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Hundreds of Turkish officials seek asylum in Germany
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:47

Some 600 senior-ranked Turkish officials have sought asylum in Germany since last year’s coup attempt in Turkey, according to a Berlin newspaper. Th...

ECB's Draghi pledges rock-bottom rates as Germany calls for change
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:33

The head of the European Central Bank defended a pledge to keep interest rates at rock bottom on Thursday, batting back German calls for a speedy exit...

Candle-Light in Hanover (Germany) by Jann Lippke
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:39

Candle-Light in Hanover (Germany) by Jann Lippke We ate cheeseburgers with fries that evening. :-) Jann Lipp...

Austria files lawsuit against Germany over autobahn ‘foreigner tolls’
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:22

The government in Vienna is now taking legal action before the European Court of Justice against a car toll in Germany planned for 2019. The Local

10 foods I miss as a Canadian in Germany
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 05:30

Having lived in Germany for a total of about four years, it’s started to feel like home. That is until I remember it’s hard to find poutine, butte...

Germany refugee limit 'legally sound, ethically questionable'
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:21

Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parties have agreed on a guideline to limit migration to the country. While some call the move unconstitutional, expert...

Merkel's Bloc Agrees to Limit Number of Refugees Entering Germany
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 22:10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc agreed to limit the number of refugees allowed to enter the country annually, in an attempt to b...

Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu hints at rapprochement with Germany
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 03:28

Ankara is ready to work with Berlin, but German officials must learn to "respect" Turkey, says Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu. "If you take one st...

Joachim Low warns there is more to come from Germany
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 08:23

Joachim Low insists there is still plenty to come from a Germany side that sealed their World Cup spot next summer with a ninth qualifying win from ni...

Transfer rumours and paper review - Friday, October 6: PSG to make Sanchez move, Walcott set for Southampton return, Liverpool tracking Germany whizz-kid
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:16

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday's newspapers...Paris Saint-Germain apparently need to liquidate some assets after blowing £2...

Spike in radioactivity measured in Germany, other European countries
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:28

German authorities have measured an increase in radioactive material in the air. Officials say there is no risk to human health whatsoever, but are pu...

Germany: Former AfD leader Frauke Petry charged with perjury
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:42

Prosecutors in Germany have charged one of the country's most prominent right-wing politicians. BBC News - Europe

What Germany is reading
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:30

Goethe, Schiller, Brecht and Hesse are known all over the world. But what do Germans themselves most like to read? We have some reading tips – get t...

Germany may be the biggest threat to European stability
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 05:12

It is not one of the market’s most attractive traits when it ends up extremely long on bravado and exceedingly short on memory. It can be a fata...

The spotlight shifts from Germany to France
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 02:31

WHO leads Europe? At the start of this year, the answer was obvious. Angela Merkel was trundling unstoppably towards a fourth election win, while Brit...

Man rides horse across Germany to pick up grandchildren from school
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 01:28

A man from a village just outside Nuremberg promised his grandson that he'd pick him up from school on his horse one day — and has now honored that ...

Rent for student housing across Germany has skyrocketed, survey shows
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:26

The cost of rent for students in Germany is getting more and more expensive. The Local

Germany celebrates first gay marriages
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:20

Germany celebrates its first gay marriages on Sunday as same-sex unions become legal after decades of struggle, but campaigners say the battle for equ...

Germany gay marriage: Couple are first to marry under new law
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:31

Two men, together for 38 years, are the first to marry on the day the new law comes into force. BBC News - Europe

Biggest pumpkin in Germany crowned at Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:29

Germany's biggest pumpkin has been crowned in southern Germany. It's really big. Deutsche Welle

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