Schools around Germany reopen as Covid numbers sink

Schools around Germany reopen as Covid numbers sink

As coronavirus figures continue to fall around Germany, several states are again opening schools in full force. Here’s where - and when - in-person classes are resuming again.

EU approves use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 12 and over in Europe

EU approves use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 12 and over in Europe

Vaccines to be made available to children 12 and over in Germany starting in June

Vaccines to be made available to children 12 and over in Germany starting in June

Schools openings will lead to more children getting longterm Covid, German doctor warns

Schools openings will lead to more children getting longterm Covid, German doctor warns

EXPLAINED: Are all German schools really going to open again before Easter?
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EXPLAINED: Are all German schools really going to open again before Easter?

What you need to know about Germany’s new parental benefits reforms
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What you need to know about Germany’s new parental benefits reforms

How parents in Germany can take paid time off to care for their children during lockdown
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How parents in Germany can take paid time off to care for their children during lockdown

These are Germany’s most popular baby names for 2020

These are Germany’s most popular baby names for 2020

From Kindergeld to tax benefits: What changes for families in Germany in 2021
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From Kindergeld to tax benefits: What changes for families in Germany in 2021

Why is Nikolaustag celebrated before Christmas in Germany?

Why is Nikolaustag celebrated before Christmas in Germany?

Germany to start paying out €300 coronavirus ‘Kinderbonus’ in three weeks

Germany to start paying out €300 coronavirus ‘Kinderbonus’ in three weeks

IN NUMBERS: German birth rate falls as women have children later

IN NUMBERS: German birth rate falls as women have children later

‘Nearly three million’ children in Germany live in poverty

‘Nearly three million’ children in Germany live in poverty

Here’s when families will receive Germany’s Kinderbonus cash

Here’s when families will receive Germany’s Kinderbonus cash

Explained: How does Germany’s Kinderbonus coronavirus payment work?

Explained: How does Germany’s Kinderbonus coronavirus payment work?

Child subsidies should be paid in vouchers, FDP says

Child subsidies should be paid in vouchers, FDP says

Fire fighters use night vision camera to save child’s guinea pig

Fire fighters use night vision camera to save child’s guinea pig

Parliamentary mothers push for babies in the Bundestag

Parliamentary mothers push for babies in the Bundestag

‘Christmas Academy’ teaches Germans yule rules

‘Christmas Academy’ teaches Germans yule rules

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Experts warn parents of ‘fainting game’ after teen death

Hamburg pastor probed for child porn

Hamburg pastor probed for child porn

EU court rules German custody laws discriminate against fathers

EU court rules German custody laws discriminate against fathers

Federal institute warns of toxins in toys

Federal institute warns of toxins in toys

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Von der Leyen moots expanded child subsidy for poor families

Von der Leyen moots expanded child subsidy for poor families

Children’s TV character the Sandman turns 50

Children’s TV character the Sandman turns 50

Hesse to send juvenile repeat offender to Eastern Europe

Hesse to send juvenile repeat offender to Eastern Europe

‘Corona-Holidays’: Is closing German schools over virus fears the right call?

‘Corona-Holidays’: Is closing German schools over virus fears the right call?

Kitas: Berlin mother awarded €7,500 for lack of childcare spot

Kitas: Berlin mother awarded €7,500 for lack of childcare spot

Germany debates legalizing egg donations and surrogacy

Germany debates legalizing egg donations and surrogacy

EXPLAINED: How each German state plans to improve childcare and lower Kita costs for families
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EXPLAINED: How each German state plans to improve childcare and lower Kita costs for families

German project spotlights happiness through the eyes of a child

German project spotlights happiness through the eyes of a child

An American parent in Germany, or how I learned to love the power tools
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An American parent in Germany, or how I learned to love the power tools

Kids likely to grow up affected by poverty if mums don’t work, study finds

Kids likely to grow up affected by poverty if mums don’t work, study finds

How a childcare crisis is leaving Berlin parents stuck at home with their kids

How a childcare crisis is leaving Berlin parents stuck at home with their kids

‘I haven’t eaten all day’: Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

‘I haven’t eaten all day’: Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

Almost every seventh child in German is dependent on welfare funds

Almost every seventh child in German is dependent on welfare funds

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

‘Germany’s network agency should stop telling parents to smash their kids’ toys’

‘Germany’s network agency should stop telling parents to smash their kids’ toys’

‘Too many German kids are overweight’: WHO calls for tighter ad restrictions

‘Too many German kids are overweight’: WHO calls for tighter ad restrictions

One in five German kids can’t read properly when they leave primary school: report

One in five German kids can’t read properly when they leave primary school: report

Ten reasons why it’s great to be a parent in Munich

Ten reasons why it’s great to be a parent in Munich

These are the best places in Germany to send your kids to Kindergarten

These are the best places in Germany to send your kids to Kindergarten

This is how much you get paid for having kids in Germany

This is how much you get paid for having kids in Germany

New rules to allow police to fingerprint children as young as six

New rules to allow police to fingerprint children as young as six

Germany to require nursery schools to report anti-vaxxer parents

Germany to require nursery schools to report anti-vaxxer parents

German parents go to court after police seize kids over homeschooling

German parents go to court after police seize kids over homeschooling

How to help your child adjust to life abroad
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How to help your child adjust to life abroad

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

This is how Berlin police responded to the ‘world’s cutest parking ticket’

