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Rita Ora’s German TV prank backfires
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:33

Reaction Mon 20 Nov, AT 09:54 Rita Ora’s German TV prank backfires British singer posed as an ordinary contestant - but ...

‘Situation unseen in decades’ – German president on failed coalition talks
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:32

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Germany is facing a situation unseen in decades after coalition talks failed. He warned of "great concer...

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:31

BERLIN (Reuters) - Efforts to form a three-way coalition government have failed, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, pitching Germany into its w...

German Meltdown: Everyone Loses in Coalition Collapse
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:25

After the collapse of the German coalition talks, the blame game has already begun. Yet all the parties bear responsibility for how the negotiations f...

German Coalition Talks Collapse
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:35

Negotiations to form the German government broke down, dealing a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel and throwing the leadership and direction of Europe...

‘Better not to rule than rule badly’: German coalition talks fail, shaking Merkel's position
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:32

The pro-business Free Democratic Party abruptly announced its exit from three-way talks to form the German government on Sunday, citing a lack of comm...

The three top hurdles in German coalition talks
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:23

Thorny issues divide German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and left-leaning Greens as they seek to fo...

German coalition talks close to collapse
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:41

Exploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government were on the verge of collapse on Sunday night after the four parties involved missed t...

Reports of sex abuse in German army jump
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:20

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen interpreted the rise in reporting as a positive sign, saying it was part of the "atmosphere of openness" ...

German teens pick misspelling of 'I am' as coolest word of the year
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:21

Youngsters across the country have had their say and the jury has made their final decision; ‘I bims’ is Germany’s 2017 Youth Word. The Local

'Alter Schwede!': the surprising role of old Swedes in the German language
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:23

Every language has common sayings which, when directly translated, seem to make absolutely no sense, and the German phrase "alter Schwede", meaning "o...

Charting a new German foreign policy
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:18

IT WAS a heart-warming moment in the freezing wind of the Alsatian mountains. On November 10th the presidents of Germany and France, Frank-Walter Stei...

Kuwait Airways 'within its rights' to ban Israeli - German court
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:29

A German court rules airline was within its rights to refuse to carry an Israeli, sparking outrage. BBC News - Middle East

German coalition talks delayed until Friday — sources
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:50

German coalition talks have been delayed until noon on Friday, according to sources. Europe News

Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:35

Officials in Ankara say the festival could incite hatred or be targeted by terror attacks. BBC News - Europe

Mystery meat piles at southwest German train station baffle residents
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:27

About half a kilogram of minced meat has been appearing at the railway station of a town close to Karlsruhe at regular intervals. Why this has been ha...

These are the disagreements taking German coalition talks down to the wire
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:22

There are only two days left for the parties trying to forge a new German government to come to agreement on a set of policies for the next four years...

German high-speed train grind to a halt for a sounder of swine
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:23

A long-held stereotype of Germans is their punctual public transport and efficient engineering. Last night, one train dealt that reputation an unexpec...

German economy growing even faster than predicted
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:24

The German economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the third quarter, official data showed Tuesday, as robust foreign demand kept Europe's top ...

Number of people living on German streets has jumped by a third: report
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:38

According to an estimate published by the Federal Association for Assistance for the Homeless on Wednesday, the number of people living on Germany’s...

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