How will the EU’s ‘Covid passports’ work for travellers?
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How will the EU’s ‘Covid passports’ work for travellers?

The European Parliament and the 27 member states reached agreement this week on a digital Covid certificate that should pave the way for frictionless summer travel across the European Union. But what will the passes mean for tourists and visitors in practice?

Where in Europe are Covid curfews and early closures still in place?
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Where in Europe are Covid curfews and early closures still in place?

COMPARE: Which countries are leading the race to vaccinate in Europe?

COMPARE: Which countries are leading the race to vaccinate in Europe?

COMPARE: Which European countries have the toughest rules for gaining citizenship?
FOR MEMBERS

COMPARE: Which European countries have the toughest rules for gaining citizenship?

OPINION: European governments were cautious on AstraZeneca vaccines but they were neither stupid nor ‘political’

OPINION: European governments were cautious on AstraZeneca vaccines but they were neither stupid nor ‘political’

VIDEO: Whirlwind bromance! How to spend 48 hours in Budapest
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VIDEO: Whirlwind bromance! How to spend 48 hours in Budapest

How European countries have changed after a year of coronavirus crisis

How European countries have changed after a year of coronavirus crisis

COMPARE: How fast are European countries vaccinating their populations?

COMPARE: How fast are European countries vaccinating their populations?

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

Paris to Berlin in four hours: The plan for Europe’s ultra-rapid train network

Paris to Berlin in four hours: The plan for Europe’s ultra-rapid train network

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

Around Europe: How the relentless resurgence of coronavirus is causing unease and despair

Around Europe: How the relentless resurgence of coronavirus is causing unease and despair

Germany adds coronavirus-hit Croatian areas to quarantine list

Germany adds coronavirus-hit Croatian areas to quarantine list

How Europe is ramping up restrictions to prevent a coronavirus resurgence

How Europe is ramping up restrictions to prevent a coronavirus resurgence

WHO warns of Europe virus spike as countries impose new curbs

WHO warns of Europe virus spike as countries impose new curbs

Who are the worst drivers in Europe?

Who are the worst drivers in Europe?

Are flights around Europe returning to normal after borders reopen?

Are flights around Europe returning to normal after borders reopen?

Europeans harden views towards US and EU after pandemic

Europeans harden views towards US and EU after pandemic

Living in Europe: An update from the team at The Local
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Living in Europe: An update from the team at The Local

Coronavirus around Europe: How well have governments handled the crisis?

Coronavirus around Europe: How well have governments handled the crisis?

‘Europe needs an answer’: Italian PM tells Germany to back ‘coronabonds’

‘Europe needs an answer’: Italian PM tells Germany to back ‘coronabonds’

Coronavirus around Europe: Questions and concerns remain as countries move towards easing restrictions

Coronavirus around Europe: Questions and concerns remain as countries move towards easing restrictions

‘We’re in panic’: Travellers stranded for days after Polish-German border shuts

‘We’re in panic’: Travellers stranded for days after Polish-German border shuts

UPDATE: Germany imposes border controls with five countries due to coronavirus crisis
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UPDATE: Germany imposes border controls with five countries due to coronavirus crisis

The Local’s view: Most Brits in Europe didn’t ask for Brexit, but now we have to make it work

The Local’s view: Most Brits in Europe didn’t ask for Brexit, but now we have to make it work

More than business: Why Frankfurt is an ideal city to live and work in
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More than business: Why Frankfurt is an ideal city to live and work in

Merkel says Brexit talks progressing but ‘still not at goal’

Merkel says Brexit talks progressing but ‘still not at goal’

The 10 most interesting cities to visit this year
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The 10 most interesting cities to visit this year

How to see the very best of Europe this summer
PARTNER CONTENT

How to see the very best of Europe this summer

Could Germany’s defence minister take EU top job?

Could Germany’s defence minister take EU top job?

Brexit: Why won’t the EU act to protect the rights of Britons in Europe?

Brexit: Why won’t the EU act to protect the rights of Britons in Europe?