This is how Berlin police responded to the ‘world’s cutest parking ticket’

Eight-year-old girl puts herself for sale online for $45,000

Eight-year-old girl puts herself for sale online for $45,000

Court ruling to leave 1000s of Syrians divided from families

Court ruling to leave 1000s of Syrians divided from families

Grasping the umlaut: refugee kids adapt to German schools

Grasping the umlaut: refugee kids adapt to German schools

70 percent of young German men still live with mum

70 percent of young German men still live with mum

Father who threw children out window gets 15 years prison

Father who threw children out window gets 15 years prison

Parents who don’t get nursery spot for kid entitled to pay

Parents who don’t get nursery spot for kid entitled to pay

AfD’s Petry bashes ‘Mutti Merkel’ over childlessness

AfD’s Petry bashes ‘Mutti Merkel’ over childlessness

Almost 2 million children in Germany living in poverty

Almost 2 million children in Germany living in poverty

Number of refugee children arriving alone quadruples

Number of refugee children arriving alone quadruples

Do unaccompanied refugee kids get the care they need?

Do unaccompanied refugee kids get the care they need?

Berliners’ ‘huge’ response to need for refugee guardians

Berliners’ ‘huge’ response to need for refugee guardians

Over a third of single-parent families depend on welfare

Over a third of single-parent families depend on welfare

Bone find reignites case of child missing for 15 years

Bone find reignites case of child missing for 15 years

Shock as German soldiers let kids play with machine guns

Shock as German soldiers let kids play with machine guns

Three children are killed every week in Germany

Three children are killed every week in Germany

Boys, 8, go on two-day robbery spree at toy store

Boys, 8, go on two-day robbery spree at toy store

Nearly 6,000 refugee children missing in Germany

Nearly 6,000 refugee children missing in Germany

Paediatrician locked up for abusing kids as young as four

Paediatrician locked up for abusing kids as young as four

Refugee boy thought to be dead finds family 1 year later

Refugee boy thought to be dead finds family 1 year later

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Nearly 5,000 refugee children missing in Germany: report

Nearly 5,000 refugee children missing in Germany: report

Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names

Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names

Why homework is a total waste of kids’ time

Why homework is a total waste of kids’ time

Older siblings aren’t always smarter: study

Older siblings aren’t always smarter: study

Police warn parents to never post child photos

Police warn parents to never post child photos

Plastic toys ‘could pose danger’ to kids: BUND

Plastic toys ‘could pose danger’ to kids: BUND

Chinese pair name kids after east German town

Chinese pair name kids after east German town

Having kids later makes for a happy family

Having kids later makes for a happy family

Feisty mum attacks kids with pepperspray

Feisty mum attacks kids with pepperspray

Greens warn: German breast milk unsafe

Greens warn: German breast milk unsafe

Parents angry over ‘child-free’ beer garden

Parents angry over ‘child-free’ beer garden

Playmobil maker leaves much-loved legacy

Playmobil maker leaves much-loved legacy

Germany among top ten countries for mums

Germany among top ten countries for mums

Man jailed over kids’ deaths in bath

Man jailed over kids’ deaths in bath

Germans fathered by Allied soldiers speak out

Germans fathered by Allied soldiers speak out

Munich toddler safe after late-night adventure

Munich toddler safe after late-night adventure

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names

Hamburg battles over ‘stove bonus’ benefit

Hamburg battles over ‘stove bonus’ benefit

Berlin man admits shooting child, 9

Berlin man admits shooting child, 9

Poorest kids ‘behind before starting school’

Poorest kids ‘behind before starting school’

Teachers to strike nationwide from Monday

Teachers to strike nationwide from Monday

Pope’s ‘smack’ approval draws ire in Germany

Pope’s ‘smack’ approval draws ire in Germany

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Chef in dock for 400 counts of child abuse

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Leipzig must pay families denied childcare

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Court grants kids right to know donor fathers

Too much meat, too little veg on school menus

Too much meat, too little veg on school menus

Working parents to get more options with Plus

Working parents to get more options with Plus

Greenpeace finds danger in kids’ clothes

Greenpeace finds danger in kids’ clothes

Single parents, common law families on rise

Single parents, common law families on rise

Girl, 6, crashes car on shopping trip

Girl, 6, crashes car on shopping trip

Children to play behind ‘Berlin Wall’

Children to play behind ‘Berlin Wall’

German children fed too much meat

German children fed too much meat

Two-year-old crashes dad’s Mercedes in Berlin

Two-year-old crashes dad’s Mercedes in Berlin

Every third child in Berlin lives off benefits

Every third child in Berlin lives off benefits

How good is Germany for mothers?

How good is Germany for mothers?

