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Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court

The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the p...

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court

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Canadian court rules Trudeau's carbon tax constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over one of his trademark policies ahead of t...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Obamacare to face Trump-backed constitutional challenge in court Tuesday A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a significant case for the health system....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco said on Tuesday....
08:00, 05/21/2019

US Supreme Court allows partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts The Supreme Court's conservative majority ruled federal courts have no role to play in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims. It leaves the redrawing of congressional maps to the parties' statistica...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to issue census, electoral map rulings on Thursday The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue rulings on Thursday in major cases on the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to curb t...
19:24, 06/26/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to issue major census, electoral map decisions The U.S. Supreme Court is due to issue eagerly awaited decisions on Thursday in cases on the Trump administration's attempt to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and bids by vot...
17:12, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court to issue major census, electoral map decisions The U.S. Supreme Court is due to issue eagerly awaited decisions on Thursday in cases on the Trump administration's attempt to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and bids by vot...
13:12, 06/27/2019

High court halts electoral map redrawing in Michigan, Ohio WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting on hold court orders in Michigan and Ohio to redraw electoral maps that federal judges found were too partisan. The high court action comes Friday as it ...
21:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings ordering Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections, dealing a blow to Democrats ...
22:36, 05/24/2019

Electoral College Members Don’t Have to Follow the Will of Voters, Appeals Court Rules (DENVER) — A U.S. appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren’t bound by the popular vote in their states. The 1...
05:24, 08/22/2019

Electoral College Members Can Defy Voters’ Wishes, Court Rules A federal appeals court declared that members of the Electoral College could choose whomever they wanted regardless of a state’s popular vote winner....
04:12, 08/23/2019

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship que...
15:12, 06/23/2019

U.S. Supreme Court due to issue rulings in major census, electoral maps cases The court, which has a 5-4 conservative majority, has 12 cases left to decide during its current term, which began in October and is expected to conclude by the end of June....
14:48, 06/23/2019

Federal court undercuts progressive efforts to nullify Electoral College, rules electors can vote freely In a major blow to state-by-state progressive efforts to effectively replace the Electoral College with a nationwide popular vote, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that presidential electors h...
01:24, 08/23/2019

Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election....
11:24, 05/06/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
23:00, 06/13/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women, after they were forbidden at the beginning of this year in a narrowly approved vote....
18:36, 06/14/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation’s waters last ...
14:24, 05/14/2019

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Admin...
11:48, 06/13/2019

German highway toll for cars breaches EU law -EU court A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches EU law, the European Union's highest court said on Tuesday....
10:12, 06/18/2019

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enfor...
21:36, 07/04/2019

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
12:36, 07/03/2019

One of our favorite ST: The Next Generation episodes aired 31 years ago This article contains spoilers about an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired 31 years ago today. That's outside the statute of limitations as far as we're concerned. Also, Lee Hutchi...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Ba...
23:36, 05/31/2019

German tourist gets court backing in case over holiday gone wrong The case involved a young boy who was injured after walking into a glass door on vacation in Gran Canaria. An attempt to seek damages has failed so far, but it was given a second chance by Germany's h...
19:00, 06/25/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
20:48, 05/27/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
15:24, 05/10/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
20:24, 05/27/2019

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military, due to links with the far-right, was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of...
18:48, 07/17/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
14:48, 06/18/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
22:36, 05/20/2019

German court: Compensation for flight delays or cancellations has limits Germany's highest civil court has said travelers cannot double up on compensation under EU and German law. The exact meaning of an EU law on passengers' rights has been contested several times in Germ...
03:36, 08/07/2019

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/18/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
17:12, 05/24/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Mueller report aired on stage but there’s no packed house It didn’t play to a packed house. But the Mueller report has been aired on stage in Maine. Art met reality when actors from the Ten Bucks Theater Company read aloud Special Counsel Robert Muelle...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect...
07:00, 07/12/2019

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Ber...
11:48, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
11:12, 06/18/2019

European banking union does not violate German constitution, court rules The European Central Bank's supervision of large banks and structural fund for failing institutions is meant to protect the eurozone from future financial crises. Germany's top court has now given its...
15:24, 07/30/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
15:12, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/18/2019

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocke...
04:36, 07/18/2019

A pirated copy of 'Avengers: Endgame' was aired on Philippine cable TV Maybe the Russo brothers should've added a postscript in their "don't spoil Avengers: Endgame" letter to remind fans not to pirate it either. According to the Philippine News Agency, a cable...
15:36, 05/02/2019

Courtney Cox shares early Friends photo from before show aired A throwback photo shared by Friends actress Courtney Cox has racked up more than a million likes on Instagram as the fans reminisced about the mega-hit comedy series....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature...
22:48, 05/31/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had co...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Uruguay: Nazi eagle from German warship wreck must be sold, court rules The Admiral Graf Spee preyed on merchant ships in the South Atlantic before being damaged and scuttled. A huge Nazi eagle recovered from the ship has been the source of controversy....
04:24, 06/22/2019

