Germany orders first local virus lockdowns since easing
German authorities on Tuesday ordered fresh coronavirus lockdowns in two districts -- the first since easing restrictions and a major setback for hopes of a swift return to normality.
Germany's CureVac starts human trials for COVID-19 vaccine
German biotech firm CureVac has won permission to start human trials of a promising coronavirus vaccine, regulators announced Wednesday, as the global race to stop the pandemic gathers pace.
Row in Germany over 'race' in constitution
A row has broken out in Germany over the term "race" in the country's constitution as the George Floyd killing in US police custody spills
Police Busts Alleged Child Sex Ring In Germany
Police in Germany has revealed a major child sex ring being run out of an allotment house in the north of the country. A gang of men took their young relatives to the property, near the city of Munster, where they were abused for hours while being filmed. Police further uncovered at least three victims…
Germany busts suspected child-sex abuse ring
Eleven people have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of sexually abusing children and filming their actions, police said on Saturday.
Trump puts G7 summit proposal to Putin
US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed his plan to include Russia in an expanded G7 summit in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin
UK, France, Germany 'regret' latest US move on Iran
Britain, France and Germany on Saturday strongly condemned a US decision to end sanctions waivers for companies from nations that remain in a nuclear accord with Iran. The waivers were part of the landmark agreement signed with Tehran in 2015 which sought to limit Iran's nuclear ambitions in return for lifting crippling economic sanctions. They…
Germany Bans Singing Amid Coronavirus Fear
German authorities are warning against singing and several states have banned it from church services over fears it spreads the coronavirus. The increased production of potentially infectious droplets involved in singing means that choirs are facing a longer shutdown even as shops and restaurants re-open says a report by The Daily Mail. Lothar Wieler, the…
Volkswagen Apologizes For Racist Instagram Ad
German automaker Volkswagen has apologized for a racist ad it posted on its Instagram page while promoting the new Golf 8 car. In the now deleted video, a pair of oversized white hands drags a black man from Volkswagen's new Golf 8, before flicking him into a restaurant called Petit Colon, which translates from French…