The CDU has been the dominant party in Germany for years, and are hoping to get reelected under new leadership, although it's a tight race. In the aftermath of Merkel, here's what foreigners can expect from the conservatives.
If getting settled in a new country wasn't challenging enough, many internationals arriving in Germany find getting their power supply organized a baffling experience.
With the election coming up, Caitlin Hardee examines how likely it is that the future government will reform its laws on holding more than one nationality - a topic that affects many foreigners in Germany.
Women are rising to the top in many industries. But reaching your full potential often requires a mid-career springboard. Three female leaders, from companies including Ericsson and H&M Group, tell us about the MBA that gave them new skills and greater confidence.
Does the bid to expropriate a quarter of a million Berlin homes stand a chance?
Brits who lived in Germany before Brexit are supposed to be issued a residence card - but long waits have meant that not everyone has received theirs just yet. So what do you do if you're meant to be travelling abroad in the near future?
From vaccinated-only saunas to carve-outs for children, here's everything you need to know about Berlin's new Covid-19 rules.
Deutsche Bahn and the train drivers' union GDL have agreed on a 3.3 percent pay increase for employees, spelling the end of a torturous round of strikes that had wreaked havoc on German railways.
A plot line worthy of a Netflix political thriller has entered the German election campaign at the very last minute. Could it have a decisive impact on the result? Jörg Luyken looks a little deeper.
Here’s another oh-so typical German compound word, which perfectly captures a feeling or situation you want to describe.
There have been a lot of big changes in travel between Germany and the UK since the end of the Brexit transition period, but now the UK has introduced another - a new sticker requirement for British drivers.
People who receive Hartz IV benefits in Germany will receive an increase in the monthly benefit - but for most people it will be just €3 more per month.
These apps will give you the perfect head-start when you arrive in Germany, helping you to make friends, use your language skills, connect with neighbours and keep up with what's going on.
From vaccine requirements to use of masks, Austria has put in place a range of new restrictions on winter sports ahead of the coming ski season.