Thousands of people paid their respects on Saturday in the German city of Duisburg to the 21 people who died in the Love Parade tragedy a week earlier.
Germany's ruling parties – the Christian Democratic Union and its Bavarian sister, the Christian Social Union – need to get back to their conservative roots to counter terrible polls, the CSU chairman said Saturday.
A convicted sex offender asked not to be released from prison without further rehabilitation, it was revealed Saturday. The man was set free in mid-July after nearly 30 years in jail.
A new survey suggests that Germans have not yet decided whether they would like to see the end of conscription.
The leaders of Sweden’s seven main parties have expressed support for an amendment to legislation forcing anybody who has a sex change to undergo compulsory sterilization and, if married, to secure a divorce from their partner.
A Moderate Party politician in Stockholm has been stripped of his duties after making offensive comments on a rival politician’s blog about homosexuals and their right to adopt.
A 29-year-old woman is to receive 100,000 kronor ($14,000) in damages after reaching an out of court settlement with a home electronics store in western Sweden which cited her pregnancy as grounds for not offering her a permanent job.
German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen is planning corrections to the unemployment benefit known as Hartz IV that will have far-reaching consequences for the long-term unemployed.
German industrial group Siemens said Friday that it has resumed full-time work schedules at German sites owing to a pick-up in demand, following the lead of the auto industry.
A man in his early twenties has been found guilty of child rape after impregnating a 12-year-old girl he brought home from a party in Tranås in southern Sweden in January.
A 19-year-old man has died after a shooting incident in the Stockholm suburb of Alby on Friday night, newspaper Expressen reports.