France and Germany bring in extra testing rules at border due to Covid variant fears

France and Germany bring in extra testing rules at border due to Covid variant fears

France and Germany will this week introduce tighter controls at their shared border, but for the moment the border will remain open despite fears in Germany of the spread of Covid virus variants from France's Moselle département.

Germany to tighten Covid controls at French border

Germany to tighten Covid controls at French border

Germany not ruling out French border checks over coronavirus

Germany not ruling out French border checks over coronavirus

France finds lost spy file on young Hitler

France finds lost spy file on young Hitler

Disruption in Germany as French strikes cause transport misery

Disruption in Germany as French strikes cause transport misery

Inflatable tanks and ‘fake news’: What you probably didn’t know about D-Day

Inflatable tanks and ‘fake news’: What you probably didn’t know about D-Day

Can Germany’s history of fire-ravaged cathedrals offer hope to Notre-Dame?

Can Germany’s history of fire-ravaged cathedrals offer hope to Notre-Dame?

Germany’s AfD claims Notre-Dame fire linked to anti-Christian attacks

Germany’s AfD claims Notre-Dame fire linked to anti-Christian attacks

France and Germany push for compromise on eurozone reform

France and Germany push for compromise on eurozone reform

US seeks extradition of German al-Qaeda member held in French prison

US seeks extradition of German al-Qaeda member held in French prison

Iran regime opponents rally in France, Germany

Iran regime opponents rally in France, Germany

Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

Berlin art show shocks France with jihadist ‘martyrs’ display

Berlin art show shocks France with jihadist ‘martyrs’ display

LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests

LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests

Germany and France plan to introduce new tax on internet giants

Germany and France plan to introduce new tax on internet giants

Merkel congratulates Macron on ‘clear parliamentary majority’

Merkel congratulates Macron on ‘clear parliamentary majority’

Merkel congratulates Macron on ‘great success’ in parliamentary elections

Merkel congratulates Macron on ‘great success’ in parliamentary elections

Shedding light on French deportees put to work on Hitler’s secret weapon

Shedding light on French deportees put to work on Hitler’s secret weapon

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Hollande makes emotional final foreign stop in Berlin

Hollande makes emotional final foreign stop in Berlin

5 things we learnt reading Germany’s first Charlie Hebdo

5 things we learnt reading Germany’s first Charlie Hebdo

Germany wants ‘any French president who’s not Le Pen’

Germany wants ‘any French president who’s not Le Pen’

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany

Nice was an attack on France, not on Germany

Nice was an attack on France, not on Germany

Three Germans on school trip ‘among Nice terror victims’

Three Germans on school trip ‘among Nice terror victims’

Merkel hails Franco-German relations after Verdun invite

Merkel hails Franco-German relations after Verdun invite

Löw names Euro 2016 squad with fresh new faces

Löw names Euro 2016 squad with fresh new faces

German populists want France excluded from eurozone

German populists want France excluded from eurozone

French fashion label sells postal service shirt for €245

French fashion label sells postal service shirt for €245

German Mali troops to free France for Isis fight

German Mali troops to free France for Isis fight

Paris attack planner ‘spent time in Germany’

Paris attack planner ‘spent time in Germany’

