‘Infringement on air quality’: EU court slams Germany for pollution in cities

‘Infringement on air quality’: EU court slams Germany for pollution in cities

The EU's top court ruled on Thursday that Germany continually violated upper limits for nitrogen dioxide, a polluting gas from diesel motors that causes major health problems, over several years.

Germany can jail officials who flout anti-pollution rulings, court says

Germany can jail officials who flout anti-pollution rulings, court says

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

Berlin the latest German city to experiment with going car free

Berlin the latest German city to experiment with going car free

Cologne and Bonn hit with diesel ban orders

Cologne and Bonn hit with diesel ban orders

Environment group sues German government over nitrate threat

Environment group sues German government over nitrate threat

War on plastic leaves manufacturers clutching at straws

War on plastic leaves manufacturers clutching at straws

Diesel: the ‘German child’ Berlin politicians are loath to let go of

Diesel: the ‘German child’ Berlin politicians are loath to let go of

Hamburg is first city in Germany to order diesel driving bans

Hamburg is first city in Germany to order diesel driving bans

Hamburg prepares for diesel driving ban with signs warning motorists

Hamburg prepares for diesel driving ban with signs warning motorists

Fumes from diesel engines ‘killing thousands of Germans every year’

Fumes from diesel engines ‘killing thousands of Germans every year’

Here’s how you could be affected by diesel bans in German cities

Here’s how you could be affected by diesel bans in German cities

Federal court gives green light for diesel ban in German cities

Federal court gives green light for diesel ban in German cities

Merkel pledges billion euros to help cities fight pollution from diesel cars

Merkel pledges billion euros to help cities fight pollution from diesel cars

Court rules that Stuttgart must ban diesel engines from city centre

Court rules that Stuttgart must ban diesel engines from city centre

Munich considers banning diesel cars from city centre: report

Munich considers banning diesel cars from city centre: report

Former VW chairman sells most of shares after family fall-out

Former VW chairman sells most of shares after family fall-out

‘1,200 Europeans will die early’ due to manipulated VW cars

‘1,200 Europeans will die early’ due to manipulated VW cars

Did VW’s CEO know of emissions scam all along? Yes, says his boss

Did VW’s CEO know of emissions scam all along? Yes, says his boss

This map shows the most polluted streets in Germany

This map shows the most polluted streets in Germany

VW reaches $1 bn compensation deal in US

VW reaches $1 bn compensation deal in US

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide

Investors sue VW for €8.2 bn over ‘dieselgate’ in Germany

Investors sue VW for €8.2 bn over ‘dieselgate’ in Germany

One year on, can Volkswagen leave ‘dieselgate’ behind?

One year on, can Volkswagen leave ‘dieselgate’ behind?

EU urges Volkswagen crackdown after ‘dieselgate’

EU urges Volkswagen crackdown after ‘dieselgate’

VW puts workers on part-time after dispute with supplier

VW puts workers on part-time after dispute with supplier

US finds evidence of criminality in VW probe: report

US finds evidence of criminality in VW probe: report

VW agrees to $14.7 bn payout in US emissions probe

VW agrees to $14.7 bn payout in US emissions probe

VW chief tells shareholders sorry for emissions scandal

VW chief tells shareholders sorry for emissions scandal

Ex-boss of VW being investigated for market fixing

Ex-boss of VW being investigated for market fixing

Car makers recall 630,000 vehicles over emissions

Car makers recall 630,000 vehicles over emissions

Daimler shares fall as firm opens US emissions probe

Daimler shares fall as firm opens US emissions probe

Volkswagen to pay out billions to avoid court

Volkswagen to pay out billions to avoid court

Several German car makers ‘cheated’ on emissions

Several German car makers ‘cheated’ on emissions

Diesel cars could face ban from city centres

Diesel cars could face ban from city centres

Chiefs at troubled Volkswagen ‘refuse to forgo bonuses’

Chiefs at troubled Volkswagen ‘refuse to forgo bonuses’

Stuttgart asked to stop driving as city faces record pollution

Stuttgart asked to stop driving as city faces record pollution

Disgraced ex-VW boss ‘still earning millions’

Disgraced ex-VW boss ‘still earning millions’

VW credit rating cut as emissions scandal grows

VW credit rating cut as emissions scandal grows

VW shares suffer as scandal reaches Porsche

VW shares suffer as scandal reaches Porsche

VW increases German sales, despite scandal

VW increases German sales, despite scandal

Sluggish VW warned to clean up mess faster

Sluggish VW warned to clean up mess faster

Can e-cars thrive in wake of emissions scandal?

Can e-cars thrive in wake of emissions scandal?

BMW denies rigging diesel pollution tests

BMW denies rigging diesel pollution tests

VW boss quits over emissions scandal

VW boss quits over emissions scandal

Volkswagen stocks crash amid emissions scandal

Volkswagen stocks crash amid emissions scandal

Green and pleasant land boosts quality of life

Green and pleasant land boosts quality of life

Germany’s most polluted cities

Germany’s most polluted cities

Mystery wax clumps wash up on Rügen beach

Mystery wax clumps wash up on Rügen beach

‘Dangerously high dust levels’ hit big cities

‘Dangerously high dust levels’ hit big cities

Pollution linked to ‘one in eight’ deaths in EU countries

Pollution linked to ‘one in eight’ deaths in EU countries

Did Germany contribute to Paris smog?

Did Germany contribute to Paris smog?

Air pollution ‘kills 47,000 a year’

Air pollution ‘kills 47,000 a year’

German scientists: Lake Garda is full of plastic

German scientists: Lake Garda is full of plastic

EU tells Germany: clean up filthy city air

EU tells Germany: clean up filthy city air

Germany is Europe’s biggest polluter

Germany is Europe’s biggest polluter

Heatwave fuels massive algae bloom in Baltic Sea

Heatwave fuels massive algae bloom in Baltic Sea

Bacteria spoiling one quarter of all beaches

Bacteria spoiling one quarter of all beaches

Honey bees monitor air quality at Hamburg Airport

Honey bees monitor air quality at Hamburg Airport

Deutsche Bahn offers eco-tickets for corporate customers

Deutsche Bahn offers eco-tickets for corporate customers

Once filthy Ruhr River safe again for salmon

Once filthy Ruhr River safe again for salmon

How green is Berlin?

How green is Berlin?

EU takes Germany to court over poor quality of air

EU takes Germany to court over poor quality of air

EU urges Germany to introduce air pollution toll for drivers

EU urges Germany to introduce air pollution toll for drivers

Your reactions to Germany’s ‘free public transport’ idea

Your reactions to Germany’s ‘free public transport’ idea

German government plays down ‘free public transport’ plan

German government plays down ‘free public transport’ plan

Germany considers free public transport in fight to banish air pollution

Germany considers free public transport in fight to banish air pollution

EU planning to sue Germany over dirty air in cities: report

EU planning to sue Germany over dirty air in cities: report

Car lobbyist swerve derails EU emissions law

Car lobbyist swerve derails EU emissions law