Ehegattensplitting: How did Germany’s marriage tax law become so controversial?
Germany

Ehegattensplitting: How did Germany’s marriage tax law become so controversial?

Ehegattensplitting, literally translated as “spouse splitting,” is a German policy which allows married couples to save taxes by dividing their income. Some argue that the policy, in place since the 1950s, should be abolished.

How to register a death and arrange a funeral in France
France

How to register a death and arrange a funeral in France

Austrian opposition calls for free all-day childcare
Austria

Austrian opposition calls for free all-day childcare

A few of the benefits of growing old in France
France

A few of the benefits of growing old in France

Everything you need to know about getting divorced in Spain
Spain

Everything you need to know about getting divorced in Spain

How does childcare work in Austria?
Austria

How does childcare work in Austria?

How does VAB work? Getting time off work when your child is sick
Sweden

How does VAB work? Getting time off work when your child is sick

OPINION: The benefits of raising children in Switzerland
Switzerland

OPINION: The benefits of raising children in Switzerland

Vienna kindergartens partially closed as staff protest work conditions
Austria

Vienna kindergartens partially closed as staff protest work conditions

Reader question: Can I move into a French care home as a foreigner?
France

Reader question: Can I move into a French care home as a foreigner?

‘Barnehage’: Everything parents in Norway need to know about preschool
Norway

‘Barnehage’: Everything parents in Norway need to know about preschool

From translators to the baby bonus: 16 essential tips for new and expectant mothers in Italy
Italy

From translators to the baby bonus: 16 essential tips for new and expectant mothers in Italy

What do Sweden’s foreign residents think of government plans for extra paid leave for parents?
Sweden

What do Sweden’s foreign residents think of government plans for extra paid leave for parents?

Parental leave in Denmark: Government wants ‘most choice possible’ for families
Denmark

Parental leave in Denmark: Government wants ‘most choice possible’ for families

What to expect if you’re having a baby in Norway
Norway

What to expect if you’re having a baby in Norway

Q&A: Can EU nationals bring non-EU family members over to Spain?
Spain

Q&A: Can EU nationals bring non-EU family members over to Spain?

Parental leave: How new agreement could change rules in Denmark
Denmark

Parental leave: How new agreement could change rules in Denmark

How children born in Spain to foreign parents can obtain Spanish nationality
Spain

How children born in Spain to foreign parents can obtain Spanish nationality

Sputnik, Schnucki, Tailbone? The baby names banned in Austria
Austria

Sputnik, Schnucki, Tailbone? The baby names banned in Austria

The Swedish vocabulary parents need to know for back-to-school season

The Swedish vocabulary parents need to know for back-to-school season

What to expect when your child starts school in Sweden
Sweden

What to expect when your child starts school in Sweden

Reader question: Who can look after my children while they quarantine in Germany?
Germany

Reader question: Who can look after my children while they quarantine in Germany?

How to visit your Swedish in-laws and get invited back
Sweden

How to visit your Swedish in-laws and get invited back

What you need to know about preschool in Sweden
Sweden

What you need to know about preschool in Sweden

Familienbeihilfe: What you need to know about Austria’s child support benefits
Austria

Familienbeihilfe: What you need to know about Austria’s child support benefits

‘Fantastic childcare, but disappointing maternal care’: How Covid-19 has stretched Sweden’s maternity wards
Sweden

‘Fantastic childcare, but disappointing maternal care’: How Covid-19 has stretched Sweden’s maternity wards

Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 
Sweden

Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 

Revealed: These are Germany’s most popular baby names in 2021
Germany

Revealed: These are Germany’s most popular baby names in 2021

Libro de Familia: Spain to scrap its marriage and baby booklet
Spain

Libro de Familia: Spain to scrap its marriage and baby booklet

EXPLAINED: What every parent needs to know about the Swiss school system
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What every parent needs to know about the Swiss school system

‘Robbed of time’: How have foreign mums in Sweden coped with raising ‘pandemic babies’?
Sweden

‘Robbed of time’: How have foreign mums in Sweden coped with raising ‘pandemic babies’?

‘We’re exhausted’: What it’s like planning a wedding in Italy during the pandemic
Italy

‘We’re exhausted’: What it’s like planning a wedding in Italy during the pandemic

German word of the day: Die Regenbogenfamilie
Germany

German word of the day: Die Regenbogenfamilie

International living: how to find local knowledge and support

International living: how to find local knowledge and support

Seven quirky things German parents do while raising their kids
Germany

Seven quirky things German parents do while raising their kids

Life under Italy’s new lockdown: What’s the difference this time around?’
Italy

Life under Italy’s new lockdown: What’s the difference this time around?’

Italy’s ‘baby bonuses’: What payments are available and how do you claim?
Italy

Italy’s ‘baby bonuses’: What payments are available and how do you claim?