German architect among dead at Paris restaurant

German architect among dead at Paris restaurant

German police checking all trains from France

German police checking all trains from France

German team ‘shaken, shocked’ by attacks

German team ‘shaken, shocked’ by attacks

German spies targeted French foreign minister

German spies targeted French foreign minister

Germany spied on USA, France until late 2013

Germany spied on USA, France until late 2013

Four Germans killed in Alps avalanche disaster

Four Germans killed in Alps avalanche disaster

Germany beats France despite slow growth

Germany beats France despite slow growth

How 400 Germans won the Battle of Waterloo

How 400 Germans won the Battle of Waterloo

Gabriel’s ‘very French idea’ unlikely to fly

Gabriel’s ‘very French idea’ unlikely to fly

Foreign investors rate Germany Europe’s best

Foreign investors rate Germany Europe’s best

Germany: Russia and Ukraine must cooperate

Germany: Russia and Ukraine must cooperate

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

Ministers agree Ukraine weapons reductions

Ministers agree Ukraine weapons reductions

Talks fail to set Ukraine peace summit date

Talks fail to set Ukraine peace summit date

1,000 at Berlin rally for Charlie Hebdo victims

1,000 at Berlin rally for Charlie Hebdo victims

Merkel condemns ‘despicable’ Paris attack

Merkel condemns ‘despicable’ Paris attack

Greece spooks investors back to German bonds

Greece spooks investors back to German bonds

Economists urge reform for Germany, France

Economists urge reform for Germany, France

Schumi family ‘confident’ as website relaunches

Schumi family ‘confident’ as website relaunches

French retread path to Berlin finance ministry

French retread path to Berlin finance ministry

Merkel hails ‘impressive’ French reform plans

Merkel hails ‘impressive’ French reform plans

How I chose to learn the wrong language

How I chose to learn the wrong language

Steinmeier hosts ‘frank’ Ukraine summit

Steinmeier hosts ‘frank’ Ukraine summit

Germany rejects French economic criticism

Germany rejects French economic criticism

Hummels heads Germany into semi-final

Hummels heads Germany into semi-final

Löw: Germany ready for France despite sniffles

Löw: Germany ready for France despite sniffles

Football-free fun: Berlin’s French-German Fest

Football-free fun: Berlin’s French-German Fest

What do Germans think of the French?

What do Germans think of the French?

LIVE BLOG: Germany beat France 1-0

LIVE BLOG: Germany beat France 1-0

Top ten: Why Germany is better than France

Top ten: Why Germany is better than France

France demands Germany invests €50bn

France demands Germany invests €50bn

Merkel welcomes Hollande on ‘Europe Day’

Merkel welcomes Hollande on ‘Europe Day’

Did Germany contribute to Paris smog?

Did Germany contribute to Paris smog?

France and Germany to send brigade to Mali

France and Germany to send brigade to Mali

Greenpeace dumps coal ahead of Merkel meet

Greenpeace dumps coal ahead of Merkel meet

Germany and France commit to closer ties

Germany and France commit to closer ties

Germany welcomes Hollande’s new tone

Germany welcomes Hollande’s new tone

Germany yet to plan official WWI events

Germany yet to plan official WWI events

German, 88, charged with Nazi WWII massacre

German, 88, charged with Nazi WWII massacre

Sex law change sparks brothel border town fears

Sex law change sparks brothel border town fears

French weaken symbolic German brigade

French weaken symbolic German brigade

Germans are poorer than Italians and French

Germans are poorer than Italians and French

Cyclist gored to death by fighting bull

Cyclist gored to death by fighting bull

French: Low German wages are unfair on us

French: Low German wages are unfair on us

Police capture fugitive murder suspect

Police capture fugitive murder suspect

French accuse BMW of electric car ‘spying’

French accuse BMW of electric car ‘spying’

Germany welcomes Russian Syria proposal

Germany welcomes Russian Syria proposal

Leaders join hands at Nazi massacre site

Leaders join hands at Nazi massacre site

Court orders France to lift Mercedes ban

Court orders France to lift Mercedes ban

Will France lift Mercedes ban?

Will France lift Mercedes ban?

Huge German cockerel lands in London

Huge German cockerel lands in London

Daimler continues French battle on coolant

Daimler continues French battle on coolant

France bans latest Mercedes cars

France bans latest Mercedes cars

Germany to Bulgaria: cut oligarch ties

Germany to Bulgaria: cut oligarch ties

‘Snake charmer’ dies during viper demo

‘Snake charmer’ dies during viper demo

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

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

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’

Social Democrats launch left-wing global network

Social Democrats launch left-wing global network

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

France tells Germany: we need growth too

France tells Germany: we need growth too

Franco-German friendship cools further

Franco-German friendship cools further

April Fools’ stories across The Local Europe

April Fools’ stories across The Local Europe

Louvre art exhibition raises German hackles

Louvre art exhibition raises German hackles

Germany and France talk growth, avoid Cyprus

Germany and France talk growth, avoid Cyprus

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

‘Germans care about good work-life balance’

‘Germans care about good work-life balance’

