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Latest news: Germany

Germany won’t block Poland tanks to Ukraine

Germany won't stand in the way if Poland wants to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Berlin's foreign minister says, in a possible breakthrough for Kyiv, which wants the tanks for its fight against Russia's invasion.

Man drives car into Berlin crowd, killing 1 and injuring 14

A 29-year-old man has driven into a crowd of people in Berlin, killing a teacher and injuring 14 of her students, as his car twice veered onto a pavement in a popular shopping district, officials say.

Thousands protest German COVID-19 restrictions

Thousands of people have demonstrated across Germany in the latest wave of protests against COVID-19 restrictions and vaccination requirements.

Germany to impose strict COVID vaccine mandate

Only people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or who have recovered from an infection will be allowed to enter non-essential German shops.

German mother jailed for killing children

A German woman has received a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering five of her six children, all aged between one and eight years.

German election rivals neck-and-neck

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats are locked in a very close race with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc in the country's parliamentary election, exit polls show.

Germany arrests suspected British embassy spy

German police have arrested a British man who worked at the British embassy in Berlin on suspicion of passing documents to the Russian intelligence service in exchange for cash, prosecutors say.

One dead in blast at German chemical site

One person is dead and four are missing after an explosion rocked an industrial park in the western German city of Leverkusen, sending dark plumes of smoke into the sky.

Death toll climbs as Europe floods spread

Flash floods hit southern Germany on Sunday, killing at least one person and adding to the flooding devastation that has claimed the lives of more than 180 people in Europe in recent days.

German floods kill 133, hundreds missing

Rescue workers have searched flood-ravaged parts of western Germany for survivors as water levels remained high in many towns and houses continued to collapse in the country's worst natural disaster in half a century.