Some Norwegians object to a planned monument on Utoya island, the site of Breivik's shooting spree.
Anders Behring Breivik’s attacks nearly three years ago caused both a very public, national trauma and untold stories of personal grief in Norway. Now plans for a national memorial for the 69 who died on the Utoya island are being met with protests from people who say they don’t want a daily reminder of what they witnessed on 22 July 2011. Lars Bevanger reports.
Lufthansa and Air Berlin have announced that they are resuming flights to Israel. The German carriers had suspended service earlier in the week after a rocket fired by Islamist militants struck near Tel Aviv's airport.
The number of children in state custody has reached a record high. Refugee kids are also taken into care and should have the right to aid, says Heinz Hilgers, president of child the protection body Kinderschutzbund.
As Israel's military campaign continues in Gaza, protesters took to the streets of Berlin on Quds Day. Despite widespread fears of violence, opposing rallies supporting the Palestinians and Israelis remained calm.
A premiere not soon to be forgotten: In its fourth and final year, stage director Sebastian Baumgarten's "Tannhäuser" had an unattractive set and a technical glitch, but superb singing and an impressive conducting debut.