The ten strange laws in Switzerland you need to know
Switzerland

The ten strange laws in Switzerland you need to know

For new arrivals from most places on earth, Switzerland can appear suspiciously orderly.

What changes about life in Denmark in June 2021?
Denmark

What changes about life in Denmark in June 2021?

Noisy neighbours: What are my rights in Spain?
Spain

Noisy neighbours: What are my rights in Spain?

Vacation days in Germany: What to know about your rights as an employee
Germany

Vacation days in Germany: What to know about your rights as an employee

This old Swedish law means you could be responsible for shovelling snow
Sweden

This old Swedish law means you could be responsible for shovelling snow

Everything that changes in Germany in 2021
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in 2021

What changes about life in Norway in 2021?
Norway

What changes about life in Norway in 2021?

The laws foreigners in Spain are bound to break
Spain

The laws foreigners in Spain are bound to break

What changes about life in Sweden in August 2020
Sweden

What changes about life in Sweden in August 2020

France to hit drug users with €200 on the spot fines
France

France to hit drug users with €200 on the spot fines

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches
Germany

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Chief inspector found stabbed to death in garage
Germany

Chief inspector found stabbed to death in garage

High court upholds incitement clause used against neo-Nazis
Germany

High court upholds incitement clause used against neo-Nazis

Sweden urged to scrap historic ban on spontaneous dancing once and for all
Sweden

Sweden urged to scrap historic ban on spontaneous dancing once and for all

What changes about life in Sweden in March 2020
Sweden

What changes about life in Sweden in March 2020

Everything you need to know about Swedish criminal law – in English
Sweden

Everything you need to know about Swedish criminal law – in English

‘Pointless paperwork’ or necessary? Mixed views over Germany’s new ‘receipt obligation’
Germany

‘Pointless paperwork’ or necessary? Mixed views over Germany’s new ‘receipt obligation’

New laws: Here’s what changes in Norway in 2020
Norway

New laws: Here’s what changes in Norway in 2020

How it could soon become much easier to cancel a contract in Germany
Germany

How it could soon become much easier to cancel a contract in Germany

Explained: Why shops in Germany will soon be forced to give you a receipt
Germany

Explained: Why shops in Germany will soon be forced to give you a receipt

VIDEO: What are Germany’s strangest laws and social norms?
Germany

VIDEO: What are Germany’s strangest laws and social norms?

German court rules hangovers are an ‘illness’
Germany

German court rules hangovers are an ‘illness’

What you need to know about Sweden’s new smoking ban
Sweden

What you need to know about Sweden’s new smoking ban

Changes to Sweden’s parental leave law: What do they mean for you?
Sweden

Changes to Sweden’s parental leave law: What do they mean for you?

Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?
Germany

Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?

Here are the new laws that came into force in Sweden in July
Sweden

Here are the new laws that came into force in Sweden in July

Sweden cracks down on black market rentals: What the new laws mean for you
Sweden

Sweden cracks down on black market rentals: What the new laws mean for you

Italy to allow smaller scooters on motorways
Italy

Italy to allow smaller scooters on motorways

Customs dog sniffs out €1.2 million in cash at Düsseldorf Airport
Germany

Customs dog sniffs out €1.2 million in cash at Düsseldorf Airport

Sweden moves to tighten anti-terror laws: five key things to know
Sweden

Sweden moves to tighten anti-terror laws: five key things to know

Sweden’s new laws to look out for in 2019
Sweden

Sweden’s new laws to look out for in 2019

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2018
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2018
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in September 2018

The new laws affecting life in Sweden from July 1st
Sweden

The new laws affecting life in Sweden from July 1st

Swiss red tape: court rules against retirees’ ‘flashy’ orange house
Switzerland

Swiss red tape: court rules against retirees’ ‘flashy’ orange house

Everything that changes in Germany in May 2018
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in May 2018

Only in France: Why all 17 pharmacies in this French town must close on Mondays
France

Only in France: Why all 17 pharmacies in this French town must close on Mondays

Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill
Germany

Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill

Everything that changes in Germany from December 2017
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany from December 2017

Drinking costs more, repairs cost less: Sweden’s 2017 law changes
Sweden

Drinking costs more, repairs cost less: Sweden’s 2017 law changes

What changes in Austria from January 2017
Austria

What changes in Austria from January 2017

Fifteen of the most bizarre laws in France
France

Fifteen of the most bizarre laws in France

Medieval town in south of France upholds ban on UFOs
France

Medieval town in south of France upholds ban on UFOs

Italy could make it legal to grow your own weed
Italy

Italy could make it legal to grow your own weed

How and why Italy’s cannabis laws could soon change
Italy

How and why Italy’s cannabis laws could soon change

Why not everyone is happy with Italy’s civil unions bill
Italy

Why not everyone is happy with Italy’s civil unions bill

What you need to know about Italy’s new smoking laws
Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s new smoking laws

Italy chills out over medical cannabis cultivators
Italy

Italy chills out over medical cannabis cultivators

French bakers fined for opening too often
France

French bakers fined for opening too often

Minister seeks to rid laws of ‘Nazi language’
Germany

Minister seeks to rid laws of ‘Nazi language’

Pope’s ‘smack’ approval draws ire in Germany
Germany

Pope’s ‘smack’ approval draws ire in Germany

States can’t decide Sunday openings: Court
Germany

States can’t decide Sunday openings: Court

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Germany

In defence of Uber: Three reasons it beats taxis

Denmark, Germany launch joint patrols
Germany

Denmark, Germany launch joint patrols

Here’s what changes about life in Sweden in October 2020
Sweden

Here’s what changes about life in Sweden in October 2020

From bikinis to buskers: Spain’s weirdest laws
Spain

From bikinis to buskers: Spain’s weirdest laws

Fiat threatens to leave Italy over labour row
Italy

Fiat threatens to leave Italy over labour row

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’
Germany

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Nationwide cannabis limit rolls nearer
Germany

