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Lufthansa to Receive $10 Billion Bailout

Lufthansa to Receive $10 Billion Bailout

The German government, which will take a 20 percent stake in the airline, said Lufthansa was facing an ‘existential emergency.’
Lufthansa to Receive $10 Billion Bailout

Lufthansa to Receive $10 Billion Bailout

The German government, which will take a 20 percent stake in the airline, said Lufthansa was facing an ‘existential emergency.’
German court rules against Volkswagen in 'dieselgate' scandal

German court rules against Volkswagen in 'dieselgate' scandal

Carmaker must pay compensation to motorist who bought minivan fitted with emissions-cheating softwareVolkswagen has lost a landmark legal battle in Germany’s highest civil court over compensation for
German court rules against Volkswagen in 'dieselgate' scandal

German court rules against Volkswagen in 'dieselgate' scandal

Carmaker must pay compensation to motorist who bought minivan fitted with emissions-cheating softwareVolkswagen has lost a landmark legal battle in Germany’s highest civil court over compensation for

Berlin exhibition shows how BBC London became an enemy of the GDR

"Letters without Signature" was the name of the radio program in which anonymous mail from East Germany was read out loud. A new exhibition shows how what once happened over the airwaves is still
German state causes alarm with plans to ease lockdown measures

German state causes alarm with plans to ease lockdown measures

Thuringia accused of being highly irresponsible as second wave of virus seen as inevitableCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNegotiations in Germany over a nationwide approach

Thuringia: Germany's coronavirus guinea pigs?

Thuringia could become the first state to completely lift restrictions aiming to slow the spread of coronavirus. State premier Bodo Ramelow has triggered a heated debate on whether this is a sensible
‘Hitler’s alligator’ dies aged 84

‘Hitler’s alligator’ dies aged 84

Saturn passed away in Moscow Zoo on Friday.
Pervitin: The Wonder Drug That Fueled Nazi Germany

Pervitin: The Wonder Drug That Fueled Nazi Germany

When Heinrich Böll, the German writer and Nobel laureate, was a young man in his twenties, like many able-bodied youths of his time, he joined the Wehrmacht, the German Armed Forces of Nazi Germany.
As fashion has its metaverse moment, one app looks to bridge real and virtual worlds for sneakerheads

As fashion has its metaverse moment, one app looks to bridge real and virtual worlds for sneakerheads

Fashion is having its moment in the metaverse. A riot of luxury labels, music, and games are vying for attention in the virtual world. And as physical events and the entertainment industry that
Push to Reopen Houses of Worship in Europe and Mideast Brings Perils and Tensions

Push to Reopen Houses of Worship in Europe and Mideast Brings Perils and Tensions

In Germany, 40 new cases were confirmed among the faithful in Frankfurt. France restarted church services this weekend. And protesters in the West Bank demanded that mosques reopen for the Eid

Retrospective: The 2010 Nürburgring 24H

I won’t patronise you on the importance and significance of an event like the Nürburgring 24 Hour. Similarly, I won’t cover that well worn ground celebrating the Nürburgring and the Nordschleife

Coronavirus: Germany lets its hair down in 'home offices'

Germany is showing a more relaxed side in the coronavirus era of working at home. Etiquette has taken a back seat as Zoom shows how the country lives — sometimes by accident.
Europe's Covid predicament – how do you solve a problem like the anti-vaxxers?

Europe's Covid predicament – how do you solve a problem like the anti-vaxxers?

Compulsory vaccination risks boosting a protest movement gaining ground in Europe’s citiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate a
German Police Confronted by 200 No-Go Zone Residents While Making Arrest

German Police Confronted by 200 No-Go Zone Residents While Making Arrest

A mob of around 200 people attempted to interfere with German police in the Marxloh no-go zone of the city of Duisburg as they were trying to arrest an 18-year-old.
Germany’s Lessons for China and America

Germany’s Lessons for China and America

Better to love your country with a broken heart than love it blind.
Coronavirus Cases Fall in Europe’s Capitals, but Fears Over Reopening Linger

Coronavirus Cases Fall in Europe’s Capitals, but Fears Over Reopening Linger

Although declines in the numbers of new infections and deaths have brought relief in Europe’s major cities, there is uncertainty about how much people can now relax.
Coronavirus Cases Fall in Europe’s Capitals, but Fears Over Reopening Linger

Coronavirus Cases Fall in Europe’s Capitals, but Fears Over Reopening Linger

Although declines in the numbers of new infections and deaths have brought relief in Europe’s major cities, there is uncertainty about how much people can now relax.
‘Exploitative conditions’: Germany to reform meat industry after spate of Covid-19 cases

‘Exploitative conditions’: Germany to reform meat industry after spate of Covid-19 cases

Ban on use of subcontractors and fines of €30,000 for slaughterhouses breaching new labour regulations a ‘historic moment’, say campaignersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus