The death certificate of German World War I fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen has turned up in western Poland, the daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported on Saturday.
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German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said on Saturday that it was wrong to consider Switzerland a nation of bigots after its vote in favour of a ban on building new mosque minarets.
The Opel restructuring plan is pretty much finished, with around 8,300 jobs set to be cut, according to Nick Reilly, new chairman of General Motors Europe, who talked about it in a telephone conference on Saturday.
Germany's Constitutional Court is set to consider the complaint of a football fan who was banned from all stadiums in the country on the basis of suspicion that he was likely to be violent.
An extensive, 30-year study, covering virtually everyone in Scandinavia, shows no link between mobile phone use and brain tumours, according to a Reuters report.
The chilly weather of the last few days should disappear on Sunday, to be replaced by a few damper but milder days.
Head of the socialist Left party, Lothar Bisky has proposed building a new relationship with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and even suggested an eventual fusion could be possible.
The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) – the agency that is responsible for overseeing Sweden’s international aid spending – will be audited after it has already over-spent its budget for this year.
A stay-at-home parent’s activities are not classified as ‘work’, according to the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court (Regeringsrätten).
Supposed spiritual guru Oliver Shanti was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison on Friday, after a Munich court convicted him of 76 counts of child sexual abuse.
The US fighter pilots called in by German commanders in Afghanistan for a controversial air strike on two fuel tankers that left many civilians dead questioned their orders several times before attacking.
The waiting time at Sahlgrenska University Hospital’s psychiatric clinic in Gothenburg was so long that a man in his forties who was seeking help gave up and went home, with the assistance of a close relative. Soon after the man left the house and took his own life.
A study commissioned by the National Public Health Institute has found that the number of obese and overweight ten-year-olds is higher in Bollnäs, Västerås and Ystad than in Karlstad and Umeå.