Von der Leyen moots expanded child subsidy for poor families

Von der Leyen moots expanded child subsidy for poor families

German Family Minister Ursula von der Leyen has proposed expanding a monthly child subsidy for low income parents, daily Passauer Neue Presse reported on Friday.

‘Winds of change’: EU’s von der Leyen bids Germany goodbye with Scorpions hit

‘Winds of change’: EU’s von der Leyen bids Germany goodbye with Scorpions hit

Germany’s von der Leyen elected as first woman to lead European Commission

Germany’s von der Leyen elected as first woman to lead European Commission

Poland angered after German defence minister calls for support for ‘youth resistance’

Poland angered after German defence minister calls for support for ‘youth resistance’

Extra defence spending won’t be enough, soldiers warn

Extra defence spending won’t be enough, soldiers warn

Med school: top minister plagiarized her thesis

Med school: top minister plagiarized her thesis

5 questions Germany must answer about Syria

5 questions Germany must answer about Syria

Less than half of German jets ready for action

Less than half of German jets ready for action

German Mali troops to free France for Isis fight

German Mali troops to free France for Isis fight

Two Germans caught in Mali hostage drama

Two Germans caught in Mali hostage drama

‘We’ll do all we can to help France’: Germany

‘We’ll do all we can to help France’: Germany

Don’t take Paris out on refugees: defence chief

Don’t take Paris out on refugees: defence chief

German army to phase out G36 rifle from 2019

German army to phase out G36 rifle from 2019

Army buys in new guns to replace defective G36

Army buys in new guns to replace defective G36

Defence Minister’s day off for dressage contest

Defence Minister’s day off for dressage contest

German army takes over Mali mission

German army takes over Mali mission

Army to spend billions on new anti-air missiles

Army to spend billions on new anti-air missiles

Army chief calls for ‘massive’ funding boost

Army chief calls for ‘massive’ funding boost

Faulty rifle puts minister in crosshairs

Faulty rifle puts minister in crosshairs

Iraqi Kurds may get more German weapons

Iraqi Kurds may get more German weapons

Germany wants to escalate Isis fight aid

Germany wants to escalate Isis fight aid

Soldiers get more cash and flexi-time

Soldiers get more cash and flexi-time

Bundeswehr has a black hole of €300 million

Bundeswehr has a black hole of €300 million

German helicopter fleet ‘not fit for Nato’

German helicopter fleet ‘not fit for Nato’

External audit grounds military expansion plans

External audit grounds military expansion plans

Von der Leyen makes surprise visit to Iraq

Von der Leyen makes surprise visit to Iraq

500 volunteers answer Ebola plea

500 volunteers answer Ebola plea

Passes, passports, police – a week in pictures

Passes, passports, police – a week in pictures

Defence minister: We need armed drones

Defence minister: We need armed drones

Germany gears up for more UN missions

Germany gears up for more UN missions

Thrifty ministers sleep in offices to save cash

Thrifty ministers sleep in offices to save cash

Germany to play bigger military role

Germany to play bigger military role

Family-friendly military ‘too expensive’

Family-friendly military ‘too expensive’

New defence minister visits Afghanistan

New defence minister visits Afghanistan

Labour Ministry: we won’t call staff after work

Labour Ministry: we won’t call staff after work

Freelancers fight forced pension plan

Freelancers fight forced pension plan

Government will prompt welfare families to get help for children

Government will prompt welfare families to get help for children

Bundesrat passes Hartz IV welfare reforms

Bundesrat passes Hartz IV welfare reforms

New round of Hartz IV reform talks fails

New round of Hartz IV reform talks fails

Ministers at odds over jobs quota for women

Ministers at odds over jobs quota for women

Breakthrough forged in Hartz IV welfare talks

Breakthrough forged in Hartz IV welfare talks

Jobless benefit bill to be slashed in 2011

Jobless benefit bill to be slashed in 2011

Labour Ministry to remove hurdles for some foreign workers

Labour Ministry to remove hurdles for some foreign workers

Von der Leyen calls for fresh ideas on immigration

Von der Leyen calls for fresh ideas on immigration

Labour Ministry wants to ditch ‘Hartz IV’ for easier welfare benefits name

Labour Ministry wants to ditch ‘Hartz IV’ for easier welfare benefits name

Government under fire for €5 Hartz IV increase

Government under fire for €5 Hartz IV increase

Politicians at odds over unemployment reforms

Politicians at odds over unemployment reforms

Merkel nominates Wulff for president

Merkel nominates Wulff for president

Talk turns to Christian Wulff for president

Talk turns to Christian Wulff for president

Von der Leyen tipped to become president

Von der Leyen tipped to become president

Labour minister moots community service for long-term jobless

Labour minister moots community service for long-term jobless

SPD attacked over Hartz IV proposals

SPD attacked over Hartz IV proposals

Schäuble talks down chances of welfare boost

Schäuble talks down chances of welfare boost

CDU touts internet crime watch

CDU touts internet crime watch

Berlin fusses over EU birth rate study

Berlin fusses over EU birth rate study

Minister says children don’t get equal chances in schools

Minister says children don’t get equal chances in schools

Parental leave eased to keep Germans working

Parental leave eased to keep Germans working

German ISPs blocking child porn sites

German ISPs blocking child porn sites

Majority of Germans think kids are rude

Majority of Germans think kids are rude

Germany to block access to child porn websites

Germany to block access to child porn websites

Von der Leyen: German men shouldn’t drink on Dad’s Day

Von der Leyen: German men shouldn’t drink on Dad’s Day

German government to extend paternity leave

German government to extend paternity leave

Merkel’s favoured successor AKK to become German Defence Minister

Merkel’s favoured successor AKK to become German Defence Minister

Germany’s von der Leyen steps down as defence minister to run for EU’s top job

Germany’s von der Leyen steps down as defence minister to run for EU’s top job

Von der Leyen tops poll for favourite politician

Von der Leyen tops poll for favourite politician