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Breaking: WWII Bomb find forces evacuation, travel disruption 2019-04-24 11:45:38For the second time in two days, the discovery of a World War II bomb has forced an evacuation in Germany.

What NOT to do when you're freelancing in 2019-04-24 10:53:15Thanks to a mountain of bureaucracy, a tricky healthcare system and a complicated language, freelancing in Germany can seem overwhelming at times, but

Why this town is battling German bureaucracy for 2019-04-24 06:28:15A plan to honour a famous artist known for his animal caricatures has run into difficulties because German rules prohibit ‘animal emblems’

German phrase of the day: Das ist mir 2019-04-24 04:51:52Today's phrase of the day doesn't matter...

One in two Germans don't know top European 2019-04-24 04:43:54With just a month to go before the European elections take place, the top German candidates are still largely unknown by the public.

Here's where the biggest wealth divisions are in 2019-04-24 04:39:05A new study into differences in disposable income levels has revealed the significant wealth inequality across Germany. We break down where the differ

Prost! Why do Germans make eye contact when 2019-04-24 04:20:10It is a custom that has caught out every expat at one point or another: so why do Germans insist on looking each other in the eye when they say cheers

Bavaria: Thousands evacuated during WWII bomb detonation 2019-04-24 03:27:04Around 4,500 residents were forced to leave their homes during the planned explosion of a WWII bomb in Regensburg, Bavaria.

Why beer means so much to the Germans 2019-04-23 11:31:03For many inside and outside of the country, beer is synonymous with Germans, Germany and the German lifestyle. On German Beer Day, we break down the a

Wildfires rage during Germany's spring heatwave 2019-04-23 11:26:15The warm weather in Germany may have been perfect for enjoying the Easter break. But it has increased the danger of forest fires.

German postage costs may increase by 'up to 2019-04-23 07:31:23A government meeting in May is set to determine whether the humble postage stamp will increase from the current 70 to 90 cents.

Eleven motorcyclists killed on German roads over long 2019-04-23 05:12:12At least 11 motorcyclists died in accidents on Germany’s roads over the Easter break.


Three members of Sudan's military council resign ahead 2019-04-24 19:30:00The resignations came after the military council and protest leaders held talks ahead of planned rallies on Thursday. The military council said it rea

Referee saves Bayern's blushes in German Cup 2019-04-24 18:37:00A spirited fightback from Werder Bremen in the German Cup against Bayern Munich was quashed late on, as a contentious penalty sealed a 3-2 win for the

Deutsche Bank hands over Donald Trump loan documents: 2019-04-24 18:04:00The German lender has started providing files to New York authorities related to funding of Trump projects. Investigators are interested in Deutsche B

Asia's Christians face increased political violence 2019-04-24 17:55:00The persecution of Christians across the world is on the rise, just like the politicization of religion. But in the wake of the terror attacks in Sri

German Cup: Bayern beat Bremen with contentious penalty 2019-04-24 17:38:00Bayern Munich have beaten Werder Bremen in a spectacular cup semifinal, with more than a little help from a late refereeing decision. The 3-2 victory

Emirati woman at home with her family after 2019-04-24 16:41:00Munira Abdulla's family has announced she is at home after awaking in a German clinic last May. She was brought to Germany after being seriously inju

Ukraine furious after Russia speeds up passport process 2019-04-24 15:50:00The new decree makes it easier for people living in separatist-controlled parts of eastern Ukraine to obtain Russian citizenship. Ukraine's president

German fire brigades call for military helicopters over 2019-04-24 15:43:00Germany's unseasonal wildfire risk has prompted fire brigades to call for military helicopters to be kept on standby for water dousing. Forest blazes

Opinion: We must resist the perverse logic of 2019-04-24 15:12:00The death toll from the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka continues to rise. While anger and grief are understandable reactions, calling for revenge is e

Man fined for taking Gerhard Richter sketches from 2019-04-24 14:10:00A German court has fined a Cologne man for taking four sketches from the artist's recycling bin and trying to sell them at auction. Richter's works

France dedicates first Armenian genocide commemorations 2019-04-24 14:04:00The first major European country to recognize the 1915 massacres as genocide, France has dedicated its first national day of commemoration. The French

German income inequality a cause for concern as 2019-04-24 11:49:00A new study has found that residents in Germany's south have twice as much disposable income as those in the north and east. Experts have called on t

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Merkel ‘Saddened’ as Germany Awaits Answers on Deadly 2019-04-18 09:49:37Most of the victims seem to have been Germans on vacation on the Portuguese island. Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her condolences as an inquiry w

How Climate Became Germany’s New Culture War 2019-04-18 01:00:06For years, migration tore the country apart. Now it’s the environment.

Former VW C.E.O. Martin Winterkorn Is Charged by 2019-04-15 09:45:45Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal w

Has Germany Forgotten the Lessons of the Nazis? 2019-04-15 06:00:03The country’s culture of remembrance is crumbling.

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit 2019-04-12 07:00:05The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction

German State Drops Investigation Into Political Artist, but 2019-04-11 13:54:17An artist who built a replica Holocaust memorial next to the home of a far-right politician was the subject of a 16-month criminal inquiry. Prominent

Fossils Are Filling Out the Human Family Tree 2019-04-10 16:55:14The more fossils we find, the more we learn that many kinds of humans have lived on Earth.

Stripping Away Lies to Expose a Painter’s Nazi 2019-04-10 06:53:51A new exhibition of the German painter Emil Nolde shows that rather than being a victim of Hitler’s regime, he was an enthusiastic supporter.

Climate Change Could Destroy His Home in Peru. 2019-04-09 22:24:03Local communities are taking the world’s largest polluters to court. And they’re using the legal strategy that got tobacco companies to pa

German Woman Goes on Trial in Death of 2019-04-09 13:42:15In one of the highest-profile cases against a female ISIS member, German prosecutors accused the defendant and her husband of holding a 5-year-old Yaz

Obama Evokes Nostalgia in Germany, but Message Focuses 2019-04-06 15:09:42Europe is one of the main battlefields between liberal democracy and far-right populism, the former president told a group of young leaders.

Nuclear Power Can Save the World 2019-04-06 14:30:03Expanding the technology is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the economy.

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