German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Saturday that forging a new global climate pact this year will prove difficult if Washington does not go beyond its current greenhouse gas cutting commitments.
The body of a man was found in a badly burned house in Falköping late on Friday evening. The victim has not yet been identified, but according to the Skövde police, he was probably the 60-year-old man who lived in the house.
According to Sveriges Radio Östergötland, rabbit meat is fast becoming a sought-after item on the Swedish dinner table, with demand peaking at – of course – Easter time.
The EU is forcing Sweden to lower safety requirements governing the use of bottled gas in house caravans and trailers.
The government is earmarking €10 million for public bicycle schemes to encourage people to leave their cars at home.
Germany’s Turkish community says it will work to change the law so that children born in Germany to Turkish parents are no longer forced to choose between passports but can have dual nationality.
Major Swedish companies continue to provide lavish pension plans for senior management staff.
Police in Baden-Württemberg are investigating what they describe as the mysterious killing of four members of a family who were all found shot dead in their home in the small town of Eislingen.
Bremen restaurant owners are set to throw open the doors of their toilets to the general public in a city-wide scheme to save money on public conveniences.
Germans have been taking less time off sick this year, as the financial crisis bites and makes workers fear for their jobs, according to new figures.
A rowdy night in Hovsjö in Södertälje culminated in gunshots and vandalism. The disturbances began at about 10 o’clock on Friday evening when shots were fired into the air or into the hillside from a pistol or similar weapon, according to Johan Sjöholm, then duty officer at Sodertälje Police Station.
John Demjanjuk, the man alleged to be Nazi war criminal ‘Ivan the Terrible’ heard on Friday night that his latest attempt to block extradition to Germany for trial had failed.