Residents of Swiss city Geneva voted to tighten restrictions on demonstrations and authorised stiff fines for violators in a referendum on Sunday, setting up a human rights clash with the UN.
Swiss watchmaker Hublot unveiled on Wednesday the world's most expensive watch with a price tag of $5 million and inlaid with more than 1,200 diamonds, including six stones of more than 3 carats each.
Some 500 nursing students in Umeå, in northern Sweden, are taking a stand and demanding higher entry wages. They're encouraging all nurses to turn down any job with a monthly salary of less than 24,000 kronor ($3,500), according to reports in local media.
The German shooting federation has banned gay ceremonial “kings” from appearing in public with their partners - and says they have to take a female partner to functions instead.
Cologne parted company with director of sport Volker Finke just hours after their 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin in the German league, a move the club said on Sunday was a search for "clarity."
The bankrupt drugstore chain Schlecker will not receive money from the German development bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), the Welt newspaper reported on Sunday.
Switzerland voted against more holidays, while Zurich approved an initiative to shift the sex trade out of the city centre in just two of a series of federal and local referenda held on Sunday.
Switzerland is voting on Sunday in a series of referenda on issues ranging from longer holiday entitlement to tougher rules on demonstrations in Geneva -- a proposal already denounced by a UN expert.
Germany is not seeking to "occupy" Greece or control Europe German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble told a Greek daily on Sunday, dismissing the idea as "stupid."
Residents in Geneva approved in a referendum on Sunday imposing tighter restrictions on demonstrations and authorising stiff fines for violators, according to near complete results.
Ex-President Christian Wulff has gone on a temporary monastic retreat, according to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper. Allegations of corruption in the past months have taken their toll, sources high up in Berlin political circles said.
Sweden's Migration Board (Migrationsverket) can't stop children coming to Sweden, even when there's a risk that they'll be exposed to violence and assault from a step parent, according to a court ruling from the Migration Court of Appeals (Migrationsöverdomstolen).
When Liberal Party leader Jan Björklund spoke at the party's congress in Västerås, he brought up youth unemployment as well as the hotly debated Saudi arms deal.
Traffic safety is a class issue in Sweden, as working class children are far more likely to be injured in traffic than their middle class friends, according to a study from Stockholm's Karolinska Institute.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has pledged €265 million in aid to Yemen during a visit to the impoverished Arabian peninsula country, according to the state-run Saba news agency.