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Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote - World News
Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote 7 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that his ambitious EU plans to reform the European Union need German backing, as Chancellor Angela Merkel gears up for a crucial vote on forming a new coalition government.
More self-driving tech in VW's next-generation Golf -World News
More self-driving tech in VW's next-generation Golf 7 hours ago
The world's biggest carmaker Volkswagen said on Friday it would stuff even more technology into the next generation of its top-selling Golf model, bringing so-called connected driving deeper into the mainstream.
Iran suspected of increasing espionage in Germany -World News
Iran suspected of increasing espionage in Germany 12 hours ago
An Iranian intelligence agency spied on German politician Reinhold Robbe for months. In an interview with DW, Robbe says he is convinced that the extent of Iranian espionage in Germany is greater than previously known.
Germany halts weapons exports to parties in Yemen conflict -World News
Germany halts weapons exports to parties in Yemen conflict 13 hours ago
Saudi Arabia buys hundreds of millions in military equipment from Germany each year. More than 5,000 civilians have died in the proxy war between Riyadh and Tehran.
Hamburg's debt-hit archdiocese to close over one-third of Catholic schools -World News
Hamburg's debt-hit archdiocese to close over one-third of Catholic schools 14 hours ago
The Hamburg archdiocese is planning to close eight of the 21 Catholic schools it runs in the northern German port city in an attempt to stop itself from falling further into debt. The news has shocked local parents.
How do you fight back against online harassment in Germany? -World News
How do you fight back against online harassment in Germany? 15 hours ago
German journalist Richard Gutjahr has long been fighting back against the online harassment directed at him and his family. Now there are new anti-abuse laws and internet support groups backing him.
Distrust and Anger: Inside Germany's Rocky Coalition Talks -World News
Distrust and Anger: Inside Germany's Rocky Coalition Talks 17 hours ago
Preliminary talks to form a new government in Berlin, following the collapse of a previous effort, underscore the degree to which the power of the leaders of Germany's main political parties has eroded. Angela Merkel's own weakness is more apparent than e
German defense spending way below 2-percent target -World News
German defense spending way below 2-percent target 18 hours ago
German military spending fell last year, according to an analysis by the BDI industry association. The report comes amid pressure on NATO members to inject more funds into their armed forces.
German lawmakers debate how to deal with refugees' families -World News
German lawmakers debate how to deal with refugees' families 18 hours ago
Parliamentarians are grappling with a new law to reunite families with migrants who have fled dire circumstances, but who don't have refugee status. Both the left and the right have concerns about its implementation.
'Paperwork was out of this world': the ups and downs of getting German citizenship -World News
'Paperwork was out of this world': the ups and downs of getting German citizenship 19 hours ago
Applying to become a German citizen can seem like a daunting and long-winded task. We talked to a range of people who have gone through the process of applying to become a German citizen, to find out what it's really like.
40 years since final VW Beetle rolled off production lines in Germany -World News
40 years since final VW Beetle rolled off production lines in Germany 20 hours ago
Four decades ago on Friday the last Volkswagen Beetle was assembled in north Germany. But far from being forgotten, its status as a cult car continues today.
New project set to clear up mystery of how many castles Germany has -World News
New project set to clear up mystery of how many castles Germany has 20 hours ago
For a country so famous for its castles, Germany has done surprisingly little to record them all. That is slowly changing thanks to a new project.
Man who supplied weapon used in Munich mass shooting sentenced to seven years -World News
Man who supplied weapon used in Munich mass shooting sentenced to seven years 21 hours ago
A German court has sentenced a man to seven years for selling a gun that was used in the 2016 mass shooting in Munich. It's the first time an illegal arms dealer has been punished for an act in which he was not involved.
Man who sold gun to Munich mass murderer given seven years’ jail -World News
Man who sold gun to Munich mass murderer given seven years’ jail 21 hours ago
A German court jailed a man for seven years Friday for supplying a pistol to a teenager who killed nine people in a 2016 rampage at a Munich shopping centre.
Man who supplied weapon for Munich mass shooting sentenced to seven years -World News
Man who supplied weapon for Munich mass shooting sentenced to seven years 22 hours ago
A German court has sentenced a man to seven years for selling a gun that was used in the 2016 mass shooting in Munich. It's the first time an illegal arms dealer has been punished for an act in which he was not involved.
Friederike storm cleanup begins in Germany as trains resume -World News
Friederike storm cleanup begins in Germany as trains resume 23 hours ago
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.
'Out of Office': When artists take over the workplace -World News
'Out of Office': When artists take over the workplace 23 hours ago
Post-its, rulers, staples and folders: in the new exhibit "Out of Office" in Bietigheim-Bissingen, near Stuttgart, visitors will be surprised to come across familiar objects from their daily workaday life.
Following UK, German politicians urge for measures to fight loneliness -World News
Following UK, German politicians urge for measures to fight loneliness 23 hours ago
German lawmakers have said more needs to be done to help those who suffer from loneliness and to remove the taboos around the issue. They also praised the UK's recent decision to appoint a "Minister for Loneliness."
What now? Rail and air travel in Germany after the hurricane -World News
What now? Rail and air travel in Germany after the hurricane 23 hours ago
As hurricane Friederike swept through Germany on Thursday, it had a massive impact on public transportation. Here’s what to know if you plan on travelling on the rails or in the sky in the next few days.
Calls grow for Germany to follow UK example and combat rising loneliness -World News
Calls grow for Germany to follow UK example and combat rising loneliness 23 hours ago
German politicians and religious leaders called on Friday for the government to follow the example of the UK and do more to combat loneliness in society.
West Berlin in the 1980s was a claustrophobic, cold city that left you with scars -World News
West Berlin in the 1980s was a claustrophobic, cold city that left you with scars 1 day ago
It is now common to look back on West Berlin in the last years of the Cold War as a place of complete freedom. But finding a room to rent was just one of the problems you faced in the island-city, writes Paul Hockenos.
Long-distance trains start running again after hurricane -World News
Long-distance trains start running again after hurricane 1 day ago
After Deutsche Bahn (DB) cancelled all long-distance trains across Germany on Thursday for safety reasons against hurricane “Friederike,” it resumed operations on Friday.
Berlin rapper turned Isis fighter killed in Syria (for third time) -World News
Berlin rapper turned Isis fighter killed in Syria (for third time) 1 day ago
Deso Dogg has been reported killed twice before, once by jihadist sources, once by the Pentagon. A US-monitoring group is now claiming the elusive German rapper who went to fight for Isis has been killed again.
Trans-Atlantic ties: Angela Merkel needs a Donald Trump strategy -World News
Trans-Atlantic ties: Angela Merkel needs a Donald Trump strategy 1 day ago
Donald Trump's election as US president has been called "a nail in the coffin of the liberal world order." What can German Chancellor Angela Merkel do to make sure that coffin isn't buried?
Germany begins cleanup following deadly storm Friederike -World News
Germany begins cleanup following deadly storm Friederike 1 day ago
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.