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Fine dropped for pensioner caught 'illegally' resting at Düsseldorf bus stop - World News
Fine dropped for pensioner caught 'illegally' resting at Düsseldorf bus stop 14 days ago
Earlier this month in Düsseldorf, an 86-year-old man was fined for resting at a bus stop. But authorities have decided to drop the fine after discovering that the man suffers from dementia.
Rundown state of Berlin’s U-Bahn lines has hit ‘crisis point’ -World News
Rundown state of Berlin’s U-Bahn lines has hit ‘crisis point’ 14 days ago
The service on Berlin’s underground lines has become so poor that the city is facing a public transport “crisis”, the Berlin Passenger Association (IGEB) has told The Local.
Former RAF terrorist apologises to son of murdered industrialist -World News
Former RAF terrorist apologises to son of murdered industrialist 14 days ago
Four decades after a wave of far-left militancy shook Germany, a former Red Army Faction (RAF) member has apologised to the son of one of its most high-profile victims, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Glyphosate row casts shadow over German coalition prospects -World News
Glyphosate row casts shadow over German coalition prospects 14 days ago
A vote to extend the use of a controversial weed-killer has angered Angela Merkel's past and maybe future partners in government, the Social Democrats. Will the issue derail talks about a grand coalition?
Pro-refugee town mayor attacked at kebab shop by man with knife -World News
Pro-refugee town mayor attacked at kebab shop by man with knife 14 days ago
A knife attacker injured a German town mayor in an assault which officials Tuesday said appeared motivated by the municipal leader's pro-refugee stance.
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The Wealth Conundrum: "Capitalism Drives Money to the Very Top" 14 days ago
Germany is still a country divided into economic classes, says Bosch heiress Ise Bosch. We spoke with her about social justice, wealth and the spread of populism.
Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop -World News
Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop 14 days ago
The conservative mayor of the western German town of Altena has been stabbed inside a kebab shop in an attack described by authorities as "politically motivated." Altena is known for welcoming refugees.
New failures uncovered in police investigation of Berlin truck attacker -World News
New failures uncovered in police investigation of Berlin truck attacker 14 days ago
Nearly one year after an Islamist terrorist attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, another failure during police investigations into the terrorist behind the attack has come to light.
New 'eTuk-Tuk' shuttle service to be tested in Frankfurt -World News
New 'eTuk-Tuk' shuttle service to be tested in Frankfurt 14 days ago
As part of a testing phase for Deutsche Bahn's (DB) new shuttle service, Frankfurt employees at the company will be able to call so-called eTuk Tuks using an app to take them to locations around the city.
A year on from terror attack, Berlin Christmas market opens calmly -World News
A year on from terror attack, Berlin Christmas market opens calmly 14 days ago
Security has been tightened, but otherwise things were relaxed at the site of the 2016 terror attack that claimed 12 lives. DW's Jefferson Chase was on hand for the market's first day - and he wasn't the only one.
Merkel vows 'serious' coalition talks with Social Democrats -World News
Merkel vows 'serious' coalition talks with Social Democrats 14 days ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday her party was ready to hold serious talks with the Social Democrats to form a government, warning that time is pressing as Europe faces a slew of challenges.
Drug store tycoon found guilty of embezzlement before ‘biggest wave of layoffs since WWII’ -World News
Drug store tycoon found guilty of embezzlement before ‘biggest wave of layoffs since WWII’ 14 days ago
A German court on Monday handed former retail tycoon Anton Schlecker a suspended sentence and jailed two of his children in a high-profile case over their family-owned chain's criminal bankruptcy.
Parents fail in compensation claim against police who didn't find daughter after crash -World News
Parents fail in compensation claim against police who didn't find daughter after crash 15 days ago
A young female driver probably only died because police officers did not find her car after a accident - but Bavarian authorities still won't have to pay the parents any compensation for their pain and suffering.
Drunk driver 'deliberately' crashes car into revellers at Cuxhaven nightclub -World News
Drunk driver 'deliberately' crashes car into revellers at Cuxhaven nightclub 15 days ago
A 29-year-old man believed to have been intoxicated smashed his car deliberately into a group of people standing outside a disco in a northern German town Sunday, injuring six, police said.
Angela Merkel's CDU backs German government 'grand coalition' strategy -World News
Angela Merkel's CDU backs German government 'grand coalition' strategy 15 days ago
The Christian Democratic Union led by Chancellor Angela Merkel has thrown their support behind pursuing a new alliance with the Social Democrats. But the SPD's former leader said people shouldn't expect a coalition yet.
German 85-year-old dementia patient fined for resting at bus stop: report -World News
German 85-year-old dementia patient fined for resting at bus stop: report 15 days ago
An 85-year-old man has reportedly been fined for sitting at a Dusseldorf bus stop without catching the bus. Social media complaints prompted Dusseldorf to investigate the circumstances of the reported fine.
Angela Merkel's CDU meets amid pressure for quick German coalition agreement -World News
Angela Merkel's CDU meets amid pressure for quick German coalition agreement 15 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with other CDU leaders to discuss a way forward after exploratory coalition talks failed last week. The SPD has made clear that another "grand coalition" would come at a price.
Merkel ally sees repeat coalition with SPD as 'best option' -World News
Merkel ally sees repeat coalition with SPD as 'best option' 16 days ago
A renewed coalition between Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats is the best option for Germany, CSU head Horst Seehofer said Sunday, raising hopes for an end to the political impasse.
Charr ends Germany's 85-year wait for a world heavyweight champion -World News
Charr ends Germany's 85-year wait for a world heavyweight champion 16 days ago
Just two years after being shot, Manuel Charr has ended Germany's 85-year wait for a world heavyweight champion and dedicated his victory over Alexander Ustinov to his adopted home country.
German far-right claims credit for Merkel struggles -World News
German far-right claims credit for Merkel struggles 16 days ago
The far-right Alternative for Germany party sees Chancellor Angela Merkel's struggle to form a new government as proof of its growing power to upend the country's political order, a top party official told AFP.
Manuel Charr becomes first German heavyweight champion in 85 years -World News
Manuel Charr becomes first German heavyweight champion in 85 years 16 days ago
After a double hip replacement and being shot in a kebab shop in 2015, naturalised German Manuel Charr has become the first heavyweight champion since Max Schmeling in the 1930s. It's a high spot in an eventful life.
Germany's Greens look to future in opposition -World News
Germany's Greens look to future in opposition 16 days ago
The breakdown of the "Jamaica" coalition talks meant the Greens’ dream of being part of government has been derailed. During a party congress in Berlin they aired their frustration — and focused on their strengths.
Merkel hopes to form government 'very soon' -World News
Merkel hopes to form government 'very soon' 16 days ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said she wanted to form a government very soon, bolstering hopes that Germany's political impasse could be close to ending as she raised the prospect of a compromise with the Social Democrats.
Merkel: Asking Germans to vote again is 'simply wrong' -World News
Merkel: Asking Germans to vote again is 'simply wrong' 17 days ago
Germany's chancellor has said that it would be "simply wrong" to hold new elections after coalition talks collapsed. Her statement came as rival Social Democrats reconsidered a second "grand coalition" with her CDU.
China U-20 footballers' Germany tour suspended after Tibet row -World News
China U-20 footballers' Germany tour suspended after Tibet row 17 days ago
The Chinese Under-20 football team's controversial tour of Germany has been suspended following a row over activists who unfurled Tibetan flags.