Germany pulls virus ’emergency brake’ but not everyone on board

Germany pulls virus ’emergency brake’ but not everyone on board

Germans are facing tougher nationwide Covid-19 measures from Saturday, including night curfews and school closures, after the government passed a disputed new law designed to slow infections.

Germany reforms coronavirus laws: What you need to know
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Germany reforms coronavirus laws: What you need to know

Top ten weird German laws and rules

Top ten weird German laws and rules

Germany makes upskirting illegal and promises harsh penalties

Germany makes upskirting illegal and promises harsh penalties

Boozy cyclist slapped with 15-year bike ban

Boozy cyclist slapped with 15-year bike ban

German families to sue French aviation over crash off Brazil

German families to sue French aviation over crash off Brazil

Law professors defend TV news editor in press freedom row

Law professors defend TV news editor in press freedom row

Indian couple go on trial in Frankfurt for spying on Sikhs

Indian couple go on trial in Frankfurt for spying on Sikhs

‘Violation of private space’: Germany approves bill to ban upskirting

‘Violation of private space’: Germany approves bill to ban upskirting

German court fines two doctors for ‘advertising’ abortion

German court fines two doctors for ‘advertising’ abortion

Berlin to impose New Year’s Eve fireworks ban in two new zones

Berlin to impose New Year’s Eve fireworks ban in two new zones

German state Hesse to finally scrap death penalty

German state Hesse to finally scrap death penalty

Facebook and Youtube publish figures on usage of ‘hate speech law’

Facebook and Youtube publish figures on usage of ‘hate speech law’

Everything that changes in Germany from March 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany from March 2018

Education Minister violated constitution by criticizing AfD, top court rules

Education Minister violated constitution by criticizing AfD, top court rules

Berlin court rules AfD politician can be called a Holocaust denier

Berlin court rules AfD politician can be called a Holocaust denier

How gay and lesbian couples are still facing obstacles in parenting rights

How gay and lesbian couples are still facing obstacles in parenting rights

Justice Minister falls victim to own social media ‘censorship’ law

Justice Minister falls victim to own social media ‘censorship’ law

North German court rules bread rolls and coffee don’t constitute breakfast: report

North German court rules bread rolls and coffee don’t constitute breakfast: report

Germans have right to squeeze sand between their toes for free, court rules

Germans have right to squeeze sand between their toes for free, court rules

Row breaks out over draft German law that uses only feminine titles

Row breaks out over draft German law that uses only feminine titles

Champagne corks pop in Berlin, as activists celebrate gay marriage victory

Champagne corks pop in Berlin, as activists celebrate gay marriage victory

Germany imposes €50 million fines on social media firms that don’t delete hate speech

Germany imposes €50 million fines on social media firms that don’t delete hate speech

Man given four months’ jail under new law for grabbing woman’s bum

Man given four months’ jail under new law for grabbing woman’s bum

These six fussy laws could’ve only been made in Germany

These six fussy laws could’ve only been made in Germany

Doctor-patient trust at risk in new anti-terror proposals

Doctor-patient trust at risk in new anti-terror proposals

Germany passes historic law on refugee integration

Germany passes historic law on refugee integration

1,000s of gay men in Germany still live with criminal records

1,000s of gay men in Germany still live with criminal records

New law could let free Wi-Fi bloom in Germany

New law could let free Wi-Fi bloom in Germany

Moving city is no excuse to quit the gym: court

Moving city is no excuse to quit the gym: court

Legal opinion finds Erodgan ‘smear poem’ not criminal

Legal opinion finds Erodgan ‘smear poem’ not criminal

New law to punish migrants who fail to integrate

New law to punish migrants who fail to integrate

Germany tightens rape law in wake of Cologne assaults

Germany tightens rape law in wake of Cologne assaults

Man sues to end alimony over ex’s Facebook snaps

Man sues to end alimony over ex’s Facebook snaps

Merkel refugee welcome ‘unconstitutional’: judge

Merkel refugee welcome ‘unconstitutional’: judge

A new prostitution law would harm sex workers

A new prostitution law would harm sex workers

Germany has uphill battle to fight racism

Germany has uphill battle to fight racism

Judge rules smoking senior can’t be evicted

Judge rules smoking senior can’t be evicted

States fear drug drones flying into jails

States fear drug drones flying into jails

Prostitutes vow to resist sex work law

Prostitutes vow to resist sex work law

One in three law students backs death penalty

One in three law students backs death penalty

Car phone use OK when stopped at lights

Car phone use OK when stopped at lights

Medicinal cannabis users challenge ban

Medicinal cannabis users challenge ban

Court orders ex-lovers to delete sexy pics

Court orders ex-lovers to delete sexy pics

Judge ‘sold thousands of law exam answers’

