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 Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief-of-staff Ronald Pofalla. Photograph: Getty Images

Chancellor Angela Merkel attended Wagner’s Flying Dutchman in Bayreuth yesterday, leaving her chief-of-staff to face the music in Berlin over grounded(...)

German public broadcaster ZDF has denied charges of sexism over an advertisement for the European women’s soccer championship

Moving to the exitsThe Dáil lived the song of the summer on Wednesday when politicians stayed out way past their bedtime to play Daft Punk Politics.Al(...)

‘He hasn’t the dazzling exoticism of Michael Jackson. He doesn’t adopt the show business gymnastics of Mick Jagger. He doesn’t imbue himself with the (...)

An Austrian-based student group has filed a complaint that Facebook and Apple’s Irish subsidiaries broke EU law by allegedly sharing data with US intelligence services. Photograph: Martin Keene/PA Wire.

An Austrian-based student group has filed a complaint that Facebook and Apple’s Irish subsidiaries broke EU law by allegedly sharing data with US inte(...)

Two things bothered Graham Pope when he moved to Berlin in June 2011: not having a bike to get around, and not having a couch to offer visitors. The 3(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with moderator Peter Spiegel (left) and Antonis Samaras of Greece, Valdis Dombrovskis of Latvia and Jyrki Katainen of Finland at the Economic Ideas Forum in Helsinki on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has conceded that a concrete agreement on investment into AIB and Bank of Ireland by the new European rescue fund is unlikely t(...)

Students throw journals and books onto bonfires in Bebelplatz in 1933

Every city has its ghosts, but in Berlin this week a portal to the past was wide open, and spectres, benign and malevolent, wandered the citysc(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to Volker Kauder, chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag, prior to debates over EU finanical aid to Cyprus at the Bundestag on Thursday. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

German chancellor Angela Merkel has urged caution in interpreting “distorted” ECB statistics that suggest Germans are less wealthy than many eu(...)

Germany’s finqance minister Wolfgang Schauble, with counterparts Pierre Moscovici of France and George Osborne of the United Kingdom in Dublin Castle.Photograph: Alan Betson

In the euro crisis, Berlin has wielded three instruments of torment to extract political concessions from EU partners. T(...)

German chancellor  Angela Merkel. Photograph:  Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

For five years, Angela Merkel has invoked one adjective to push through her euro crisis strategy against growing domestic resistance: (...)

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