Leaders of the Social Democratic Party voted Saturday for a platform that would raise taxes on wealthy Germans as the party prepares for a tough election campaign against Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats.
Following a deadly school shooting last month, the interior ministers of Germany’s 16 states are planning to offer amnesty to anyone who turns in an illegal weapon, the news magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.
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Internet service providers refuse to cooperate with an entertainment industry group's demand to shut down The Pirate Bay.
The law is still way behind filesharing technology, maintain several of Sweden's opinion columnists in the wake of the Pirate Bay verdict yesterday. Many of them see the court's sentencing as surprisingly harsh.
A group of “militant stalkers” has been following the German rock band Tokio Hotel for the past six months, which may have prompted star Tom Kaulitz’s attack against a female fan last week, daily Bild reported Saturday.
Sweden will not send any ministerial officials to the UN conference on racism in Geneva on Monday, said Swedish Integration Minister Nyamko Sabuni.
Swedish soldiers deployed in Afghanistan have been contacted via Facebook in an attempt to glean secret military information, according to Dagens Nyheter newspaper.
Economy Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg harshly criticized bankers just days before a major economic summit in the Chancellery in an interview to be published Sunday in the news magazine Der Spiegel.
Investigators at the National Investigation Department (Rikskriminalen) have ruled out sabotage in several cases where bits of glass were discovered in frozen poultry, as well as in other food products.
Germany’s worst recession since World War II is driving millions of workers into the ‘shadow economy,’ according to a report published Saturday in Wirtschaftwoche.
China's official media and outspoken bloggers on Friday protested over a German advert promoting the use of condoms which shows revolutionary leader Mao Zedong as a sperm cell alongside Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden.