Migrants wait for breakfast at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. File Photograph: Mauricio Lima/The New York Times

German chancellor Angela Merkel will try on Sunday to persuade other EU leaders to further curb immigration and restrict movement of asylum seekers wi(...)

An aerial view shows the place of the incident  on the motorway A9 near Muenchberg, Germany, Monday July 3, 2017. Photograph:  Bodo Schackow/dpa via AP)

German politicians have called for an overhaul of transport laws after claims that “rubbernecking” drivers may have cost lives by blocking emergency v(...)

The Borussia Dortmund team bus after an explosion before the game European Champions League quarter-final against AS Monaco. Photograph: Reuters

The munitions used in the attack on the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund may have come from supplies belonging to the German armed forces, a newsp(...)

 German police outside of the apartment building where Syrian terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr was arrested in Leipzig on Monday. Photograph:   Carsten Koall/Getty Images

Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised a Syrian man who overpowered a would-be Islamic State bomber, bound him up with electric cable and handed him ove(...)

Italian aerobatic team Frecce Tricolori in action during the Bray Air Show on Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

1. Ansbach bombing Our correspondent in Germany Derek Scally has the latest updates. A 27-year-old Syrian man, who had been denied asylum in German(...)

German police secure the main train station in Munich, Germany. On New Year’s Eve the public were warned to avoid crowds following a tip-off of a looming attack. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

It was just a tweet, but it hit Munich like a thunderbolt. As thousands geared up to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Bavarian capital, police sent out(...)

 Riot police armed with machine guns in front of Pasing railway station  in Munich, Germany on New Year’s Day. Photograph: Johannes Simon/Getty Images

Germany received a tip hours before midnight that militants from Iraq and Syria were planning New Year attacks in Munich but police could not find the(...)