IN PICTURES: Germany enjoys scorching temperatures in hottest day of year

IN PICTURES: Germany enjoys scorching temperatures in hottest day of year

Warm air from the Mediterranean brought the year's hottest temperatures yet on Wednesday, as parts of the south of Germany sweated in 34C heat.

New night train takes tourists from German beaches to Austrian ski resorts

New night train takes tourists from German beaches to Austrian ski resorts

Up to 80,000 passangers a day to be delayed by rail project near Düsseldorf

Up to 80,000 passangers a day to be delayed by rail project near Düsseldorf

Berlin sunniest, Frankfurt warmest in Germany’s hottest year on record

Berlin sunniest, Frankfurt warmest in Germany’s hottest year on record

‘We need intense rainfall’: Drought cripples crucial German waterways

‘We need intense rainfall’: Drought cripples crucial German waterways

‘Unemployed’, hungry wasps dominated Germany’s summer but the end is in sight

‘Unemployed’, hungry wasps dominated Germany’s summer but the end is in sight

Grill skills: showdown to determine the greatest German grillmeister of them all

Grill skills: showdown to determine the greatest German grillmeister of them all

Heatwave hits Germany, and it’s only getting warmer

Heatwave hits Germany, and it’s only getting warmer

Heatwave on the horizon: temperatures in Germany set to rise

Heatwave on the horizon: temperatures in Germany set to rise

German heat record of the year expected Friday

German heat record of the year expected Friday

All you need to know about keeping safe while swimming this summer

All you need to know about keeping safe while swimming this summer

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