The Social Democrats should reject the Red-Green coalition agreement to reintroduce property taxes, Thomas Östros, the party's economic policy spokeperson, has argued.
Swedish researchers fear that the number of people suffering from diabetes stands to double in the country over the coming years, with the condition creeping down the ages.
The German government said Saturday it has relaxed its ban on flights from Yemen, allowing passenger planes to travel between the two countries but still forbidding freight.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the Burmese authorities to release the more than 2,000 political prisoners in the country, while applauding Saturday’s release of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Deutsche Bahn is to extend its bus services, offering more trips at lower prices than paid for the same routes on trains, according to business magazine Wirtschaftswoche.
Pressure is growing on the Bundesliga to keep the weekend over May 1 completely football free – in order to help police forces to manage the demonstrations and riots which usually precede and accompany labour day.
A row has broken out over the use of French police officers in Germany during last week’s demonstrations against the nuclear waste transport to Gorleben. Meanwhile northern ports cities could refuse to let new waste transports through.
A man called police on Friday evening and admitted to having killed a woman in an apartment in Skara in western Sweden.
Volvo Cars and its Chinese owners Geely have different ideas on how best to market the Sweden-based firm's models in China.
The German Vice-President of the European Parliament, Silvana Koch-Mehrin, is fighting to bring in the ban on mobile phone roaming charges to next year.
Two time French Open finalist Robin Söderling beat American eighth seed Andy Roddick to lead the way into the ATP Paris Masters semi-finals on Friday.
The elephants and hippos at Karlsruhe Zoo were rescued in dramatic circumstances on Friday night after a fire which had already killed a number of animals threatened to spread to their enclosure.