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the captain of a charity ship had not broken the law by crashing through a naval blockade, saying that by bringing rescued migrants to port she was carrying out ...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from e...
22:36, 07/02/2019

Read This: Streaming might have inadvertently killed the randomly aired film for cable You’ll find no shortage of season Hollywood types equipped with their torches and pitchforks, all too prepared to blame Netflix for the woes of the film industry. It’s unfair, really: Streaming has pr...
03:48, 07/19/2019

Oops... a Pirated Copy of Avengers: Endgame Was Aired By a Philippine TV Station Spoilers be damned, a local Philippine cable station has invited the fury of theaters and fans by airing a pirated version of Avengers: Endgame just one day after the film premiered in the country.Rea...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Netflix re-edits graphic 13 Reasons Why suicide scene more than 2 years after it first aired More than two years since it first aired, a graphic three-minute scene from Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why will be edited for content, THR reports. Though the series has sparked plenty of tough conversatio...
20:48, 07/16/2019

He was a ‘family man’ running for the Australian Senate. Then a video from a D.C. strip club aired. Footage that appeared Monday on Australia’s Nine Network shows Steve Dickson repeatedly touching a dancer at a strip club and making disparaging comments about women....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Teen suicides rose after Netflix's 13 Reasons Why aired, US study shows New study found 28.9% increase in suicides among Americans aged 10-17 in month after release of the controversial teen dramaA new study has found that suicide among teenagers rose by 28.9% in the mont...
16:36, 05/01/2019

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and relatives had been seeking millions in damages against a German shipbuilder and the French agency which had certified the ferry as seaworthy. Instead they were ordered to pay the compani...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Kim Kardashian Wishes the "Truth" About Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson's Cheating Scandal Aired Sooner It's been four months since news about Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson's cheating scandal broke. But on Sunday's episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, fans watched Khloe......
20:24, 06/24/2019

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a ...
18:48, 08/06/2019

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner t...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
23:12, 06/29/2019

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis: QuickTake Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner t...
20:48, 07/22/2019

Pelosi Declares Nation Is in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the nation is in a constitutional crisis, with the executive branch of government broadly refusing to cooperate with the legislative branch....
18:24, 05/09/2019

Pelosi says Trump has created a ‘constitutional crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she agrees with Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s assessment that the US is facing a “constitutional crisis” after the White House defied subpoenas for administra...
19:24, 05/09/2019

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
00:36, 07/19/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even in the case of rape or incest. “The attack on wome...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Nadler: ‘Constitutional Crisis’ Over Mueller Report Dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary chairman said Wednesday the Trump administration’s refusal to provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report to Congress presents a ̶...
15:48, 05/08/2019

The White House Is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by...
19:48, 05/07/2019

"Constitutional Machinery Breakdown": BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign Finance Minister Arun Jatiley today targeted the Mamata Banerjee government over the Election Commission ordering the cutting short of campaigning in Bengal for the final phase of the national......
22:48, 05/15/2019

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid b...
08:12, 08/03/2019

Move On J&K In Accordance With Constitutional Provisions: Jitendra Singh The Centre's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir were taken after "thorough research" in accordance with constitutional provisions and can withstand any legal challenge, Union minister Jitendra Singh said....
04:48, 08/19/2019

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
16:12, 08/03/2019

Trump Willing to Spark Constitutional Crisis to Get Citizenship on 2020 Census Weeks after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration cannot add its voter-suppressing citizenship question to the 2020 Census, President Donald Trump will reportedly take executive action to h...
20:12, 07/11/2019

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Who Can Adopt These Navajo Children? A Tale of Two Mothers and a Bitter Constitutional Fight Is a law meant to protect the best interests of Native American children based on the child’s tribal ties or on race? A federal appeals court is deciding whether to strike it down....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Disney custodian thinks watching child porn is his constitutional right: cops A custodian at Florida’s Walt Disney World has been charged with possessing child pornography — and believes it’s his constitutional right to look at graphic photos and videos of kids online, au...
21:24, 06/28/2019

Japan's pro-constitutional revision force to lose 2/3 majority in upper house: NHK Japan's ruling coalition and pro-constitutional revision allies were certain to lose the two-thirds upper house majority needed to push ahead with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal to revise the pa...
18:36, 07/21/2019

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate political donations....
08:12, 07/31/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on Sunday, calling it “pathetically untrue.”...
04:12, 05/13/2019

Trump Suggests Mueller May Testify; Pelosi Declares ‘Constitutional Crisis’ The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
00:48, 05/10/2019