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy
Italy

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

What you need to know about Germany’s new parental benefits reforms
Germany

What you need to know about Germany’s new parental benefits reforms

Why bright minds from across the world are choosing to live in Stockholm

Why bright minds from across the world are choosing to live in Stockholm

WATCH: Is Sweden’s flexible parental leave helping gender equality?
Sweden

WATCH: Is Sweden’s flexible parental leave helping gender equality?

‘The first week back at school in Italy went well – then came the elections and strikes’
Italy

‘The first week back at school in Italy went well – then came the elections and strikes’

‘Thermometers and Buzz Lightyear: How our family managed the return to school in Italy’
Italy

‘Thermometers and Buzz Lightyear: How our family managed the return to school in Italy’

How Sweden’s upper secondary schools are adapting to coronavirus
Sweden

How Sweden’s upper secondary schools are adapting to coronavirus

Living abroad: the key steps for managing your finances

Living abroad: the key steps for managing your finances

‘How are we going to manage?’ New parents in Sweden face coronavirus challenges
Sweden

‘How are we going to manage?’ New parents in Sweden face coronavirus challenges

‘Christmas Academy’ teaches Germans yule rules
Germany

‘Christmas Academy’ teaches Germans yule rules

Ten expert tips for keeping kids entertained under Italy’s lockdown
Italy

Ten expert tips for keeping kids entertained under Italy’s lockdown

Why it’s best in Sweden to take your holidays when everyone else does
Sweden

Why it’s best in Sweden to take your holidays when everyone else does

Could Basel fathers soon get at least eight weeks of paternity leave?
Switzerland

Could Basel fathers soon get at least eight weeks of paternity leave?

This Swedish virtual baby influencer is seriously creeping people out
Sweden

This Swedish virtual baby influencer is seriously creeping people out

How this expat family navigated Switzerland’s health insurance ‘minefield’
Switzerland

How this expat family navigated Switzerland’s health insurance ‘minefield’

Fathers in Switzerland to get two weeks paid paternity leave
Switzerland

Fathers in Switzerland to get two weeks paid paternity leave

Germany sees rise in births with more babies born to older mothers
Germany

Germany sees rise in births with more babies born to older mothers

Readers reveal: What it’s like raising an international family in Sweden
Sweden

Readers reveal: What it’s like raising an international family in Sweden

Readers’ verdict: Switzerland is great for kids but bad for parents
Switzerland

Readers’ verdict: Switzerland is great for kids but bad for parents

Tell us: What are the pros and cons of raising a family in Spain?
Spain

Tell us: What are the pros and cons of raising a family in Spain?

Tell us: What is it really like bringing up kids in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Tell us: What is it really like bringing up kids in Switzerland?

Can a new action plan help prevent stillbirths in southern Sweden?
Sweden

Can a new action plan help prevent stillbirths in southern Sweden?

Sweden is one of the world’s best places to raise a family: Unicef
Sweden

Sweden is one of the world’s best places to raise a family: Unicef

Switzerland ranked ‘worst in Europe’ for being family-friendly
Switzerland

Switzerland ranked ‘worst in Europe’ for being family-friendly

How this Swedish journalist tracked down her secret American brother
Sweden

How this Swedish journalist tracked down her secret American brother

Swiss government rejects plans for statutory paternity leave
Switzerland

Swiss government rejects plans for statutory paternity leave

Swedish parents jailed for almost starving vegan child to death
Sweden

Swedish parents jailed for almost starving vegan child to death

Dads in Sweden are taking out more parental leave
Sweden

Dads in Sweden are taking out more parental leave

Madrid ranked world’s best family holiday destination
Spain

Madrid ranked world’s best family holiday destination

Swiss fathers increasingly likely to work part time
Switzerland

Swiss fathers increasingly likely to work part time

Pregnancy to maternity leave: What you need to know about having a baby in France
France

Pregnancy to maternity leave: What you need to know about having a baby in France

Malmö faces daycare shortage despite building ten new centres
Sweden

Malmö faces daycare shortage despite building ten new centres

Explained: How to find a lost friend or relative in Germany
Germany

Explained: How to find a lost friend or relative in Germany

Swedish parents won’t be gender equal for 20 years: report
Sweden

Swedish parents won’t be gender equal for 20 years: report

How we learned to embrace our awkward existence as a multicultural family in Sweden
Sweden

How we learned to embrace our awkward existence as a multicultural family in Sweden

Sweden-Hungary relations turn frosty as diplomatic row escalates
Sweden

Sweden-Hungary relations turn frosty as diplomatic row escalates

Why Swedes are less likely to make babies on Valentine’s Day
Sweden

Why Swedes are less likely to make babies on Valentine’s Day

Swiss family commission says proposed two-week paternity leave is not enough
Switzerland

Swiss family commission says proposed two-week paternity leave is not enough

Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying out for kids

Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying out for kids

Two-thirds of young Italians are still living with their parents
Italy

Two-thirds of young Italians are still living with their parents

Arrest warrant issued for man suspected of killing wife and three kids in Bavaria
Germany