Europe & You: Boris our ‘best chance to stop Brexit’, EU Green Cards and cash for residency appointments

Europe & You: Boris our ‘best chance to stop Brexit’, EU Green Cards and cash for residency appointments

European elections: A beginner’s guide to the vote

European elections: A beginner’s guide to the vote

‘Brexit will hinder AfD success’: What you need to know about the EU elections in Germany
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‘Brexit will hinder AfD success’: What you need to know about the EU elections in Germany

Meet the Scottish mayor in north Germany being pushed out due to Brexit
FOR MEMBERS

Meet the Scottish mayor in north Germany being pushed out due to Brexit

‘I’m a proud European’: Pakistani-born German on identity as Brexit looms

‘I’m a proud European’: Pakistani-born German on identity as Brexit looms

‘Three weeks to find a miracle’: Europe reacts to yet more Brexit chaos

‘Three weeks to find a miracle’: Europe reacts to yet more Brexit chaos

‘Let’s wait and see’: Merkel to watch UK closely after latest Brexit offer

‘Let’s wait and see’: Merkel to watch UK closely after latest Brexit offer

Daylight savings abolition one step closer after EU Parliament vote

Daylight savings abolition one step closer after EU Parliament vote

Germany making disputed Nazi war payments to over 2,000 people

Germany making disputed Nazi war payments to over 2,000 people

European court backs bishop’s Holocaust denial conviction

European court backs bishop’s Holocaust denial conviction

How Charlemagne was the original fighter for European unity

How Charlemagne was the original fighter for European unity

Merkel warns against nationalism in Fulbright Prize acceptance speech

Merkel warns against nationalism in Fulbright Prize acceptance speech

France and Germany seek closer bond with treaty ahead of Brexit

France and Germany seek closer bond with treaty ahead of Brexit

German government denies Merkel offered additional Brexit assurances

German government denies Merkel offered additional Brexit assurances

Germany urges France to turn UN seat into EU one

Germany urges France to turn UN seat into EU one

EU defence efforts musn’t hurt transatlantic bond: NATO chief in Berlin

EU defence efforts musn’t hurt transatlantic bond: NATO chief in Berlin

Suspect in Bulgarian journalist killing extradited from Germany

Suspect in Bulgarian journalist killing extradited from Germany

Norway apologizes to mistreated war-time ‘German girls’

Norway apologizes to mistreated war-time ‘German girls’

Europe won’t give in to threats by Donald Trump, says Heiko Maas

Europe won’t give in to threats by Donald Trump, says Heiko Maas

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’, says Merkel

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’, says Merkel

Foreign Minister tells Merkel to ‘show courage’ and create a ‘big Europe’

Foreign Minister tells Merkel to ‘show courage’ and create a ‘big Europe’

90 per cent of Germany’s rivers below EU environmental standards

90 per cent of Germany’s rivers below EU environmental standards

Europe roots for German union in battle for higher pay

Europe roots for German union in battle for higher pay

Merkel declares Europe top priority for new government

Merkel declares Europe top priority for new government

SPD leader Schulz calls for ‘United States of Europe’ by 2025

SPD leader Schulz calls for ‘United States of Europe’ by 2025

Europe embraces Black Friday sales with some reservations

Europe embraces Black Friday sales with some reservations

PODCAST: ‘There is still no obvious successor to Merkel’

PODCAST: ‘There is still no obvious successor to Merkel’

Life expectancy much lower in Germany compared to EU neighbours: study

Life expectancy much lower in Germany compared to EU neighbours: study

‘With fake news, the people are the first line of defence’
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‘With fake news, the people are the first line of defence’

How far-right parties are faring across Europe

How far-right parties are faring across Europe

Podcast: the French on the streets, the Germans between the sheets

Podcast: the French on the streets, the Germans between the sheets

Can Berlin compete against London as a great capital city?

Can Berlin compete against London as a great capital city?

