Volkswagen announced that it tripled electric car sales in 2020 as Europe pushes new limits on vehicle emissions.
Each January, a jury of German linguists picks out what it calls the "non-word" of the year: a word that’s ugly because of what it means.
Under the new draft law, German listed companies with more than three members will be obliged to have at least one woman.
Its companion is thought to have died after getting caught in a live overhead line, police said.
Repatriate flights from the Canary Islands and North Africa were costed at €200. Fares from Southern Africa and the Caribbean were set at €500 and returnees from South America and Asia had to pay €600 to return home.
More than 60 lawsuits have been lodged.
At St. Mary's church in Berlin, several services are offered so that everyone can gather in safety for Christmas mass amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The animals weren't left out of festivities at Berlin's famous zoo.
European governments have so far been reluctant to take back their citizens who joined jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq.
A German court ruled that Tesla has to stop clearing trees on some parts of the site outside Berlin where it is building the company's first electric car factory in Europe.
The move is seen as a means of addressing public concerns over potential security risks posed by vendors for big infrastructure projects.
Germany is closing most stores and schools, and further limiting social contacts after Angela Merkel and 16 state governors agreed to tighten measures to curb rising infections.