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Silence greets Germans braced for shrieking sirens in nationwide alarm test

People in Germany who were braced for shrieking sirens instead got deafening silence as the first test of the nationwide warning system in 30...

13,000 chairs set up at Reichstag in symbolic plea over overcrowded migrant camp

Activists have set up thousands of chairs outside the German parliament in Berlin to underline their calls to take in migrants from an overcrowded...

Germany increases pressure on Russia in Navalny poisoning probe

Germany has stepped up the pressure on Russia over the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, warning that a lack of support by Moscow...

German leaders condemn far-right attempt to storm parliament building

Attempts by far-right protesters and others to storm the German parliament building following a protest against the country’s pandemic restrictions have been condemned by...

Plane carrying dissident in coma leaves Russia for Germany

A plane carrying a Russian dissident in a coma after a suspected poisoning left for a German hospital on Saturday after prolonged wrangling over...

Germans warned to stick to guidelines as Covid infections hit three-month high

Germany’s government has urged citizens to keep their guard up and stick to public health guidelines, as new Covid-19 infections hit a three-month high...

German economy plunged 10% during second quarter

Germany’s economy took a massive hit during the pandemic shutdowns. Output shrank by 10.1% during the April-June period from the previous quarter, the country’s official...

Merkel says Germany can afford more debt to fund EU recovery

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country can afford to take on more debt to help fund an unprecedented economic recovery programme for the...

German finance company Wirecard files for insolvency amid accounting scandal

German financial technology company Wirecard is filing for insolvency after an accounting scandal that led to the arrest of its former chief executive earlier...

German Cabinet agrees to ban sale of single-use plastic items

Germany is banning the sale of single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and food containers, bringing it in line with a European Union directive intended...

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US judge approves injunction to delay WeChat restrictions

A federal judge has approved a request from a group of WeChat users to delay looming US government restrictions that could effectively make the...

Fines of up to £10,000 for failing to self-isolate in England

People in England who refuse an order to self-isolate will face fines of up to £10,000 (€10,900), the UK government has warned amid deepening...

US says all UN sanctions on Iran restored

The US has declared all international sanctions against Iran have been restored despite the rest of the world vowing to ignore the move. Donald Trump’s...

Hancock warns of second UK lockdown if public fail to follow Covid-19 rules

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned Britain is at a “tipping point” as he refused to rule out a second national coronavirus lockdown...

Ashley Banjo: Diversity have never been prouder after ITV backed performance

Ashley Banjo said his dance group Diversity have “never been prouder”, following ITV’s support for their performance of a routine inspired by the Black...
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