CNN's Don Lemon agrees US faces 'constitutional crisis,' views Trump impeachment as 'remedy' "CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon seemed to board the impeachment train Wednesday, predicting that Democratic lawmakers will actually go after President Trump and suggesting it could be the "remedy" for ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achievi...
04:12, 07/04/2019

Sudan's RSF to report to Armed Forces' General commander: Constitutional Declaration Draft Sudan's Rapid Support Forces (RSF), its most powerful paramilitary group, will report to the General Commander of the armed forces during an incoming period of transitional rule, a draft of a constitu...
05:00, 08/03/2019

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
02:24, 06/28/2019

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run....
14:36, 06/02/2019

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
14:36, 06/23/2019

Constitutional expert on 'Life, Liberty & Levin' says Democrats undermining the idea of democracy and justice In an interview set to Sunday on  "Life, Liberty & Levin" constitutional expert Dr. John Eastman says the actions taken by Democrats in office is actually undermining not only President Trump but demo...
04:12, 05/13/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
03:36, 08/07/2019

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair ...
20:36, 07/31/2019

Nadler declares 'constitutional crisis' after contempt vote, accuses Trump of attacking 'essence of our democracy' House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., declared a "constitutional crisis" on Wednesday but pushed back on impeachment as an option after his committee voted to hold the attorney general in c...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Can Trump be forced to accept electoral defeat? There have been numerous contested elections in US history, including as recently as 2000, when the Supreme Court essentially called it for George W. Bush....
15:00, 05/07/2019

| Britain's Johnson suffers first electoral setback as PM Boris Johnson suffered a setback in his first ballot box test as British prime minister after the Conservative candidate lost to a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority t...
22:36, 08/02/2019

BCCI CoA Appoints N. Gopalaswami As Electoral Officer The newly appointed Electoral Officer N. Gopalaswami will supervise the elections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Cricketers Association....
18:24, 06/07/2019

Mauritania’s electoral commission confirms Ghazouani win NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritania’s electoral commission has declared that the candidate backed by the outgoing president has won the country’s weekend election. The winner of the p...
14:36, 06/24/2019

These Presidents Won the Electoral College — But Not the Popular Vote As Democratic presidential hopefuls unroll their platforms for the 2020 presidential election, some of the hot-button issues they’re discussing, such as immigration and healthcare, will sound fa...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Georgia’s ruling party announces electoral changes TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia’s ruling party says the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Turkey’s electoral board orders re-run of Istanbul vote Turkey’s top election authority voided the mayoral election won by an opposition candidate in Istanbul and ordered a do-over, ruling in favor of the president’s party to throw out the vote it narrowly...
01:24, 05/07/2019

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of dele...
10:24, 06/03/2019

UK’s Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test LONDON (AP) — Britain’s upstart Brexit Party has failed in its first attempt to win a seat in Britain’s Parliament, narrowly losing to the left-of-center Labour Party in a special election...
10:12, 06/07/2019

If Clark is right about Brexit, the Tories could face electoral oblivion Many Brexiteers call it Project Fear but Greg Clark says it is just the reality of his conversations with businesses up and down the country: thousands of jobs will be lost if the next prime minister ...
04:36, 07/12/2019

Ram Madhav's Remarks Show BJP In "Electoral Depression": Congress The Congress on Monday took a dig at BJP over senior party leader Ram Madhav hinting that the BJP would need allies for comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, saying that statements of its leaders......
05:48, 05/07/2019

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation o...
16:24, 06/17/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:24, 06/16/2019

Gallup: Most Americans favor popular vote over Electoral College Most Americans would like to see the Constitution amended to change the way presidents are elected every four years -- doing away with the Electoral College and taking the winner of the popular vote, ...
18:24, 05/15/2019

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Trump campaign manager: The president will win an 'electoral landslide' in 2020 Despite recent polls pointing to a tough re-election battle, Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale believes an "electoral landslide" is at hand for the president. ...
15:36, 06/19/2019

Guatemalan authorities raid electoral offices amid recount Guatemala’s Attorney General’s Office says it searched the offices of the country’s election commission following supposed inconsistencies in the voting count from its June 16 general elections...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political gain - likely will embold...
14:36, 06/29/2019

Albania’s Electoral College orders go-ahead of local polls TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s top legal election institution has decided in favor of holding Sunday’s municipal polls, turning down a move from the country’s president to cancel t...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Panama Electoral Tribunal declares Laurentino Cortizo winner With 95% of votes counted, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo has been confirmed as the winner of the presidential election. The poll has been overshadowed by corruption scandals....
11:24, 05/06/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey's electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul's 39 districts, following the board's decision to strip the opposition of its victory i...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Tunisian presidential election to take place on Sept. 15: Electoral Commission Tunisia will hold a presidential election on Sept. 15, the Independent Electoral Commission said on Thursday, following the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi....
21:48, 07/25/2019