These German grandmas want to raise my baby

These German grandmas want to raise my baby

‘It’s important people are confronted with cancer’

‘It’s important people are confronted with cancer’

Job centre must pay for dad to fly to Indonesia

Job centre must pay for dad to fly to Indonesia

Court: Doctor ‘injected meds without consent’

Court: Doctor ‘injected meds without consent’

Germany’s Kinderbonus payout begins today: What you need to know

Germany’s Kinderbonus payout begins today: What you need to know

Single parents suffer under tax rules

Single parents suffer under tax rules

More young families under time pressure

More young families under time pressure

German teen ‘dies fighting in Syria’

German teen ‘dies fighting in Syria’

Boy in coma can keep loyal Staffy

Boy in coma can keep loyal Staffy

Turkish word wins German slang award

Turkish word wins German slang award

Homes for troubled kids closed after abuse

Homes for troubled kids closed after abuse

World’s biggest toy fair opens in Essen

World’s biggest toy fair opens in Essen

‘We have the power to take your kids away’

‘We have the power to take your kids away’

Cops remove 40 kids from Christian sect

Cops remove 40 kids from Christian sect

Teen love-bites no big deal says top court

Teen love-bites no big deal says top court

Germans: money worries the best contraceptive

Germans: money worries the best contraceptive

Controversial child care cash falters at launch

Controversial child care cash falters at launch

Germans ‘trust cleaner more than their doctor’

Germans ‘trust cleaner more than their doctor’

Most Germans want mandatory measles jabs

Most Germans want mandatory measles jabs

Six kids collapse in sex education class

Six kids collapse in sex education class

Germany slams Russian gay adoption ban

Germany slams Russian gay adoption ban

Probe after abuse claims at private kids’ homes

Probe after abuse claims at private kids’ homes

Teen dies from measles he picked up as baby

Teen dies from measles he picked up as baby

Immigrant families shun German nurseries

Immigrant families shun German nurseries

One in four children smacked by parents

One in four children smacked by parents

New law reignites debate over ‘baby hatches’

New law reignites debate over ‘baby hatches’

Businessman builds a used Lego empire

Businessman builds a used Lego empire

Lidl gets stick for running out of stickers

Lidl gets stick for running out of stickers

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed

No child support if dad is anonymous sperm donor

No child support if dad is anonymous sperm donor

Capri-Sun drink wins false advertising award

Capri-Sun drink wins false advertising award

Baby formula rationed as parents panic

Baby formula rationed as parents panic

Teachers try to weed out high-tech cheaters

Teachers try to weed out high-tech cheaters

Family minister wants more time with her family

Family minister wants more time with her family

Greens to investigate old paedophilia claims

Greens to investigate old paedophilia claims

German parents want more state support

German parents want more state support

‘There is a huge demand for nannies in Munich’

‘There is a huge demand for nannies in Munich’

Post-Wall children more likely to be criminals

Post-Wall children more likely to be criminals

Heidi Klum: people took photos as I saved my son

Heidi Klum: people took photos as I saved my son

German schoolkids told: The military wants you

German schoolkids told: The military wants you

Latest ever recorded triplets born in Rostock

Latest ever recorded triplets born in Rostock

Sperm donations flowing despite paternity ruling

Sperm donations flowing despite paternity ruling

Berlin politicians stop birth reality TV show

Berlin politicians stop birth reality TV show

Beloved children’s author Otfried Preußler dies

Beloved children’s author Otfried Preußler dies

Row holds up child abuse compensation

Row holds up child abuse compensation

Five teens held after sexual attack at party

Five teens held after sexual attack at party

High court strengthens gay adoption rights

High court strengthens gay adoption rights

Teenage love-biter forced on sex crime register

Teenage love-biter forced on sex crime register

Woman wins right to sperm donor dad’s name

Woman wins right to sperm donor dad’s name

Report: Expensive family policies don’t work

Report: Expensive family policies don’t work

Two years jail for man who enslaved teen

Two years jail for man who enslaved teen

SPD win grants majority to mess with Merkel

SPD win grants majority to mess with Merkel

Racist terms in children’s books divide Germans

Racist terms in children’s books divide Germans

High rate of Caesarian births questioned

High rate of Caesarian births questioned

Kid traps grandpa on freezing Munich balcony

Kid traps grandpa on freezing Munich balcony

Germans hunting Mr or Ms Right not having kids

Germans hunting Mr or Ms Right not having kids

‘Language doesn’t matter – kids are all the same’

‘Language doesn’t matter – kids are all the same’

Truck crashes into bus stop injuring five children

Truck crashes into bus stop injuring five children

Daughter says Klaus Kinski raped her

Daughter says Klaus Kinski raped her

Teacher wins snowball fight injury legal battle

Teacher wins snowball fight injury legal battle

Minister: ‘Give children the vote’

Minister: ‘Give children the vote’

SPD proposes 30-hour workweek for parents

SPD proposes 30-hour workweek for parents

Family Minister in trouble for neutering God

Family Minister in trouble for neutering God

Family minister cuts racism from fairytales

Family minister cuts racism from fairytales

Is Germany a horrible place to raise a family?

Is Germany a horrible place to raise a family?

Fewer Germans find children worthwhile

Fewer Germans find children worthwhile

Primary school children score well in global test

Primary school children score well in global test

Roman Catholic church reveals sex abuse figures

Roman Catholic church reveals sex abuse figures

Santa’s helpers await Christmas wish lists

Santa’s helpers await Christmas wish lists

Boy, 11, disappears after stealing parents’ van

Boy, 11, disappears after stealing parents’ van

School kids ‘suffer from stress too early’

School kids ‘suffer from stress too early’

Man finds roasted pig’s head in pram

Man finds roasted pig’s head in pram

Authorities fear parents could sue for day care

Authorities fear parents could sue for day care

Investors spy big bucks in day-care crunch

Investors spy big bucks in day-care crunch

Kindergarten worker ‘forced kids to eat vomit’

Kindergarten worker ‘forced kids to eat vomit’

