Industry executives and ministers are meeting in Berlin to find solutions to the scandal-hit sector, under pressure from regulators, green campaigners and the courts.
Sophie Claudet: Germany is not the only country in Europe to promote flexibility on its labour market.
Germany’s economy is booming.
Germany has warned its citizens to be more careful when visiting Turkey, saying some Germans have been detained by the authorities without access to consular services.
World leaders have paid a final tribute to Helmut Kohl, the former Chancellor who reunited Germany and helped shape Europe as we know it.
The then German and French leaders discussed Europe's future over dinner at the Strasbourg eatery
The parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
It comes after other parties warned that an agreement on gay marriage would be a condition of any coalition deal with Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU).
Germany's SPD is struggling to stop an alarming poll slump after surge early this year
Tributes are being paid to former German leader Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification, who has died at the age of 87.
The German finance minister also says the British will come to learn that 'Brexit was a mistake'.
Newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron has wasted little time in pushing forward his desire to reform the European Union.
His swift visit to Berlin, his first trip overseas, is aimed at underlining the importance of France's relationship with Germany, in his bid to relaunch the European project.
Sunday's triumph in North Rhine-Westphalia marked the third regional victory this year for Merkel's Christian Democrats, a strong sign that she has regained her popularity.
Angela Merkel's CDU has pulled off a stunning state election victory in North Rhine Westphalia, burying the SPD and boosting hopes for September's federal poll.
Exit polls say the German opposition SPD looks likely to lose power in North Rhine Westphalia, the party's stronghold, after a surge in support for Angela Merkel's CDU.
Germany's Social Democrats are neck and neck with the CDU in the left's heartland, North Rhine-Westphalia, in the state election, with just four months to go until the country votes.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a decisive victory over their Social Democrat (SPD) rivals in a vote in Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have won a decisive victory over their Social Democrat rivals in a vote on Germany’s northern state of…
Germany's military is under scrutiny for signs of far-right extremism after the arrest of an officer suspected of planning an attack.
Germany’s defence minister has come under fire over a scandal involving an army lieutenant who is accused of plotting a gun attack while posing as a Syrian…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves Saudi Arabia after a delicate balancing act of talks on economic relations and human rights.
The nationalist, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has voted for a new campaign leadership ahead of elections in September.
Delegates of Alternative for Germany were given police protection ahead of the event in Cologne.
America's John McCain and Germany's Sigmar Gabriel urge Kosovo to start talking with Serbia again over unresolved issues.
German officials open an investigation into allegations of Turkish espionage in Germany.