Tunisia's Karoui still presidential candidate despite arrest: electoral commission Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month's presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission said on Saturday....
17:24, 08/24/2019

Turkey's electoral board meets to rule on Istanbul vote Turkey's highest electoral board is meeting to decide whether an opposition politician is the rightful winner of Istanbul's mayoral race — or whether a new election must be held....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Turkey’s electoral board meets to rule on Istanbul vote ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s highest electoral board is meeting to decide whether an opposition politician is the rightful winner of Istanbul’s mayoral race — or whether a new election must be...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
17:24, 08/02/2019

Electoral Bond Sale Jumps 157% In Poll Season, Touches Rs 3,622 Crore Electoral bonds have seen a 157% jump in sales during election season, notching Rs 3,622 crore in the March-April period. This comes up to almost double the bonds that were sold in the last 10 months....
15:36, 05/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez slammed for calling the Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Republicans have ripped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for calling the Electoral College a racist “scam” that favors mostly white and rural states at the expense of those with large minority population...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Is Boris Johnson really ready to take an enormous electoral gamble? | Robert Ford An early vote would be a risk, but if his opponents fail to unite it could be a winnerBoris Johnson’s appointment of a cabinet dominated by hardline Brexiters suggests he will adopt an uncompromising ...
03:48, 07/28/2019

UK PM Johnson faces first electoral test in vote for Welsh parliamentary seat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could see his working majority in parliament reduced to just one when voters in a rural Welsh parliamentary seat go to the polls on Thursday in his first electoral...
04:36, 08/01/2019

Electoral Commission to visit Brexit party offices over funding concerns Body makes announcement after Gordon Brown highlighted issues over PayPal paymentsThe Electoral Commission has said it will attend the offices of Nigel Farage’s Brexit party to “review its systems” af...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Dems' nationwide effort to override Electoral College stumbles in Nevada The proposal would have automatically pledged the state's six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Tariffs: Donald Trump's trust in trade war tactic is big electoral gamble Following his instincts, the president has slapped tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports but the consequences are unpredictableDonald Trump’s obsession with tariffs may be based on one of his few core ...
09:48, 05/12/2019

AOC takes heat from heartland after calling Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Political figures from the heartland are torching Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after the coastal congresswoman posted an Instagram video where she claimed the Electoral College was a racist ...
19:24, 08/22/2019

Santa Fe province heads to polls for primaries vote as electoral season heats up The performance in the upcoming June provincial vote of the ruling Progressive Front, aligned nationally with so-called "third option" candidates, could determine the chances of a presidential candida...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
18:24, 06/13/2019

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawin...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Boris Johnson fails first electoral test, party majority cut to one after election loss Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a setback after his Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, reducing his Parliament majority to just one lawmaker....
08:48, 08/04/2019

India opposition leader Rahul Gandhi quits after crushing electoral defeats Rahul Gandhi officially stepped down Wednesday as India's main opposition leader, with a stern warning to his party that it "must radically transform itself" after its defeat in national elections thi...
21:36, 07/03/2019

Brexit 'Vote Leave' campaign fined and referred to police by Electoral Commission The UK's Electoral Commission said the Vote Leave Brexit campaign resisted its investigation and refused to cooperate. Some of those involved in Vote Leave have joined Boris Johnson's government....
00:36, 07/27/2019

Laura Ingraham on call to end electoral college: Left wants 'tyranny disguised as democracy' Are Democrats trying to ensure that someone like President Trump never is elected again and take away power from Middle America? Laura Ingraham says that's precisely the case....
13:36, 05/31/2019

GOP nears chance to undo Obamacare — but without a plan to prevent chaos or electoral disaster Republicans are nearing an opportunity to undo Obamacare that could wreak unprecedented disruption on healthcare markets and expose the party to tremendous political risk in the 2020 elections....
20:36, 07/29/2019

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th st...
14:00, 05/23/2019

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20:36, 07/29/2019

Pelosi agrees US is in a 'constitutional crisis' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she agrees with the chairman of the House judiciary committee that the U.S. is in a "constitutional crisis" because the Trump administration refuses to comply with subp...
20:24, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
11:24, 06/05/2019

Brexit Party leader Farage open to electoral pact with Conservative Party Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said he is open to an electoral pact with the Conservative Party if Boris Johnson is genuine about taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, the BBC rep...
11:24, 07/24/2019

Fernández-Fernández: Argentina gasps with surprise at CFK's electoral plot twist The Fernández-Fernández ticket came as a bombshell for the country's politics and media, with not a single rumour of the decision having leaked to the press in the days prior to Saturday....
18:00, 05/20/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
00:36, 06/13/2019

