Andreas Vosskuhle, presiding judge of the Second Senate of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, puts on his cap after the ESM verdict in Karlsruhe, Germany. Photograph: Uli Deck/EPA

ESM chief Klaus Regling has welcomed the dismissal by Germany’s highest court of constitutional challenges to the EU’s permanent bailout fund. (...)

Press conferences of Germany’s economic advisory council are usually a sober affair. The group’s official German name, the Sachverständigenrat, is suc(...)

German economists said that ECB bond-buying to stabilise crisis euro countries – over €200 billion and counting – had put the bank in a legal “grey area”

Frankfurt’s two central banks, the European Central Bank and the Bundesbank, clashed yesterday over whether the ECB needs tighter rules for its euro c(...)

Economist Hans-Werner Sinn said Germany should help struggling countries leave the euro

Germany would have nothing to fear and much to gain from exiting the euro area, according to influential economist Hans(...)