugeesnew
    3 March 2015, 8:35 am - several hundred pegida supporters clashed with pro-refugee activists in dresden, shortly after the group gathered with newly increased numbers.
  • Munich's new tram bell upsets traditionalistsnew
    2 March 2015, 5:58 pm - on the busy streets of central munich, where the distinction between foot zone and tram line is often rather fluid, tram drivers sound a bell reminding pedestrians it would be in their best interest to move out of the way. but a high-tech new system
  • Prosecutors target Bergen-Belsen guardnew
    2 March 2015, 3:48 pm - prosecutors in hamburg are investigating a 93-year-old woman who has been accused of having supervised a “death march” away from the bergen-belsen concentration camp.
  • Teachers set to walk out on Tuesdaynew
    2 March 2015, 3:39 pm - teachers plan to walk out in turn on tuesday after the first in a series of nation-wide public sector strikes took place at the university hospital in essen on monday.
  • Tsipras comments 'not the done thing': Germanynew
    2 March 2015, 1:54 pm - germany on monday angrily denounced greek prime minister alexis tsipras for accusing eurozone partners spain and portugal of undermining his negotiations with brussels, saying he had been out of line.
  • Court lets child porn MP Edathy off with finenew
    2 March 2015, 11:44 am - a court has decided to fine former mp sebastian edathy €5,000 after he admitted on monday to downloading child pornography images and video onto his official parliamentary laptop.
  • Sudeten Germans give up 'right to homeland'new
    2 March 2015, 8:54 am - the sudeten german homeland association has given up its claim to the group's former home in parts of the czech republic, quieting one of the final echoes of the second world war.


The Mosque Times


  • Golf lake accident man criticalnew
    3 March 2015, 12:36 pm - a man is taken to hospital in a critical condition after a vehicle rolled into a lake at the celtic manor resort golf course in newport.
  • Bank flags market abuse issuesnew
    3 March 2015, 12:34 pm - the bank of england has flagged 50 instances of potential market abuse following a shake up of how it operates.
  • Sex gangs targeted hundreds of girlsnew
    3 March 2015, 12:30 pm - as many as 373 children may have been targeted for sex by gangs of men in oxfordshire in the last 16 years, a serious case review finds.
  • Chile's Villarrica volcano eruptsnew
    3 March 2015, 12:24 pm - the villarrica volcano, one of the most active in south america, erupts in southern chile, spewing ash and lava into the air.
  • Body parts found in Becky searchnew
    3 March 2015, 12:20 pm - the family of missing teenager becky watts say they are "devastated" as police reveal body parts are discovered at a house in bristol.
  • Alonso to miss Australian Grand Prixnew
    3 March 2015, 12:19 pm - mclaren driver fernando alonso will miss the season-opening australian grand prix on medical advice.
  • Jail threat for sex abuse 'neglect'new
    3 March 2015, 12:17 pm - teachers, councillors and social workers in england and wales who fail to protect children from sexual exploitation could face up to five years in jail under proposals being unveiled by the pm.
  • A&E waiting time targets missednew
    3 March 2015, 12:16 pm - scotland's a&e departments treated 87% of people within the scottish government's target of four hours in january, nhs statistics show.
  • Wigan chairman Whelan steps downnew
    3 March 2015, 12:13 pm - dave whelan resigns from his position as chairman of wigan athletic but will remain as owner of the championship club.
  • Lawyer assassinated in Mozambiquenew
    3 March 2015, 12:09 pm - a prominent lawyer at the centre of a debate over mozambique's constitution dies after being shot outside a cafe in the capital, maputo.


Japan Today (Japan)

The Don


  • Rapist cuffed escort for attacknew
    3 March 2015, 8:21 am - a 51-year-old who handcuffed an escort and repeatedly raped her in a ‘sadistic and degrading’ attack has been sentenced more than 20 years later.
  • Glowing reference for masturbatornew
    3 March 2015, 6:44 am - the head accused of covering up child sex abuse at knox grammar gave a glowing reference to a teacher seen masturbating outside another school.
  • Medicare co-payment dumpednew
    3 March 2015, 5:46 am - the federal government has scrapped its unpopular plan for a gp co-payment, health minister sussan ley has confirmed.
  • Malcolm Turnbull backs PM Tony Abbottnew
    3 March 2015, 5:34 am - malcolm turnbull has publicly backed pm tony abbott, saying he is an “intelligent, brave man” in an interview with abc tv’s 7.30.
  • The stories you need to know todaynew
    3 March 2015, 5:28 am - a “taxi sandwich” left a woman bleeding heavily after she tried to remove her bags from the boot of a cab stopped at a red light in new york’s busy times square.
  • Your mail is going to take longernew
    3 March 2015, 5:10 am - mail is going to take longer to arrive and the price of your stamps is going to rise, with australia post set to shake up its services.
  • Federal MPs hit in phone pranknew
    3 March 2015, 4:17 am - update: about 15 federal mps who thought their phones may have been hacked are believed to have been pranked.
  • No rate reprieve for borrowersnew
    3 March 2015, 3:46 am - the rba has kept rates steady, despite further signs the economy is deteriorating.
  • Fake police officer pulls over drivernew
    3 March 2015, 3:44 am - a man impersonating a police officer has pulled over a 19-year-old woman and called for her to get out of her car.
  • Aussie teen’s plea to ‘stop executions’new
    3 March 2015, 3:34 am - she only met the bali nine duo recently. but this aussie teenager was so moved she made a video with ex inmates for the president, begging him to spare their lives.

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