In 2017 a record 7,493 Brits earned German citizenship compared to 2,865 in 2016, according to a press release published by the German Statistics Office (Destatis) on Wednesday.
Now that the deadline for people in Germany to file their taxes is fast approaching, have you thought about whether or not it’s mandatory for you to do so?
The disposal of the 500-kilogram bomb from the Second World War was scheduled to take place overnight and in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday but has since been delayed.
Even scientific studies suggest that Germans hate empty chit chat. As a Brit whose need to talk about the weather is as good as written in her DNA, Floraidh Clement struggled to break the ice with her German colleagues when she first moved to Berlin. Only when she cut to the chase did she find common ground with the seemingly cold people fo her new country.
In light of growing competition with low-cost airlines, this summer Lufthansa has plans to roll out its new “Economy Light” ticket for travellers on long-distance flights to North America looking to pinch a few pennies.
In protest at scarce and unaffordable living space, activists occupied several empty apartments in Berlin on Sunday and Monday, leading to police evictions in buildings in Neukölln and Kreuzberg.
It has long been suspected that Russia has financially supported the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. But a Russian payment for a private jet to Moscow has now confirmed a link.
Chancellor Angela Merkel visits China on Thursday, seeking to close ranks with the world’s biggest exporting nation as US President Donald Trump shakes up explosive issues from trade to Iran’s nuclear deal.
A German court on Tuesday rejected a second request from prosecutors to put deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont behind bars pending a decision on his extradition to Spain.
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said that he won’t spare reputations in his efforts to get to the bottom of a scandal that has hit public trust in the asylum process. What is the so-called ‘Bamf affair’?