"It is possible these two results shake up the political system nationwide. But if the SBD stays in power in Bradenburg and the CDU stays in power in Saxony, this could be, as we say in German, a storm in a water bottle (storm in a teacup)."
So here on the Brief from Brussels we've been talking to member of the European Parliament about how worried they are about Brexit now.
An unusual scene becoming more normal: Tourists are cleaning the parks they visit in Berlin thanks to trash collection schemes.
The former head of Volkswagen who expanded the company significantly died at the age of 82.
This virtual reality tour begins near the infamous Checkpoint Charlie border station between East and West Berlin.
'Upskirting' is not illegal in Germany and campaigners there want that to change and for it to become a criminal offence, like in the UK.
Syrian man given 9.5-year jail term over deadly stabbing in Chemnitz
The German Chancellor wants to her Britain's proposals for an alternative to the backstop in a possible sign of compromise with Boris Johnson.
An amusement park ride in south-west Germany has been taken out of operation because it looked like two rotating swastikas.
The world's largest games fair kicked off on August 20. with up to half a million fans expected to see their favourite e-sports stars in action and give feedback that can decide whether a new release is a hit or a flop.
The Brief: Germany and Hungary mark 30th anniversary of fall of Iron Curtain. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian premier Viktor Orban visit the Hungarian border town Sopron.
Satellite images from Brazil’s own space agency allegedly show deforestation in the Amazon has almost tripled since Bolsonaro’s government came to power.
Around 500 runners from 32 countries will run along the 160-kilometre path where the Berlin Wall once stood.
Hundreds of students in Berlin skipped school to attend the latest "Fridays for Future" protest, despite having only been back at school for nearly two weeks.
Uncertainty over Brexit and the trade war between the US and China slowed down the export-oriented German economy.
Two women have been reunited 58 years since they appeared in a now-famous photo shaking hands over the Berlin Wall.
The solidarity surcharge was introduced in 1991, to help reconstruction of the east following the reunification of Germany in the wake of the fall of the Berlin wall.
In many European countries, people who identify as transgender must have a mental health diagnosis to get their official records changed. This, according to Transgender Europe (TGEU), “violates the right of every person to determine their own gender identity.”
Roncalli circus in Lübeck is trialling hologram projections as stand-ins for live horses, elephants and even giant goldfish.
Daniel Frahn, who played for Chemnitzer FC, was seen sitting with members of far-right groups during a third division match on 3 August. The club said his behaviour was “massively damaging” to the club.
Frankfurt's main railway station has reopened after a police operation investigated suspected bank robbery.
Poland is marking the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising during World War II.
Kraftwerk sampling case: EU top court rules on 20-year dispute over two-second clip
"#IchbinAntifa" became the number one trending hashtag on Twitter in Germany after US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he may declare the anti-fascist network a terrorist organization.
For the past three months, emergency departments across France have been hit by industrial action. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals working on the frontline of healthcare have walked out over concerns about patient safety and their working environments.
Ursula von der Leyen might not be a well-known figure across Europe just yet, but she is the longest-serving minister in Angela Merkel's cabinet. As Defence Minister, she has faced some controversy lately over contracts related to the German military.