Germany, France, UK: big firms must pay tax

Germany, France, UK: big firms must pay tax

French more honest taxpayers than Germans

French more honest taxpayers than Germans

Football joins Merkel, Hollande on EU budget

Football joins Merkel, Hollande on EU budget

Classy Germany break French curse

Classy Germany break French curse

France’s Ribery eager to face Bayern team-mates

France’s Ribery eager to face Bayern team-mates

Europe needs local news in the global language

Europe needs local news in the global language

Bienvenue to The Local in France

Bienvenue to The Local in France

Berlin to refuel French jets for Mali mission

Berlin to refuel French jets for Mali mission

Security officials warn of growing terror threat

Security officials warn of growing terror threat

French have more dogs, live longer than Germans

French have more dogs, live longer than Germans

Merkel rules out German combat troops in Mali

Merkel rules out German combat troops in Mali

Franco-German ties feted amid euro crisis

Franco-German ties feted amid euro crisis

Bundesbank to repatriate gold from Paris and NYC

Bundesbank to repatriate gold from Paris and NYC

French and Germans still stereotype each other

French and Germans still stereotype each other

Germany mulls ways to help France in Mali

Germany mulls ways to help France in Mali

Doctor appeals French teen killing over kidnap

Doctor appeals French teen killing over kidnap

New European rocket to be Ariane 5 upgrade

New European rocket to be Ariane 5 upgrade

Schäuble: don’t panic on French economy

Schäuble: don’t panic on French economy

Germany to extradite ‘girl in boot’ kidnap suspect

Germany to extradite ‘girl in boot’ kidnap suspect

‘Kidnapped’ French teen found in car boot

‘Kidnapped’ French teen found in car boot

Toxic breast implant case reaches German court

Toxic breast implant case reaches German court

Police arrest French terror suspect in Munich

Police arrest French terror suspect in Munich

Germans will not copy French Google deal

Germans will not copy French Google deal

2-2 draw for Schalke against Montpellier

2-2 draw for Schalke against Montpellier

Germany demands parity with France in BAE-EADS

Germany demands parity with France in BAE-EADS

EADS and BAE plan merger to take on Boeing

EADS and BAE plan merger to take on Boeing

International diamond snatcher granny jailed

International diamond snatcher granny jailed

Live wolves in dance show ‘the latest shock’

Live wolves in dance show ‘the latest shock’

Three Germans among nine killed in avalanche

Three Germans among nine killed in avalanche

Gunman who killed four was French national

Gunman who killed four was French national

French breathalyzer law to hit German drivers

French breathalyzer law to hit German drivers

German centre-left joins forces with French

German centre-left joins forces with French

Germany expels Syrian envoy over massacre

Germany expels Syrian envoy over massacre

Merkel awaits crunch first meet with Hollande

Merkel awaits crunch first meet with Hollande

Hollande’s party attacks Merkel ahead of meeting

Hollande’s party attacks Merkel ahead of meeting

Merkel to Hollande: ‘The eurozone looks to us’

Merkel to Hollande: ‘The eurozone looks to us’

German hits nuke power station with smoke bomb

German hits nuke power station with smoke bomb

‘European axis has to be readjusted’

‘European axis has to be readjusted’

Foreign students quit Germany in droves

Foreign students quit Germany in droves

French cat hitches ride to Munich

French cat hitches ride to Munich

Germany cools on finance industry tax idea

Germany cools on finance industry tax idea

SPD hails ‘huge success’ for centre-left in France

SPD hails ‘huge success’ for centre-left in France

No welcome mat for Hollande from Merkel

No welcome mat for Hollande from Merkel

Löw ‘annoyed’ with Germany’s defeat

Löw ‘annoyed’ with Germany’s defeat

UEFA’s Platini backs Germany to win Euro

UEFA’s Platini backs Germany to win Euro

Doctors: law must cover breast implants

Doctors: law must cover breast implants

Energy firm EnBW sells Polish assets

Energy firm EnBW sells Polish assets

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Elderly raided for WWII massacre in France

Elderly raided for WWII massacre in France

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

Nuke waste convoy leaves hundreds hurt

Nuke waste convoy leaves hundreds hurt

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Baton-swinging cops in anti-nuke showdown

