Bundesrat backs Merkel’s tax-relief package

Bundesrat backs Merkel’s tax-relief package

German Chancellor Angela Merkel scored a key political victory as a disputed tax relief package passed the upper house of parliament Friday despite serious reservations from the country's states worried about their tattered public finances.

Fare dodging could cost more in 2015

Fare dodging could cost more in 2015

‘Tolerate the party but stamp on fascist bullies’

‘Tolerate the party but stamp on fascist bullies’

States try again to ban neo-Nazi party

States try again to ban neo-Nazi party

Government disowns new info-selling law

Government disowns new info-selling law

Germany rejects carbon dioxide storage plans

Germany rejects carbon dioxide storage plans

Bundesrat blocks welfare changes

Bundesrat blocks welfare changes

Attacks on police rise dramatically

Attacks on police rise dramatically

Bundesrat approves Lisbon reform treaty

Bundesrat approves Lisbon reform treaty

Parliament sets new record for laws passed

Parliament sets new record for laws passed

Berlin pushes revamped anti-terror law

Berlin pushes revamped anti-terror law

Chimney sweeps free to fire up competition

Chimney sweeps free to fire up competition

Germany gives green light to €1.1 trillion coronavirus aid package

Germany gives green light to €1.1 trillion coronavirus aid package