Berlin schools ‘racially segregating’ children

Berlin schools ‘racially segregating’ children

Woman fined for clearing bottles near playground

Woman fined for clearing bottles near playground

Cabinet agrees new circumcision bill

Cabinet agrees new circumcision bill

Norovirus kids get book tokens in recompense

Norovirus kids get book tokens in recompense

Caterer offers damages to tummy bug kids

Caterer offers damages to tummy bug kids

State sells killer’s car with murder weapon

State sells killer’s car with murder weapon

Teacher banned from sending kids shopping

Teacher banned from sending kids shopping

Mum ‘killed five babies’ to keep standard of living

Mum ‘killed five babies’ to keep standard of living

Women ‘still stuck at home with the kids’

Women ‘still stuck at home with the kids’

Vice-chancellor fights for Vietnamese orphanage

Vice-chancellor fights for Vietnamese orphanage

Police hunt for missing boy, 11

Police hunt for missing boy, 11

German Pirates reject founder’s child porn call

German Pirates reject founder’s child porn call

Four feared dead among house fire wreckage

Four feared dead among house fire wreckage

Thalidomide maker says sorry 50 years later

Thalidomide maker says sorry 50 years later

Ex-family ministers: child care cash humiliating

Ex-family ministers: child care cash humiliating

Man gives baby away then kills family and self

Man gives baby away then kills family and self

Police hunt man as family found shot dead

Police hunt man as family found shot dead

Controversial Down’s test reaches Germany

Controversial Down’s test reaches Germany

Mother ‘kills sons before committing suicide’

Mother ‘kills sons before committing suicide’

‘What’s a euro crisis?’ German kids get raise

‘What’s a euro crisis?’ German kids get raise

Woman suspected of killing partner’s children

Woman suspected of killing partner’s children

Day care missing for hordes of toddlers

Day care missing for hordes of toddlers

School child rapist jailed for six-and-a-half years

School child rapist jailed for six-and-a-half years

Two German ‘child kidnappers’ held in Italy

Two German ‘child kidnappers’ held in Italy

Thalidomide victim wins millions from drugs firms

Thalidomide victim wins millions from drugs firms

Berlin doctors release first MRI film of birth

Berlin doctors release first MRI film of birth

Teacher jumps down mineshaft to save boy

Teacher jumps down mineshaft to save boy

Four Germans arrested in snatched baby case

Four Germans arrested in snatched baby case

Smart bus driver saves kids from fireball

Smart bus driver saves kids from fireball

Police search for missing boy on island

Police search for missing boy on island

Government report slams own child care plan

Government report slams own child care plan

Sugary kids’ drink gets misleading ad award

Sugary kids’ drink gets misleading ad award

Berlin baby born on back seat of police car

Berlin baby born on back seat of police car

Grandmother suspected of killing toddler

Grandmother suspected of killing toddler

Government fumes at opposition debate trick

Government fumes at opposition debate trick

Father kills four children in marital row

Father kills four children in marital row

Charges for couple who held German girl as slave

Charges for couple who held German girl as slave

Parents to be paid to keep tots at home

Parents to be paid to keep tots at home

Army chief: We need more creches

Army chief: We need more creches

Childcare subsidies cause party rift

Childcare subsidies cause party rift

Unemployed ‘to work in kindergartens’

Unemployed ‘to work in kindergartens’

OECD slams government day care payment plan

OECD slams government day care payment plan

One in nine German children ‘missing basics’

One in nine German children ‘missing basics’

Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die

Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die

Minister backs midwives’ pay rise

Minister backs midwives’ pay rise

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

How would children run your family?

How would children run your family?

Family puts kids in charge for a month

Family puts kids in charge for a month

Doctors must pay for ‘stolen sperm’ babies

Doctors must pay for ‘stolen sperm’ babies

Police arrest couple in lost boy case

Police arrest couple in lost boy case

Easter Bunny belief ‘good for kids’

Easter Bunny belief ‘good for kids’

Teacher admits to sex with 14-year-old girl

Teacher admits to sex with 14-year-old girl

Parents get road rage as holiday jams loom

Parents get road rage as holiday jams loom

Police track phone to find child abuse suspect

Police track phone to find child abuse suspect

Teacher sues pupil for burst paper bag trauma

Teacher sues pupil for burst paper bag trauma

Grandpa forgets girl locked in car boot

Grandpa forgets girl locked in car boot

Parents patrol school after sex attack in toilet

Parents patrol school after sex attack in toilet

Women push politician to take parental leave

Women push politician to take parental leave

Police make arrest in child car park murder

Police make arrest in child car park murder

Compensation for abused East German kids

Compensation for abused East German kids

Authorities threaten to deport baby

Authorities threaten to deport baby

Most kids’ food products ‘too sweet and fatty’

Most kids’ food products ‘too sweet and fatty’

‘Miracle’ identical quads home at last

‘Miracle’ identical quads home at last

German schools ‘either unfair or no good’

German schools ‘either unfair or no good’

More than half of parents hit their kids – sons most

More than half of parents hit their kids – sons most

States in conflict over unified school exam

States in conflict over unified school exam

Half of urban playgrounds ‘unsafe’

Half of urban playgrounds ‘unsafe’

Defrocked, defrauded: man cons abusive bishop

Defrocked, defrauded: man cons abusive bishop

Babies aware of environment earlier than thought

Babies aware of environment earlier than thought

Second man sentenced in TV station fraud

Second man sentenced in TV station fraud

Fifth of anonymous babies lost forever

Fifth of anonymous babies lost forever

Should the childless pay more tax?