Top Court Directs Setting Up Exclusive Court To Handle Child Abuse Cases The Supreme Court today issued directions for setting up of a centrally-funded exclusive court in all districts where 100 or more cases have been set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual......
13:36, 07/25/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
12:36, 05/21/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
19:36, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
12:48, 06/14/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:12, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
00:12, 08/14/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:24, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
00:24, 06/12/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
18:24, 07/21/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:24, 07/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling w...
00:00, 06/18/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:24, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
16:36, 06/17/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals late Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out court proceedings temporarily....
04:36, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
00:12, 06/09/2019

EU court says Poland’s Supreme Court reforms unlawful WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into early retirement violates EU law. In its Monday ruling, the EU’s Cour...
17:00, 06/24/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver S...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination p...
03:00, 07/20/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
22:24, 07/16/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
15:12, 05/01/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate cha...
20:12, 05/24/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
00:24, 08/13/2019

German law would allow police to use DNA to identify suspects Police in Germany may soon be able to use DNA to build a more detailed picture of wanted fugitives. Under a new proposed law, authorities could be allowed to identify a suspect's age as well as skin c...
04:12, 08/02/2019

Why a German GP exclusion could have been better for Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo's decision to appeal the penalty that cost both its Formula 1 drivers points in the German Grand Prix means the matter is now set for a legal ruling...
14:48, 08/04/2019

Charles Leclerc "put everything in the bin" with German GP crash Charles Leclerc says he "put everything in the bin" with his crash in Formula 1's German Grand Prix after Ferrari got him "in the position to fight for a win"...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Lioness swallows her cubs whole in German zoo A lioness at a German zoo gobbled up her two newborn cubs whole, shocking her keepers. The first-time mother, named Kigali, gave birth to the cubs at the Leipzig Zoo on Friday and suddenly ate them th...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Lioness at German zoo eats her cubs Leipzig Zoo is in shock after a lioness ate two newborn cubs. Officials said the inexperienced mother was well fed, but added the cubs might have had development problems. An autopsy will not be possi...
17:12, 08/06/2019

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of ...
19:00, 06/17/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
19:12, 06/14/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man BERLIN (AP) — Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest eco...
09:48, 05/15/2019

How Verstappen got the better of Hamilton, Vettel and everyone else at the German GP The German Grand Prix was one of the most exciting Formula One races in recent memory. Laurence Edmondson looks at the drivers that threw away the chance of victory and how the winner -- Max Verstappe...
22:12, 07/29/2019

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
21:12, 06/05/2019

The FBI could fight the far-right if they wanted to – but they don't | Mike German There are currently 52 federal terrorism laws available to address entirely domestic acts of political violence Federal law enforcement officials have all the tools necessary to address far-right viol...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for s...
21:48, 06/07/2019

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
04:36, 06/18/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
10:24, 06/04/2019

The German Government is Plotting Against SUVs War has begun, and it’s against “completely over-engined tank models,” as members of the German government put it. There’s war on the horizon, and it’s against SUVs. All that and more in The Morning S...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a ...
15:12, 05/01/2019

An invaluable German-US exchange program Each year, 350 German students spend time in the US as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program. For many, the program can be a life-changing experience....
18:24, 05/04/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
11:25, 04/30/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full o...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers call...
13:24, 06/26/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
18:36, 05/22/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as ea...
15:12, 05/01/2019

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
13:24, 06/26/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politicia...
21:24, 06/16/2019

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
16:24, 08/04/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old sus...
16:00, 05/17/2019

German police under fire after losing submachine gun Police in northern Germany realized a MP5 submachine gun went missing in March, but waited months to report the case. The gun and ammunition have yet to be found, with pressure mounting on officials o...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Vettel fastest for Ferrari at home German GP Sebastian Vettel was fastest for Ferrari in opening practice for his home German Grand Prix on Friday with team mate Charles Leclerc completing a one-two at the top of the timesheets....
18:12, 07/26/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
11:24, 05/31/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is...
13:12, 06/03/2019

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
18:00, 07/24/2019

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be prov...
06:12, 08/23/2019

G20 climate talks will be difficult: German official Discussions on climate change will be particularly tough at the G20 summit of leading economies in Osaka, Japan, this year, a German government official said on Wednesday....
20:12, 06/26/2019

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter cra...
15:12, 07/01/2019

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
13:24, 07/04/2019

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how th...
11:48, 07/04/2019

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-le...
05:24, 07/07/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able...
16:36, 06/06/2019

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violent incident last week, authorities say....
07:24, 07/31/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
15:00, 08/14/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
00:24, 08/13/2019

German police say 71 officers injured during deportations Germany's federal police force has said 71 of its officers were injured last year while carrying out deportations, according to a media report. The injuries, for the most part, were not severe....
16:24, 08/04/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
18:48, 07/17/2019

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German police say....
06:12, 08/14/2019

