30 January 2014 12:00 AM
In the Germany the “British Bobby” is still regarded as a model of gentlemanly policing, so Boris Johnson’s proposals to equip the London Met with German-manufactured water cannons has come as a shock.
23 January 2014 06:03 PM
Bavaria has cleared the way for Adolf Hitler’s manifesto Mein Kampf to be published in Germany for the first time since the Second World War.
22 January 2014 12:00 AM
Dressed up in jackboots and the grey uniform of former Communist East Germany’s hated border police, the man-sized bear goose-steps across the cobblestones in front of the Brandenburg Gate. He sidles up to giggling tourists who willingly part with their euros to have pictures taken of themselves being bear-hugged for a souvenir.
Ex-spy is no Edward Snowden: Stasi superagent reveals 'greed for money' was reason for selling US secrets to Soviet Union during Cold War
21 January 2014 06:11 PM
James Hall had been forgotten after serving 25 years in prison – until the very different case of the NSA whistleblower brought the intelligence community back into the headlines
20 January 2014 06:47 PM
Germany’s biggest motoring organisation was embroiled in a worsening and deeply embarrassing scandal today following revelations that its officials had for years massively falsified voting results in the country’s prestigious annual “car of the year” award competition.
20 January 2014 12:00 AM
15 January 2014 06:15 PM
‘Green Network’ for bicycles and public transport is designed to bypass vehicles within 20 years
Seeing red in Hamburg: Violence flares as radical left-wing squatters fight to save commune from developers
12 January 2014 06:53 PM
Tony Paterson reports from one of Europe’s richest cities fast becoming a magnet for a new wave of German activism
08 January 2014 06:58 PM
Oradour-sur-Glane has been deliberately left untouched as a permanent memorial to the 642 people slaughtered there on 10 June 1944
The Blind Hero: New film tells of 'unsung Schindler' Otto Weidt who saved Jews from Nazi death camps
06 January 2014 06:05 PM
A new film records the story of an unsung Schindler – a factory owner who hid Jewish employees from the Gestapo, and went to great lengths to save the life of one with whom he had fallen in love
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
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