Redefine and Rebuild: Germany’s Social Democrat Leader Digs In

Redefine and Rebuild: Germany’s Social Democrat Leader Digs In

“We have not used up all of our ideas and visions for the future of our country within the bounds of a coalition agreement that expires in 2021,” Ms. Nahles informed social gathering delegates, referring to the Social Democrats’ current decision to enter another government below Ms. Merkel. “We need a debate about the future […]

Overseer Faults Volkswagen’s Reform Efforts Since Emissions Scandal

Overseer Faults Volkswagen’s Reform Efforts Since Emissions Scandal

Herbert Diess, who was named chief government of Volkswagen earlier this month, delivered a stern lecture to prime managers final week, complaining that the corporate generates too many scandals and should change into extra moral. “Ethics, integrity and compliance are core for him as a necessary foundation for our future business,” Peik von Bestenbostel, Volkswagen’s […]

That Shaggy Mutt? At Dog Museums, Our Drooling Companions Are the Stars

That Shaggy Mutt? At Dog Museums, Our Drooling Companions Are the Stars

Below are a number of museums world wide devoted completely to our canine mates. At this charge, cats could begin to marvel what’s up. Dackelmuseum, Passau, Germany Mr. Küblbeck and Oliver Storz have been gathering dachshund memorabilia for a quarter-century. But the majority of the gathering — about three,500 objects — was acquired from a […]

German Supreme Court rules ad blockers are legal

German Supreme Court guidelines advert blockers are authorized

(Reuters) — Germany’s Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a case brought by Axel Springer looking for to ban a well-liked utility that blocks internet marketing, in a landmark ruling that offers a blow to the publishing business. The court docket present in favor of Adblock Plus, an app marketed by a agency known as […]

Fury in Germany as Rap Duo With Anti-Jewish Lyrics Gets Award

Fury in Germany as Rap Duo With Anti-Jewish Lyrics Gets Award

He additionally famous the unlucky timing of the ceremony. April 12 is a day of worldwide solemnity. “That such a prize was handed out on Holocaust Remembrance Day is shameful,” he wrote. The nation’s recording business affiliation had criticized the lyrics however defended its alternative within the identify of creative freedom. Nominations are primarily based […]

Top Porsche Official Targeted in German Police Raid Tied to Diesel Scheme

Top Porsche Official Targeted in German Police Raid Tied to Diesel Scheme

Spokesmen for Porsche and Volkswagen additionally declined to determine the suspects, and didn’t announce any adjustments to the Porsche board. A Volkswagen spokesman mentioned that nobody on the corporate’s administration board was among the many suspects. That would seem to rule out Oliver Blume, Porsche’s chief govt and a member of each corporations’ boards. But […]

Opinion

Opinion

Traditionally, the anchor of German conservatism within the Bundestag has been the Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister get together of Ms. Merkel’s Christian Democrats. In the run-up to this yr’s state elections in Bavaria, it too has been hardening its place on immigration and integration, explicitly to dam the far-right Alternative for Germany get […]

6 Men Were Plotting Attack on Berlin Half-Marathon, Police Say

6 Men Were Plotting Attack on Berlin Half-Marathon, Police Say

Last month, a 26-year-old Palestinian asylum seeker was sentenced to life in jail for murdering one man and wounding six different individuals with a knife in a Hamburg grocery store in July, in what the court docket known as an Islamist assault. Members of the opposition occasion Alternative for Germany have charged that the nation’s […]

Several Dead in Münster, Germany, Amid Reports of Van Crashing Into Crowd

Several Dead in Münster, Germany, Amid Reports of Van Crashing Into Crowd

Photo Police vans in downtown Münster, Germany, on Saturday. Credit DPA, by way of Associated Press Several folks had been killed and plenty of others injured on Saturday in Münster, in western Germany, after a van crashed into a gaggle of individuals within the coronary heart of the outdated metropolis, in accordance with the police […]

Ex-Catalonia Leader, Freed From German Jail, Calls for Talks With Spain

Ex-Catalonia Leader, Freed From German Jail, Calls for Talks With Spain

Photo Carles Puigdemont, the previous president of Catalonia, informed reporters in Berlin on Saturday that he hoped his launch from a German jail would create a chance for dialogue. Credit Carsten Koall/Getty Images Carles Puigdemont, the previous chief of Catalonia, made a renewed name on Saturday for Spanish authorities to open negotiations over the area’s […]