Germany’s government and its state premiers have agreed to extend social distancing rules until June 29 to contain the coronavirus pandemic, a government spokesman said.… Read more
The European Central Bank (ECB) is drafting contingency plans to carry out its multi-trillion bond-buying programme without the Bundesbank in case Germany’s top court forces … Read more
The German government and Lufthansa, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, have reached a preliminary deal on a 9 billion euro ($9.8 … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 289 to 178,570, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
Open-air swimming pools in Germany are beginning to reopen from today, as virologists say they are confident the coronavirus will be killed off by chlorine … Read more
Airline Lufthansa said on Thursday it is in advanced talks with the German government’s economic stabilisation fund over a rescue deal worth up to 9 … Read more
Germany gave itself new powers to veto hostile foreign takeover bids for healthcare companies on Wednesday, a measure designed to ensure a continuous supply of … Read more
France and Germany proposed on Monday a 500 billion euro ($543 billion) Recovery Fund that would offer grants to European Union regions and sectors hit … Read more
Germany’s economy will suffer a severe contraction in the second quarter, despite an easing of the most crippling restrictions put in place to fight the … Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will present a new Franco-German initiative later on Monday, Macron’s office said in a surprise statement.… Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel used her weekly video podcast on Saturday to appeal for press freedom to be defended — especially during the coronavirus pandemic.… Read more
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Saturday called on Poland and the Czech Republic to fully open their borders soon to enable the free flow … Read more
As expected Germany’s Bundesliga attract new armchair fans around the world this weekend when it became the first of Europe’s major soccer leagues to resume … Read more
German parliament late Thursday passed a law making the burning of flags from the EU or foreign countries a punishable offense. Under the new law, … Read more
Germany will loosen coronavirus quarantine rules for travellers arriving from the European Union, the Schengen passport-free zone and Britain, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry … Read more
The German economy contracted by 2.2% in the first quarter, its steepest three-month slump since the 2009 financial crisis as shops and factories were shut … Read more
Germany’s Commerzbank said on Wednesday it swung to a loss in the first quarter, as the lender undergoes restructuring and dealt with the fallout from … Read more
The border between Austria and Germany will be completely opened from 15 June, Austria’s tourism minister, Elisabeth Köstinger, has told the country’s public service broadcaster, … Read more
Germany must help its European Union neighbours revive their economies after the coronavirus crisis, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a meeting of lawmakers from her conservative … Read more
The German Government has today announced a major funding effort, estimated to reach 750 million euro to develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine. The big … Read more
Malta’s Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs confirmed the resignation of Mr Michael Zammit Tabona, who served as Malta’s politically appointed Ambassador (non-resident) to Finland … Read more
Germany’s coronavirus infection quota has jumped beyond one, just days after federal and regional authorities eased restraints. Keeping the patient ‘reproduction rate’ down is decisive, … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 1,251 to 168,551, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump during a phone call on Friday marked the end of World War Two in Europe 75 … Read more
Lufthansa is negotiating a 9 billion euro ($9.71 billion) bailout with Germany’s economic stabilisation fund to ensure its future, the airline said on Thursday.
The … Read more
Germany’s mighty industrial sector, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, is expecting an unprecedented collapse in production, the Ifo institute said on Thursday, as it announced … Read more
The chief of staff to German chancellor Angela Merkel has said the coronavirus pandemic will last for at least the rest of the year.
“We … Read more
The co-founder of electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk, Florian Schneider, has died at the age of 73 from cancer, the managers of the group announced.
The … Read more
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germany’s goal of slowing the spread of coronavirus has been achieved, so all shops can be reopened as lockdown restrictions … Read more
Germany’s top constitutional court has ruled the European Central Bank’s vast debt purchasing programme as legal, but ordered the German Government to ensure that the … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rose by 945 to 161,703, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
The Caterpillar logo seen at the Caterpillar plant in Dortmund, Germany, 30 April 2020.
The US construction machinery group Caterpillar is closing three of its … Read more
Germany has taken cautious steps to ease its coronavirus lockdown, allowing small shops to reopen last week.
But in a blow to its tourism sector, … Read more
Bavaria’s state premier Markus Soeder attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Nazi concentration camp memorial site in Dachau near Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 29 … Read more
The German cabinet will on Wednesday extend a travel warning for all tourism trips abroad until at least June 14, magazine Der Spiegel reported, saying … Read more