Judge ‘sold thousands of law exam answers’

‘Jobless migrants must get German benefits’

‘Jobless migrants must get German benefits’

Poll stubs out legal cannabis hopes

Poll stubs out legal cannabis hopes

Court: Man must share lottery win with ex-wife

Court: Man must share lottery win with ex-wife

Police launch mass speeding crackdown

Police launch mass speeding crackdown

German law change to ‘recognize third sex’

German law change to ‘recognize third sex’

Boys and girls can be split for sports

Boys and girls can be split for sports

Colleagues shun lawyer for defending neo-Nazi

Colleagues shun lawyer for defending neo-Nazi

Germany to extradite ‘girl in boot’ kidnap suspect

Germany to extradite ‘girl in boot’ kidnap suspect

Plea bargains ‘could warp German justice’

Plea bargains ‘could warp German justice’

Bundesrat overturns ’57-second’ data law

Bundesrat overturns ’57-second’ data law

‘Buy your own wine,’ court tells divorcee

‘Buy your own wine,’ court tells divorcee

Porn pirates set to be outed by lawyers

Porn pirates set to be outed by lawyers

Divorce lawyer launches chainsaw massacre ad

Divorce lawyer launches chainsaw massacre ad

Widow granted pension after 19-day marriage

Widow granted pension after 19-day marriage

Neo-Nazi supporter suspects released

Neo-Nazi supporter suspects released

Do robot lawyers dream of electric briefs?

Do robot lawyers dream of electric briefs?

Cool cafés in customer download dilemma

Cool cafés in customer download dilemma

Neo-Nazi radio presenters sentenced

Neo-Nazi radio presenters sentenced

Widow loses pension after 17-day marriage

Widow loses pension after 17-day marriage

Top court to decide if ‘organic water’ exists

Top court to decide if ‘organic water’ exists

Talking to self not evidence, court rules

Talking to self not evidence, court rules

Hungary defies Merkel’s criticism of new press laws

Hungary defies Merkel’s criticism of new press laws

Google and government bury hatchet over ‘Street View’

Google and government bury hatchet over ‘Street View’

‘Sugar bombs and fat traps’ lurking in foods

‘Sugar bombs and fat traps’ lurking in foods

Intelligence agency director fined for causing bomb scare

Intelligence agency director fined for causing bomb scare

Parliament sets new record for laws passed

Parliament sets new record for laws passed

Court upholds health care reform

Court upholds health care reform

Formerly kidnapped German ‘mad’ for returning to Somalia

Formerly kidnapped German ‘mad’ for returning to Somalia

Steppin’ out for a smoke

Steppin’ out for a smoke

German freighter saves 75 from sinking ship

German freighter saves 75 from sinking ship

Jewish Council says anti-Semitism still rife

Jewish Council says anti-Semitism still rife

One more drag

One more drag

Germany files charges in latest Somali pirate case

Germany files charges in latest Somali pirate case

Neo-Nazi youth organisation banned

Neo-Nazi youth organisation banned

German navy captures seven pirates

German navy captures seven pirates

Court upholds university tuition fees in Baden-Württemberg

Court upholds university tuition fees in Baden-Württemberg

State transport minister under fire for putting pedal to metal

State transport minister under fire for putting pedal to metal

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Bochum man demands mercy killing over false cancer diagnosis

Police tend bar for hammered waitress

Police tend bar for hammered waitress

One-fifth of households pay domestic help under the table

One-fifth of households pay domestic help under the table

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Doctors acquitted after helping British man to die

Man jumps into Knut’s enclosure

Man jumps into Knut’s enclosure

One-third of German firecrackers found to be dangerous

One-third of German firecrackers found to be dangerous

Drivers warned of Nazi codes on licence plates

Drivers warned of Nazi codes on licence plates

Cologne court calls dog as witness

Cologne court calls dog as witness

Berlin bans public drinking around Alexanderplatz

Berlin bans public drinking around Alexanderplatz

Family minister aims to block child porn sites

Family minister aims to block child porn sites

‘Senator Death’ sparks euthanasia debate

‘Senator Death’ sparks euthanasia debate

German parents can’t be forced to see kids

German parents can’t be forced to see kids