Eight in ten Germans think the EU needs to be reformed

Eight in ten Germans think the EU needs to be reformed

‘Almighty pressure’: How Germans think Brexit talks should be handled

‘Almighty pressure’: How Germans think Brexit talks should be handled

Around Europe: How countries are battling to prevent a second wave of Covid-19
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Around Europe: How countries are battling to prevent a second wave of Covid-19

Listen: The Local’s new Europe-wide podcast

Listen: The Local’s new Europe-wide podcast

Berlin only European capital that makes country poorer

Berlin only European capital that makes country poorer

Post-Brexit, Germans feel more positively about the EU

Post-Brexit, Germans feel more positively about the EU

Just as many Germans sceptical of EU as Brits

Just as many Germans sceptical of EU as Brits

Doubts hang over Frankfurt’s prospects after Brexit

Doubts hang over Frankfurt’s prospects after Brexit

Med rescuers share human cost of refugee crisis

Med rescuers share human cost of refugee crisis

Germany gets its way over fresh aid for Greece

Germany gets its way over fresh aid for Greece

Germany sticks to ‘nein’ on debt relief for Greece

Germany sticks to ‘nein’ on debt relief for Greece

Court rejects Erdogan’s challenge against Bild boss

Court rejects Erdogan’s challenge against Bild boss

Jet-setters rejoice: roaming price caps start Saturday

Jet-setters rejoice: roaming price caps start Saturday

German is first ever trans man on Euro Men’s Health cover

German is first ever trans man on Euro Men’s Health cover

Europe ‘united’ in push for Turkey deal: Merkel

Europe ‘united’ in push for Turkey deal: Merkel

Bring refugees from Greece yourself, Austria tells Merkel

Bring refugees from Greece yourself, Austria tells Merkel

‘I will do my damn duty’ on refugees, says Merkel

‘I will do my damn duty’ on refugees, says Merkel

Europe’s border: Germany’s new showdown with Greece

Europe’s border: Germany’s new showdown with Greece

Denmark begins German border passport checks

Denmark begins German border passport checks

2015: the year Merkel became Europe’s boss

2015: the year Merkel became Europe’s boss

Germans fear for Europe, economy, and the future

Germans fear for Europe, economy, and the future

Merkel tries to hit tough-but-fair note on refugees

Merkel tries to hit tough-but-fair note on refugees

800,000 ‘irregular’ EU entries in 2015: Frontex

800,000 ‘irregular’ EU entries in 2015: Frontex

Osborne woos German firms with ‘shared values’

Osborne woos German firms with ‘shared values’

1 in 5 young Germans threatened by poverty

1 in 5 young Germans threatened by poverty

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

I’m not scared of polls or my own party: Merkel

I’m not scared of polls or my own party: Merkel

Refugee deal far short of what’s needed: Merkel

Refugee deal far short of what’s needed: Merkel

Orban: Muslims threaten European identity

Orban: Muslims threaten European identity

Berlin hotel extends beds for basketball giants

Berlin hotel extends beds for basketball giants

Berlin hot on Paris’ heels as tourist destination

Berlin hot on Paris’ heels as tourist destination

‘Bundestag must vote on new bailout’: Schäuble

‘Bundestag must vote on new bailout’: Schäuble

BILD polls readers in own ‘Greece referendum’

BILD polls readers in own ‘Greece referendum’

Greek President cancels Berlin visit

Greek President cancels Berlin visit

Greek offer ‘no basis for discussion’: Schäuble

Greek offer ‘no basis for discussion’: Schäuble

As it happened: EU urges Greece ‘yes’ vote

As it happened: EU urges Greece ‘yes’ vote

Greece talks have ‘lost ground’: Merkel

Greece talks have ‘lost ground’: Merkel

Merkel greets ‘progress’ in Greece talks

Merkel greets ‘progress’ in Greece talks

EU leaders call Greek crisis meet for Monday

EU leaders call Greek crisis meet for Monday

Essen to be 2017 ‘Green Capital’ of Europe

Essen to be 2017 ‘Green Capital’ of Europe

Majority of Germans think Grexit great idea

Majority of Germans think Grexit great idea

Finance ministry: ‘ball is in Greece’s court’

