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Sunday 13th June

Dancing like there’s no Covid: first German nightclub reopens in Leipzig

Dancing like there’s no Covid: first German nightclub reopens in Leipzig

For techno enthusiast Philipp Koegler, it almost felt like a normal Saturday night again as he joined 200 fellow revellers at "Distillery", the first German nightclub to reopen since the start of the pandemic.

German justice minister tells states to consider abolishing mask wearing rules

German justice minister tells states to consider abolishing mask wearing rules

German Greens back weakened leader Baerbock after polls slump

German Greens back weakened leader Baerbock after polls slump

How did this Bavarian Covid hotspot get infections down to zero?
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How did this Bavarian Covid hotspot get infections down to zero?

Saturday 12th June

Major milestone: more than 40 million Germans vaccinated against Covid

Major milestone: more than 40 million Germans vaccinated against Covid

More than 40 million people in Germany have received at least one vaccination against the coronavirus so far, while a quarter of the population are fully inoculated, new government data shows.

7 things the Covid-19 crisis has taught us about Germany
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7 things the Covid-19 crisis has taught us about Germany

Housing: How did it get so expensive to live in Munich?
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Housing: How did it get so expensive to live in Munich?

Sunday 6th June

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

Angela Merkel's conservatives scored a convincing win at state elections in Saxony-Anhalt on Sunday, seeing off a threat from the far-right AfD in the final regional poll before the first election in 16 years not to feature the veteran chancellor.

Germany records another new low in Covid-19 numbers

Germany records another new low in Covid-19 numbers

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

EXPLAINED: How can people in Germany get a Covid vaccine appointment?
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EXPLAINED: How can people in Germany get a Covid vaccine appointment?

Reader question: Where can I get Germany’s ‘yellow vaccination booklet’ and do I need it?
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Reader question: Where can I get Germany’s ‘yellow vaccination booklet’ and do I need it?

Sunday 30th May

Travel: Five of the best day trips by bus from Berlin

Travel: Five of the best day trips by bus from Berlin

As tourism slowly reopens around Germany, we’ve put together a selection of the most worthwhile trips you can take within easy reach of the capital.