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers ...
17:24, 08/23/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
19:24, 05/10/2019

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of in...
18:12, 06/07/2019

German politicians flew more in 2018 than 2017 Members of the German parliament increased their air miles last year compared with the year before, a media report says. Members of the climate-conscious Greens racked up the most flights per head of ...
23:24, 08/10/2019

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scouring the school for clues about why the disease spr...
21:24, 08/01/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defend...
07:24, 05/10/2019

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand the...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

German kids surpass 'sugar overshoot day' Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. They blame companies for marketing sugar-packed food ...
00:24, 08/13/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
12:12, 06/22/2019

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped t...
13:24, 06/22/2019

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imposed its own burqa ban....
12:12, 08/02/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East G...
19:12, 06/14/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
02:24, 08/13/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maa...
12:12, 06/08/2019

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for p...
19:48, 07/15/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:00, 07/02/2019

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
12:48, 08/13/2019

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's la...
14:36, 07/02/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog...
19:00, 06/07/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
14:48, 05/31/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany's treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man's genitals were sque...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Rammstein: Sons of East German punk Till Lindemann and his five colleagues weren't inactive before founding their band Rammstein. They all grew up in the GDR's punk and underground scene — a subversive tradition that still influences th...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this ...
08:24, 06/27/2019

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawye...
10:36, 06/27/2019

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
16:24, 07/03/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following ros...
22:12, 06/09/2019

German soldier barred from leaving Turkey The 21-year-old from the western state of Hesse has not been told why he cannot leave Turkey. The incident comes a month after Turkey detained a German soldier for allegedly spreading "terrorist propo...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Anger over ‘personality cult’ around German far-right leader The far-right Alternative for Germany is facing a rift after more than 100 elected party officials criticized the “personality cult” surrounding one of its regional leaders...
16:24, 07/10/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and ...
18:48, 06/04/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
23:48, 05/03/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
19:36, 04/28/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons....
01:12, 05/23/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister ...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and ...
03:48, 07/19/2019

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
21:24, 07/10/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
21:00, 06/19/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors sa...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Masked raiders rob German cafe with a machine gun A coffee shop in the town of Oberursel in central Germany has been robbed by five people armed with a machine gun. The group attacked customers with pepper spray before stealing thousands of euros....
11:24, 05/06/2019

German Cup: Bundesliga teams that could get upset in first round Rarely do all Bundesliga clubs survive the first round of the German Cup, even if they're all playing sides from lower leagues. Here are some top flight teams that could be upset in this year's tourna...
23:36, 08/08/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
15:24, 07/10/2019

German government to buy three new Bombardier jets - papers Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
18:24, 06/18/2019

Max Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
21:24, 07/28/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Fran...
18:36, 04/28/2019

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons export...
05:24, 07/11/2019

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far ...
06:48, 08/07/2019

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains have been struggling with diminishing resources an...
18:00, 08/16/2019

German abbreviations: A love-hate relationship Germans might be the world champions of abbreviations. But as popular as they are, some people are against them: Rap band Fanta 4 complained about their widespread use, and clipping words was promoted...
10:24, 08/07/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalit...
18:48, 08/16/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the murder of local German politician Walter Lübcke has reportedly confessed. The chief prosecutor briefed parliament's interior affairs committee on the case....
09:36, 06/26/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela...
20:12, 07/21/2019

Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
12:12, 07/29/2019

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
22:48, 06/17/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a German nurse (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being a...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
19:24, 07/10/2019

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and bu...
01:48, 08/15/2019

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdo...
19:12, 08/19/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
11:48, 06/20/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and that 10 houses were searched in total....
15:24, 07/30/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
18:12, 07/22/2019

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
01:48, 05/30/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
07:36, 06/11/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
18:24, 06/05/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pre...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
04:12, 07/10/2019

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their retu...
08:48, 07/05/2019

Porsche CEO Blume probed by German prosecutors, paper says By approving payments made to a Porsche works council member, CEO Oliver Blume and other Porsche staffers may have contributed towards a misuse of corporate funds, the Stuttgarter Nachrichtenr newspap...
12:12, 05/29/2019

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city gover...
02:00, 07/17/2019

German recession fears after big decline in industrial production Sales of cars and machine parts to far east fall as US–China trade conflict takes its tollGerman industrial production has suffered its biggest annual decline in nine years after the escalating trade ...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke...
17:12, 06/09/2019

German customs seizes $1.1 billion worth of cocaine German customs authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value of nearly $1.1 billion....
21:24, 08/02/2019

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffe...
01:24, 07/17/2019

German colonialism and the long-forgotten Dibobe Petition Equal rights for Africans in Germany and the colonies — that's what 18 Africans demanded 100 years ago. A plaque in Berlin commemorates the long-forgotten Dibobe Petition....
17:36, 07/25/2019