Arrest warrant issued for man suspected of killing wife and three kids in Bavaria

Swiss police issue warning for parents travelling alone with kids
Switzerland

Swiss police issue warning for parents travelling alone with kids

Child mortality rate 1.5 times higher in England than Sweden – and poverty is a key factor, researchers argue
Sweden

Child mortality rate 1.5 times higher in England than Sweden – and poverty is a key factor, researchers argue

Children of same-sex couples officially recognized in a first for Italy
Italy

Children of same-sex couples officially recognized in a first for Italy

Baby boom: Sweden near top of European fertility table
Sweden

Baby boom: Sweden near top of European fertility table

900 million kronor paid out in error to ‘vabbing’ parents: report
Sweden

900 million kronor paid out in error to ‘vabbing’ parents: report

Reluctant father forced to share custody in landmark ruling by Spanish court
Spain

Reluctant father forced to share custody in landmark ruling by Spanish court

Sweden urged to hold parents who smack children to account
Sweden

Sweden urged to hold parents who smack children to account

How to raise bilingual children in Sweden: 8 language tips and tricks
Sweden

How to raise bilingual children in Sweden: 8 language tips and tricks

Dads in Sweden took more paternity leave than ever in 2017
Sweden

Dads in Sweden took more paternity leave than ever in 2017

Why America’s gun culture made us raise our children in Sweden
Sweden

Why America’s gun culture made us raise our children in Sweden

Dads in Sweden are taking more parental leave than ever
Sweden

Dads in Sweden are taking more parental leave than ever

Swedish parents told they can’t name baby Pilzner
Sweden

Swedish parents told they can’t name baby Pilzner

Are more babies being born in Germany amid the pandemic?
Germany

Are more babies being born in Germany amid the pandemic?

Stockholm University sheds new light on family life
Sweden

Stockholm University sheds new light on family life

What happens when you put toddlers BEHIND the camera? Swedish researchers find out
Sweden

What happens when you put toddlers BEHIND the camera? Swedish researchers find out

These are the best areas for schools in Sweden
Sweden

These are the best areas for schools in Sweden

How family-friendly Sweden opens up art and culture to all ages
Sweden

How family-friendly Sweden opens up art and culture to all ages

Hundreds of thousands more children at risk of poverty, official report shows
Germany

Hundreds of thousands more children at risk of poverty, official report shows

First-time Swedish mothers reach average age of 29.15
Sweden

First-time Swedish mothers reach average age of 29.15

Finding community – and intolerance – among immigrants in Sweden
Sweden

Finding community – and intolerance – among immigrants in Sweden

Stellan Skarsgård shares his best tips on parenting
Sweden

Stellan Skarsgård shares his best tips on parenting

‘We had forgotten how lucky we are to live in Sweden… until we went abroad’
Sweden

‘We had forgotten how lucky we are to live in Sweden… until we went abroad’

Paperwork and a blank page: A retrospective of our first year in Sweden
Sweden

Paperwork and a blank page: A retrospective of our first year in Sweden

France bans MPs from hiring family members
France

France bans MPs from hiring family members

Swiss women continue to shoulder the burden of unpaid work
Switzerland

Swiss women continue to shoulder the burden of unpaid work

Want to save the planet? Have fewer children, Lund University researchers say
Sweden

Want to save the planet? Have fewer children, Lund University researchers say

Our life as a one-income family in Sweden
Sweden

Our life as a one-income family in Sweden

Life sentence for man behind deadly apartment block explosion in Milan
Italy

Life sentence for man behind deadly apartment block explosion in Milan

One in five Germans will bequeath at least €250,000 in inheritance
Germany

One in five Germans will bequeath at least €250,000 in inheritance

Paternity leave initiative moves closer to public vote in Switzerland
Switzerland

Paternity leave initiative moves closer to public vote in Switzerland

German singles flocking to Denmark… to get pregnant

German singles flocking to Denmark… to get pregnant

Being the ‘too much’ family in ‘just enough’ Sweden
Sweden

Being the ‘too much’ family in ‘just enough’ Sweden

OPINION: ‘Italian judges are right to remove children from mafia families’
Italy

OPINION: ‘Italian judges are right to remove children from mafia families’

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates
Germany

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Italy just revolutionized the way it calculates alimony
Italy

Italy just revolutionized the way it calculates alimony

Why being an immigrant parent in Sweden is not for the faint of heart
Sweden

Why being an immigrant parent in Sweden is not for the faint of heart

The best ways to entertain kids in Stockholm, whatever the weather
Sweden

The best ways to entertain kids in Stockholm, whatever the weather

The average Italian won’t leave home until age 30
Italy

The average Italian won’t leave home until age 30

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study
Sweden

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study

There’s a light in every window, and other decorating challenges for non-Swedes
Sweden

There’s a light in every window, and other decorating challenges for non-Swedes

Austria’s Islamic kindergartens help create ‘parallel societies’: study
Austria

Austria’s Islamic kindergartens help create ‘parallel societies’: study

Italians and Brits are most likely to drink while pregnant
Italy

Italians and Brits are most likely to drink while pregnant

The untold story of thousands of Italian children sent away from their parents in the 1950s
Italy

The untold story of thousands of Italian children sent away from their parents in the 1950s

This is what German men really think about gender equality
Germany

This is what German men really think about gender equality

Sweden boosts maternity care in new budget proposal
Sweden

Sweden boosts maternity care in new budget proposal

Swedish health watchdog criticizes doctor over woman’s toilet birth
Sweden

Swedish health watchdog criticizes doctor over woman’s toilet birth

Italian millennials ‘won’t reach financial independence until age 50’
Italy

Italian millennials ‘won’t reach financial independence until age 50’

Funeral halted after corpse mix-up
Austria

Funeral halted after corpse mix-up

What’s the secret to long life? Have children, Swedish experts say
Sweden

What’s the secret to long life? Have children, Swedish experts say

Italy just recognized two gay men as adoptive fathers for the first time
Italy

Italy just recognized two gay men as adoptive fathers for the first time

Father of famously large family dies in Barcelona (leaving behind 15 children)
Spain

Father of famously large family dies in Barcelona (leaving behind 15 children)

In landmark ruling, Italy recognizes gay couple as dads to surrogate babies
Italy

In landmark ruling, Italy recognizes gay couple as dads to surrogate babies

Taking family vacations like native Swedes: Bringing our B-team to a Championship game
Sweden

Taking family vacations like native Swedes: Bringing our B-team to a Championship game

Woman gives birth in car after maternity ward closure
Sweden

Woman gives birth in car after maternity ward closure

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German
Germany

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

More dads taking paternity leave
Sweden

More dads taking paternity leave

The 28 surefire signs that your child is definitely French
France

The 28 surefire signs that your child is definitely French

Are you as Swedish as a four-year-old? The battle to integrate as quickly as your kid
Sweden

Are you as Swedish as a four-year-old? The battle to integrate as quickly as your kid

The pros and cons of having kids in Switzerland
Switzerland

The pros and cons of having kids in Switzerland

This Swedish ad helps robots get parental leave and work-life balance
Sweden

This Swedish ad helps robots get parental leave and work-life balance

Dad jailed for leaving toddler in freezing car to go gambling
Italy

Dad jailed for leaving toddler in freezing car to go gambling

Swedish midwives launch course on giving birth in cars
Sweden

Swedish midwives launch course on giving birth in cars

Teen removed from mother’s custody for being ‘too effeminate’
Italy

Teen removed from mother’s custody for being ‘too effeminate’

Record number of Swedish parents caught faking child’s sick leave
Sweden

Record number of Swedish parents caught faking child’s sick leave

Guess which Swiss group lives at home longest?
Switzerland

Guess which Swiss group lives at home longest?

France confirmed as European champions for welfare spending
France

France confirmed as European champions for welfare spending

‘Moving to Gothenburg gave me the ultimate work-life balance’
Sweden

‘Moving to Gothenburg gave me the ultimate work-life balance’

Förskola to Systembolaget: How I survived moving to Sweden with kids
Sweden

Förskola to Systembolaget: How I survived moving to Sweden with kids

These are the most popular Italian baby names
Italy

These are the most popular Italian baby names

70 percent of young German men still live with mum
Germany

70 percent of young German men still live with mum

Italy hotels offer free stays to couples who conceive there
Italy

Italy hotels offer free stays to couples who conceive there

Divorce up 57 percent in Italy thanks to quickie law
Italy

Divorce up 57 percent in Italy thanks to quickie law

Landmark ruling means Italian mums can give children their surname
Italy

Landmark ruling means Italian mums can give children their surname

Ten things you need to know about giving birth in Italy
Italy

Ten things you need to know about giving birth in Italy

Valais family attacked by gang on Halloween
Switzerland

Valais family attacked by gang on Halloween

Sweden gets tougher on immigrating parents
Sweden

Sweden gets tougher on immigrating parents

Video: Italian zoo asks public to name adorable baby hippo
Italy

Video: Italian zoo asks public to name adorable baby hippo

Italian fined €30,000 for bad-mouthing her ex to her son
Italy

Italian fined €30,000 for bad-mouthing her ex to her son

Study: Swiss want to have cake and eat it too
Switzerland

Study: Swiss want to have cake and eat it too

Italian mum tells teacher: Homework is torture, kids need time to play
Italy

Italian mum tells teacher: Homework is torture, kids need time to play

More French women becoming mothers after 40
France

More French women becoming mothers after 40

The real reasons young Italians aren’t having kids
Italy

The real reasons young Italians aren’t having kids

Italian police fund hotel stay for homeless mum and kids
Italy

Italian police fund hotel stay for homeless mum and kids

Sweden named ‘best place in the world for expat families’
Sweden

Sweden named ‘best place in the world for expat families’

