Dortmund beat Moenchengladbach

Berlin (dpa) – Borussia Dortmund and Stuttgart continued recent revivals on Sunday in the Bundesliga with wins that moved both teams up the table. Dortmund climbed to second after winning Sunday's late kick-off 1-0 at…

Generations of superfans

Berlin (dpa) - Walk into Stephan Birner's living room in Berlin, and you might be excused for thinking you have stumbled across a toy exhibition. There's a bilious green dragon, frame figures and elegant buildings.…

The easiest visa to get for your first…

For citizens of select non-EU countries, such as Canada, Japan and Israel, taking part in Germany’s Working Holiday programme is a relatively easy way to get one’s foot in the door in the country. The…

Promising European solidarity

Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she wants the European Union to take further steps towards a common foreign policy as she met Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Berlin on Friday. Saying…

Berlinale focus on refugee crisis

Berlin (dpa) - German director Christian Petzold's tale of exile premiered at the Berlin Film Festival on Saturday as the Berlinale turned its focus on the struggles faced by refugees around the world and their…

Volkswagen reports sales increase

Frankfurt (dpa) - The world’s largest carmaker by sales started 2018 with a sharp rise in year-on-year sales, thanks to strong growth in several of its brands around the world, the German carmaker reported on…

Merkel to tap rumoured female successor for top…

AKK and Angela Merkel. Photo: DPA The popular female premier of tiny Saarland state is set to take over as secretary general of Angela Merkel's conservative party, sources said on Monday, fuelling speculation the chancellor…

High court to rule on whether banks can…

An elderly lady from Saarland has taken her bank all the way to Germany’s highest court in protest at having to fill out forms that address her as a man. The woman’s complaint is that…