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
13:48, 07/05/2019

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks h...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Adidas Bucks German Gloom With Profit Growth Germany’s Adidas reported higher quarterly earnings on strong sales in China and predicted continued growth, a rare upbeat note in a country where companies have been pressured by the U.S.-China trade...
11:12, 08/08/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as pa...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
03:24, 06/10/2019

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Gra...
13:36, 05/27/2019

Yankees place RHP Germán on injured list with hip flexor CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees starter Domingo Germán has been placed on the injured list with a hip flexor, another blow to New York’s pitching staff. The team made the move Sunday before completing ...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Domingo German’s Yankees audible is another impressive sign Domingo German’s breakout season has come largely on the back of his dominant curveball. That wasn’t the case Thursday afternoon, as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. ...
16:24, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Nadal cruises past German qualifier The Latest from the French Open: Rafael Nadal makes light work of qualifier Yannick Hanfmann, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the second round        ...
17:12, 05/27/2019

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end ...
16:24, 05/31/2019

eSport: MoAuba becomes first German FIFA world champion 'MoAuba' upset the odds in the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final to beat reigning titleholder 'Rogue Msdossary' in London. The Werder Bremen gamer is the first German to claim a world title in competitive F...
22:00, 08/04/2019

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
20:36, 05/27/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competen...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Rescued migrants arrive in Malta after German intervention A group of 40 migrants rescued by a German charity ship landed in Malta on Sunday and will be taken care off by other European Union member states following a deal negotiated by Germany....
15:12, 08/04/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel's president says he's shocked by a German official's comment that he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home....
14:24, 05/26/2019

China denies entry to German Greens party Germany's Green party says China has rejected a Bundestag delegation because one of its members is a vocal supporter of the Muslim Uighur minority. Another committee's plans to travel to China are als...
16:24, 08/04/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision a...
23:00, 05/14/2019

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tip-offs were received by police. Four men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
14:12, 07/18/2019

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners th...
03:36, 07/08/2019

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
20:00, 07/07/2019

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier w...
21:36, 05/28/2019

German data props up European shares after two-day sell-off European shares were marginally lower on Tuesday, steadying slightly after posting their biggest two-day drop in over 3 years, as upbeat German data soothed some of the nerves around the past week's e...
11:36, 08/06/2019

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever Ju...
20:12, 07/06/2019

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there ...
06:12, 07/23/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
04:24, 06/11/2019

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as Germ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investig...
13:12, 07/17/2019

Yankees not ready to put innings limit on Domingo German After the trade deadline passed without a peep from the Yankees, the pressure continues to weigh on their starting pitchers. Domingo German eased some of the tension Saturday with a solid seven-inning...
11:36, 08/04/2019

Protesters against German neo-Nazi rally gather in Kassel Thousands of people came into Kassel to start a counter-protest against a planned demonstration by a neo-Nazi party. The rally comes several weeks after the killing of one of the city's prominent pro-...
00:48, 07/21/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
01:48, 05/28/2019

German authorities raid 11 banks in tax evasion probe BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have carried out raids on eight individuals and 11 banks in an investigation of suspected tax evasion stemming from the leaked Panama Papers. News agency dpa reported ...
15:12, 05/15/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
19:36, 06/11/2019

Stolen €2-million Ferrari secured by German police German police have tracked down a rare 1985 Ferrari after an alleged buyer sped off with it during a test drive. The suspect remains on the run. The vehicle once belonged to British racing driver Eddi...
10:48, 05/15/2019

Malta grants entry to German Sea-Eye boat with 40 migrants A German-flagged NGO rescue ship carrying 40 migrants has been given the all-clear to dock in Malta. The vessel Alan Kurdi set sail for the Mediterranean island group after being turned away by Italia...
03:36, 08/04/2019

German truck spills 10,000 bottles of beer on road Hundreds of cases of beer tumbled out of a truck and onto the autobahn in southwestern Germany, destroying an estimated €12,000 worth of beer. Emergency teams worked for over six hours to clean up the...
03:36, 08/04/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured b...
01:48, 05/28/2019

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
18:00, 07/05/2019

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau we...
07:00, 05/31/2019

German far-right party ahead in east before regional votes The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), just a month before regional elections th...
10:48, 08/04/2019

German minister: nuclear disarmament treaty in crisis STOCKHOLM (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a treaty on disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation is in crisis. Maas, who is attending a one-day meeting on the subject Tuesday in Stockholm...
15:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingb...
10:12, 06/04/2019

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on displa...
04:12, 07/13/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
03:36, 05/18/2019

German law targets money laundering in property market Germany's government is unveiling a new law aimed at combating money laundering in the real estate sector. It's estimated that billions in illegal earnings are funneled in to the German property marke...
19:24, 07/30/2019

