​​The fast-growing Swedish city where international families feel at home
Sweden

​​The fast-growing Swedish city where international families feel at home

“People ask me whether I’m getting restless about staying in the same city for so long,” says Amy Loutfi, Professor in Information Technology at Örebro University. “But I tell them it’s not the same city – so much has changed.”

EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about parental leave in Germany
Germany

EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about parental leave in Germany

Financial help: Italy plans new ‘universal single allowance’ for families from July
Italy

Financial help: Italy plans new ‘universal single allowance’ for families from July

‘What it was like being pregnant during the pandemic in Italy’
Italy

‘What it was like being pregnant during the pandemic in Italy’

‘Universal single allowance’: Italy plans more help for families as birth rate plunges
Italy

‘Universal single allowance’: Italy plans more help for families as birth rate plunges

Here’s when parents in Germany will receive a one-off €150 ‘Kinderbonus’ payment
Germany

Here’s when parents in Germany will receive a one-off €150 ‘Kinderbonus’ payment

EXPLAINED: How Germany plans to support families and businesses in the pandemic
Germany

EXPLAINED: How Germany plans to support families and businesses in the pandemic

Italy’s low birth rate ‘plunging further due to coronavirus crisis’
Italy

Italy’s low birth rate ‘plunging further due to coronavirus crisis’

Germany to start paying out €300 coronavirus ‘Kinderbonus’ in three weeks
Germany

Germany to start paying out €300 coronavirus ‘Kinderbonus’ in three weeks

How Germany plans to increase child benefits and provide tax relief
Germany

How Germany plans to increase child benefits and provide tax relief

Italy’s birth rate drops again – except in one province
Italy

Italy’s birth rate drops again – except in one province

How Italy’s new ‘Family Act’ aims to increase the plunging birth rate
Italy

How Italy’s new ‘Family Act’ aims to increase the plunging birth rate

Here’s when families will receive Germany’s Kinderbonus cash
Germany

Here’s when families will receive Germany’s Kinderbonus cash

Explained: How does Germany’s Kinderbonus coronavirus payment work?
Germany

Explained: How does Germany’s Kinderbonus coronavirus payment work?

‘I have no work’: Italy’s tour guides, teachers and business owners struggling with the coronavirus crisis
Italy

‘I have no work’: Italy’s tour guides, teachers and business owners struggling with the coronavirus crisis

A quarter of all families with children in Spain live in poverty
Spain

A quarter of all families with children in Spain live in poverty

How Germany plans to help working parents with guaranteed all-day care for children
Germany

How Germany plans to help working parents with guaranteed all-day care for children

The Swedish city planning to completely overhaul the school year
Sweden

The Swedish city planning to completely overhaul the school year

How ageing Italy plans to bump up its birth rate in 2020
Italy

How ageing Italy plans to bump up its birth rate in 2020

How the shake-up of Sweden’s school curriculum could affect your children
Sweden

How the shake-up of Sweden’s school curriculum could affect your children

Germany debates legalizing egg donations and surrogacy
Germany

Germany debates legalizing egg donations and surrogacy

EXPLAINED: How each German state plans to improve childcare and lower Kita costs for families
Germany

EXPLAINED: How each German state plans to improve childcare and lower Kita costs for families

Bigger ‘baby bonus’ and tax breaks on nappies: How Italy plans to favour families
Italy

Bigger ‘baby bonus’ and tax breaks on nappies: How Italy plans to favour families

Government agrees multi-billion euro tax relief ‘to help poor families’
Germany

Government agrees multi-billion euro tax relief ‘to help poor families’

Family ties make Faroese women Europe’s top baby makers
Denmark

Family ties make Faroese women Europe’s top baby makers

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study
Germany

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

Why family-friendly Sweden is talking about a maternity care crisis
Sweden

Why family-friendly Sweden is talking about a maternity care crisis

Report: More families are favouring Swiss city life
Switzerland

Report: More families are favouring Swiss city life

Trend of ever more childless women comes to halt in Germany – even for academics
Germany