Baton-swinging cops in anti-nuke showdown

Germany to buy Daimler’s EADS shares

Germany to buy Daimler’s EADS shares

Kidnapped doctor convicted in Paris court

Kidnapped doctor convicted in Paris court

Soldiers’ remains found in World War I tunnel

Soldiers’ remains found in World War I tunnel

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

Franco-German alliance for warships mooted

Franco-German alliance for warships mooted

French and German mice refuse to play nice

French and German mice refuse to play nice

Sweden take third place despite dismissal

Sweden take third place despite dismissal

France and Sweden battle for bronze

France and Sweden battle for bronze

Bundeswehr joins EU combat force

Bundeswehr joins EU combat force

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

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

Members of French women’s football team pose naked

Members of French women’s football team pose naked

France raises concern over nuke-free Germany

France raises concern over nuke-free Germany

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

Six French children hospitalized with E. Coli after eating hamburgers

Six French children hospitalized with E. Coli after eating hamburgers

Chernobyl remembered at French protests

Chernobyl remembered at French protests

Abbas to seek German help for Palestine

Abbas to seek German help for Palestine

Kidnapped doctor put on trial for murder in France

Kidnapped doctor put on trial for murder in France

Sacked diplomat blames anti-German British bias

Sacked diplomat blames anti-German British bias

BMW and Peugeot team up for hybrid technology

BMW and Peugeot team up for hybrid technology

European tourists prefer Germany over France

European tourists prefer Germany over France

Brüderle reluctant to buy EADS shares

Brüderle reluctant to buy EADS shares

Daimler hit with EADS insider trading charges

Daimler hit with EADS insider trading charges

France’s Veolia wins Bavarian train routes

France’s Veolia wins Bavarian train routes

German troops stationed in France for first time since WWII

German troops stationed in France for first time since WWII

Accused leftist extremists fight extradition from France

Accused leftist extremists fight extradition from France

French police deployed at anti-nuclear protests

French police deployed at anti-nuclear protests

Protests heat up along nuclear waste route

Protests heat up along nuclear waste route

Baden-Württemberg buys €4.7-billion EnBW stake

Baden-Württemberg buys €4.7-billion EnBW stake

Protest blocks nuclear waste train headed for Germany

Protest blocks nuclear waste train headed for Germany

ICE train makes first Chunnel test trip

ICE train makes first Chunnel test trip

Deutsche Bahn eyes Chunnel link to UK

Deutsche Bahn eyes Chunnel link to UK

France weighs into German wage debate

France weighs into German wage debate

French teen sentenced for desecrating German WWI graves

French teen sentenced for desecrating German WWI graves

Deutsche Bahn planning high-speed trains to southern France and UK

Deutsche Bahn planning high-speed trains to southern France and UK

Germany is getting fatter

Germany is getting fatter

German war graves desecrated in France

German war graves desecrated in France

Daimler and Renault set to partner on small cars

Daimler and Renault set to partner on small cars

Germany backs bank tax for financial crisis fund

Germany backs bank tax for financial crisis fund

Schäuble: Berlin flattered by French criticism

Schäuble: Berlin flattered by French criticism

Germany slaps down France over trade claims

Germany slaps down France over trade claims

France attacks hefty German trade surplus

France attacks hefty German trade surplus

Audi blasts past French speed trap at 300 kph

Audi blasts past French speed trap at 300 kph

French court examines deadly Concorde crash

French court examines deadly Concorde crash

Politicians consider French-style burka ban

Politicians consider French-style burka ban

Talks stall over future of troubled Airbus military plane

Talks stall over future of troubled Airbus military plane

Study finds babies cry in German

Study finds babies cry in German

Nuremberg’s star polar bear Flocke headed to the French Riviera

Nuremberg’s star polar bear Flocke headed to the French Riviera

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Thousands expected to see Napoleon defeat

Merkel honours WWI dead in Paris

Merkel honours WWI dead in Paris

Deutsche Bahn braces for ‘bloody battle’

Deutsche Bahn braces for ‘bloody battle’

