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Thorny issues divide German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and left-leaning Greens as they seek to forge a coalition government in marathon talks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads back into tense coalition talks on Saturday in a last-ditch effort to forge a coalition government and avert a political crisis in Europe's biggest economy.
Our podcast this week looks at why Jamaica is all the rage in Germany, why Sweden is deporting its most talented workers, and why the F-word is all the rage in France.
A collapse of exploratory talks on forming a new German government under Chancellor Angela Merkel would likely trigger snap elections, a prospect fraught with risk for Europe's top economic power.
Youngsters across the country have had their say and the jury has made their final decision; ‘I bims’ is Germany’s 2017 Youth Word.
2018's Michelin guide reveals a record high of 11 German restaurants which have now been given three Michelin stars, beating the country's previous record of ten.
A bar in Hamburg called ‘Yoko Mono’ can no longer keep its name, a regional court in the Hanseatic city ruled on Friday.
Black musicians in Germany are normally only associated with jazz. In fact, black classical musicians have been influencing German high culture since the days of Beethoven.
German automaker Volkswagen on
Friday said it planned to invest more than €34 billion ($40 billion) over the next five years in new technologies to advance its push to become a global leader in electric cars.
Every language has common sayings which, when directly translated, seem to make absolutely no sense, and the German phrase "alter Schwede", meaning "old Swede" is a perfect example.
One of Germany’s most venerable universities is considering the future of a law professor who tweeted solidarity with Polish white nationalists. While the university says it objects to xenophobia, the professor called the accusation of racism 'ridiculous.'
A young mother from Duisburg was feeding her two children a fish fillet sold by fishmonger Nordsee, when she discovered a translucent worm in the flesh, the Rheinische Post reported on Friday.
Tough talks between the parties hoping to form Germany's next government failed to reach a breakthrough overnight and were
expected to resume on Friday as Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that "serious differences" remained between the sides.
One of the most disputed issues in the current coalition talks is whether war refugees should be allowed to bring their families to Germany. While parties refuse to compromise, refugees live with the consequences.
A worldwide ranking released on Thursday reveals that Germany has reclaimed its title as the most admired country in the world, in light of a substantial drop in global perception of America.
On Wednesday morning police in north Hamburg raided district offices and the premises of an events company, due to 100 free tickets for a Rolling Stones gig.
Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that "serious differences" remain between the parties hoping to form Germany's next government but voiced hope a deal would emerge on Thursday, hours before a deadline that could trigger snap polls.
The Polish government has said it will take a more active role in looking after the thousands of Polish people living on the streets of the German capital.
Who says it’s too early to get excited about Christmas? In the town of Himmelpfort north of Berlin at Santa’s largest German post office, thousands of letters have been piling up for weeks now.
A new Times Higher Education (THE) ranking shows which universities in Germany produce the most employable graduates.