The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has courted growing anti-immigrant opinion in Germany by claiming the country's attempts to create a multicultural society have "utterly failed".
At first blush the results in Germany for the EU elections looked like nothing of significance had happened.
German historian Marie Sophie Hingst, famous for her blog about family members who perished in the Holocaust, has been caught in a lie. The revelation also put the media, which published her other 'personal stories', in a bind.
Following protest, the government has withdrew an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's favoured successor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer sparked outrage on social media on Tuesday with an apparent call for limits to free speech around elections, AFP reported.
Germany's Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents who refuse to vaccinate their children €2,500 ($2,800) in a bid to "eradicate measles," according to an interview Spahn gave to Bild am Sonntag.
According to data released by the Gesellschaft für Deutsche Sprache (Society for the German Language), the most popular boy's name for newborn babies in Berlin is Mohammed.
Germany's leading Jewish organization expressed alarm Thursday over footage of flag-waving neo-Nazis in self-styled uniforms marching through an eastern German town on May Day unhindered by police.
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