Should the childless pay more tax?

Transsexual child could be sent to mental ward

Transsexual child could be sent to mental ward

Balaclava-clad child killer jailed for life

Balaclava-clad child killer jailed for life

Minister calls for school ‘Facebook lessons’

Minister calls for school ‘Facebook lessons’

Car thieves discover dead baby

Car thieves discover dead baby

Grenade disguised as toy left on supermarket shelf

Grenade disguised as toy left on supermarket shelf

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

Six-year sentence for paedophile priest

Six-year sentence for paedophile priest

Child poverty decreases

Child poverty decreases

Man cites Christian faith for kidnapping children

Man cites Christian faith for kidnapping children

Identical quadruplets ‘one-in-13 million’

Identical quadruplets ‘one-in-13 million’

Three children die of injuries each day

Three children die of injuries each day

Germans watched more TV than ever in 2011

Germans watched more TV than ever in 2011

Teachers ‘need help to fight youth extremism’

Teachers ‘need help to fight youth extremism’

‘Mia’ and ‘Ben’ favourite baby names of 2011

‘Mia’ and ‘Ben’ favourite baby names of 2011

Thousands missing over the holidays

Thousands missing over the holidays

Kids’ channel targeting older children

Kids’ channel targeting older children

Hunt intensifies for man who killed daughter

Hunt intensifies for man who killed daughter

Police hunt man who shot teen daughter

Police hunt man who shot teen daughter

Mum accused of throwing baby in bin

Mum accused of throwing baby in bin

Doctor ordered 11-year-old girl for sex

Doctor ordered 11-year-old girl for sex

Germany ready to inseminate you, minister says

Germany ready to inseminate you, minister says

Thalidomide victims protest 50 years on

Thalidomide victims protest 50 years on

Gigantic baby ‘Jihad’ born in Berlin

Gigantic baby ‘Jihad’ born in Berlin

Murder probe into baby thrown from fifth floor

Murder probe into baby thrown from fifth floor

Robber beats retreat after children offer savings

Robber beats retreat after children offer savings

One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents

One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents

German children not as fat as Italians

German children not as fat as Italians

Toddler attempts Saturday solo trip to kindergarten

Toddler attempts Saturday solo trip to kindergarten

Mistaken fathers can find out who’s the daddy

Mistaken fathers can find out who’s the daddy

Putting Bavarian housewives before disadvantaged children

Putting Bavarian housewives before disadvantaged children

Pippi Longstocking books deemed racist

Pippi Longstocking books deemed racist

Girl fighting for life after measles complications

Girl fighting for life after measles complications

Western states likely to miss day-care targets

Western states likely to miss day-care targets

Police investigating more miniature railway child abuse claims

Police investigating more miniature railway child abuse claims

Brain scans used to detect paedophilia

Brain scans used to detect paedophilia

10-year-old severely beaten by teenagers

10-year-old severely beaten by teenagers

Parents believe their ethnically Turkish children disadvantaged

Parents believe their ethnically Turkish children disadvantaged

‘Forest boy’ rejects help to find out who he is

‘Forest boy’ rejects help to find out who he is

Fury as Munich keeps kids’ fee from Passion Play performances

Fury as Munich keeps kids’ fee from Passion Play performances

Police to ask public about mystery forest boy

Police to ask public about mystery forest boy

Toddler takes accidental solo train journey

Toddler takes accidental solo train journey

Mystery English-speaking boy emerges from forest

Mystery English-speaking boy emerges from forest

Four abducted children found in Egypt

Four abducted children found in Egypt

One third of children born out of wedlock

One third of children born out of wedlock

Still not enough children for the future

Still not enough children for the future

Stressful pregnancies lead to anxious children

Stressful pregnancies lead to anxious children

Families go grey with granny au pairs

Families go grey with granny au pairs

Gene tests for IVF embryos legalised

Gene tests for IVF embryos legalised

Mother’s milk: A secret weapon for everything

Mother’s milk: A secret weapon for everything

UN harshly criticizes German social policies

UN harshly criticizes German social policies

Exec at children’s TV station Kika jailed for embezzling millions

Exec at children’s TV station Kika jailed for embezzling millions

Seven-year-old found in forest was murdered

Seven-year-old found in forest was murdered

Bundeswehr slammed for children’s ‘Mitrovica’ war games camp

Bundeswehr slammed for children’s ‘Mitrovica’ war games camp

Web makes kids more sociable, study finds

Web makes kids more sociable, study finds

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Nine children injured in Hesse bus blaze

Can ‘elite’ Kitas fill Germany’s day-care gap?

Can ‘elite’ Kitas fill Germany’s day-care gap?

