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.
The Gaza conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has led to a heated debate in Germany. After anti-Israel demonstrations, Jewish organizations are speaking out, saying "the old hatred of Jews" was back in Germany.
The country’s Federal Environmental Agency says the risk associated with fracking is too big. Ministries involved are pushing for an initial ban on the practice until 2021.
Spanish gross domestic product (GDP) added 0.6 percent in the second quarter, compared with the January-to-March period. It's the fastest rate since 2007, before the country slipped into recession.
Not only the Nazis, but also socialist East Germany systematically seized artwork from individuals to sell for valuable Western currency. A recent restitution case gives hopes to the heirs of the dispossessed collectors.