Berlin’s two airports will both be hits by strikes on Friday, as ground crews protest labour conditions. Delays and cancellations are expected. The Local report.
Chancellor Angela Merkel faces Wednesday questioning by lawmakers investigating if her government shielded Volkswagen from regulators despite knowing VW was carrying out emissions cheating.
The European Union has adopted new rules to tighten checks at EU borders to the outside world to better track people who might have travelled to fight in war zones like Syria or Iraq.
A new report claims that more Germans are poor now than at any time since reunification. But some experts have dismissed the numbers as “not serious and stupid”.
One of Munich’s most important art galleries may have been undermined by the personnel manager of the Church of Scientology, according to leaked documents.
When ‘no-go’ areas are mentioned in Germany, it is usually in connection with foreign mafia families. But a UN fact-finding team have warned there are areas black men fear to enter. The Local reports.
More than 400 police officers took part in raids linked to the mosque. Prosecutors have launched criminal investigations into the association’s activity, which is suspected of being a meeting point for radical Islamists.
An investigation has begun into allegations of corruption by Prime Minister Netanyahu’s lawyer over the submarine deal. Israel ordered three underwater craft, which the military said were too expensive and not needed.
Germany was obligated to lift its defense spending from its current 1.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) to 2 percent, the Chancellor told a rally.
A phone sold as one used by Hitler and billed as “arguably the most destructive ‘weapon’ of all time” has been called a con by a German expert. The authenticity of the phone’s lineage has sparked online debate.