German doctor kidnapped and dumped before French courthouse

German doctor kidnapped and dumped before French courthouse

German and French telecoms joining to dominate UK market

German and French telecoms joining to dominate UK market

French ‘son of a boche’ becomes German

French ‘son of a boche’ becomes German

Merkel ‘stunned’ by Air France crash

Merkel ‘stunned’ by Air France crash

Missing German tourist sparks French manhunt

Missing German tourist sparks French manhunt

Three German anti-NATO protesters get jail time

Three German anti-NATO protesters get jail time

Thousands of students travel to Obama speech

Thousands of students travel to Obama speech

Police clash with NATO summit protestors

Police clash with NATO summit protestors

Germany and France brace for NATO protests

Germany and France brace for NATO protests

Victims deliver alleged fraudster to police

Victims deliver alleged fraudster to police

Berlin offers citizenship for French-German WWII babies

Berlin offers citizenship for French-German WWII babies

Steinmeier makes surprise visit to Iraq

Steinmeier makes surprise visit to Iraq

German troops to be stationed in France

German troops to be stationed in France

BMW talks green cars with France’s Peugeot

BMW talks green cars with France’s Peugeot

Germany may follow France with aid for Airbus clients

Germany may follow France with aid for Airbus clients

Siemens could pull out of Areva nuclear venture

Siemens could pull out of Areva nuclear venture

Merkel backs EU stimulus measures

Merkel backs EU stimulus measures

Bayern book Champions League knock-out spot with Lyon win

Bayern book Champions League knock-out spot with Lyon win

EU denies split as Merkel left out

EU denies split as Merkel left out

German troops to be stationed in France

German troops to be stationed in France

Rwandans protest Germany after war crimes extradition

Rwandans protest Germany after war crimes extradition

Thousands of Rwandans protest official’s extradition to France

Thousands of Rwandans protest official’s extradition to France

Germany and France united for G20 summit

Germany and France united for G20 summit

Rwanda expels German envoy as diplomatic row escalates

Rwanda expels German envoy as diplomatic row escalates

Rwandan president says aide arrest shows ‘contempt’

Rwandan president says aide arrest shows ‘contempt’

Rwanda protests arrest of Kagame aide

Rwanda protests arrest of Kagame aide

Rwandan president’s aide arrested in Frankfurt

Rwandan president’s aide arrested in Frankfurt

Germany and France lead in writing new tax haven blacklist

Germany and France lead in writing new tax haven blacklist

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Germany hesitates on new sanctions against Iran

Germany hesitates on new sanctions against Iran

Germany willing to send 40 observers to Georgia

Germany willing to send 40 observers to Georgia

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Germany extradites Islamic extremist to France

German prosecutor probes WWII massacre in French village

German prosecutor probes WWII massacre in French village

Former Airbus boss reportedly faces insider trading probe

Former Airbus boss reportedly faces insider trading probe

Germans to investigate WWII massacre in France

Germans to investigate WWII massacre in France

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Three Germans die in French rafting accident

Merkel urges greater civilian role for NATO

Merkel urges greater civilian role for NATO

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French orphans of Nazi conscripts sue Germany

WWII pilot regrets gunning down France’s ‘Little Prince’

WWII pilot regrets gunning down France’s ‘Little Prince’

Germany and France unite to fight ‘fake news’

Germany and France unite to fight ‘fake news’

