A poll shows Germany's ruling coalition continuing to lose voter support, with the populist AfD as the main beneficiary. And one conservative politician, in particular, seems to have lost the trust of the electorate.
Finding an apartment in a Germany city is hard work these days. That is especially true for those who have little money. Some critics say it's a dangerous development that could have dramatic political consequences.
German intelligence is reportedly examining whether to put the Turkish-Islamic umbrella group DITIB under surveillance. The Turkish-state backed DITIB has been at the center of multiple controversies.
German authorities consider texting while driving to be equivalent to driving while over twice the legal limit of alcohol consumption. Yet the fine is only €60.
Hambach Forest is silent with grief. After a video blogger fell to his death, the regional government has suspended evictions of activists protesting a coal mine expansion. Our DW journalist reports from on-site.
The German chancellor needs her junior coalition partners, the Social Democrats, to govern, but the row over Germany's spy chief has opened old wounds in that party. Could an SPD meltdown spell the end of the Merkel era?
The Munich Oktoberfest, known as the Wiesn, begins on September 22nd. 6 million visitors are expected during 17 days of fun. A lot is tolerated, but not everything is desired. Here's an etiquette guide for the Wiesn.
Hendrik S. has said that he sees no problem working for domestic security while being a member of two right-wing groups. But colleagues warn that this could open him up to blackmail, amongst other things.
The German Federation of Journalists and Amnesty International have announced they will hold a joint rally in Berlin to protest Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit this month.
A recent report has shown most journalists are attacked while photographing, filming or holding cameras. Much of Germany's violence against the press happens in the east and most perpetrators lean to the far-right.
Many media outlets tend to assume that Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies have divided the country. But two new studies about the general mood in German society are calling for a closer look.
The coalition in Berlin has solved its crisis by promoting the disgraced domestic intelligence chief. With politics like this, Merkel and her coalition partners are promoting something else entirely, says Felix Steiner.
The 2011 census found that fewer people lived in Germany than previously thought, resulting in less money for Hamburg and Berlin. The city states argued the methods were unfair, but Germany's highest court disagrees.
Angela Merkel's governing coalition has decided to sack its controversial head of domestic intelligence by transfering him to a higher post. With no successor on the horizon, the move has drawn jeers around the country.
Damien McGuinness crunches German budget numbers and candy with Nina Haase, Fabian von der Mark and Andrea Shalal.
On this week's Stammtisch Damien McGuinness is joined by Michaela Küfner, Jaafar Abdul Karim and Elisabeth Niejahr.
Summer's almost over and it's back to school for the Stammtisch team as they assess Germany's education.
This week we bid "Auf Wiedersehen!" to Stammtisch stalwart Jeremy Cliffe and see what's keeping the EU busy this autumn.
Borussia Dortmund kicked off the weekend with a win, even though Frankfurt put up a solid fight. Bayern Munich upheld their perfect record, but Hertha Berlin and Wolfsburg couldn't, sharing the points.
A fire caused by rocket tests has raged for two weeks across an area of moorland in northern Germany. Prosecutors are investigating after the armed forces were heavily criticized for the tests and their response to it.
Carnival parades in Germany give satirists a prominent platform to demonstrate their art. But the messages they convey are often anything but subtle.
Görlitz from a drone's perspective: Today we'll fly you to one of the busiest places in Germany's easternmost city.
The pedestrian bridge over the River Neisse connects the German town of Görlitz and the Polish town of Zgorzelec.
Dive into the Slavic history of the Spreewald: our drone takes flight to the reconstructed Slavic Fort Raddusch.
The landscape park and the historic buildings characterize the look of the Lübbenau castle ensemble.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office. Here's a look at Germany's political parties, who they are and what they want.
Does Germany have a world-class cultural scene? We put 10 popular myths about culture in Germany to the test.
Important topics in a nutshell. Thirty-eight tips for understanding Germany and the Germans.
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