FDP calls for basic children’s income

FDP calls for basic children’s income

Schröder demands help for infertile couples

Schröder demands help for infertile couples

Several children injured as truck rams school bus

Several children injured as truck rams school bus

Man throws firecracker at crying child

Man throws firecracker at crying child

Youngest surviving premature baby released from hospital

Youngest surviving premature baby released from hospital

Government will prompt welfare families to get help for children

Government will prompt welfare families to get help for children

Suspected serial killer admits to slaying 3 boys

Suspected serial killer admits to slaying 3 boys

Scientology recruiting kids through Facebook

Scientology recruiting kids through Facebook

Human traffickers sell children to paedophiles

Human traffickers sell children to paedophiles

Teens injured in pop idol event stampede

Teens injured in pop idol event stampede

Mother finds two daughters dead

Mother finds two daughters dead

Study finds high concentration of chemicals at kindergartens

Study finds high concentration of chemicals at kindergartens

Social worker steals from orphans in his care

Social worker steals from orphans in his care

Addicts in treatment suspected of giving children hard drugs

Addicts in treatment suspected of giving children hard drugs

Crying baby gets mum booted off bus

Crying baby gets mum booted off bus

Woman makes dramatic flight from Tunisia

Woman makes dramatic flight from Tunisia

Popular children’s cartoon turns 40

Popular children’s cartoon turns 40

Railway blunder leaves 2-year-old alone on train

Railway blunder leaves 2-year-old alone on train

‘Maximilian’ and ‘Sophie’ most popular baby names of 2010

‘Maximilian’ and ‘Sophie’ most popular baby names of 2010

Fewer Germans consider children essential part of life

Fewer Germans consider children essential part of life

Loud children no longer considered noise pollution

Loud children no longer considered noise pollution

Pensioners want kids out of residential areas

Pensioners want kids out of residential areas

Police catch pair of 12-year-old girls driving in pyjamas

Police catch pair of 12-year-old girls driving in pyjamas

Court ruling could mean equal adoption rights for gay couples

Court ruling could mean equal adoption rights for gay couples

Online sex harassment among youths common

Online sex harassment among youths common

School closed after dozens collapse from norovirus infection

School closed after dozens collapse from norovirus infection

Family Minister Schröder expecting her first baby

Family Minister Schröder expecting her first baby

Once upon a time in Frankfurt

Once upon a time in Frankfurt

Neo-Nazis using sports clubs to spread message, researcher says

Neo-Nazis using sports clubs to spread message, researcher says

Schröder calls for kindergartens to have male workers

Schröder calls for kindergartens to have male workers

Police search for suitcase baby suspect

Police search for suitcase baby suspect

Children’s TV Kika station loses €7 mln to alleged embezzlement

Children’s TV Kika station loses €7 mln to alleged embezzlement

Kindergartens told to pay up before singing

Kindergartens told to pay up before singing

Nurse investigated for child abuse

Nurse investigated for child abuse

European court bolsters fathers’ rights

European court bolsters fathers’ rights

Court rules against pet visitation rights

Court rules against pet visitation rights

Opposition calls for all-day schools

Opposition calls for all-day schools

Children and teens unlikely to stumble upon web porn

Children and teens unlikely to stumble upon web porn

Bavarian pupils told to chew their way to good grades

Bavarian pupils told to chew their way to good grades

Ye olde mulled wine not for the young, drug commissioner warns

Ye olde mulled wine not for the young, drug commissioner warns

Schools failing to integrate special needs students, study finds

Schools failing to integrate special needs students, study finds

Father jailed for starving daughter to death

Father jailed for starving daughter to death

Births hit record low

Births hit record low

Noisy children most likely to annoy wealthier tenants

Noisy children most likely to annoy wealthier tenants

Family Ministry launches early language initiative for day care

Family Ministry launches early language initiative for day care

Most children’s toys unsafe, consumer watchdog reveals

Most children’s toys unsafe, consumer watchdog reveals

Schools make slight PISA improvement

Schools make slight PISA improvement

School bus crash leaves 40 children injured in Bavaria

School bus crash leaves 40 children injured in Bavaria

Social network site to photograph thousands of German schools

Social network site to photograph thousands of German schools

Schools use dogs to boost pupils’ grades

Schools use dogs to boost pupils’ grades

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Rape suspected among children at weight-loss camp

