After deadly storms battered central and southern Europe, German authorities issued fresh weather warnings. Strong winds fueled a wildfire in Spain, and falling water levels revealed a dangerous treasure in the Danube.
Scholz is facing another grilling over his alleged role in the "cum-ex" affair as former Hamburg mayor. Newly seized emails and unexplained cash found in the keeping of a party colleague could figure in the hearing.
Scholz is to face another grilling over his alleged role in the "cum-ex" affair as former Hamburg mayor. Newly seized emails and unexplained cash found in the keeping of a party colleague could figure in the hearing.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz has announced a tax reduction on gas as the war in Ukraine drives up prices. Until 2024, the lower tax rate of 7% will be charged, not 19%. Scholz also promised more support for consumers.
As the Ukraine war continues, Germany is scrambling to reduce its dependence on Russian gas. Could fracked gas, long taboo in the country, creep into the energy mix?
The Federal Constitutional Court rejected a bid to overturn a measles vaccination requirement for children in day care centers and schools, upholding a law that has come into effect in March 2020.
This year, Arooj Aftab became the first Pakistani artist to win a Grammy for her rendition of a famous ghazal by the legendary Mehdi Hassan. She spoke to DW about the challenges she faced on her way.
Smoking weed should eventually become legal in Germany. The political will is there. But actually implementing it is hampered by international law, bureaucracy and tax rules. Activists want the process sped up.
Smoking weed should become legal in Germany — that much has been agreed. But implementing that decision brings up many questions. The process is dragging on, so activists are calling for immediate decriminalization.
The attacker was convicted of five counts of murder and 18 counts of attempted murder for driving into a crowd of people in Germany’s Trier in 2020. He will also be placed in a high-security psychiatric hospital.