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Angela Merkel is known for tightly guarding her private life. But she made an exception for a group of young people when she confessed she had smuggled money from the West while on holiday in the Eastern Bloc, German media reports.
A German court said Tuesday it could not enforce a Chilean prison sentence for a former member of a Nazi paedophile sect for complicity in child sex abuse.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Britain had still not expressed a clear position on its post-Brexit relations with the EU, warning that only "six to eight weeks" remained to reach an agreement.
Classic cuisine such as 'Aufschnitte' isn’t a relic of the past, but it will have to adapt to survive.
Germany's Catholic Church was on Tuesday set to confess to and apologize for thousands of cases of sexual abuse against children, part of a global scandal heaping pressure on the Vatican.
If you describe something as ‘three cheeses high’ in English, you’re probably referring to a mouse’s dinner, or the contents of my sandwich. But this German term has little to do with the dairy product.
Last year, the price of bitcoin skyrocketed to more than 900% reaching a peak of $20,000 by the end of the year. However, its value has since plummeted, with one bitcoin said to be worth around $6,740.
Kiezdeutsch is a German ethnolect spoken by young people, especially among those with immigrant backgrounds and is considered a kind of Jugendsprache, or ‘youth speak’.
In a highly unusual move, Angela Merkel on Monday apologized for the promotion of the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency.
Everything is ready. For weeks, Angela Hopper has been doing special fitness training, including private lessons in carrying beer steins. This is how much preparation the waitress needs in order to survive the 16 days of Oktoberfest.
Our first weekly column looking at the top happenings in politics and culture this week in Germany.
A pensioner died and and a four-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a severe storm swept through Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her two coalition allies have reached an agreement to resolve a festering row centred on Germany's outgoing domestic spy chief, amid calls for the government to get back to business.
Comfort eating is a staple of the human experience, and the Germans (of course) have the perfect word to describe the excess fat you gain from emotional overeating: Kummerspeck.
Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans.
After years watching Tesla's electric cars speed ahead while they have been on the defensive over an industry-wide diesel emissions scandal, German high-end manufacturers have finally unveiled their first challengers to the Californian upstart.
In the year since Angela Merkel won re-election to a fourth and probably final term as German chancellor, her government has regularly faced major challenges.
A year after surging into parliament, lawmakers from the far-right AfD party have upended the normally staid world of German politics, with provocations and insults now the order of the day in the venerable Bundestag.
Mesut Özil has thanked Jerome Boateng for public support in the wake of Özil's controversial retirement from international football.
Sir Sebastian Wood looks back on his three years as the British Ambassador to Germany, reflecting on diplomacy in the digital age and his attempts to integrate into German culture and learn the language.