Derek Scally

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Kaya Taner and Emma Tracey. ‘I see a lot of bullshit in the tech industry, which you get everywhere, but that is the fluff on top. Below that are developers’ ideas of openness and sharing’

Berlin must be doing something right if it’s managed to keep Emma Tracey there for five years. Picking absentmindedly at a bowl of shakshuka in a caf(...)

The Primark store at Alexanderplatz  in Berlin, Germany.  Photograph:  Athanasios Gioumpasis/Getty Images

Germany is marking the 50th birthday of fast-fashion giant Primark on Thursday with store pickets and a new report flagging what its authors call low-(...)

Many who grew up in close-knit communities found it quite a relief to escape to the anonymity of a city bedsit

A recent Irishman’s diary by Derek Scally about a novel called The Valley Of the Squinting Windows reminded me that living in a surveillance culture i(...)

Andrea Nahles, who suddenly resigned as leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD). Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Germany’s grand coalition parties stepped back from the brink on Monday, vowing to serve out their full term to 2021 after the sudden resignation of S(...)

German police have confirmed they shot dead an Irish man in Hamburg. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Hamburg police have confirmed they fatally shot an Irish man after they were called to a family incident in the German port city on Wednesday. Police(...)

British prime minister Theresa May embraces chancellor Angela Merkel  in Berlin on Tuesday. Photograph:  Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

With amusement, impatience, and a nod to the surreal repetition of “Groundhog Day”, British prime minister Theresa May met chancellor Angela Merkel in(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media in Neudietendorf near Erfurt, Germany, yesterday. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is meeting German chancellor Angela Merkel in Dublin on Thursday where the two will discuss the possible second extension of ar(...)

Defendants Marvin N (L) and Hamdi H (C) await a verdict in their case at court in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Paul Zinken/dpa/AFP/Getty Images

Two German men who killed a motorist during an illegal car race through Berlin have been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of se(...)

Children at the al-Hawl  camp, which is saturated by civilians fleeing Baghouz, the last pocket in Syria held by Islamic State. Photograph: Laurence Geai/Le Monde

Unlike many western European countries, the State has taken a relatively benign approach to the question of what to do with jihadists returning from S(...)

German car companies argue there was nothing illegal in their meetings to agree “clean diesel” norms.

European competition authorities are readying anti-cartel fines of up to €1 billion each for German car giants BMW, VW and Daimler. The companies are(...)

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