Finance ministry: ‘ball is in Greece’s court’

Greece talks crawl as deadline nears

Greece talks crawl as deadline nears

Varoufakis demands patience for Athens

Varoufakis demands patience for Athens

Economists warn against going easy on Greece

Economists warn against going easy on Greece

Gabriel’s ‘very French idea’ unlikely to fly

Gabriel’s ‘very French idea’ unlikely to fly

Britain may lose its veto power: top Euro MP

Britain may lose its veto power: top Euro MP

For business’ sake, UK should stick with EU

For business’ sake, UK should stick with EU

SPD Euro MPs reject compromise with Britain

SPD Euro MPs reject compromise with Britain

Germany pushes change in EU asylum plan

Germany pushes change in EU asylum plan

Leaders gather in Berlin as Grexit looms

Leaders gather in Berlin as Grexit looms

Cameron and Merkel sing from same hymn sheet

Cameron and Merkel sing from same hymn sheet

Foreign investors rate Germany Europe’s best

Foreign investors rate Germany Europe’s best

Germany joins EU anti-trafficking mission

Germany joins EU anti-trafficking mission

Schäuble warns UK: no special treatment

Schäuble warns UK: no special treatment

Germany should fear Brexit more than Grexit

Germany should fear Brexit more than Grexit

‘It hurts when Germans call Greece a failed state’

‘It hurts when Germans call Greece a failed state’

Merkel reaches out to defuse Greece tension

Merkel reaches out to defuse Greece tension

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

‘We’ll send our refugees to Berlin’: Greek minister

‘We’ll send our refugees to Berlin’: Greek minister

Putin promises to pressure Ukraine rebels

Putin promises to pressure Ukraine rebels

German, Greek finance ministers butt heads

German, Greek finance ministers butt heads

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AfD braces for busy conference weekend

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

Merkel offers Russia free-trade agreement

Merkel offers Russia free-trade agreement

52 years of French-German friendship

52 years of French-German friendship

Merkel to attend Paris mass rally on Sunday

Merkel to attend Paris mass rally on Sunday

Lufthansa can’t cut it, says Ryanair boss

Lufthansa can’t cut it, says Ryanair boss

Germans keenest on Euro elections: Google

Germans keenest on Euro elections: Google

Germany rejects Putin’s ‘transparent’ speech

Germany rejects Putin’s ‘transparent’ speech

Court: EU migrants can be denied local benefits

Court: EU migrants can be denied local benefits

No stress for German banks, but faith falls

No stress for German banks, but faith falls

Germany gets €780m EU rebate for poor growth

Germany gets €780m EU rebate for poor growth

Could 1 and 2 cent euro coins soon be scrapped?

Could 1 and 2 cent euro coins soon be scrapped?

One in 10 voters support anti-euro AfD

One in 10 voters support anti-euro AfD

Merkel hails ‘impressive’ French reform plans

Merkel hails ‘impressive’ French reform plans

Oettinger: From laughing stock to digital boss

Oettinger: From laughing stock to digital boss

Germans work most overtime in Europe

Germans work most overtime in Europe

‘Further sanctions’ could hit Russia, says Merkel

‘Further sanctions’ could hit Russia, says Merkel

Germany to lock out ‘cheating’ EU migrants

Germany to lock out ‘cheating’ EU migrants

And the winner of the EU single market is…

And the winner of the EU single market is…

Meet Germany’s American Football stars

Meet Germany’s American Football stars

Expats urged to register in time for EU elections

Expats urged to register in time for EU elections

Does Germany need to do more to stop racism?

Does Germany need to do more to stop racism?