From migration to defence: Germany and France announce EU reform ideas

From migration to defence: Germany and France announce EU reform ideas

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

Germany hits brakes on Macron’s dreams for stronger Europe

Germany hits brakes on Macron’s dreams for stronger Europe

German, French MPs urge closer bond on friendship anniversary

German, French MPs urge closer bond on friendship anniversary

Merkel and Macron put defence at heart of blooming ties

Merkel and Macron put defence at heart of blooming ties

Germany and France vow to speed up eurozone integration

Germany and France vow to speed up eurozone integration

Merkel and Macron: the new power couple to shake up Europe

Merkel and Macron: the new power couple to shake up Europe

With Macron win secured, Germany looks to stronger EU future

With Macron win secured, Germany looks to stronger EU future

Berlin and Paris plan European centre to fight radicalism

Berlin and Paris plan European centre to fight radicalism

German smokers now faced with pics of rotting teeth

German smokers now faced with pics of rotting teeth

Germany, France want ‘brake’ on visa-free travel from Turkey

Germany, France want ‘brake’ on visa-free travel from Turkey

Two-thirds of Germans want end to open borders

Two-thirds of Germans want end to open borders

US overtakes France as Germany’s biggest customer

US overtakes France as Germany’s biggest customer

France and Russia blast Merkel’s refugee policy

France and Russia blast Merkel’s refugee policy

German air force will join French planes over Syria

German air force will join French planes over Syria

France demands answer on German spying

France demands answer on German spying

German business, public back UK EU reform plan

German business, public back UK EU reform plan

Hollande and Merkel to show unity to MEPs

Hollande and Merkel to show unity to MEPs

Germany calls for Syria transitional government

Germany calls for Syria transitional government

Biggest EU nations want refugees shared fairly

Biggest EU nations want refugees shared fairly

Nobel economist says Germany bullies France

Nobel economist says Germany bullies France

Germany, France to take 21,000 migrants

Germany, France to take 21,000 migrants

Germany stands with France in face of terror

Germany stands with France in face of terror

France, Germany warn of slow Ukraine progress

France, Germany warn of slow Ukraine progress

Merkel and Hollande cling to Minsk ceasefire

Merkel and Hollande cling to Minsk ceasefire

Merkel, Hollande make last-ditch ceasefire push

Merkel, Hollande make last-ditch ceasefire push

Merkel makes Moscow trip ‘to defend peace’

Merkel makes Moscow trip ‘to defend peace’

Merkel-Hollande visit ‘gives hope for peace’

Merkel-Hollande visit ‘gives hope for peace’

Merkel and Hollande to visit Kiev and Moscow

Merkel and Hollande to visit Kiev and Moscow

52 years of French-German friendship

52 years of French-German friendship

As Merkel offers condolences, Pegida to don black armbands

As Merkel offers condolences, Pegida to don black armbands

Merkel casts doubt on France, Italy reforms

Merkel casts doubt on France, Italy reforms

‘Merkozy’ to ride again at CDU conference

‘Merkozy’ to ride again at CDU conference

EU promises support for Ukraine gas deal

EU promises support for Ukraine gas deal

French socialist slams Germany over EU top job

French socialist slams Germany over EU top job

Merkel: No EU money for French military action

Merkel: No EU money for French military action

‘Merkel and Hollande’ in cosy breakfast summit

‘Merkel and Hollande’ in cosy breakfast summit

Merkel: we’re still friends with France

Merkel: we’re still friends with France

EU braces for German-French clash on banks

EU braces for German-French clash on banks

Discord overshadows Franco-German harmony

Discord overshadows Franco-German harmony

Germany, France will do ‘everything’ for Eurozone

Germany, France will do ‘everything’ for Eurozone

Merkel: Europe more than a currency

Merkel: Europe more than a currency

German WWI graves desecrated in France

German WWI graves desecrated in France

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

EU agrees on growth and austerity mix ahead of G8

EU agrees on growth and austerity mix ahead of G8

Merkel, Hollande: let’s keep eurozone together

Merkel, Hollande: let’s keep eurozone together

Hollande arrives in Berlin after lightning strike

Hollande arrives in Berlin after lightning strike

Bundesbank tells France: ‘hands off!’

Bundesbank tells France: ‘hands off!’

