Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has left Germany to return to Russia, where he faces the threat of arrest, after recovering from his poisoning in August with a nerve agent.
Germany’s Cabinet has approved legislation that will require large companies to put at least one woman on their management boards.
German officials have made clear that they will not be able to relax lockdown restrictions in early January as the country recorded more than 1,000 deaths in one day for the first time.
German authorities have reported more than 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths in one day for the first time since the pandemic began.
European doctors, nurses and the elderly have received the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine in a symbolic show of unity by the EU as the continent faces its worst healthcare crisis in a century.
European Union nations have launched a co-ordinated effort to give Covid-19 vaccinations to adults among their 450 million citizens.
Several European Union nations have banned flights from the UK and others are considering similar action in a bid to block a new strain of coronavirus sweeping across southern England from establishing a strong foothold on the continent.
The secretary general of the United Nations has stressed that as wealthy nations roll out the coronavirus vaccine for their citizens the world also needs to ensure it is available for “everyone, everywhere”.
A German man has been charged with 91 counts of attempted murder for allegedly driving his car into a crowd at a carnival parade earlier this year.
The coronavirus pandemic has not made life on the streets of Berlin any easier for Kaspars Breidaks.
Germany has reached a new record level of coronavirus deaths as it enters a harder lockdown, closing shops and schools.
As Britons, Americans and Canadians begin getting immunised with a German-developed vaccine against coronavirus, pressure is building on the European Medicines Agency to approve the jab.
Public health officials have warned Scotland must learn lessons for Christmas following a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States linked to family celebrations over Thanksgiving.
Germany is to close most shops and schools, and further limit social contacts in an effort to drive down the rate of coronavirus infections that have remained stubbornly high in recent weeks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pleaded with her compatriots to cut down on socialising as the country reported its highest single-day death toll of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hundreds of peace protesters have formed a human chain outside Germany’s parliament, calling for disarmament and an end to weapons exports.
Tributes have been left near the scene where five people were killed when a driver hit pedestrians at high speed in the Germany city of Trier.
Germany has reported a record 487 new coronavirus deaths – the country’s highest daily toll since the outbreak of the pandemic.
German police said that a man who drove a vehicle at high speed through a pedestrian zone in the southwestern city of Trier, killing five people including a nine-month-old baby and seriously injuring more than a dozen, has started talking to them.
A car drove at high speed into a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier, killing at least two people and seriously injuring 15 others before being stopped by police, officials said.
Two people were killed and several injured in the southwestern German city of Trier when a car drove into a pedestrian zone, police said.
Germany’s unemployment rate dipped in November despite a partial shutdown introduced to halt a sharp rise in coronavirus infections, official data showed.
It is the television appearance which marked the start of the Eurythmics’ trailblazing career: their performance of Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) on Top of the Pops in 1983.
Business confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, fell for a second consecutive month in November as a resurgence of coronavirus infections led to partial shutdowns across the continent, a closely watched survey showed.
The leaders of the world’s most powerful nations wrapped up the G20 summit on Sunday, vowing to spare no effort to protect lives and ensure affordable access to Covid-19 vaccines for all people.
Scotland’s Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has urged the Chancellor to inject another £98 billion into the UK economy to help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The third-generation Mini Countryman will be built in Germany at BMW’s Leipzig plant.
A federal court in Germany has dismissed an appeal against the rape conviction of a man also being investigated over the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
German police have fired water cannons at demonstrators in Berlin protesting against coronavirus restrictions.
Manchester City winger Ferran Torres scored a hat-tuck as Spain thrashed Germany 6-0 in Sevilla to secure a place in the Nations League finals at the top of Group A2.