‘It’s not that I’m good, it’s that your husband is bad’
Sweden

‘It’s not that I’m good, it’s that your husband is bad’

Mum must tell daughter who her dad is: Swiss court
Switzerland

Mum must tell daughter who her dad is: Swiss court

Family of four dies in Swiss motorway crash
Switzerland

Family of four dies in Swiss motorway crash

Danes cause Venice campsite fire due to burning candles
Italy

Danes cause Venice campsite fire due to burning candles

Italian spouses ‘faked break-up to cash in on benefits’
Italy

Italian spouses ‘faked break-up to cash in on benefits’

French parents held after girl found in ‘unspeakable’ state
France

French parents held after girl found in ‘unspeakable’ state

Why a Swede got Ikea to ditch a nuclear family sign
Sweden

Why a Swede got Ikea to ditch a nuclear family sign

French pharmacist ‘refused to sell contraceptives’ to women
France

French pharmacist ‘refused to sell contraceptives’ to women

Swedes are Europe’s third best baby-makers
Sweden

Swedes are Europe’s third best baby-makers

Nudist couple in court for sex in front of their children
Switzerland

Nudist couple in court for sex in front of their children

Italy court says lesbian couple can adopt each other’s kids
Italy

Italy court says lesbian couple can adopt each other’s kids

Woman ejected from cafe for breastfeeding fights back
Germany

Woman ejected from cafe for breastfeeding fights back

Italian wife risks six years in jail for not doing housework
Italy

Italian wife risks six years in jail for not doing housework

Mass rally against gay civil unions in Rome
Italy

Mass rally against gay civil unions in Rome

‘Having young children abroad is stressful’
Sweden

‘Having young children abroad is stressful’

Are French mothers-in-law really that bad?
France

Are French mothers-in-law really that bad?

US couple appear in Spanish court after living with dead son’s body
Spain

US couple appear in Spanish court after living with dead son’s body

Swiss put their hope in family and friends
Switzerland

Swiss put their hope in family and friends

Search continues for missing mum and child
Germany

Search continues for missing mum and child

Mum shoots daughter over Aussie holiday plan
Germany

Mum shoots daughter over Aussie holiday plan

70 years after WWII, mum and daughter reunite
Germany

70 years after WWII, mum and daughter reunite

Small town family disappears without trace
Germany

Small town family disappears without trace

Having kids later makes for a happy family
Germany

Having kids later makes for a happy family

Italian dad sues sons for refusing to lend him €80
Italy

Italian dad sues sons for refusing to lend him €80

Swedish baby groups help immigrant parents
Sweden

Swedish baby groups help immigrant parents

Why is Sweden top in the world for expat families?
Sweden

Why is Sweden top in the world for expat families?

German to have quadruplets – at 65
Germany

German to have quadruplets – at 65

Brit family of four dead after Gibraltar stabbing
Spain

Brit family of four dead after Gibraltar stabbing

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Italy

Fears for Italian family after Peru boat sinks

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

Murdered waiter’s family to get lifetime pension
Italy

Murdered waiter’s family to get lifetime pension

French government to reopen spanking row
France

French government to reopen spanking row

‘Migrants’ well-being at risk if sent back to Italy’
Italy

‘Migrants’ well-being at risk if sent back to Italy’

Top ten: things your Spanish ‘mamá’ says
Spain

Top ten: things your Spanish ‘mamá’ says

France to cut child benefit for most well-off
France

France to cut child benefit for most well-off

VIDEO: Danish mums’ breastfeeding protest
Denmark

VIDEO: Danish mums’ breastfeeding protest

France’s welfare state set to get a little stingier
France

France’s welfare state set to get a little stingier

France set to cut welfare benefits for families
France

France set to cut welfare benefits for families

Danish kids: Our parents are good, but stressed
Denmark

Danish kids: Our parents are good, but stressed

Divorce extra hard on immigrant kids: report
Denmark

Divorce extra hard on immigrant kids: report

‘I see English as a present I’m giving them’
Italy

‘I see English as a present I’m giving them’

Families find solace and help with seniors
Germany

Families find solace and help with seniors

Call for more investment in childcare facilities
Austria

Call for more investment in childcare facilities

Couple sue Bank of Italy over ‘worthless’ 40m lire
Italy

Couple sue Bank of Italy over ‘worthless’ 40m lire

Dispute over child support for gay couples
Austria

Dispute over child support for gay couples

French lesbian kidnapped by her ‘anti-gay’ family
France

French lesbian kidnapped by her ‘anti-gay’ family

‘French’ family robs plush jewellery shop
Italy

‘French’ family robs plush jewellery shop

Top ten: Quirky Italian royalty facts
Italy

Top ten: Quirky Italian royalty facts

Man throws three kids and self from window
Germany

Man throws three kids and self from window

Dead woman’s family sure she’s still alive
Italy

Dead woman’s family sure she’s still alive

Minister: Taxpayers will fund 32-hour week
Germany

Minister: Taxpayers will fund 32-hour week

Italy rapped for forcing kids to take dad’s name
Italy

Italy rapped for forcing kids to take dad’s name

Christmas gifts stolen from under family’s tree
Italy

Christmas gifts stolen from under family’s tree

Woman sues father for abandoning her as child
Italy

Woman sues father for abandoning her as child

More than half of Italian men live with their mums
Italy

More than half of Italian men live with their mums

Italian women work harder than men – OECD
Italy

Italian women work harder than men – OECD

Police: ‘Family house fire was suicide’
Germany

Police: ‘Family house fire was suicide’

