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The Social Democrats have once again emphasised their committment to public healthcare services ahead of tomorrow’s by-election in Västra Götaland.
Frank-Jürgen Weise, head of the Federal Labour Agency (BA), said in an interview published Saturday that Germany needs two million qualified foreigners over the next few years to avoid a labour shortage.
A warning strike by Easyjet employees at Berlin's Schönefeld airport caused severe disruption on Saturday morning. Several flights had to be cancelled, while many others were delayed.
The warm weather being enjoyed by most of Sweden at the moment also brings with it the combined danger of more wasps and snakes across the country.
Up to 50 MPs in Germany's ruling coalition may vote against the European Financial Stabilization Mechanism (EFSM), according to a eurosceptic MP in the government's junior partner, the Free Democratic Party.
Sweden reached its first ice hockey World Cup Final in ice hockey in five years on Saturday, following a comprehensive victory over the Czech Republic.
Former Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück has signalled his willingness to be a chancellor candidate for his Social Democratic Party, in an interview to be broadcast this weekend.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Israeli-Palestinian ties on Friday, a week before Netanyahu takes his battle against Palestinian statehood to Washington.
Sony Ericsson ends trademark battle
The EU Commission, the IMF and Germany are calling for Greece to reschedule its massive debt burden, due to the deteriorating situation, the German press reported Saturday.
The Saab saga took yet another new twist on Friday when several suppliers to the carmaker warned staff of possible redundancies.