Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Getty Images

Berlin is calling on Google to disclose details of the secret formula that has allowed it to monopolise web search in Europe, in a move that is likely(...)

German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier with chancellor Angela Merkel: Mr Steinmeier struck a more conciliatory tone and described Berlin’s partnership with Washington as “without alternative”. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images

Berlin has ordered its intelligence services to conduct a full sweep for double agents but denied reports they should reduce co-operation with US age(...)

Justice minister Heiko Maas described the overhauled citizenship rules as a “very significant step towards modern citizenship policy”. Photograph: EPA/Maurizio Gambarini

Germany’s three million-strong Turkish community has dismissed liberalised dual citizenship rules for non-EU citizens as a “half-hearted bureaucrat(...)

The head of Germany’s ADAC car club, Europe’s largest, resigned in disgrace on Monday after an external audit found it had rigged the results and order of its award for the country’s most popular car

The head of Germany’s ADAC car club, Europe’s largest, resigned in disgrace on Monday after an external audit found it had rigged the results a(...)

Wolfgang Schäuble: Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen to keep Mr Schäuble in place as finance minister and the 71-year-old has expressed his readiness to stay. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images

Wolfgang Schäuble is on course for a second term as German finance minister with the Social Democratic Union (SPD) reportedly ready to forgo control o(...)