Nuclear families make comeback in Sweden
Sweden

Nuclear families make comeback in Sweden

Catholics slam liberal Protestant leaning
Germany

Catholics slam liberal Protestant leaning

Family minister wants more time with her family
Germany

Family minister wants more time with her family

Report: Expensive family policies don’t work
Germany

Report: Expensive family policies don’t work

Is Germany a horrible place to raise a family?
Germany

Is Germany a horrible place to raise a family?

Fewer Germans find children worthwhile
Germany

Fewer Germans find children worthwhile

New grandparents ‘to have time off work’
Germany

New grandparents ‘to have time off work’

Illegal marriage trick leaves woman hitched
Germany

Illegal marriage trick leaves woman hitched

Minister backs midwives’ pay rise
Germany

Minister backs midwives’ pay rise

Babies aware of environment earlier than thought
Germany

Babies aware of environment earlier than thought

Rent-jumping family caught by police
Germany

Rent-jumping family caught by police

Mistaken fathers can find out who’s the daddy
Germany

Mistaken fathers can find out who’s the daddy

Kitting out babies the German way
Germany

Kitting out babies the German way

Tax breaks for home help and nannies planned for middle class
Germany

Tax breaks for home help and nannies planned for middle class

Court ruling could mean equal adoption rights for gay couples
Germany

Court ruling could mean equal adoption rights for gay couples

Family Minister Schröder expecting her first baby
Germany

Family Minister Schröder expecting her first baby

President Wulff becomes honorary godfather to neo-Nazi baby
Germany

President Wulff becomes honorary godfather to neo-Nazi baby

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds
Germany

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds

Deadbeat parents should be fined, FDP politician says
Germany

Deadbeat parents should be fined, FDP politician says

Germans ready to make babies
Germany

Germans ready to make babies

Single-parent families on the rise in Germany
Germany

Single-parent families on the rise in Germany

Major review of family benefits planned
Germany

Major review of family benefits planned

Love before the law: child custody set for overhaul
Germany

Love before the law: child custody set for overhaul

Demand for day care on the rise
Germany

Demand for day care on the rise

Poor children losing hope early
Germany

Poor children losing hope early

Family minister suggests cut to parental benefits
Germany

Family minister suggests cut to parental benefits

Minister moots shorter work week for parents
Germany

Minister moots shorter work week for parents

Day care guarantee not in danger, minister says
Germany

Day care guarantee not in danger, minister says

Fewer Germans tying the knot
Germany

Fewer Germans tying the knot

Family minister’s nursing care proposal assailed
Germany

Family minister’s nursing care proposal assailed

Germany continues to shrink
Germany

Germany continues to shrink

CDU and FDP agree to boost child benefits
Germany

CDU and FDP agree to boost child benefits

Parents kill disabled son and commit suicide
Germany

Parents kill disabled son and commit suicide

Bad economy takes toll on children’s pocket money
Germany

Bad economy takes toll on children’s pocket money

Berlin fusses over EU birth rate study
Germany

Berlin fusses over EU birth rate study

Authorities were aware of hidden girl
Germany

Authorities were aware of hidden girl

Long wage dispute with day care workers ends
Germany

Long wage dispute with day care workers ends

Conservatives rally opposition to adoption for gay couples
Germany

Conservatives rally opposition to adoption for gay couples

Leaving your children in the woods – on purpose
Germany

Leaving your children in the woods – on purpose

Child care workers strike again in Stuttgart
Germany

Child care workers strike again in Stuttgart

Family minister urges end to preschool worker strikes
Germany

Family minister urges end to preschool worker strikes

Minister says children don’t get equal chances in schools
Germany

Minister says children don’t get equal chances in schools

Pre-school teachers go back on strike as day-care wage talks fail
Germany

Pre-school teachers go back on strike as day-care wage talks fail

Day care strikes continue despite new date for wage talks
Germany

Day care strikes continue despite new date for wage talks

Day care strikes continue with no new offer from employers
Germany

Day care strikes continue with no new offer from employers

Court rejects attempt to stop ‘Big Brother with babies’ show
Germany

Court rejects attempt to stop ‘Big Brother with babies’ show

Kindergarten strikes drag on
Germany

Kindergarten strikes drag on

Kindergarten strikes continue after failed wage talks
Germany

Kindergarten strikes continue after failed wage talks

Unions refuse offer for striking day care workers
Germany

Unions refuse offer for striking day care workers

German mothers with full-time work most gratified
Germany

German mothers with full-time work most gratified

Day care strike spreads to eastern states ahead of negotiations
Germany

Day care strike spreads to eastern states ahead of negotiations

Minister blasts reality TV show with borrowed babies
Germany

Minister blasts reality TV show with borrowed babies

Day care strike enters third day
Germany

Day care strike enters third day

Day care workers broaden strike
Germany

Day care workers broaden strike

Day care workers begin nationwide strike
