Issuing parking tickets is not exactly the most popular job in the world. The authorities in Sachsen-Anhalt have now also recruited volunteers or "traffic monitors.” Matthias Mendler is one of the team.
Heads bent, eyes riveted to their smartphones, completely distracted - pedestrians, too, can pose an enormous risk to road safety. A nationwide German campaign hopes to raise awareness.
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.
A relic of apartment living in East Germany are "golden house numbers." But what were they and who got given one? Tamsin Walker went in search of Berlin's faded sparkle.
Locals lost faith in Germany's federal authorities when tens of thousands of refugees entered Bavaria in the summer of 2015. Now the southern state plans to reinstate its border guard.
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