Germans said they were prepared to cut their heat use and fly less to help tackle climate change. But most are reluctant to give up meat and their cars, according to a YouGov poll.
Compulsory military service was suspended in 2011. A recent survey suggests 61% of Germans want it reintroduced, with over a third saying it should apply to women as well as men.
A new poll in Germany suggests six people in 10 would approve of investing more still in the armed forces, even if it meant making cuts elsewhere or borrowing. They were much less keen on giving up a bank holiday for it.
A poll conducted by Germany's DPA news agency suggests many Germans disapprove of arming Ukraine in its war against Russia. Meanwhile, Russia's Medvedev denied the country was running out of missiles. DW has the latest.
Having lived away from Malaysia and intermittently in Germany for 19 years, Brenda Haas finds these days that culture shock goes both ways.
If you believe Russian state media, then Germans back President Putin and mock Chancellor Scholz. But where do these stories claim to get their information from?
Would you rather buy a plastic tree or use a real one, even if it died after the festivities?
What do Germans think of their government? What do they make of citizenship reform? Do they support doing business with Qatar? Who will win the Football World Cup? The regular ARD Deutschlandtrend survey has the answers.
16 Oct 2022
Moving from Israel to Germany, DW's Dana Regev was surprised to learn just how seriously Germans take their privacy. Here's how she survived.
26 Sep 2022
In Germany, gas prices are going through the roof, and consumers are getting very worried. Policymakers have different ideas on the right response.
9 Sep 2022
Since the beginning of the war, German and Ukrainian art historians have been meeting online to discuss the protection of cultural assets, as well as personal fates.
3 Sep 2022
People in Germany are beginning to feel the pinch, in the face of skyrocketing electricity, fuel, and food prices. As inflation rises, concern is mounting — and so is dissatisfaction with the government.