22 Aug 2022
Faced with a drastic reduction in gas delivery by the Russian energy giant Gazprom, Germans are being asked to cut energy consumption to save gas for the winter.
17 Jul 2022
Christian Karagiannidis is a member of Germany's COVID-19 expert council. He explains which comorbidities increase the risk of a patient falling seriously ill.
11 Jul 2022
Russia is supplying less and less gas to Germany. Now the Nord Stream pipeline is being shut for maintenance, and no one knows for sure if it will come back online. The Kremlin is using gas to exert leverage on Germany.
29 Jun 2022
The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.
5 Jun 2022
The German government is supporting Ukraine, battling inflation, and combatting climate change. A monthly survey has asked voters how they rate the efforts.
8 May 2022
The German public is divided on the issue of military support for Ukraine. Many fear the delivery of tanks and training of Ukrainian soldiers in Germany may drag the country into the war.
12 Feb 2022
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is pushing for a vaccine mandate as part of Germany's COVID-19 containment strategy, and lawmakers in Parliament are debating compulsory vaccines. So how do German citizens feel about the prospect of a mandatory jab?
6 Feb 2022
A German "Public Viewing" is great fun. An English public viewing? Not so much. Rachel Stewart takes a look at some English words that have taken on a whole new meaning in Germany.
24 Nov 2021
Health Minister Jens Spahn has stressed there's an alternative to Germany's homegrown BioNTech-Pfizer jab. He had come under fire from medical groups for limiting supplies in order to use up the country's Moderna stock.
11 Sep 2021
A Taliban spokesman has said Germans are welcome in Afghanistan and that the group hopes Berlin will open diplomatic ties. The militant Islamist group is aiming for international legitimacy — as well as substantial aid.
10 Sep 2021
An annual study has again asked people what they fear the most. After almost two years of COVID pandemic, somewhat surprisingly, health issues do not top the list.
11 Jul 2021
In less than 100 days, Germans will go to the polls to vote for a new parliament. The latest opinion polls show that the coronavirus pandemic is overshadowing all other concerns.