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Merkel's rival Schulz calls for ban on Turkish president holding rally
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:24

Angela Merkel's rival to be chancellor, Martin Schulz, has called for a political rally by the Turkish president to be banned. Schulz said Erdogan sho...

Daring activist stunt delays first ever river shipment of nuclear waste
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:43

Four activists from an anti-nuclear energy group have managed to temporarily prevent a boat carrying nuclear waste from carrying its cargo down the ri...

Italy threatens to turn away foreign ships with rescued migrants
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:25

Italy's envoy to the EU has said it is unsustainable for all migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean to land on his country's shores. Over 10,000 as...

Confederations Cup: Claudio Bravo the shootout hero as Chile reach final
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:39

Chile have reached the final of the Confederations Cup after a stunning shootout performance from goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. He saved all three of Port...

Swedish Justice Minister: "The blame is on Assange, not Sweden"
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:26

After Sweden dropped its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Justice Minister Morgan Johansson has blamed Assange for the lack of pro...

Eight unmissable events taking place across Germany this July
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:23

July is brimming with things to do to help you get into the spirit of summer. The Local

A cyberexpert explains how Petya differs from WannaCry
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:23

A month after WannaCry infected computers across the world, a new, localized ransomware has caused issues for multinational corporations. DW spoke wit...

Anti-terror raids in Spain, Germany and the UK
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:25

Spanish police have cracked an alleged terror cell on the resort island of Mallorca. Police have made coordinated arrests across Europe netting six su...

Japan, EU narrow differences over free trade agreement
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:21

Automobiles, agriculture and non-tariff barriers remain the biggest stumbling blocks to a deal that will be worth an estimated one trillion euros in a...

Air Berlin passengers asked to wear life jackets on flight to Venice
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:21

A flight from Dusseldorf to Venice encountered problems on approach, forcing passengers to don life vests. The plane was experiencing problems with it...

‘I found it horrible myself’: Berlin U-Bahn kicker admits guilt
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:22

The man who was caught on camera kicking a woman down the stairs of a Berlin U-Bahn station admitted his guilt in court on Monday. The Local

What was the Srebrenica massacre?
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:35

In July 1995 Bosnian Serb troops stormed the UN safe area around Srebrenica and before the eyes of Dutch UN troops. DW's Zoran Arbutina explains what ...

US lists China among worst offenders on human trafficking
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:27

The US State Department has downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," placing it alongside what are deemed the worst offenders. ...

Merkel welcomes US offer to resume TTIP talks
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:24

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has told a Berlin audience that the US remains open to a free trade pact with the EU. German Chancellor Angela Merke...

North German state weighs up introducing unconditional basic income
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:29

Schleswig-Holstein’s new state government is considering a project to bring in an unconditional basic income. But the plans aren’t quite as advanc...

Brexit Diary 2 - ambition, clarity and more patriotism
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:31

Theresa May's plan for ensuring the rights of EU citizens in the UK has been met with skepticism at a summit in Brussels. It's not the only reason why...

Berlin police fired from G20 preparations over ‘public sex and urinating on fences’
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:22

Hamburg police have sent home several hundred Berlin police officers due to serious misconduct during preparations for the G20 summit being held in th...

Heated spat over 'anti-democratic' Merkel fires starting gun on election race
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:22

Germany's election campaign battle heated up Monday, with accusations of mud-slinging flying after Chancellor Angela Merkel's rival accused her of an ...

Opinion: Theresa May's unholy alliance
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:39

Coalition governments are normal in Europe. Theresa May's deal with the DUP is an exception. It puts peace in Northern Ireland in jeopardy and limits ...

The new food trends
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:24

Trends on the plate: sustainable food, homemade food, but also “ultra-local” products are becoming important. Furthermore, street food events and ...

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