Trend of ever more childless women comes to halt in Germany – even for academics

This is how much you get paid for having kids in Germany
Germany

This is how much you get paid for having kids in Germany

Surrogacy in the Nordics: understanding options and expectations

Surrogacy in the Nordics: understanding options and expectations

Nine in ten single parents can’t survive on German minimum wage alone
Germany

Nine in ten single parents can’t survive on German minimum wage alone

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2016
Germany

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2016

Austria pushes for brake on child benefits paid abroad
Austria

Austria pushes for brake on child benefits paid abroad

‘Sweden is a country that has children at its heart’
Sweden

‘Sweden is a country that has children at its heart’

Man, 57, told to leave parents’ home after ironing row
France

Man, 57, told to leave parents’ home after ironing row

2.2 million Italian families are without a job income: Istat
Italy

2.2 million Italian families are without a job income: Istat

Anger as families sent tax bills for Paris terror attack victims
France

Anger as families sent tax bills for Paris terror attack victims

Swiss canton boosts paternity leave to 5 days
Switzerland

Swiss canton boosts paternity leave to 5 days

German birthrate jumps to quarter-century high
Germany

German birthrate jumps to quarter-century high

Tax cuts pitched for baby-making Italians
Italy

Tax cuts pitched for baby-making Italians

Having kids later makes for a happy family
Germany

Having kids later makes for a happy family

Consumer confidence highest since 2001
Germany

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

Pay pensioners to move out, says union head
Germany

Pay pensioners to move out, says union head

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Germany

Just where do Germans spend their money?

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Germany

Court grants kids right to know donor fathers

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Germany

Government to raise child allowance by €20

Italian hotel named best in world for families
Italy

Italian hotel named best in world for families

Wealth falls for families in Italy
Italy

Wealth falls for families in Italy

Spain’s first-time mums oldest in Europe
Spain

Spain’s first-time mums oldest in Europe

Italy issues most permits in EU for family reasons
Italy

Italy issues most permits in EU for family reasons

Single parents, common law families on rise
Germany

Single parents, common law families on rise

A third of German homes have just one person
Germany

A third of German homes have just one person

Job centre must pay for dad to fly to Indonesia
Germany

Job centre must pay for dad to fly to Indonesia

More young families under time pressure
Germany

More young families under time pressure

Family-friendly military ‘too expensive’
Germany

Family-friendly military ‘too expensive’

Italian families slash Christmas spending
Italy

Italian families slash Christmas spending

One in four children smacked by parents
Germany

One in four children smacked by parents

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed
Germany

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed

Berlin’s ‘Peacemaker’ soothes the city
Germany

Berlin’s ‘Peacemaker’ soothes the city

High court strengthens gay adoption rights
Germany

High court strengthens gay adoption rights

Dads to get joint custody even if mum says no
Germany

Dads to get joint custody even if mum says no

Family Minister in trouble for neutering God
Germany

Family Minister in trouble for neutering God

Family minister cuts racism from fairytales
Germany

Family minister cuts racism from fairytales

Women on contracts can keep pregnancy mum
Germany

Women on contracts can keep pregnancy mum

Women ‘still stuck at home with the kids’
Germany

Women ‘still stuck at home with the kids’

Germany ‘fails to level educational playing field’
Germany

Germany ‘fails to level educational playing field’

Politician: gays biggest threat after euro crisis
Germany

Politician: gays biggest threat after euro crisis

Daughter sues mum over Facebook humiliation
Germany

Daughter sues mum over Facebook humiliation

Government fumes at opposition debate trick
Germany

Government fumes at opposition debate trick

OECD slams government day care payment plan
Germany

OECD slams government day care payment plan

Dad faces poaching charge for fake fishing
Germany

Dad faces poaching charge for fake fishing

German girl ‘kept like an animal’ for eight years
Germany

German girl ‘kept like an animal’ for eight years

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes
Germany

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

How would children run your family?
Germany

How would children run your family?

