Children whose parents want them to live a vegan lifestyle – or a stone-age or fruitarian one for that matter – will have to bring their own food to school, a Berlin court ruled on Wednesday.
The biggest vegan festival in Europe is back in Vienna in May, with four days of stalls promoting vegan food, fashion and cosmetic products.
Legislation against the promotion of breast milk substitutes must be significantly tightened if global efforts to encourage breast feeding are to succeed, a UN report warned on Monday.
More than a quarter of ice cubes used in Swiss bars and restaurants contain faecal bacteria such as E. coli, according to a nationwide study by the Swiss cantonal chemists association (VKCS).
Germany is placing startling images of black lungs and rotting teeth on cigarette packages as part of a mandatory regulation established by the European Union.
German doctors are puzzled by the first outbreak of Lassa fever outside Africa. They say three people have been infected after having contact with an American who died of Lassa fever there last month.
Johann Schneider-Ammann, the current president of Switzerland, has inadvertently become a cult sensation with his straight-laced delivery of a speech broadcast to promote laughing as beneficial for ill people.
A hospital in the canton of Valais could allow assisted suicide within its walls “in exceptional circumstances”, it has announced.
The pesticide Glyphosate, which is suspected of being carcinogenic, has been found in the 14 most popular German beers.
The Copenhagen City Council is expected to approve a proposal on Tuesday to divest its investment fund from all fossil fuels holdings.