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The Local (Sweden)

  • Full refuges reject five battered women a daynew
    19 April 2015, 1:20 pm - women's shelters in sweden remain under pressure with a new report indicating that five women a day were turned away in 2014 due to over-crowding.
  • Two remanded for Gothenburg gang murdernew
    19 April 2015, 11:18 am - two young men have been remanded into custody on suspicion of the murder of a 55-year-old man in gothenburg on wednesday.
  • 'Unattractive' Swedes offered total makeovernew
    19 April 2015, 9:50 am - sweden's least attractive people live in motala, according to a dating website, but that is soon to change.
  • Sweden set for brief burst of spring sunshinenew
    18 April 2015, 2:01 pm - april is a notoriously whimsical weather month and is set to take a turn for the better in sweden as spring sunshine is set to make a return to many parts of the country .
  • Swedish teens in hurry to leave homenew
    18 April 2015, 12:37 pm - swedish youngsters leave home earlier their european counterparts, surprising housing researchers.
  • Swedish study explains coffee cancer linknew
    18 April 2015, 8:37 am - swedish researchers have explained why drinking coffee is thought to lower the risk of contracting breast and other cancers.
  • Zlatan's French rant ban reduced to three matchesnew
    17 April 2015, 5:28 pm - controversial swedish footballer zlatan ibrahimovic's ban for his foul-mouthed rant at a referee in which he blasted france as a “shit country” has been reduced from four matches to three, french newspaper le parisien reported on friday.
  • New Swedes picked for airport Hall of Famenew
    17 April 2015, 4:47 pm - the new faces that are going to represent sweden at the stockholm hall of fame at arlanda airport have been revealed. the gallery of famous swedes is meant to reflect the country's contemporary icons, but this is its first update in almost nine
  • Swedish Robocop star in Wikileaks email scandalnew
    17 April 2015, 3:43 pm - sweden's hottest hollywood star joel kinnaman is the latest name to emerge from a wikileaks' publication of over 170,000 internal sony pictures emails stolen in a massive hacker attack last year, alongside one of the pirate bay founders and
  • First 'city warehouse' in Scandinavia for Ikeanew
    17 April 2015, 12:08 pm - swedish furniture giant has announced plans to open its first 'city warehouse' in scandinavia, with a massive new store set to be built in the centre of copenhagen, as plans for a similar project in stockholm remain in doubt.

The Local (Germany)

  • Robots woo crowds at Hannover trade fairnew
    19 April 2015, 9:16 am - collaborative robots and intelligent machinery may have wowed the crowds at this year's hannover messe, but experts see german industry as having some way to go towards incorporating them on factory floors in what could become the fourth industrial
  • Thousands protest EU-US trade talksnew
    19 April 2015, 8:56 am - thousands of protesters took to the streets in europe on saturday to oppose the world's biggest free trade pact between the us and european union.
  • EU-US trade talks prompt German irenew
    18 April 2015, 1:35 pm - in much of europe any mention of ttip might receive a blank stare, in germany the proposed us-eu free trade pact is likely to prompt a volley of angry words.
  • Auschwitz expert slams Nazi justice recordnew
    18 April 2015, 1:11 pm - oskar gröning, 93, a former nazi known as the "bookkeeper of auschwitz", goes on trial in germany on tuesday in what could be the last nazi war crimes trial while an expert calls the country's judicial record 'miserable'.
  • Turkish Airlines: married pilots are safer pilotsnew
    17 April 2015, 4:07 pm - the general manager of turkish airlines has urged single pilots to marry, after the germanwings tragedy blamed on a pilot with psychological problems.
  • 'It hurts when Germans call Greece a failed state'new
    17 April 2015, 3:42 pm - with the war of words – and cashflows – between greece and germany showing no sign of dying down, the local meets one young greek who's come to see what the germans have to teach about running a country successfully.
  • Interior Minister wants quicker deportationsnew
    17 April 2015, 3:34 pm - interior minister thomas de maizière called on friday for state governments to speed up deportations of failed asylum applicants, in the latest round in a war of words between the federal government and the states.
  • VW CEO survives despite departure rumoursnew
    17 April 2015, 12:15 pm - volkswagen ceo martin winterkorn has dodged a broadside from company chairman ferdinand piech which many thought would unseat him from the troubled car maker. instead, the steering committee has offered him an extension to his contract.
  • Bayern doctor quits in spat with Guardiolanew
    17 April 2015, 11:14 am - the resignation of iconic club doctor hans-willhelm müller-wohlfahrt on thursday evening threatens to unleash internal chaos at bayern munich after their champions league humiliation at the hands of fc porto.
  • Deutsche Bahn flirts with drivers' strike deadlinenew
    17 April 2015, 10:30 am - rail operator deutsche bahn has until 3 pm on friday to respond to demands from the train drivers' union (gdl) for a "reasonable provisional result" in talks over pay, conditions and union representation.


