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Germany starts voting as history beckons for Merkel

Germans began voting on 24 September in an election expected to be won by incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives of the CDU. Merkel is widely expected to cruise to re-election for a fourth term, with Martin Schulzs Social Democrats trailing by double digits. 1 day ago

Angela Merkels rise to power

Angela Merkel is set to become Germanys longest-serving chancellor if she wins the election on 24 September. 2 days ago

Angela Merkels rise to power

Angela Merkel is set to become Germanys longest-serving chancellor if she wins the election on 24 September. 2 days ago

11 boozy stats about Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, the annual beer-drinking holiday has kicked off in Munich over the weekend. An estimated seven million liters of beer will be drunk at the festival this year. Here are 11 incredible stats behind the worlds largest Volksfest. 5 days ago

Germanys Angela Merkel opens Gamescom 2017

Germanys Angela Merkel Opens Gamescom. Merkel posed with gamers and characters at the video and digital gaming fair, the biggest trade and consumer show in Europe. The expo welcomes over 900 exhibitors this year. It will allow visitors to test the latest technologies and up-to-date consoles. Aug 23, 2017

Hamburg zoo welcomes four rare Siberian tiger cubs

Four Siberian tiger cubs got to play outside for the first time at Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg. The siblings were born on June 15 to mother Maruschka who made sure the outside enclosure was safe for the two female and two male cubs. Aug 4, 2017

Two dead after shooting in German nightclub

A 34-year-old man opened fire in Grey nightclub in the southern German city of Konstanz on 30 July. Two people, including the gunman, were killed, with three more seriously injured. Police have ruled out terrorism as a motive, and instead have suggested that a dispute between local criminals led to the shooting. Jul 31, 2017