Merkel comes to Swiss defence over poll

Merkel comes to Swiss defence over poll

Swiss vote ‘a warning sign for Europe’

Swiss vote ‘a warning sign for Europe’

Foreign minister attacks ‘brainless’ eurosceptics

Foreign minister attacks ‘brainless’ eurosceptics

Workers’ wages drop for first time in four years

Workers’ wages drop for first time in four years

‘Five Wise Men’ warn Germany not to relax

‘Five Wise Men’ warn Germany not to relax

Germans gift foreigners election votes online

Germans gift foreigners election votes online

Steinbrück attacks Merkel’s euro ideals

Steinbrück attacks Merkel’s euro ideals

Rösler: No more debt cuts for Greece

Rösler: No more debt cuts for Greece

How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps
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How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps

BMW expects drop in European demand

BMW expects drop in European demand

France bans latest Mercedes cars

France bans latest Mercedes cars

Germany ‘Europe’s biggest worrier’

Germany ‘Europe’s biggest worrier’

Germany and Spain sign corporate credit deal

Germany and Spain sign corporate credit deal

Germany: ‘silver lining’ in Greek debt turmoil

Germany: ‘silver lining’ in Greek debt turmoil

Germany tells Croatia: welcome, now reform

Germany tells Croatia: welcome, now reform

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Berlin: EU can find ‘good solution’ to US free trade

Berlin: EU can find ‘good solution’ to US free trade

EU immigrants leave Germany within a year

EU immigrants leave Germany within a year

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

Minister: time to throw out illegal immigrants

Minister: time to throw out illegal immigrants

ECB official: German court could sink euro

ECB official: German court could sink euro

Germany’s Rösler fears EU-China trade war

Germany’s Rösler fears EU-China trade war

Merkel opposes giving EU wider powers

Merkel opposes giving EU wider powers

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

Britain urges German help for EU reforms

Britain urges German help for EU reforms

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

Merkel and Hollande show unity for eurozone

Merkel and Hollande show unity for eurozone

EU’s Oettinger says Europe ripe for ‘overhaul’

EU’s Oettinger says Europe ripe for ‘overhaul’

Italy paid refugees €500 to leave for Germany

Italy paid refugees €500 to leave for Germany

Merkel pledges to avert EU-China trade war

Merkel pledges to avert EU-China trade war

‘Frankfurt weathers euro crisis better than rivals’

‘Frankfurt weathers euro crisis better than rivals’

Immigrants ‘more skilled’ than many Germans

Immigrants ‘more skilled’ than many Germans

Social Democrats seek revival on 150th b-day

Social Democrats seek revival on 150th b-day

Germans bathe easy in clear waters

Germans bathe easy in clear waters

Economists warn against German euro exit

Economists warn against German euro exit

Survey: Half of gays harassed in Germany

Survey: Half of gays harassed in Germany

Germany cool to France’s EU economy plan

Germany cool to France’s EU economy plan

Germany refuses to slam French economic policy

Germany refuses to slam French economic policy

Germany seeks ‘visible’ Kosovo-Serbia progress

Germany seeks ‘visible’ Kosovo-Serbia progress

Germans cling to Europe as others sour on EU

Germans cling to Europe as others sour on EU

Schäuble pours cold water on EU bailout plans

Schäuble pours cold water on EU bailout plans

Barroso defends Merkel on austerity

Barroso defends Merkel on austerity

Restored monarchy gains young Germans’ support

Restored monarchy gains young Germans’ support

Berlin: Europe must ‘stay the course’ with austerity

Berlin: Europe must ‘stay the course’ with austerity

Upstart Grillo demands ‘German invasion’ of Italy

Upstart Grillo demands ‘German invasion’ of Italy

Merkel: Germany doesn’t want to dominate Europe

Merkel: Germany doesn’t want to dominate Europe

Germany approves Cyprus bailout package

Germany approves Cyprus bailout package

Johns ‘need clean bill of health’ for hooker visits

Johns ‘need clean bill of health’ for hooker visits

Cameron and family to stay with Merkel

Cameron and family to stay with Merkel

Kohl says Thatcher behind UK-EU tensions

Kohl says Thatcher behind UK-EU tensions

Thatcher’s top 10 quips about the Germans

Thatcher’s top 10 quips about the Germans

‘No one moaned about the Germans better’

‘No one moaned about the Germans better’

