As Germany gears up for national elections in September, the western state of Saarland is preparing to elect its local parliament. Sunday's vote is seen as an indicator of Angela Merkel's chances to be re-elected as chancellor.
26 Mar 2017 05:48 GMT | Europe, Germany, Politics
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have kicked off the opening ceremony of the annual CeBIT trade fair in Germany.
Cybersecurity and robotics will be the main attractions in this year's event in Hanover.
21 Mar 2017 19:34 GMT | Europe, Germany, Science & Technology
Shinzo Abe and Angela Merkel have used a technology fair to try to inject new momentum into a trade deal between Japan and the EU.
20 Mar 2017 19:27 GMT | Europe, Germany, Business & Economy
Prime Minister Mark Rutte's party has won more seats than any other in the Dutch general election, a result seen as a big setback to the far-right leader Geert Wilders.
Dominic Kane | 16 Mar 2017 16:48 GMT | Europe, Politics
Dutch voters will head to the polls on Wednesday to vote in a key general election. The two leading candidates have faced off in a televised debate, with the ongoing diplomatic rift with Turkey taking centre stage.
Dominic Kane | 14 Mar 2017 05:11 GMT | Europe, Netherlands, Politics
Dutch people will cast their votes on Wednesday in a general election with immigration one of the key issues. Multiculturalism is thriving in urban centres, but some say it is creating problems in the suburbs.
Dominic Kane | 13 Mar 2017 04:59 GMT | Europe, Netherlands, Politics
The refugee crisis, extradition arrangements, and human rights are set to dominate talks with leaders in the region, but there will be trade opportunities as well.
Dominic Kane | 02 Mar 2017 08:36 GMT | Europe, Germany, Politics
An institute in Saarbruecken is providing intensive, short-term practical therapy sessions for young asylum seekers.
Dominic Kane | 17 Aug 2016 06:58 GMT | Refugees, Germany, Europe
The scientist of partial Jewish descent was not allowed to graduate by the Nazis because of her religious background.
Dominic Kane | 12 Jun 2015 14:52 GMT | Human Rights, Europe, Education
Many people in the city of Montabaur, where the pilot who crashed the Airbus lived, are asking why he did it.
Dominic Kane | 28 Mar 2015 11:55 GMT | Europe, Germany
A personal journey reveals how anger and fear fuelled the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa.
A look at the information wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people.
Media, War & Conflict, Israel
Media and the politics of representation in Latin America, from the 'perfect Latin American' to the 'authentic' one.
Media, Politics, Latin America
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.