German Chancellor Olaf Scholz released a photo of himself wearing an eye patch on Monday after he fell while jogging. Scholz, an avid jogger, sustained bruises and grazes to the right side of his face.
Germany's industrial output fell for a second consecutive month in June, figures published this week show, with a drop of 1.5% far wider than the previous month's slip of 0.1%.
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has announced that it will seek the orderly dissolution of the EU and find in its place a new European economic and interests community, a federation of European nations, it was reported.
A German regional court on Tuesday ordered the Archdiocese of Cologne to pay €300,000 (roughly US$325,000) in damages to an abuse victim for crimes committed in the 1970s. A far higher sum than Germany's Catholic Church dioceses have paid in voluntary, symbolic compensation payments in the past.
German Labour Minister Hubertus Heil and Brazilian Labour Minister Luiz Marinho signed a declaration of intent for fair immigration to promote the exchange of skilled workers.
Beware the European Union, Germany has entered technical recession. Germany's economy shrunk slightly in the first quarter of 2023 compared with the previous three months, data showed. A preliminary estimate had shown gross domestic product (GPD) stagnating at zero growth in the first quarter — meaning Germany would have narrowly escaped a recession.
Contrary to recent legislation in Chile and in other European countries, a survey found that 55% of people living in Germany do not consider four-day working weeks on full pay desirable, according to the results published on Tuesday. The four-day model, as opposed to the five-day workweek that is customary in most industrialized countries, has been the subject of many trials in recent times.
The era of nuclear reactors came to an end in Germany Saturday after the three last such plants were shut down as the country enters a new energy chapter, facing the challenge of doing without fossil fuels while at the same time managing the gas crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine.
As King Charles III makes on Wednesday his first state visit to Germany, Deutsche Welle, the official news agency, takes a look at the British royals' German roots:
King Charles will make his first foreign visit as monarch on Wednesday, when he and the Queen Consort, Camilla, travel to Germany for a three day visit.. Charles will be the first post-war foreign head of state to receive a ceremonial welcome with full military honors at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, and the first British monarch to address Germany’s federal parliament, the Bundestag.