Ferrari tops both practice sessions at sweltering German GP With track temperatures uncomfortably high at the sweltering German Grand Prix on Friday Ferrari made the best of the conditions by topping both practice sessions        ...
03:36, 07/27/2019

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled o...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Kubica: Lack of visibility in wet F1 German GP like rallying days Williams Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica has compared the lack of visibility during the wet German Grand Prix to his previous experience of rallying in adverse conditions...
16:36, 07/30/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian v...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Boy, 8, dies after being pushed in front of German train; no motive German prosecutors are still trying to determine the motives of a man suspected of pushing an 8-year-old boy and his mother in front of a train at Frankfurt's main station. The boy suffered fatal inju...
13:48, 07/30/2019

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from mu...
14:24, 05/20/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
13:48, 06/06/2019

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
05:48, 07/13/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over...
16:24, 05/24/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday...
17:00, 05/17/2019

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why...
02:00, 06/07/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swi...
22:12, 06/06/2019

Domingo German looks Cy Young-worthy as Yankees cruise There could come a time when you will see Domingo German remain in the starting rotation … or be put to use as a multi-inning reliever … or work the eighth inning … or possibly the ninth. With the ent...
07:36, 07/13/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
21:12, 05/17/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confir...
16:48, 06/06/2019

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to res...
15:12, 06/06/2019

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
14:00, 06/06/2019

Lewis Hamilton On Pole In German GP, Disaster For Ferrari Lewis Hamilton, who had struggled for pace and consistency in his Mercedes in practice, improved to clock a best lap in one minute and 11.767 and outpace Max Verstappen of Red Bull by 0.346 seconds....
21:24, 07/27/2019

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities ...
07:24, 07/30/2019

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
17:24, 07/11/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals. In a statement Wednesda...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of par...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Fa...
03:24, 05/22/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a pl...
02:36, 07/11/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
18:36, 06/04/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Fa...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Russell wishes he'd been more forceful with late German GP pit call George Russell says the German Grand Prix was a missed opportunity for him to score his first Formula 1 points, with Williams making"the wrong choice" with its pit calls...
18:12, 07/29/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts - German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, following meetings with U.S. officials and lawmakers i...
18:12, 07/10/2019

Albon felt "almost forced" into F1 German GP fight with Hamilton Alex Albon says he was forced to fight Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton during the latter stages of the German Grand Prix and it ultimately cost him several positions...
21:24, 07/29/2019

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former German nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
15:24, 06/05/2019

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the clim...
10:48, 07/10/2019

"Different mode" caused Verstappen F1 German GP qualifying problem Max Verstappen says an issue with a "different mode" on his Red Bull-Honda Formula 1 car forced him into a different tyre strategy during qualifying for the German Grand Prix...
03:00, 07/28/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
15:36, 07/11/2019

Mercedes was ready to swap ill Hamilton with Ocon at F1 German GP Mercedes was prepared to put Esteban Ocon into Lewis Hamilton's car after the world champion reported that he did not feel well on Saturday morning at Hockenheim...
03:00, 07/28/2019

German police shoot killer bull in Bavaria After a bull killed two men on a farm in Bavaria, it prevented emergency crews from reaching the victims. Police reportedly shot the bull eight times before it was brought down....
10:12, 07/28/2019

Wolff expected more from Mercedes F1 update in German GP qualifying Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he expected the team's Formula 1 car to be more competitive in qualifying for the German Grand Prix as the W10 features a "solid upgrade package"...
13:24, 07/28/2019

Leclerc calls German GP run-off surface "unacceptable" after crash Charles Leclerc says the low-grip asphalt beyond Hockenheim's final corners where the Ferrari driver crashed out of Formula 1's German Grand Prix is "unacceptable"...
18:12, 07/28/2019

FIA: No issue with German GP surface Leclerc called "unacceptable" Formula 1 race director Michael Masi believes there is nothing wrong with the drag strip runoff area at Hockenheim, despite it's surface being blasted as "unacceptable" by Charles Leclerc...
15:48, 07/29/2019

German GP like a "horror film with a bit of black comedy" - Kvyat Shock German Grand Prix podium finisher Daniil Kvyat has described the chaotic Hockenheim Formula 1 race as "a horror movie with a bit of black comedy"...
18:12, 07/28/2019

Russell: German GP a missed opportunity to score first F1 points George Russell says the German Grand Prix was a missed opportunity for him to score his first Formula 1 points, with Williams making"the wrong choice" with its pit calls...
16:36, 07/29/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a stra...
16:48, 06/09/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opp...
12:24, 07/16/2019

Far-right party aims to govern 1st German state this fall BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it intends to take power in one of the country’s 16 states for the first time this fall. Joerg Urban, the party’s leader in t...
17:00, 06/01/2019