Merkel says she is fit for work

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped … Read more

Photo Story: The equestrian CHIO Aachen in Germany

Marcus Ehning of Germany on Funky Fred competes in the Nations’ Cup team jumping event at the CHIO  (Concours Hippique International Officiel) in Aachen, Germany.… Read more

Photo Story: Preparation for Oktoberfest 2019 in Munich

Craftsmen prepare for the upcoming Oktoberfest on the Theresienwiese fair ground in Munich, Germany.

The famous traditional Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival that annually … Read more

Photo Story: Preparations for Christopher Street Day 2019 in Frankfurt Main

Traffic lights feature illustrations of a homosexual couple in downtown Frankfurt Main, Germany.

An annual gay pride parade will take place on 20 July 2019 … Read more

Photo Story: Chaos at Duesseldorf Airport


Hundreds of suitcases are left in the check-in area of the international airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, 17 July 2019.

A technical malfunction in baggage … Read more

CDU leader Kramp-Karrenbauer appointed German defence minister

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, leader of the German Christian Democrats, has been named as the country’s new defence minister, just as the previous holder of the post … Read more

Photo Story: Pink in Berlin

US singer Pink performs in the Olympiastadium in Berlin, Germany on the evening of the 14 July 2019. The event is part of the artist’s … Read more

Germany calls for EU migrant redistribution ‘coalition’

Germany’s foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution … Read more

Angela Merkel suffers third shaking bout in less than a month

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the third time in less than a month.

Merkel’s body shook as she stood … Read more

SPD insists German coalition Government won’t split over Ursula von der Leyen nomination

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition will not collapse over European Union leaders’ choice of Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission,

Katarina … Read more

Concern as Sting calls off second gig due to health reasons

British singer Sting cancelled a concert for the second time in three days, telling fans due to see him in Munich, Germany on Wednesday evening … Read more

Photo Story: Harvest Time

A combine harvester works a filed as white storks stand on a harvested part of a barley field near Worms, Germany.


Photo:  EPA-EFE/RONALD WITTEK… Read more

CDU leader warns against blocking von der Leyen nomination

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, head of Merkel’s Christian Democrat party (CDU), warned her junior coalition partners against blocking the appointment of a German, Ursula von der Read more

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific

Whole teams in Deutsche Bank’s Asian operations were told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one … Read more

Deutsche Bank braced large layoffs


The Financial Times reports that Deutsche Bank staff are bracing themselves for one of the most severe job culls in banking since Lehman Brothers … Read more

Opposition grows in Germany for Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination for EU President

Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a … Read more

Deutsche Telekom launches Germany’s first 5G network


Deutsche Telekom, Germany’s largest telecom company has launched the country’s first 5G network, but for now it only works in two cities – Bonn … Read more

Political storm in Germany over choice of von der Leyen for European Commission chief

The nomination of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen as new European Commission chief has sparked fresh tensions within Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fragile coalition … Read more

Sea-Watch ship captain moved to secret location after threats

Carola Rackete, the German captain of a rescue charity ship, has received threats and has been moved to a secret location, the German charity Sea-Watch … Read more

New concerns for Angela Merkel’s health as German Chancellor once more seen trembling in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling once again during a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, eight days after a similar incident.

Merkel, 64, was … Read more

Bosnian man arrested in Germany over Paris 2015 terrorist attacks

German security forces have arrested a Bosnian man wanted in connection with the 2015 Paris attacks and are preparing his extradition to Belgium.

The man … Read more

German firm Brenntag under the spotlight for selling chemicals to Syria

Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped 4.4% on Wednesday after a German media report that said the company sold substances to Syria that could … Read more

Telekom Deutschland Now Ready To Build A First-Class 5G Network In Germany

Telekom Deutschland has just announced it acquired 5G frequencies worth 2.17 billion euros on an auction in Germany. 5G is finally going to be launched Read more

Photo Story: The Heat is On

A man rides his bicycle under the water jet of a sprinkler system in Berlin, Germany. According to forecast, the temperatures should rise to almost … Read more

UPDATED: Two Eurofighters collide over northern Germany

Two German air force Eurofighters were involved in a mid-air collision over northern Germany.

The two Eurofighter jets touched each other and crashed into the … Read more