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German government reportedly favors a Commerzbank-BNP Paribas merger
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:36

The German government favors a merger of state-backed Commerzbank with France's BNP Paribas, German weekly WirtschaftsWoche reported on Thursday,...

German foster family: Young Syrian refugee 'fits into our family'
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:57

Mohamed has found a new start and a caring foster family in Germany after fleeing Syria as a 14-year-old. BBC News - Middle East

German Election: For Markets, Wages Are What Matter Most
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:38

Angela Merkel appears on course to win a fourth term as Germany’s leader. For markets, the political stability allows a focus on more fundamental ch...

German Government Claims UK Did Not Make Concrete Offer On Divorce Bill
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:30

The German government claimed the British government did not make a concrete negotiation offer about the amount it should pay to exit the European Uni...

WWI German submarine found off Belgian coast with 23 bodies inside
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:20

Divers have found a well-preserved wreck of a German submarine sunk during the First World War in the North Sea, Belgian officials said on Tuesday. Th...

AfD sets populist course for heart of German politics
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:29

Alice Weidel and Alexander Gauland: the unlikely pairing steering AfD towards the Bundestag © EPA They are the oddest couple in Germany politics. On...

German WW1 U-boat Found With 23 Bodies Off Belgium
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:34

Officials believe they found the wreck of a German submarine that sank during a battle in World War One has been discovered in the North Sea and may b...

German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:35

The UB-II type submarine is said to be in good condition and the crew's bodies may still be on board. BBC News - Europe

Wrecked WWI German U-boat found off Belgian coast
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:17

A submerged, well-preserved World War One submarine was found off the coast of Belgium on Tuesday. Top News -

The German schoolboy jailed for writing to the BBC
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:55

How the East German secret police caught a young man who wrote letters to the BBC during the Cold War. BBC News - Magazine

German Election Podcast: What You Need To Know About Sunday's Vote
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:20

Germans head to the polls this Sunday to elect their next parliament. In our special election podcast, SPIEGEL ONLINE Editor-in-Chief Barbara Hans dis...

The German Election Explained
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:33

German voters head to the polls this Sunday in an election that determines whether Chancellor Angela Merkel remains at the helm of Europe’s biggest ...

German election: Poll puts far-right AfD in third place
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:21

One week before the German election, the latest voter poll has put the far-right AfD solidly ahead of the other "small parties." But Germany's Green p...

Turkey summons German envoy over 'terror' rally in Cologne
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:24

Turkey on Saturday summoned the German ambassador to Ankara to condemn what it called a rally organised by supporters of Kurdish militants in Cologne,...

Selling Pies in German
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:27

Photo credit: j.e.mcgowan, CC BY 2.0. I’d moved to Berlin in 2012, six months after completing a bachelor’s degree in German and Philosophy. T...

German industry leader calls for ‘strict and very serious’ Brexit talks, detail from UK
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:38

British negotiators need to better articulate their position on Britain's departure from the European Union, a German industry leader stressed Fr...

Want to buy up a bust German airline? Today’s your last chance
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:23

Friday brings a moment of truth for bankrupt Air Berlin, as a raucous bidding war closes that could see Germany's second-largest airline broken down f...

German election: Can the Greens and FDP join Angela Merkel in a coalition?
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:20

The Greens and the Free Democrats have traditionally been bitter rivals in Germany. But will these two smaller parties put aside their differences for...

The Victory of Rage: AfD Sets its Sights on German Parliament
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:21

Even as Chancellor Angela Merkel seems set to win her fourth term, the German campaign has been characterized in some towns by rage and hatred. The ri...

March of the Trolls: Right-Wing Activists Take Aim at German Election
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:22

Ahead of Germany's general election, an international alliance of extremist online activists is busy inciting on the internet. They're spreading hate,...

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