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CDU’s Ursula von der Leyen confirmed as President of the Commission

She is the first woman to head the EU Commission: the European Parliament has elected Ursula von der Leyen as the new...

Vote of no confidence prematurely ends Kurz chancellorship

Austrian Chancellor Kurz and his government have been overthrown by a vote of no confidence. This is a consequence of the "Ibiza...

Suspect confesses murder of Walter Lübcke

In what turns out to be a right-wing extremist political murder case, the key suspect Stephan E. confessed the murder of Walter...

5G licences auctioned for €6.6bn to telco companies

The state is earning much more than expected: around 6.6 billion euros. These are to flow into digitilisation efforts. Deutsche...

Nahles steps down after a year as party leader

The support is no longer there, Andrea Nahles says, and is giving up her position as leader of the Social Democrats. The...

European elections 2019: CDU and SPD lose, Green Party exceeds 20%...

The Greens are the big winners of the European elections in Germany and march past the Social Democrats to become the second...

EU ratifies controversial copyright law reform

The reform of copyright law is coming - despite all protests. Following the approval of the European Parliament, the EU states have...

‘Fridays for Future’ youth movement spearheads climate protests across the globe

Students around the world are demonstrating for more climate protection. In Germany, hundreds of thousands took to the streets. The "FridaysforFuture" movement...

Munich Security Conference 2019: the key takeaways

A widening rift between the USA and Germany, conflicts with Russia and China: The Security Conference 2019 was - once again -...

Leaked personal data in cyber-attack on German politicians

Hackers have published large amounts of data and documents from hundreds of German politicians on the Internet. According to public broadcaster rbb,...