Rape suspected among children at weight-loss camp

Three-year-old bitten to death by Rottweiler

Three-year-old bitten to death by Rottweiler

Hunt for missing boy stepped up as trousers and bike found

Hunt for missing boy stepped up as trousers and bike found

Deadbeat parents should be fined, FDP politician says

Deadbeat parents should be fined, FDP politician says

Germans ready to make babies

Germans ready to make babies

Skittish horses injure scores of children

Skittish horses injure scores of children

Neo-Nazis targeting children online

Neo-Nazis targeting children online

Hospitals review hygienic standards after infant deaths

Hospitals review hygienic standards after infant deaths

Third baby dies from bacterial exposure

Third baby dies from bacterial exposure

Court rules no automatic dismissal for civil servants with child porn

Court rules no automatic dismissal for civil servants with child porn

Contaminated tubes suspected in baby deaths

Contaminated tubes suspected in baby deaths

Welfare kids to get voucher cards for educational and extracurricular needs

Welfare kids to get voucher cards for educational and extracurricular needs

Finding family fun under the Feldberg

Finding family fun under the Feldberg

In the name of the father

In the name of the father

Custody rights for unwed fathers strengthened

Custody rights for unwed fathers strengthened

Legal punishment unlikely for Ameland teen sex abuse suspects

Legal punishment unlikely for Ameland teen sex abuse suspects

Single-parent families on the rise in Germany

Single-parent families on the rise in Germany

Family Ministry projects suspended due to budget cuts

Family Ministry projects suspended due to budget cuts

Politicians call for secure homes for child criminals

Politicians call for secure homes for child criminals

Unmarried fathers to get automatic joint custody over children

Unmarried fathers to get automatic joint custody over children

Young summer camp sex abusers inspired by internet

Young summer camp sex abusers inspired by internet

Major review of family benefits planned

Major review of family benefits planned

Barn dust prevents allergies in farm kids, scientists discover

Barn dust prevents allergies in farm kids, scientists discover

Minister to ban NPD members from running child care facilities

Minister to ban NPD members from running child care facilities

Hamburg bishop quits amid abuse allegations

Hamburg bishop quits amid abuse allegations

Parents give schools bad marks for fairness

Parents give schools bad marks for fairness

Rail accidents leave one youth dead, four others injured

Rail accidents leave one youth dead, four others injured

Green light given to gene testing IVF embryos

Green light given to gene testing IVF embryos

Love before the law: child custody set for overhaul

Love before the law: child custody set for overhaul

Demand for day care on the rise

Demand for day care on the rise

Standardised tests reveal huge learning gaps

Standardised tests reveal huge learning gaps

Woman caught driving while nursing baby

Woman caught driving while nursing baby

Getting toddlers to like bikes

Getting toddlers to like bikes

Ten percent of schoolchildren think the sun rises in the North

Ten percent of schoolchildren think the sun rises in the North

Immigrant children disadvantaged in German schools

Immigrant children disadvantaged in German schools

Teachers call for student weigh-ins to curb obesity

Teachers call for student weigh-ins to curb obesity

Poor children losing hope early

Poor children losing hope early

Family minister suggests cut to parental benefits

Family minister suggests cut to parental benefits

Study uncovers 205 cases of Jesuit abuse

Study uncovers 205 cases of Jesuit abuse

Schoolboy pays €17,000 to child blackmailers

Schoolboy pays €17,000 to child blackmailers

Minister moots shorter work week for parents

Minister moots shorter work week for parents

Porsche driver abducts child after dandelion attack

Porsche driver abducts child after dandelion attack

Day care guarantee not in danger, minister says

Day care guarantee not in danger, minister says

Teens accused of raping girl on London class trip

Teens accused of raping girl on London class trip

Court rules against extra welfare payment for disabled kids

Court rules against extra welfare payment for disabled kids

Police deny 15-year-old girl forced to marry

Police deny 15-year-old girl forced to marry

Police save 15-year-old girl from forced marriage

Police save 15-year-old girl from forced marriage

Teen sentenced to 8 1/2 years in custody for Kassandra attack

Teen sentenced to 8 1/2 years in custody for Kassandra attack

Of mice and Portnoy

Of mice and Portnoy

Baby hatches turn 10 amid calls for closure

Baby hatches turn 10 amid calls for closure

Ten-year-old pulls knife on police officers

Ten-year-old pulls knife on police officers

Child abuse reported at East German institutions

Child abuse reported at East German institutions

Youth services admits failure in toddler’s death by neglect

Youth services admits failure in toddler’s death by neglect

Court rejects extra welfare to clothe growing children

Court rejects extra welfare to clothe growing children

Educational web game by Nestlé sparks privacy concerns

Educational web game by Nestlé sparks privacy concerns

Police bust child pornography ring

Police bust child pornography ring

Young boy sparks huge search after setting off ‘to find gold’

Young boy sparks huge search after setting off ‘to find gold’

‘Marie’ and ‘Maximilian’ top Germany’s 2009 baby name list

‘Marie’ and ‘Maximilian’ top Germany’s 2009 baby name list

Number of Germans living in poverty surges

Number of Germans living in poverty surges

Schäuble talks down chances of welfare boost

Schäuble talks down chances of welfare boost

Westerwelle attacks ‘socialist’ welfare debate

Westerwelle attacks ‘socialist’ welfare debate

Leading Germany’s kids down a dead-end street

Leading Germany’s kids down a dead-end street

Doctors outraged by infant vaccine shortage

Doctors outraged by infant vaccine shortage

Hartz IV welfare benefits considered too low

Hartz IV welfare benefits considered too low

Teen kicked off train on coldest night of the year

Teen kicked off train on coldest night of the year

Haitian children arrive in Frankfurt for adoption

Haitian children arrive in Frankfurt for adoption

Sex abuse revelations rock elite Catholic school in Berlin

Sex abuse revelations rock elite Catholic school in Berlin

Parents on dole must repay €20 windfall

Parents on dole must repay €20 windfall

Is Germany dying out?

Is Germany dying out?

