Europe

In Greece, Merkel embraces former Eurosceptics

The warm greeting for Merkel could signal a new push for Eurocentric parties ahead of European parliament elections.

In Greece, Merkel embraces former Eurosceptics

Germany

Debate growing over German 'mosque tax'

Jews, Catholics and Protestants already subject to the 'worship tax' and some say introducing the levy for Muslims would reduce foreign influence.

Europe

Merkel visits Greece in show of 'EU solidarity' amid protests

Observers say the visit is a chance to move past a difficult relationship between Berlin and Athens.

Weather

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria

As blocked weather pattern matures, it will generate heavy snow and strong winds in parts of Europe.

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria

Germany

German student admits to data hack that hit Angela Merkel

Suspect says he leaked private data on politicians and others because he was 'annoyed' by some of their statements.

German student admits to data hack that hit Angela Merkel

Europe

Germany declares state of emergency over snow storms

Second-highest avalanche warning level in force across German Alps after seven people died during weekend of heavy snow.

Germany

Massive data breach targets German politicians 'at all levels'

Personal information of hundreds of MPs, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been published online.

Massive data breach targets German politicians 'at all levels'

Germany

German man rams car into crowd in 'racist attack'

Four people injured in ramming attack in the early hours of New Year's Day in Bottrop, northwest Germany.

German man rams car into crowd in 'racist attack'

Europe

Germany to 'take on more global responsibility in 2019'

In New Year address, Merkel says Germany will push for global solutions to climate change, migration, and 'terrorism'.

Angela Merkel: Germany will take on more global responsibility

Germany

Germany extreme right under watch amid rise in refugee attacks

Estimates say some 25,000 far-right 'extremists' exist throughout Germany, as attacks on refugees and foreigners rise.

Germany

Desperate journeys: Three years since migrant influx in Germany

After three years, how successful has Germany been in integrating more than a million migrants and refugees into society?

Europe

Diesel vehicle ban?: Cleaner air pressure in Germany

The EU is threatening to fine the German government for breaching air pollution levels.

Europe

Why is Germany taking a bite out of unhealthy eating?

The German government pushing food industry to cut sugar, salt and fat levels by up to 20 percent over the next decade.

Germany

Spiegel to file criminal complaint against cheating reporter

Reporter Claas Relotius, who was fired, may have pocketed donations intended for Syrian children, Der Spiegel says.

Spiegel to file criminal complaint against cheating reporter

The Far Right

The German who fought fascism, to the death

The daughter of the German communist killed by the Nazis discusses her legacy in the modern fight against the far right.

Olga Benario Prestes: The German who fought fascism, to the death