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Germany has finally reformed its outdated law on rape and other forms of sexual assault. “No” finally means “no.” What is legislation like in other countries?
Berlin might seem like a concrete jungle, but the metropolis has more biodiversity than you’d expect. What is it about Berlin that attracts wild foxes, raccoons, boars and the largest number of birds in all of Germany?
A new study shows that board members in Germany’s biggest companies took home less last year then before, while employee compensation rose on average. The gap in between though remains staggering.
OECD researchers have said employment growth in Europe’s powerhouse will peter out in the second half of 2016. The organization warned the huge influx of migrants would take its toll on the labor market.
Finance Minister Schäuble has presented Germany with another balanced budget to cement his reputation for austerity. But, with the country in need of social investment and interest rates low, isn’t it time to borrow?
Germany go into their semifinal match against France missing a few key players, forcing coach Löw to make changes. BFM-TV journalist Saber Desfarges think this may France’s best chance to beat Germany in 48 years.
The world champions are struggling with injuries and suspension while the hosts’ confidence is high. Both sides have top class players all over the pitch but here’s where the semifinal will be decided.
Mark Cavendish has joined Bernard Hinault in second on the all-time list of Tour de France stage winners. The British rider pipped Andre Greipel of Germany to take Monday’s third stage, his second success of the race.
Coach Joachim Löw is facing some tricky personnel choices ahead of Germany’s semifinal with France. After having a full squad against Italy, Löw will have to do without key players like Mats Hummels and Sami Khedira.
Many teams at Euro 2016 have shown that the value of unity can outshine the quality of individuals, as Jonathan Harding in Paris explains.
Car sales in Europe’s power house have increased again in recent months, the German Association of the Automotive Industry has reported. And despite VW’s pollution scandal, diesel cars are in high demand.
Löw will need to do without the Juventus midfielder, while Bastian Schweinsteiger is seen as doubtful. It’s the latest injury concern for Germany after Mario Gomez’s tournament was brought to an end on Saturday.
France ended Iceland’s fairytale run at Euro 2016 when they crushed the surprise quarterfinalists 5-2 in Paris. Antoine Griezmann sparkled for the hosts to help set up a last-four clash with world champions Germany.
War, conflict, terrorism, cyberattacks, violent crime: Threatened people are investing in their protection. A new study sheds light on the current global risks and the security industry that profits from them.
The passion and volume so often present at Bundesliga matches hasn’t always been evident in international games. But on Saturday in Bordeaux, the German fans turned up the noise. And it worked.
Before Saturday’s game, Germany coach Jogi Löw said the winner “might be favorite for the title.” Löw’s men are the clear frontrunners but they will have to improve to win Euro 2016, writes DW’S Matt Pearson.
Germany stayed on course for a fourth European crown when they edged Italy after a nerve-jangling penalty shootout. Manuel Neuer saved two spot kicks to help secure a first competitive success against the Azzurri.
France were once accused of showing a lack of respect for Iceland, their surprise opponents in Sunday’s quarterfinal. Iceland’s run to the last eight suggests that would be a fatal mistake for the hosts this time round.
France’s lower House of Parliament has unanimously voted to criminalize the denial of all crimes against humanity. The move comes shortly after Germany recognized the killing by Ottoman forces in Armenia as genocide.
Germany’s decision a few years ago to phase out nuclear power was an abrupt move. But it still remains unclear who foots the bill for shutting down the nation’s nuclear plants, as utilities seek damages from the state.
The German government has said Europe’s powerhouse will not move away from its budgetary policy of zero fresh borrowing, Brexit or not. It’s Berlin’s way of sending a “signal of continuity,” but not everyone is amused.
German companies look eager to help Greek islands cover their energy needs with the help of renewables. And Berlin could help with the financing of such projects, the German economy minister has said in Athens.
Italian football journalist Francesco Archetti has been covering Italian and German soccer for more than two decades. He’s not so sure Italy will maintain their great record against a strong German side.
Germany’s economy minister, who is on a three-day visit to Greece, has told the Greek people that he understands their concerns about the tough austerity measures imposed on them by the creditor nations.
Germany’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel is embarking on a three-day trip to Greece, where he is expected to focus on intensifying bilateral trade and investment partnership amid the fallout from Brexit.
Inflation in Germany has gone up a bit recently, reflecting a trend reversal in energy prices and higher prices for services. But economists are far from sounding the all clear after the latest statistical data.
In a huge blow to London, Germany has said the city could not host the headquarters of a planned European stock exchange giant after Britain’s exit from the EU. It could also not remain a center for trading in euros.
At his Tuesday press conference, Germany coach Joachim Löw told reporters that history will mean nothing against Italy in their Euro 2016 quarterfinal. Germany have never beaten Italy in a tournament match.
A special commission of German employers and workers has agreed to slightly increase the statutory national minimum wage, meaning good news especially for millions of low-skilled workers in Europe’s biggest economy.
Bank shares have been hit hard since the UK’s Brexit referendum. Two hedge funds homed in on Germany’s Deutsche Bank – betting huge sums of money on the large lender’s stock price dropping further.