Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

The eurozone avoided a nightmare scenario after Germany's top court authorised bailouts, but caveats imposed by the judges risk limiting the bloc's options to resolve the debt crisis, analysts say.

Berlin has Europe’s cleanest air

Berlin has Europe’s cleanest air

Germany’s capital Berlin has topped a list of major European cities for best clean air practices meant to decrease soot and other particulate pollution.

Another car arsonist arrested in Berlin

Another car arsonist arrested in Berlin

Berlin police on Wednesday arrested another suspect in their investigation into the spate of car arson attacks in the German capital. Over 540 road vehicles have been burnt out in the city since the start of the year – including six more overnight.

Monastery pays €700,000 to victims of abuse

Monastery pays €700,000 to victims of abuse

The Benedictine monastery Ettal in the German state of Bavaria announced Tuesday that it is paying 70 former pupils between €5,000 and €20,000 each in compensation, after decades of child abuse were uncovered there last year.

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Germany's top court ruled on Wednesday that aid for Greece and rescue packages for other eurozone countries was legal but said parliament must have greater say in any future bailout.

Discovering the Eifel on two wheels

Discovering the Eifel on two wheels

North Rhine-Westphalia might be Germany’s most populous state, but a vast expanse of untouched nature lies not far from the dense urban area surrounding Cologne. Alexander Bakst goes cycling in the Eifel.

Obama gets top feedback from Germans

Obama gets top feedback from Germans

A new pan-European survey has found that Germans see US President Barack Obama and American foreign policy more positively than most EU citizens.

Foreign Ministry confirms deaths of aid workers

Foreign Ministry confirms deaths of aid workers

Two German development workers who have been missing for three weeks in Afghanistan were confirmed dead by the Foreign Ministry late on Tuesday.

Markets await top court verdict on euro bailouts

Markets await top court verdict on euro bailouts

Germany's top court will Wednesday decide on the legality of Europe's rescue fund, in a landmark ruling with major implications for future aid as the eurozone debt crisis continues to rage.

Germany labour to draw in Poland

Germany labour to draw in Poland

Germany coach Joachim Löw shouldered the blame as his new-look midfield struggled in the 2-2 draw with Poland as only a late equalizer denied the ten-man hosts a historic win over their neighbours.