German Minister Suggests Muslim Holidays Could Become Public Holidays

World | Jacob Bojesson
Muslims praying (Credit: Zurijeta/Shutterstock)

His own allies aren’t happy

Trump Terminates EPA Regs As Germany's Global Warming Scheme Runs Into Trouble

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: G20 leaders summit in Hamburg

‘A disaster for Germany’s international reputation’

Gay Married Couple Jointly Adopts Child In Another First For Germany

World | Grace Carr
Google and YouTube employees march in the San Francisco Gay Pride Festival in California June 29, 2014. Prominent Silicon Valley technology companies flew the flag for gay rights on Sunday as they sought to boost morale among employees and reflect a corporate culture of diversity. REUTERS/Noah Berger

‘It’s once again a big step forward for gays and lesbians’

Germany's Subsidized Solar Industry Contributed To Merkel's Electoral Losses

Energy | Chris White
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Chancellor Angela Merkel and Christian Social Union (CSU) Bavaria State Premier Horst Seehofer address a news conference in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke)

Electricity bill increases have had political consequences

Germany Sets New Refugee Target At 200,000 Per Year

World | Jacob Bojesson
Syrian refugee Anas Modaman takes a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside a refugee camp near the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees after registration at Berlin's Spandau district, Germany September 10, 2015. A German court will on February 6, 2017 hold its first hearing in the case of a Syrian refugee who is suing Facebook after the social networking site declined to remove all posts linking him to crimes and militant attacks. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

No annual cap

Germany Holds First Gay Wedding In The Country Following Legalization

World | Grace Carr
Gay wedding ceremony. (Youtube screenshot/Hado Eventos)

‘This is a day of great joy’

'Ticking Time Bombs': Germany Investigates Hundreds Of Extremists In Its Military

World | Jacob Bojesson
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (C) walks with General Joerg Vollmer, General Inspector of the German Land Army (L), and General Volker Wieker, Inspector General of Germany's Armed Forces in Bundeswehr, during her visit at the 291st fighter squadron based at the "Quartier Leclerc", a military facility for French and German military units in Illkirch-Graffenstaden near Strasbourg, France May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

‘Should no longer have access to weapons’

Merkel Allies Call For New Party Leader After Worst Election Since 1949

World | Jacob Bojesson
Christian Democratic Union CDU party leader and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference at the CDU party headquarters, the day after the general election (Bundestagswahl) in Berlin, Germany September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

‘Important for there to be new momentum’

Burka Banned In Germany For Drivers

World | Joshua Gill
Portrait of an arabic young woman with her beautiful blue eyes in traditional islamic cloth niqab. Shutterstock/Tatiana Chekryzhova

‘Not acceptable’

German Populists Vow To 'Hunt' Merkel, 'Reclaim' Country After Election Success

World | Jacob Bojesson
Joerg Meuthen (R), leader of the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) reacts next to top candidates Alice Weidel and Alexander Gauland (L) after first exit polls in the German general election (Bundestagswahl) in Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

‘The government has to buckle up’

German Smoke Show Sprinter Will Have You Questioning Your Olympic Allegiance

Sports | David Hookstead
Alica Schmidt (Credit: Instagram)

Her Instagram is incredible

Report: Merkel May Have Lacked Authority To Open Borders To Refugees

World | Jacob Bojesson
German Chancellor and leader of the conservative Christian Democratic Union party CDU Angela Merkel reacts after her speech at the CDU party convention in Essen, Germany, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

‘Parliament is obliged to decide’

Poll: Populists Are Set For A Big Election Night In Germany

World | Jacob Bojesson
Election campaign bus of Germany's far-right Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) in Frankfurt Oder, Germany, September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Michelle Martin

Merkel is worried

Enviro Activists Attempt To Sabotage Ship Transporting VW Vehicles

Energy | Chris White
Greenpeace volunteers board a ship carrying Volkswagen vehicles for import as it sails up the Thames Estuary towards the port of Sheerness, Britain, September 21, 2017. Kristian Buus/Greenpeace handout via REUTERS

‘Diesel cars are toxic’

Facebook Shuts Down News Feature After Too Many Right-Wing Posts Appeared

World | Thomas Phippen
Left: BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 16: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the media prior to talk with Greek Prime Minister at the Chancellery. (Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) Right: BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 22: Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg delivers his keynote conference on the opening day of the World Mobile Congress at the Fira Gran Via Complex. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

‘Even left-wing journalists’ were seeing the unwanted posts

German Court System Can't Cope With Dramatic Increase In Asylum Appeals

World | Jacob Bojesson
Migrants board a flight to Tirana and Pristina from Munich airport, Germany, November 18, 2015. About 90 migrants from Albania and Kosovo were deported on Wednesday after their bid for asylum was declined. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

‘The situation is dramatic’