Coronavirus in Germany: Adidas, H&M to stop paying rent over outbreak closures
Big retailers in Germany say they plan to stop paying rent for stores that were told to close in order to slow the pandemic. Adidas is leading the charge, along with shoe chain Deichmann and Swedish clothing giant H&M.
Will Germans trade privacy for coronavirus protection?
Asian countries have used digital tracking to fight the new coronavirus, while Europe has put its faith in social distancing. Germany's government is debating how much privacy should and can be protected amid a pandemic.
Coronavirus: Germany counts costs of economic shutdown
Trying to contain the coronavirus could prove costly. A new study warns of a hit of between 7.2 and 20.6% of GDP. As restaurants and other services shut down on Monday, the government announced an emergency budget.
Germany mulls mass testing for coronavirus immunity: report
Scientists in Germany are preparing to carry out a test to find out who has already developed antibodies to fight off the novel coronavirus. The results could help life in Germany to get back to normal.
Germany: IS sympathizer jailed 10 years over poisoning plan
Planning a ricin attack in Germany has ended in 10 years of jail time for an IS adherent. The Dusseldorf court heard that the Tunisian and his wife had stashed toxins and bomb components in their Cologne apartment.
Germany: School-leaving exams will go ahead despite coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has caused schools across Germany to shut but the question of whether final exams would take place remained open — until now. Students will have to sit their school-leaving exams as expected.
Germany turning people back at the airport: What you need to know
Germany has begun denying entry to non-EU citizens in an attempt to stem the spread of the pandemic. Entry may still be possible for travelers in 'urgent' situations.
Coronavirus latest: France enters nationwide lockdown
Widespread containment measures have gone into effect across much of Germany, France and Spain. Non-essential businesses and shops are closed, people have been ordered to stay at home and borders have been shut.