Merkel makes nice to new French president

Merkel makes nice to new French president

German politicians brace for Hollande victory

German politicians brace for Hollande victory

Merkel ‘will compromise’ if Hollande wins France

Merkel ‘will compromise’ if Hollande wins France

Merkel’s French connection

Merkel’s French connection

Brutal cold triggers reserve power plants

Brutal cold triggers reserve power plants

Sarkozy looks to Merkel for re-election help

Sarkozy looks to Merkel for re-election help

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

Merkel and Sarkozy call for new euro pact

Merkel and Sarkozy call for new euro pact

Euro recovery will take a decade, says Merkel

Euro recovery will take a decade, says Merkel

Berlin looks to defer EU talks with Montenegro

Berlin looks to defer EU talks with Montenegro

Merkel reins in EU weekend summit hopes

Merkel reins in EU weekend summit hopes

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

Growth grinds to a halt

Growth grinds to a halt

Cologne food fair foie gras snub angers French officials

Cologne food fair foie gras snub angers French officials

Germany, France break euro bailout deadlock

Germany, France break euro bailout deadlock

Merkel meets Sarkozy ahead of Euro summit

Merkel meets Sarkozy ahead of Euro summit

Germans work less than southern Europeans, study says

Germans work less than southern Europeans, study says

Merkel plays down French rift over Palestine

Merkel plays down French rift over Palestine

Berlin blocks Bulgaria, Romania from Schengen

Berlin blocks Bulgaria, Romania from Schengen

NATO sets timetable to leave Afghanistan by end of 2014

NATO sets timetable to leave Afghanistan by end of 2014

Merkel defends Franco-German deficit plan

Merkel defends Franco-German deficit plan

Franco-German eurozone reform raises hackles

Franco-German eurozone reform raises hackles

Germany, France agree on EU deficit penalties

Germany, France agree on EU deficit penalties

Merkel and Sarkozy to meet Medvedev ahead of Nato summit

Merkel and Sarkozy to meet Medvedev ahead of Nato summit

France stymies German debt sanction plan

France stymies German debt sanction plan

Merkel welcomes Bruni aid appeal to Bundestag

Merkel welcomes Bruni aid appeal to Bundestag

States reject mass deportations of Roma

States reject mass deportations of Roma

Berlin denies planning Roma deportations

Berlin denies planning Roma deportations

Berlin shares EU concerns about French Roma deportations

Berlin shares EU concerns about French Roma deportations

German wage rises lowest in Europe

German wage rises lowest in Europe

Berlin and Paris aim to block voting rights for EU deficit offenders

Berlin and Paris aim to block voting rights for EU deficit offenders

Berlin and Paris plan new fiscal rules for EU, G20

Berlin and Paris plan new fiscal rules for EU, G20

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

Merkel pushes for new global financial rules

Merkel pushes for new global financial rules

Merkel tells Club Med not to expect cash transfers

Merkel tells Club Med not to expect cash transfers

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

Sarkozy and Merkel push stricter eurozone rules

Sarkozy and Merkel push stricter eurozone rules

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to act quickly on Greece rescue

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to act quickly on Greece rescue

Germany, France unite on IMF rescue for Greece

Germany, France unite on IMF rescue for Greece

Merkel and Sarkozy bury Blair EU president idea

Merkel and Sarkozy bury Blair EU president idea

Kidnapped German doctor held in France for 1982 murder

Kidnapped German doctor held in France for 1982 murder

Merkel and Sarkozy back Barroso for another term at EU’s helm

Merkel and Sarkozy back Barroso for another term at EU’s helm

Berlin slams French deficit rules proposal

Berlin slams French deficit rules proposal

Marching to America’s tune in Saarland

Marching to America’s tune in Saarland

Germany and France want tougher G20 stance on tax havens

Germany and France want tougher G20 stance on tax havens

Merkel and Obama discuss goals on phone

Merkel and Obama discuss goals on phone

Deutsche Bahn irked over lack of rail competition in France

Deutsche Bahn irked over lack of rail competition in France

German woman to head French culinary bible

German woman to head French culinary bible

Sarkozy names German-speaker as new Europe minister

Sarkozy names German-speaker as new Europe minister

Meatpacking worker infected with anthrax

Meatpacking worker infected with anthrax

Merkel not irked at missing UK crisis talks

Merkel not irked at missing UK crisis talks

Three-star German chefs reshuffled in Michelin Guide

Three-star German chefs reshuffled in Michelin Guide

Merkel calls for joint action to stem crisis

Merkel calls for joint action to stem crisis

Germany puts together €480-billion rescue plan

Germany puts together €480-billion rescue plan

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Merkel pledges German bank rescue package

Merkel and Sarkozy vow joint front against financial crisis

Merkel and Sarkozy vow joint front against financial crisis

Merkel confers with Sarkozy and Bush over crisis

Merkel confers with Sarkozy and Bush over crisis

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French police detain German TV team and immigration protestors

Germany at odds with France on fuel tax

Germany at odds with France on fuel tax

Germany regrets Irish EU treaty rejection

Germany regrets Irish EU treaty rejection

Merkel and Sarkozy resolve dispute over car emissions

Merkel and Sarkozy resolve dispute over car emissions

Merkel and Sarkozy make nice

Merkel and Sarkozy make nice