Germany’s Merkel praises Thatcher’s legacy

Germany’s Merkel praises Thatcher’s legacy

Cameron starts ‘EU treaty change’ tour

Cameron starts ‘EU treaty change’ tour

Germany ‘not strong enough’ for stimulus

Germany ‘not strong enough’ for stimulus

Euro crisis sparks anti-German sentiments

Euro crisis sparks anti-German sentiments

Hungary slams critical German kids TV show

Hungary slams critical German kids TV show

Germans ‘poorer’ than European neighbours

Germans ‘poorer’ than European neighbours

Anti-euro party enters German election race

Anti-euro party enters German election race

‘Ireland must recover so people come home’

‘Ireland must recover so people come home’

Germany agrees to ‘historic’ balanced budget

Germany agrees to ‘historic’ balanced budget

EU probes German electricity exemptions

EU probes German electricity exemptions

Germany to block EU quota for women execs

Germany to block EU quota for women execs

Germany says Italy must reform despite deadlock

Germany says Italy must reform despite deadlock

Merkel: Turkey’s EU bid must be kept ‘on track’

Merkel: Turkey’s EU bid must be kept ‘on track’

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

Gauck seeks to quell Europe’s German fears

Gauck seeks to quell Europe’s German fears

EU Parliament chief warns Italy off Berlusconi

EU Parliament chief warns Italy off Berlusconi

Merkel urges European Parliament to ok budget

Merkel urges European Parliament to ok budget

Germany launches new job creation drive

Germany launches new job creation drive

Pig farmers ignore EU animal protection laws

Pig farmers ignore EU animal protection laws

Merkel joins Cameron to push EU to trim budget

Merkel joins Cameron to push EU to trim budget

Football joins Merkel, Hollande on EU budget

Football joins Merkel, Hollande on EU budget

Minister: EU needs US-style entry database

Minister: EU needs US-style entry database

Berlin wants UK in EU but rejects cherry-picking

Berlin wants UK in EU but rejects cherry-picking

Franco-German ties feted amid euro crisis

Franco-German ties feted amid euro crisis

‘Europe will fail without a common narrative’

‘Europe will fail without a common narrative’

Exports crack €1-trillion despite euro crisis

Exports crack €1-trillion despite euro crisis

Germany: Cyprus must finance EU bailout

Germany: Cyprus must finance EU bailout

Schäuble: Worst of the euro crisis ‘behind us’

Schäuble: Worst of the euro crisis ‘behind us’