Germany

Day care workers begin nationwide strike

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions
Germany

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions

Daycare workers to strike nationwide Friday
Germany

Daycare workers to strike nationwide Friday

Parental leave eased to keep Germans working
Germany

Parental leave eased to keep Germans working

German parents abandon three young kids in Italy
Germany

German parents abandon three young kids in Italy

German ISPs blocking child porn sites
Germany

German ISPs blocking child porn sites

Heidi Klum expecting fourth child
Germany

Heidi Klum expecting fourth child

Making like the Easter bunny in Berlin
Germany

Making like the Easter bunny in Berlin

Majority of Germans think kids are rude
Germany

Majority of Germans think kids are rude

Kronberg: Classic and castles for kids
Germany

Kronberg: Classic and castles for kids

Germany to block access to child porn websites
Germany

Germany to block access to child porn websites

Mother gets 8 years for three infant deaths
Germany

Mother gets 8 years for three infant deaths

Mother and three children die in fire
Germany

Mother and three children die in fire

German birth rate climbs steadily
Germany

German birth rate climbs steadily

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Germany

Man stabs family and jumps off balcony

Cleaning woman finds baby girl in hospital wash basin
Germany

Cleaning woman finds baby girl in hospital wash basin

Germany to implement obligatory block on child porn sites
Germany

Germany to implement obligatory block on child porn sites

Children find freezing newborn in barn stall
Germany

Children find freezing newborn in barn stall

Children’s commission wants to ban lawsuits against kid noise
Germany

Children’s commission wants to ban lawsuits against kid noise

Honour killing victim’s parents refuse to testify
Germany

Honour killing victim’s parents refuse to testify

Berlin’s first sextuplets in 20 years heading home
Germany

Berlin’s first sextuplets in 20 years heading home

Minister calls for better family support in new year
Germany

Minister calls for better family support in new year

Parents in east get smaller benefit cheques
Germany

Parents in east get smaller benefit cheques

Census shows 13 percent of women go childless
Germany

Census shows 13 percent of women go childless

Mailbox bomb blast injures 12-year-old girl
Germany

Mailbox bomb blast injures 12-year-old girl

Toy safety tests reveal troubling shortcomings
Germany

Toy safety tests reveal troubling shortcomings

Germans call their mothers more
Germany

Germans call their mothers more

One-third of German kids not read to at home
Germany

One-third of German kids not read to at home

Parliament approves leave benefits for grandparents
Germany

Parliament approves leave benefits for grandparents

Study shows divorce can be deadly
Germany

Study shows divorce can be deadly

Germany wants warning labels for pregnant women on beer
Germany

Germany wants warning labels for pregnant women on beer

Baby hatches have not reduced infant killings
Germany

Baby hatches have not reduced infant killings

Mother pedals naked toddler through chilly Munich
Germany

Mother pedals naked toddler through chilly Munich

Schürrer gets life sentence for murdering Swedish kids
Germany

Schürrer gets life sentence for murdering Swedish kids

Berlin parents helpless as childcare workers strike
Germany

Berlin parents helpless as childcare workers strike

Dead infant found in Großkugel washing machine
Germany

Dead infant found in Großkugel washing machine

Elderly German divorcées protest east-west benefit gap
Germany

Elderly German divorcées protest east-west benefit gap

Parliament approves universal daycare by 2013
Germany

Parliament approves universal daycare by 2013

Housework straining German housewives
Germany

Housework straining German housewives

Millions of unmarried Germans living in sin
Germany

Millions of unmarried Germans living in sin

German fertility rate inches upward
Germany

German fertility rate inches upward

German dads staying home with the kids
Germany

German dads staying home with the kids

Von der Leyen: German men shouldn’t drink on Dad’s Day
Germany

Von der Leyen: German men shouldn’t drink on Dad’s Day

German parents can’t be forced to see kids
Germany

German parents can’t be forced to see kids

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Sweden

What’s in a Swedish name?

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Sweden

Lesbian couples to get right to insemination

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Sweden

Adopt more Swedish children – Moderates

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Sweden

George Bush is a Swede

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Sweden

Hard rock behind support family rejection

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Sweden

Swedish woman adopts 40 year old

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Sweden

Swedes shun bling for bland

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Sweden

Sabuni pushes for parental insurance reform

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Sweden

Family sentenced for pimping

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Sweden

Mobile-hating grandpa makes granddaughter’s ears ring

‘Permit insemination for single women’
Sweden

‘Permit insemination for single women’

We’re breaking up – what are my rights?
Sweden

We’re breaking up – what are my rights?

