A new report by German charities says that more than 12 million people living in Germany are impoverished. These people have so little income that they live on the margins of society. Especially the number of needy pensioners has increased.
The best way to protect German children from poverty is for both parents to work, a new Family Ministry report has said. The number of children at risk from poverty has risen in the country, despite a booming economy.
A German court has fined three people for failing to assist an 83-year-old pensioner who collapsed in the lobby of a bank. He later died in hospital.
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In his last major TV appearance before the German election, Social Democrats leader Martin Schulz has warned that Merkel's conservatives could erode social support systems. The center-left SPD is trailing in polls.
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