‘Age-old’ Schmidt damns Merkel’s euro policy

‘Age-old’ Schmidt damns Merkel’s euro policy

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good

Germany warns Britain not to ‘blackmail’ Europe

Germany warns Britain not to ‘blackmail’ Europe

Schäuble: Dutch minister good for eurogroup job

Schäuble: Dutch minister good for eurogroup job

Torrent of immigration heading to Germany

Torrent of immigration heading to Germany

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

Corruption watchdog barks at German inaction

Corruption watchdog barks at German inaction

Bavarian conservatives: Cameron is right on vote

Bavarian conservatives: Cameron is right on vote

Flush Germany balances budget early

Flush Germany balances budget early

EU plans threaten to break up Deutsche Bahn

EU plans threaten to break up Deutsche Bahn

Finance minister: more political powers for EU

Finance minister: more political powers for EU

German MPs get more say in EU decisions

German MPs get more say in EU decisions

Grass attacks austerity forced on Greece

Grass attacks austerity forced on Greece

Gauck to tread delicate line in Middle East

Gauck to tread delicate line in Middle East

Criticism for border shake-up proposal

Criticism for border shake-up proposal

Germany, France begin fight to close borders

Germany, France begin fight to close borders

New president: dare to have more Europe

New president: dare to have more Europe

Euro law ‘threatens’ volunteer fire fighters

Euro law ‘threatens’ volunteer fire fighters

Germany wants Serbia in European Union

Germany wants Serbia in European Union

Berlin defies EU over copyright deal

Berlin defies EU over copyright deal

German papers win paparazzi case in Europe

German papers win paparazzi case in Europe

Merkel pushes through EU fiscal pact

Merkel pushes through EU fiscal pact

Deutsche Post rejects EU demand to repay €1 bln

Deutsche Post rejects EU demand to repay €1 bln

Germany joins European oil embargo against Iran

Germany joins European oil embargo against Iran

Europeans flee crisis by heading to Germany

Europeans flee crisis by heading to Germany

Merkel sees birth of ‘true political union’ in Europe

Merkel sees birth of ‘true political union’ in Europe

Scorn for ‘Googleberg’s’ new EU internet role

Scorn for ‘Googleberg’s’ new EU internet role

The high price of saving the euro

The high price of saving the euro

Exhausted Merkel hails ‘very important result’

Exhausted Merkel hails ‘very important result’

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

EU sues Germany over VW protection law

EU sues Germany over VW protection law

Germany says eurobonds no ‘cure’ for debt crisis

Germany says eurobonds no ‘cure’ for debt crisis

Merkel admits eurozone still searching for debt crisis solution

Merkel admits eurozone still searching for debt crisis solution

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

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

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Germany tries to block Palestine UNESCO bid

Germany tries to block Palestine UNESCO bid

Bundestag backs Merkel ahead of euro summit

Bundestag backs Merkel ahead of euro summit

Eurozone rescue plan to lean on banks

Eurozone rescue plan to lean on banks

Merkel sees bigger Greek debt write down

Merkel sees bigger Greek debt write down

Berlin and Paris make new euro rescue bid

Berlin and Paris make new euro rescue bid

Germany ready to impose financial transaction tax

Germany ready to impose financial transaction tax

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

EU commissioner proposes deterrents for deficit sinners

EU commissioner proposes deterrents for deficit sinners

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Berlin has Europe’s cleanest air

Berlin has Europe’s cleanest air

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Obama gets top feedback from Germans

Obama gets top feedback from Germans

Schäuble: Euro needs joint budgetary policy

Schäuble: Euro needs joint budgetary policy

Merkel urges eurozone budgets court enforced

Merkel urges eurozone budgets court enforced

Merkel emphasizes ‘no’ to eurobonds, for now

Merkel emphasizes ‘no’ to eurobonds, for now

Rösler says financial transaction tax must apply to all EU members

Rösler says financial transaction tax must apply to all EU members

Germans doubt Merkel can avert financial crisis

Germans doubt Merkel can avert financial crisis

Media roundup: Plotting the euro’s future in Paris

Media roundup: Plotting the euro’s future in Paris

Sarkozy and Merkel plan eurozone government

Sarkozy and Merkel plan eurozone government

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Germany fights growing support for eurobonds

Germany fights growing support for eurobonds

Merkel talks euro rescue with France and Spain

Merkel talks euro rescue with France and Spain

Preserving our open society after Oslo

Preserving our open society after Oslo

Nowitzki joins Germany for Euro championships

Nowitzki joins Germany for Euro championships

Merkel’s euro moment

Merkel’s euro moment

Merkel hails eurozone rescue deal for Greece

Merkel hails eurozone rescue deal for Greece

Germany, France break euro bailout deadlock

Germany, France break euro bailout deadlock

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Merkel calls for European credit rating agency

