Büsingen, Germany’s one and only enclave, surrounded on all sides by Switzerland.

The trout floats motionless in the pristine, glittering river, unaware that it is a Swiss fish in German waters. The fish is similarly oblivious to be(...)

The damaged bus of German first division Bundesliga football club Borussia Dortmund after an explosion on April 11th. Photograph: AFP

German police say stock market speculation, not Islamist terror, was the likely motive behind a bomb attack on the team bus of the Borussia Dortmund f(...)

Jens Weidmann: The return of inflation to Germany may allow the Bundesbank president to push for a reduction in the ESB’s bond-buying programme. Photograph: Susann Prautsch/AFP/Getty Images

German inflation probably picked up in February, surpassing the European Central Bank’s target of a rate just under 2 per cent for the first time in m(...)

Marcus O’Brien with his wife Gaby and son Till. He recently become the first Irish person and the first native English speaker to be admitted into the German Guild of Medical Technology.

It was a moment that confirmed how fully Marcus O’Brien had integrated into his new homeland. Following the completion of his industrial masters degre(...)

Police moved in on members of a far-right group engaged in forging documents. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

German police on Tuesday raided 15 locations where members of a far-right group that maintains the second World War German Reich still exists were en(...)

Margaret Haverty with the key to Lichtenstein Castle, where she has been living and working since May.

I am living a fairy-tale cliché every day, in a magical setting in Germany. My bedroom has its own turret, I have a key to the castle’s front door, a(...)

A police officer in protective gear inspects a back pack used to carry an explosive device at the scene of a suicide attack in the southern German city of Ansbach on Monday. Photograph: AFP

Bavarian authorities say they have found violent Islamic State videos on a mobile phone and laptop belonging to a 27 year-old failed Syrian asylum see(...)

This picture taken on Friday shows the Zouave statue of the Alma bridge flooded by the river Seine following heavy rainfalls in Paris. Photograph: Bertrand  Guay/AFP/Getty Images

The water level of the Seine river in Paris is starting to decrease after reaching its peak overnight, the highest in nearly 35 years, French authorit(...)

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Consumer prices in Germany barely rose in May, regional data indicated on Monday, suggesting that an economic upswing, record-high employment and risi(...)

They are three very different länder: the rich, southern industrial state of Baden-Wüerttemberg; the wine-growing Rhineland-Palatinate bordering on Fr(...)

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