Queen Silvia: ‘No plans to retire’
Sweden

Queen Silvia: ‘No plans to retire’

Finding your roots in Sweden
Sweden

Finding your roots in Sweden

‘Baby bonus’ would pay Swedish parents to have children
Sweden

‘Baby bonus’ would pay Swedish parents to have children

Dream home for families close to schools: survey
Sweden

Dream home for families close to schools: survey

Swedish court grants grandparent access
Sweden

Swedish court grants grandparent access

Partner of over 40 years denied space in family grave
Sweden

Partner of over 40 years denied space in family grave

Meeting your neighbours, the Swedish way
Sweden

Meeting your neighbours, the Swedish way

‘Being a stay-at-home mum is easier for expats’
Sweden

‘Being a stay-at-home mum is easier for expats’

Smaller families succeed more: Swedish study
Sweden

Smaller families succeed more: Swedish study

Working mums’ woes lower Spain’s birthrate
Spain

Working mums’ woes lower Spain’s birthrate

Sardinian family’s tip for a long life: minestrone
Italy

Sardinian family’s tip for a long life: minestrone

Cops smoke out hash family business
Spain

Cops smoke out hash family business

Hero of French fathers, or ‘macho misogynist’?
France

Hero of French fathers, or ‘macho misogynist’?

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France

French family of five found dead at home

French woman misses her own funeral
France

French woman misses her own funeral

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France

Dati’s brother jailed for beating ex-girlfriend

You’ve got mail! In the future
France

You’ve got mail! In the future

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Switzerland

Swiss allowed to choose family name

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France

The French really do hate their in-laws: report

France issues ‘wedding kits’ to fight divorce
France

France issues ‘wedding kits’ to fight divorce

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France

Bonjour, cousin: Sarkozy and Hollande ‘related’

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France

Runaway children cross France to see granny

Sweden’s new guidelines for children and coronavirus testing
Sweden

Sweden’s new guidelines for children and coronavirus testing

Why it’s still not possible to hug all your friends and family in Germany
Germany

Why it’s still not possible to hug all your friends and family in Germany

The 27 apps that will keep children entertained during France’s lockdown
France

The 27 apps that will keep children entertained during France’s lockdown

Here’s how Germany plans to reform ‘Elterngeld’ for new parents
Germany

Here’s how Germany plans to reform ‘Elterngeld’ for new parents

What is Italy doing to increase its plummeting birth rate?
Italy

What is Italy doing to increase its plummeting birth rate?

Swedish word of the day: vabruari
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: vabruari

Is this charming region Germany’s best-kept secret?
Germany

Is this charming region Germany’s best-kept secret?

Heartache for Merkel after her mother dies at the age of 90
Germany

Heartache for Merkel after her mother dies at the age of 90

France passes law to clean up politics after string of ‘fake job’ scandals
France

France passes law to clean up politics after string of ‘fake job’ scandals

Inside the travelling campervan that puts migrants in touch with loved ones
Italy

Inside the travelling campervan that puts migrants in touch with loved ones

Why this Italian restaurant gives parents a discount for polite children
Italy

Why this Italian restaurant gives parents a discount for polite children

Italian teen ‘distraught’ after confessing to killing parents with a pickaxe
Italy

Italian teen ‘distraught’ after confessing to killing parents with a pickaxe

Italian woman sentenced to 30 years for killing 8-year-old son
Italy

Italian woman sentenced to 30 years for killing 8-year-old son

14 years’ jail for mother who murdered four of her babies
Germany

14 years’ jail for mother who murdered four of her babies

Man can pay ex-wife’s alimony with pizza, Italian court rules
Italy

Man can pay ex-wife’s alimony with pizza, Italian court rules

Italy bigamist keeps second family in garage
Italy

Italy bigamist keeps second family in garage

Pope Francis puts up Syrian refugee family
Italy

Pope Francis puts up Syrian refugee family

Dad acquitted of raping daughter 17 years on
Germany

Dad acquitted of raping daughter 17 years on

Father charged with rape of ‘disabled’ daughters
France

Father charged with rape of ‘disabled’ daughters

Man kills father, brother in Alp village shooting
France

Man kills father, brother in Alp village shooting

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France

Father suspected of killing family, self

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France

Man ‘happy’ as beer fight leads to mum-in-law ban

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France

Man ‘killed sons then hanged himself after row’

Father wanted for family murder: ‘I’m superior’
France

Father wanted for family murder: ‘I’m superior’

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Switzerland

Daughter admits to planning father’s killing

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France

Father drugged family before shooting

EU court rules German custody laws discriminate against fathers
Germany

EU court rules German custody laws discriminate against fathers

Germany pans EU proposal for longer maternity leave
Germany

Germany pans EU proposal for longer maternity leave

More German students learning English
Germany

More German students learning English

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Sweden

Stepfather jailed after eight years of abuse