Germany

German ex-chancellor Merkel turns down UN job

German ex-chancellor Merkel turns down UN job

Retired former chancellor Angela Merkel has said no thanks to an offer of a job with the United Nations, her…
Five German lifestyle habits you should think about adopting

Five German lifestyle habits you should think about adopting

There are lots of positive lifestyle habits that are important to many Germans, from striving to be on time to…
Have your say: What do you think about Germany's 2G-plus rules?

Have your say: What do you think about Germany's 2G-plus rules?

Germany expanded the 2G-plus rule making it tougher to enter restaurants, bars and cafes, as well as other public venues…
Consumers in Germany face widespread price hikes this year

Consumers in Germany face widespread price hikes this year

Consumers in Germany are already feeling the squeeze as the cost of living continues to rise – but according to…
Millions of Germans no longer considered 'fully vaccinated' on public transport

Millions of Germans no longer considered 'fully vaccinated' on public transport

People who’ve had the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine could find themselves on the wrong side of ‘3G’ rules this…
Berlin film festival to go forward in person as Covid surges

Berlin film festival to go forward in person as Covid surges

The Berlinale, Europe’s first major film festival of the year, will take place next month as an in-person event, organisers…
How is the Omicron wave of Covid affecting Germany?

How is the Omicron wave of Covid affecting Germany?

Covid infections are rocketing in Germany, but how is the current wave affecting people, and what’s the picture in hospitals?…
New supercomputer in operation

New supercomputer in operation

Jülich (dpa) – A new type of powerful quantum computer for research purposes went into operation at Forschungszentrum Jülich on…
German Health Minister calls for mandatory vaccinations from 'April or May'

German Health Minister calls for mandatory vaccinations from 'April or May'

With Covid infections reaching record highs in Germany, Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has reiterated his calls for a general vaccine…
Germany sees more than 100,000 Covid-19 infections in 24 hours

Germany sees more than 100,000 Covid-19 infections in 24 hours

Germany has registered more than 100,000 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours for the first time in the…