Merkel calls for European credit rating agency

Kohl says Merkel is ‘ruining’ Europe

Kohl says Merkel is ‘ruining’ Europe

Germany rejects need for eurozone crisis summit

Germany rejects need for eurozone crisis summit

Germany opposes EU plan to soften asylum regulations

Germany opposes EU plan to soften asylum regulations

IMF urges ‘locomotive’ Germany to pull Europe

IMF urges ‘locomotive’ Germany to pull Europe

Merkel calls for Italian cuts to steady eurozone

Merkel calls for Italian cuts to steady eurozone

Export machine reawakens

Export machine reawakens

Schäuble wants to ‘break’ ratings agencies’ power

Schäuble wants to ‘break’ ratings agencies’ power

Bundeswehr joins EU combat force

Bundeswehr joins EU combat force

Top court hears challenge to EU bailouts

Top court hears challenge to EU bailouts

UK intel: Berlin and Paris wanted to exploit Blair-Brown feud

UK intel: Berlin and Paris wanted to exploit Blair-Brown feud

Westerwelle calls for closer Turkey ties to EU

Westerwelle calls for closer Turkey ties to EU

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

Germany blasts proposed EU budget

Germany blasts proposed EU budget

Merkel tells bankers to help bailout Greece

Merkel tells bankers to help bailout Greece

Banks demand incentives to back Greek bailout

Banks demand incentives to back Greek bailout

Schäuble warns Greece to reform for bailout

Schäuble warns Greece to reform for bailout

Berlin and Paris call for urgent Greece bailout

Berlin and Paris call for urgent Greece bailout

Merkel to meet Sarkozy on Greek crisis

Merkel to meet Sarkozy on Greek crisis

Lakes and beaches sparkle for summer bathing season

Lakes and beaches sparkle for summer bathing season

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

WHO says deadly E. coli is new strain

WHO says deadly E. coli is new strain

Germany in 2011: Economic giant, political dwarf

Germany in 2011: Economic giant, political dwarf

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Berlin ‘respects’ decision to quit by Strauss-Kahn

Berlin ‘respects’ decision to quit by Strauss-Kahn

Merkel wants EU boss at IMF if Strauss-Kahn goes

Merkel wants EU boss at IMF if Strauss-Kahn goes

Berlin calls on Greece to restructure debt

Berlin calls on Greece to restructure debt

Media roundup: Is Europe coming apart?

Media roundup: Is Europe coming apart?

Koch-Mehrin resigns due to plagiarism row

Koch-Mehrin resigns due to plagiarism row

Friedrich defends EU border control changes

Friedrich defends EU border control changes

Expat’s language essay wins her a trip to Brussels

Expat’s language essay wins her a trip to Brussels

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

Merkel backs EU free trade deal with Japan

Merkel backs EU free trade deal with Japan

Eurozone fury unleashed over German Greek leaks

Eurozone fury unleashed over German Greek leaks

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Job market finally opens to eastern Europeans

Job market finally opens to eastern Europeans

Mixed feelings as labour market expands

Mixed feelings as labour market expands

Bishop says Europe must take refugees

Bishop says Europe must take refugees

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Schäuble advisors fret over euro rescue package

Schäuble advisors fret over euro rescue package

Merkel annoys Europe with euro change

Merkel annoys Europe with euro change

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Bad marks for Merkel’s response to atomic crisis

Bad marks for Merkel’s response to atomic crisis

Erdogan slams ‘xenophobia’ and urges Turks to integrate

Erdogan slams ‘xenophobia’ and urges Turks to integrate

Westerwelle warns Serbia: no EU entry without Kosovo deal

Westerwelle warns Serbia: no EU entry without Kosovo deal

Westerwelle to take tough line on Serbia during Balkan tour

Westerwelle to take tough line on Serbia during Balkan tour

Conservatives blast Westerwelle over Turkey EU bid

Conservatives blast Westerwelle over Turkey EU bid

Economists dismiss European IMF idea

Economists dismiss European IMF idea

Give ‘no nukes’ a chance, says Westerwelle

Give ‘no nukes’ a chance, says Westerwelle

GM pays €650 million to Opel for restructuring

GM pays €650 million to Opel for restructuring

Doubts dog Oettinger appointment to Europe

Doubts dog Oettinger appointment to Europe

EU unlikely to challenge Opel deal

EU unlikely to challenge Opel deal

European anger ensures further twists in Opel saga

European anger ensures further twists in Opel saga

Lufthansa to shed staff in savings push

Lufthansa to shed staff in savings push

Lufthansa deal with Austrian Airlines nears takeoff

Lufthansa deal with Austrian Airlines nears takeoff

Merkel hails G8 climate change as ‘step forward’

Merkel hails G8 climate change as ‘step forward’

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

BASF wants EU to eat genetically modified potatoes

BASF wants EU to eat genetically modified potatoes