Germany’s new Interior Minister caused uproar last week when he declared that “Islam doesn’t belong to Germany.” The Germany expression is a headache to translate, partly because it is so deliberately vague.
Strikes have seized Germany’s Rhine region, causing public transit in cities such as Cologne to come to a complete halt, and generating over 200 kilometres of traffic jams.
US President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminium risk escalating into a threat to the international trading system, a highly-regarded group of German economists said Wednesday.
Karl Marx has begun lighting up his birthplace of Trier, appearing on traffic lights with outstretched arms and his token gruff beard.
The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party deleted a survey that it had posted on social media on Tuesday, after participants gave a radically different answer to the one they wanted.
The amount of money Germany transfers out of the country in child benefits (Kindergeld) every year has grown by a factor of ten in a decade.
Bavarian prosecutors have raided high-end carmaker BMW in a fraud probe relating to more than 11,000 vehicles they suspect were rigged to appear less polluting in regulators’ tests.
The German ability to chomp down white asparagus is second to none in the entire world. Thanks to the Greeks, they don’t need to go cold turkey in the coldest months of the year.
Moving into a new place in Germany comes with various challenges. Whether it be finding the right Hausverwaltung or buying a kitchen, money and time can fly out the window if you’re not careful.
Travellers passing through the Frankfurter Hauptbahnhof on late Tuesday evening might be a bit fearful upon hearing rippling explosions in the train station. They don’t need to be afraid though, as the blasts are part of a police drill held in preparation for a potential terror attack.