Germany continues to shrink

Germany continues to shrink

Young adventurers ditch kindergarten for Africa

Young adventurers ditch kindergarten for Africa

Police investigating students after 12-year-old killed by schoolbus

Police investigating students after 12-year-old killed by schoolbus

Teen boy charged with attempted murder for Kassandra attack

Teen boy charged with attempted murder for Kassandra attack

New wave of tax relief comes into force

New wave of tax relief comes into force

Government approves €8.5-bln fiscal package

Government approves €8.5-bln fiscal package

Study finds babies cry in German

Study finds babies cry in German

Mother of eight jailed for smothering baby boy in cellar

Mother of eight jailed for smothering baby boy in cellar

Taking her first gasp during East Germany’s last

Taking her first gasp during East Germany’s last

Victims’ parents planning school shooting hotline

Victims’ parents planning school shooting hotline

Out-of-wedlock births show huge east-west German divide

Out-of-wedlock births show huge east-west German divide

High court begins case on controversial child welfare benefits

High court begins case on controversial child welfare benefits

Eight-year-old tries to buy candy with €1,680

Eight-year-old tries to buy candy with €1,680

Police say 9-year-old Kassandra can’t remember attack

Police say 9-year-old Kassandra can’t remember attack

Eight injured in Bavarian bus crash

Eight injured in Bavarian bus crash

14-year-old boy arrested for assaulting 9-year-old

14-year-old boy arrested for assaulting 9-year-old

Schoolchildren give away almost €15,000 found on the street

Schoolchildren give away almost €15,000 found on the street

Seven-year-old boy found on sidewalk with alcohol poisoning

Seven-year-old boy found on sidewalk with alcohol poisoning

New German drug saves Aussie baby from brain-melting disease

New German drug saves Aussie baby from brain-melting disease

Parents will ‘drink away’ new child care subsidy

Parents will ‘drink away’ new child care subsidy

CDU and FDP agree to boost child benefits

CDU and FDP agree to boost child benefits

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Police break up child porn ring in Austria and Germany

Duisburg high school closed after attack threat

Duisburg high school closed after attack threat

Teen attacker planned Ansbach school rampage

Teen attacker planned Ansbach school rampage

Nine-year-old girl found seriously injured in gully

Nine-year-old girl found seriously injured in gully

Being schooled in German sensibilities

Being schooled in German sensibilities

No benefit to popular practice of holding students back, study finds

No benefit to popular practice of holding students back, study finds

School officials cleared of blame in hidden girl case

School officials cleared of blame in hidden girl case

Father of starved toddler refuses to talk

Father of starved toddler refuses to talk

Making music class child’s play

Making music class child’s play

Bad economy takes toll on children’s pocket money

Bad economy takes toll on children’s pocket money

Details of brutal child rapist suspect emerge

Details of brutal child rapist suspect emerge

Brutal child rapist surrenders to police

Brutal child rapist surrenders to police

French ‘son of a boche’ becomes German

French ‘son of a boche’ becomes German

Berlin fusses over EU birth rate study

Berlin fusses over EU birth rate study

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children

Berlin to quash noise complaints caused by children

Missing girl found dead in Eilenburg

Missing girl found dead in Eilenburg

Authorities were aware of hidden girl

Authorities were aware of hidden girl

Boy arrested at playground sandbox with heroin

Boy arrested at playground sandbox with heroin

Long wage dispute with day care workers ends

Long wage dispute with day care workers ends

Zypries backs adoption for gay couples

Zypries backs adoption for gay couples

Leaving your children in the woods – on purpose

Leaving your children in the woods – on purpose

Child care workers strike again in Stuttgart

Child care workers strike again in Stuttgart

Drug commissioner urges binge drinking prevention course

Drug commissioner urges binge drinking prevention course

Family minister urges end to preschool worker strikes

Family minister urges end to preschool worker strikes

Man confesses to 9-year-old Corinna’s murder

Man confesses to 9-year-old Corinna’s murder

Minister says children don’t get equal chances in schools

Minister says children don’t get equal chances in schools

Child leukemia cases at global high near Elbmarsch nuke plant

Child leukemia cases at global high near Elbmarsch nuke plant

Founder of ex-Nazi Chilean commune hospitalised

Founder of ex-Nazi Chilean commune hospitalised

Hamelin rat catcher recreates children kidnapping

Hamelin rat catcher recreates children kidnapping

Teacher loses case against online rankings website for students

Teacher loses case against online rankings website for students

Children’s make-believe nuclear power plant prompts full alert

Children’s make-believe nuclear power plant prompts full alert

Pre-school teachers go back on strike as day-care wage talks fail

Pre-school teachers go back on strike as day-care wage talks fail

Nanny sentenced to five years for shaking toddler to death

Nanny sentenced to five years for shaking toddler to death

Censorsula can’t stop child porn

Censorsula can’t stop child porn

Child porn law sparks web censorship debate

Child porn law sparks web censorship debate

More parents lose custody rights

More parents lose custody rights

Students start nationwide education strikes

Students start nationwide education strikes

Father forgets son on bike ride

Father forgets son on bike ride

Politicians split over using undercover teens to buy alcohol

Politicians split over using undercover teens to buy alcohol

Day care strikes continue despite new date for wage talks

Day care strikes continue despite new date for wage talks

Day care strikes continue with no new offer from employers

Day care strikes continue with no new offer from employers

Court rejects attempt to stop ‘Big Brother with babies’ show

Court rejects attempt to stop ‘Big Brother with babies’ show

Heidelberg pushes nighttime booze ban to curb youth drinking

Heidelberg pushes nighttime booze ban to curb youth drinking

Helpful 12-year-old girl demolishes five cars

Helpful 12-year-old girl demolishes five cars

Kindergarten strikes drag on

Kindergarten strikes drag on

Mother caught smuggling drugs into prison in baby’s diaper

Mother caught smuggling drugs into prison in baby’s diaper

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Teenager arrested for school shooting threat in Hesse

Kindergarten strikes continue after failed wage talks

Kindergarten strikes continue after failed wage talks

Unions refuse offer for striking day care workers

Unions refuse offer for striking day care workers

German mothers with full-time work most gratified

German mothers with full-time work most gratified

Day care strike spreads to eastern states ahead of negotiations

Day care strike spreads to eastern states ahead of negotiations

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