Nationwide cannabis limit rolls nearer

Row holds up child abuse compensation
Germany

Row holds up child abuse compensation

Bavarian late night beer, juice, only for drivers
Germany

Bavarian late night beer, juice, only for drivers

Young men launch pro-circumcision petition
Germany

Young men launch pro-circumcision petition

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’
Germany

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest
Germany

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Landowners get right to refuse hunting access
Germany

Landowners get right to refuse hunting access

Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die
Germany

Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die

Smoking ban ‘has cut heart attacks’
Germany

Smoking ban ‘has cut heart attacks’

Cologne witchcraft trial reopens after 400 years
Germany

Cologne witchcraft trial reopens after 400 years

Germans work six weeks a year longer than French
Germany

Germans work six weeks a year longer than French

Tougher crime laws to follow U-Bahn bashing
Germany

Tougher crime laws to follow U-Bahn bashing

Friedrich aims to toughen anti-terror law
Germany

Friedrich aims to toughen anti-terror law

Cabinet moves to erase child porn sites
Germany

Cabinet moves to erase child porn sites

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers
Germany

German states look to skip court OK on blood tests for drunk drivers

Interior ministry criticises planned EU-wide asylum rules
Germany

Interior ministry criticises planned EU-wide asylum rules

Politicians bicker over police attacker penalties
Germany

Politicians bicker over police attacker penalties

FDP: ‘Foolish’ traffic sign changes must end
Germany

FDP: ‘Foolish’ traffic sign changes must end

Hessian border town changing states after 50-year campaign
Germany

Hessian border town changing states after 50-year campaign

Court rules Nazi slogans are legal if not in German
Germany

Court rules Nazi slogans are legal if not in German

Economy Ministry under fire for outsourcing bank law
Germany

Economy Ministry under fire for outsourcing bank law

CDU touts internet crime watch
Germany

CDU touts internet crime watch

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children
Germany

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children

Zypries backs adoption for gay couples
Germany

Zypries backs adoption for gay couples

Civil unions made legal in Bavaria
Germany

Civil unions made legal in Bavaria

Germany tightens gun laws after massacre
Germany

Germany tightens gun laws after massacre

Berlin passes new anti-terrorism laws
Germany

Berlin passes new anti-terrorism laws

German cities demand faster internet
Germany

German cities demand faster internet

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions
Germany

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions

Passengers guaranteed refunds for late trains
Germany

Passengers guaranteed refunds for late trains

German ISPs blocking child porn sites
Germany

German ISPs blocking child porn sites

Entertainment industry hails Pirate Bay guilty verdict
Germany

Entertainment industry hails Pirate Bay guilty verdict

Germany adopts emergency bank nationalisation law
Germany

Germany adopts emergency bank nationalisation law

Germany to block access to child porn websites
Germany

Germany to block access to child porn websites

Music industry demands Germany fight internet piracy
Germany

Music industry demands Germany fight internet piracy

Majority of Germans support stricter gun control
Germany

Majority of Germans support stricter gun control

Interior Ministry warns terror camp trainees returning to Germany
Germany

Interior Ministry warns terror camp trainees returning to Germany

Berlin mulls tracking data on foreign visitors
Germany

Berlin mulls tracking data on foreign visitors

German train travellers to receive refunds for delays
Germany

German train travellers to receive refunds for delays

Germany to allow Church weddings without civil ceremony
Germany

Germany to allow Church weddings without civil ceremony

Germany liberalizes stem cell research
Germany

Germany liberalizes stem cell research

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Sweden

Swedish becomes official ‘main language’

Stockholm reported for using too much English
Sweden

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Government reported for English email use
Sweden

Government reported for English email use

Universities quizzed over English requirement
Sweden

Universities quizzed over English requirement

New Swedish laws target sex videos and CCTV
Sweden

New Swedish laws target sex videos and CCTV

EU allergy laws target French lavender farmers
France

EU allergy laws target French lavender farmers

Named and shamed: France’s craziest laws
France

Named and shamed: France’s craziest laws

Everything that changes in Germany from February 2018
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany from February 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2018
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in July 2018

Everything that changes in Germany in June 2018
Germany

Everything that changes in Germany in June 2018

Courts overruled four in ten asylum decisions last year: report
Germany

Courts overruled four in ten asylum decisions last year: report

Let it all out! This is what changes in Germany in September 2017
Germany

Let it all out! This is what changes in Germany in September 2017

Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws
Switzerland

Switzerland looks to tighten anti-terror laws

Refugees cycled 250 km to protest against Sweden’s new asylum laws
Sweden

Refugees cycled 250 km to protest against Sweden’s new asylum laws

What you need to know about Italy’s new food waste laws
Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s new food waste laws

Italy to pass new laws to fight €12 billion food waste
Italy

Italy to pass new laws to fight €12 billion food waste

Germany beefs up asylum rules for Balkans
Germany

Germany beefs up asylum rules for Balkans

Swedish courts ‘making horny teens criminals’
Sweden

Swedish courts ‘making horny teens criminals’

Berlin paves the way for ratification of EU treaty
Germany

Berlin paves the way for ratification of EU treaty

Berlin bans genetically modified crops
Germany

Berlin bans genetically modified crops