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  • Misery for Pakistan as Bangladesh seal historic series winnew
    19 April 2015, 4:51 pm - dhaka: tamim iqbal smashed a second consecutive century to steer bangladesh to their first ever one-day series win over pakistan with a seven-wicket victory in the second match in dhaka on sunday.the left-handed opener hit an unbeaten run-a-ball 116
  • Indian BSF resorts to unprovoked shelling in Sialkot: ISPRnew
    19 April 2015, 3:15 pm - sialkot: indian border security forces (bsf) on sunday evening resorted to unprovoked shelling across the working boundary in shakargarh, to which pakistan rangers retaliated accordingly, said a statement from the inter-services public relations
  • IS or Taliban? Either way, fear stalks war-weary Afghansnew
    19 April 2015, 1:22 pm - kabul: claims that the islamic state (is) group carried out a deadly suicide bombing in afghanistan raise questions about whether the culprits are the real deal or taliban turncoats now waving the is black flag.either way, war-weary afghans seem to
  • Two Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youthnew
    19 April 2015, 11:10 am - srinagar: two indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy during weekend protests in the disputed region of kashmir, police said. police said in a statement that they arrested two policemen after a preliminary investigation
  • BHC orders protection of the houbara bustardnew
    19 April 2015, 10:01 am - quetta: balochistan high court (bhc) has ordered the balochistan government to evolve a mechanism for the protection of the houbara bustards in the province.the court directed the secretary forest and wild life to consult experts from international
  • Upto 700 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coastnew
    19 April 2015, 9:42 am - rome/palermo: as many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the libyan coast overnight, a united nations official said on sunday.antonino irato, a senior official from the italian border police told television
  • Ahead of NA-246 by-poll, Imran makes appeal to Karachi communitiesnew
    19 April 2015, 9:42 am - karachi: addressing supporters at a rally ahead of the highly-anticipated na-246 by-poll, pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) chairman imran khan said karachi's plight began deteriorating in 1985, ever since politics in the name of 'muhajirs' began.khan
  • Pakistan condemns use of force against Kashmiris by Indianew
    19 April 2015, 8:22 am - islamabad: pakistan has strongly condemned the brutal use of force by indian security personnel against peaceful and unarmed protesters, which resulted in the killing of two young kashmiri men."pakistan is deeply concerned at the increase in
  • Sartaj urges India to resume foreign-secretary level talksnew
    19 April 2015, 2:40 am - lahore: prime minister’s adviser on foreign affairs sartaj aziz has expressed wonder at the inordinate delay by india in resuming foreign secretaries-level talks between the two countries and urged new delhi to start the dialogue for resolving
  • Masood Hamid to be laid to rest todaynew
    19 April 2015, 2:39 am - karachi: mr masood hamid, director marketing, pakistan herald publications private limited (phpl), who was found shot dead on friday night, will be laid to rest on sunday, the dawn media group said in a statement.his funeral prayers will be held


  • RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know todaynew
    19 April 2015, 8:29 pm - is this the worst “promposal” ever? what he thought was a clever idea to invite his date-to-be to prom ended with her crying profusely.
  • Johnny Depp missing from Australian setnew
    19 April 2015, 3:52 pm - where’s johnny? that’s the multimillion-dollar question being asked on the gold coast set of pirates of the caribbean.
  • Arrested teen demands apologynew
    19 April 2015, 3:23 pm - a young man arrested in a pre-dawn raid claims he was assaulted by police, with his mother saying he got a ­“flogging”.
  • Badgerys Creek: Noise naysayers getting it wrongnew
    19 April 2015, 2:00 pm - the number of people expected to be affected by noise from sydney’s second airport will be fewer than 2 per cent of those now living within a similar zone.
  • Why is this so offensive?new
    19 April 2015, 2:00 pm - it is the image which epitomises our anzac campaign, yet it’s riled our one-time enemies on the eve of the gallipoli centenary. so just why are the turks so cranky?
  • Son honours the hero of Lone Pinenew
    19 April 2015, 2:00 pm - he’s 93 years old, and a veteran himself, but richard youden is heading to gallipoli to see for himself the spot his father held for two days despite constant bombardment.
  • #NoJabNoPlay: Horror of children with no vaccinesnew
    19 April 2015, 2:00 pm - a top paediatrician with international doctors group medecins sans frontieres has revealed her horror at watching children die from preventable diseases.
  • Why GST on food is a good ideanew
    19 April 2015, 12:00 pm - the greens and labor claim a gst on currently exempt items like fresh food is “regressive”. but the experts say otherwise — and ask us to look over the tasman for the proof.
  • Locked in to a loan ... and loving itnew
    19 April 2015, 12:00 pm - market research shows that a decreasing number of us are opting for fixed rate loans — but those who do are reaping the benefits. so why aren’t more aussies signing up?
  • Age will not weary Telkanew
    19 April 2015, 12:00 pm - luck of the draw means alice springs grandmother telka williams will attend gallipoli centenary commemorations with family to honour her father.

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  • Iraqi Shi'ite militia says DNA tests prove Saddam aide deadnew
    19 April 2015, 8:08 pm - baghdad (reuters) - an iraqi shi'ite militia group said on sunday it had conducted dna tests to prove the death of ezzat al-douri, former right-hand man to the late president saddam hussein, who after the 2003 u.s. invasion was ranked by washington
  • Republican hopefuls target middle-class insecurity as economy improvesnew
    19 April 2015, 7:51 pm - nashua (reuters) - facing a recovering economy and a tumbling jobless rate, republican presidential candidates honing their economic message are trying tap into a lingering sense of insecurity among americans seven years after the global financial
  • Islamic State shoots and beheads 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya: videonew
    19 April 2015, 7:48 pm - cairo (reuters) - a video purportedly made by islamic state and posted on social media sites on sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 ethiopian christians in libya.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Hundreds drown off Libya, EU leaders forced to reconsider migrant crisisnew
    19 April 2015, 7:09 pm - palermo, italy (reuters) - as many as 700 migrants were feared dead on sunday after their boat capsized in the mediterranean, raising pressure on europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and find money for support as turmoil in libya and the middle
  • Shanghai GM to spend $16 billion developing new vehiclesnew
    19 April 2015, 6:45 pm - shanghai (reuters) - shanghai gm, a joint venture between general motors and china's saic motor corp , plans to spend 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) over the next five years developing new vehicles, shanghai gm president wang yongqing said on
  • Yemen's Houthi leader accuses Saudi Arabia of seeking to invadenew
    19 April 2015, 6:43 pm - aden (reuters) - the leader of yemen's iranian-allied houthi militia accused saudi arabia on sunday of plotting to seize the country, in a fiery speech suggesting he was in no mood to compromise despite more than three weeks of saudi-led
  • Poland summons U.S. ambassador over FBI head's Holocaust remarksnew
    19 April 2015, 6:42 pm - warsaw (reuters) - poland has summoned the united states' ambassador in warsaw over an article written by a top u.s. intelligence official on poland's alleged responsibility for the holocaust during world war two, a foreign ministry spokesman said on
  • Oklahoma City victims remembered 20 years after bombingnew
    19 April 2015, 5:30 pm - oklahoma city (reuters) - hundreds of people gathered on sunday at the site of the 1995 oklahoma city bombing to remember the 168 men, women and children killed when a truck stuffed with tons of explosives blew up at a downtown federal
  • Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are U.S. 'myth'new
    19 April 2015, 5:29 pm - dubai (reuters) - iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei told military commanders on sunday the united states had created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this
  • South Africa's 'Rainbow Nation' turns dark as immigrant attacks risenew
    19 April 2015, 5:24 pm - johannesburg (reuters) - when he heard angry screams and the hammering of hatchets on the door of his shack last week, malawian folias sakai thought he was about to become the eighth person to be killed in anti-immigrant attacks that have swept south