Family puts kids in charge for a month
Germany

Family puts kids in charge for a month

Easter Bunny belief ‘good for kids’
Germany

Easter Bunny belief ‘good for kids’

Women push politician to take parental leave
Germany

Women push politician to take parental leave

Merkel’s party revolts over childcare subsidy
Germany

Merkel’s party revolts over childcare subsidy

More than half of parents hit their kids – sons most
Germany

More than half of parents hit their kids – sons most

Should the childless pay more tax?
Germany

Should the childless pay more tax?

Identical quadruplets ‘one-in-13 million’
Germany

Identical quadruplets ‘one-in-13 million’

Three children die of injuries each day
Germany

Three children die of injuries each day

Germany ready to inseminate you, minister says
Germany

Germany ready to inseminate you, minister says

Putting Bavarian housewives before disadvantaged children
Germany

Putting Bavarian housewives before disadvantaged children

Still not enough children for the future
Germany

Still not enough children for the future

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day
Germany

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

FDP calls for basic children’s income
Germany

FDP calls for basic children’s income

German families still function as important social glue
Germany

German families still function as important social glue

Surrogate children have no right to German passport, court rules
Germany

Surrogate children have no right to German passport, court rules

Fewer Germans consider children essential part of life
Germany

Fewer Germans consider children essential part of life

Merkel slams dearth of female executives
Germany

Merkel slams dearth of female executives

European court bolsters fathers’ rights
Germany

European court bolsters fathers’ rights

Court rules against pet visitation rights
Germany

Court rules against pet visitation rights

‘Mini-jobs’ work against families, study finds
Germany

‘Mini-jobs’ work against families, study finds

Avoid getting tripped up by German family law
Germany

Avoid getting tripped up by German family law

Germans ready to make babies
Germany

Germans ready to make babies

In the name of the father
Germany

In the name of the father

Custody rights for unwed fathers strengthened
Germany

Custody rights for unwed fathers strengthened

Single-parent families on the rise in Germany
Germany

Single-parent families on the rise in Germany

Family Ministry projects suspended due to budget cuts
Germany

Family Ministry projects suspended due to budget cuts

Child payment from stimulus package delayed until April
Germany

Child payment from stimulus package delayed until April

More than half of pregnant German women drink alcohol
Germany

More than half of pregnant German women drink alcohol

Cot death numbers reach historic low as parents wise up
Germany

Cot death numbers reach historic low as parents wise up

Ministry for ban on lap seating for babies and parents on planes
Germany

Ministry for ban on lap seating for babies and parents on planes

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Sweden

Bailiffs in demands to bereaved children

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France

Family ‘held for a year in squalid flat’

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s new multibillion aid package will benefit you
Germany

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s new multibillion aid package will benefit you

Life in suspense: the refugees in Germany who can’t reunite with their families
Germany

Life in suspense: the refugees in Germany who can’t reunite with their families

Majority of Germans oppose refugees reuniting with their families: survey
Germany

Majority of Germans oppose refugees reuniting with their families: survey

Quarter of a million Syrians allowed to bring families to Germany: report
Germany

Quarter of a million Syrians allowed to bring families to Germany: report

How new German rules are holding refugee families apart
Germany

How new German rules are holding refugee families apart

Half a million more Syrians to join loved ones in Germany
Germany

Half a million more Syrians to join loved ones in Germany

Pope’s refugee families settle into Roman life
Italy

Pope’s refugee families settle into Roman life

Coalition strikes election benefits deal
Germany

Coalition strikes election benefits deal

Parents to be paid to keep tots at home
Germany

Parents to be paid to keep tots at home

Coalition remains divided over childcare payments
Germany

Coalition remains divided over childcare payments