The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has enlisted the help of police negotiators in a bid to try to break hunger strikes by asylum-seekers in Boden, Gävle and Holmsund in northern Sweden.
Half of Sweden's female MPs have stated that they had been subjected to threats in the course of their political activities over the past year.
A court in Casablanca has sentenced a 60-year-old French citizen to 12 years in prison for paedophilia, Moroccan police said on Saturday, confirming a verdict announced earlier in the week.
A centre in Nuremberg is offering a course to sex industry professionals on how to cater to the sexual needs of disabled clients. Those who complete training successfully attain a certificate in “sexual accompaniment and assistance.”
German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle has praised Turkey as a “success story” ahead of strategic talks on Sunday. But he said it was impossible to put a date on the country’s possible accession to the EU.
Germany's Pirate Party are meeting just over four months before general elections to chart a course out of a crisis that has seen its poll ratings sink amid internal squabbling.
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been refused permission to found a fascist association, authorities said on Friday, due to missing paperwork and a lack of support.
A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured on Friday night after falling from a balcony on the fourth floor of a block of flats in Lund in southern Sweden.
Burglaries rose sharply last year, according to new figures seen by the Welt am Sonntag newspaper. Daytime break-ins in particular have increased, with robberies becoming more violent. Critics say cutbacks mean crimes aren't being solved.
French health authorities said one person was suspected of contracting a deadly new SARS-like virus after coming into contact with a man confirmed to be infected, following tests that cleared another three patients.
Several potato processing plants in Germany are being investigated on the suspicion of illegally fixing prices for more than a decade, costing consumers and farmers more than €100 million.
A Stockholm bus driver has been sentenced to community service after having been caught robbing a sleeping passenger on a night bus.
Jupp Heynckes on Friday admitted that he is unlikely to coach in the Bundesliga again once he departs champions Bayern Munich at the end of the campaign. The 68-year-old will hand over the hotseat to Pep Guardiola in the summer.
Sweden's state run liquor store monopoly Systembolaget has halted the launch of a beer from hard rock band Iron Maiden due to legal concerns over the skull and crossbones motif on the label.
Banks seized nearly 40,000 homes in Spain last year due to unpaid mortgages, official data showed Friday, as a sharp economic downturn and record unemployment took its toll.
Police in Gibraltar deported to Spain on Friday a Turkish suspected Al-Qaeda member accused of plotting bombing attacks, who entered the British territory illegally, an official said.
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