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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,...

AKK wins race to succeed Merkel in party leadership

Merkel's wish has come true: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is the new head of the CDU. However, the strong performance of main rival...

State elections in Hesse: black-green coalition maintains slim majority

According to the preliminary results, the black-green coalition in Hesse still has a majority in the new state parliament - but only...

State elections in Bavaria: A debacle for CSU and SPD, Green...

The CSU crashes and needs coaltion partners to govern in the future. The SPD falls to a new low. The winners of...

EU to introduce steel tariffs in response to Trump’s trade policy

The EU Commission is planning to protect domestic heavy industry against cheap imports with protective tariffs on various steel products. Criticism comes...

NSU trial: German neo-Nazi Beate Zschäpe sentenced to life

The principal defendant in the NSU trial, Beate Zschäpe, is convicted of murder on ten counts. Her defense wants to appeal to...