Germany's news in English
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Bavarians will go to the polls on Sunday in what commentators predict will be a "historical" election that will send shockwaves throughout Germany. We have a handy guide to explain what's happening.
It has been 20 years since the first Harry Potter novel, and the ensuing mania about the boy wizard. Nowadays, the Ehrlich Brothers – magician brothers Andreas and Christian - are stunning TV audiences with their stage shows. But those who want to perform magic must be able to do more than a few card tricks – and they have to work hard for it.
Diesel drivers in Berlin faced the prospect of bans from major arterial roads as a court Tuesday ordered the German capital must follow in the footsteps of Hamburg, Frankfurt and Stuttgart with exclusion zones.
After a summer of scorching heat, Germany is experiencing a 'golden October' as mild weather continues.
At least three people were hurt during a reportedly 30-person brawl at a fair in the east German city of Magdeburg, local police reported Tuesday.
Let's admit it: Everybody knows somebody with a Backpfeifengesicht.
France's most famous Nazi hunters, Serge Klarsfeld and his German wife Beate, received top honours in a ceremony led by French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday.
There are over 600,000 Vereine in Germany, translated most precisely as associations, themed around everything from sports to political causes. Learn how to start your own.
Germany has boosted the number of repatriations of rejected asylum seekers to Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, the government said Monday, following years of diplomatic pressure on the Maghreb states.
With temperatures dipping across Germany, cold season is descending rapidly upon us. We must arm ourselves for the onslaught of coughs, sneezes and phlegm that will soon inundate the trains, trams and offices. We’ve compiled a list of numerous terms related to Gesundheit, which will hopefully help you survive the forthcoming flu season.
There have been more civil servant state secretaries called ‘Hans’ in the German government than there have been women, an investigation has found.
Here's a look at the big cultural events and news set to take place in Germany this week.
From giraffes to coffee, we've created a list of common German words which find their roots in Arabic.
Flats in university cities in Germany are becoming increasingly more expensive. Since 2010, prices have risen between 9.8 percent (Griefswald) and 67.3 percent (Berlin), according to a student price index published on Monday by the German Economic Institute in Cologne.
Germany's far-right party AfD on Sunday launched a "Jewish" group within its ranks which it says will battle against mass immigration of Muslim men with anti-Semitic views, sparking an outcry.
Ohrwurm is the German word for earwig and is literally translated as ‘ear worm’.
Plans by the German far-right party AfD to launch a "Jewish" division within its ranks on Sunday sparked an outcry, with community leaders blasting an apparent bid to fend off allegations of anti-Semitism.
"We need to talk." With these words, the Frankfurt book fair is this week kicking off its most politically charged edition in years, shining a spotlight on everything from #MeToo and free speech to life in Trump's America.
Eight German police officers were injured late Saturday night as concert-goers at a far-right concert flung bottles and stones at them, as the country witnesses an upsurge in anti-immigrant protests.
Thousands of anti-coal demonstrators descended on Germany's Hambach forest on Saturday, celebrating an unexpected court victory that suspended an energy company's planned razing of the woodland for a growing open-cast mine.