Dr Ugur Sahin, who along with his wife Dr Ozlem Tureci founded the German company BioNTech. Both are children of migrants to Germany. Photograph: BioNTech via PA

Germany has marked the 60th anniversary of the labour agreements that invited in entire generations of so-called Gastarbeiter or “Guest Workers” from (...)

Demolished campers, trash and debris is pictured in Kreuzberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany. Photograph:  Christof Stache /AFP/ Getty Images

German authorities faced pressure on Tuesday to set aside longstanding privacy concerns and send mobile phone alerts directly to people in potential d(...)

Ms Deike Potzel pays a farewell courtesy call on President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins.

Germany’s departing ambassador to Ireland is optimistic that the Irish Government will join up to a global deal with a 15 per cent floor on corporatio(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel (third from left) and Rhineland-Palatinate state premier Malu Dreyer (right) talk to a resident during their visit in the flood-ravaged village of Schuld near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler on Sunday. Photograph: Getty

German chancellor Angela Merkel described the flooding that has devastated parts of Europe as “terrifying” on Sunday after the death toll across the r(...)

A resident piles up destroyed belongings on Saturday  after  floods caused major damage in Schuld near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, western Germany. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty

Rescue workers continued to search flood-ravaged parts of Germany and Belgium for survivors on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week (...)

Aerial view shows an area completely destroyed by the floods in the Blessem district of Erftstadt, western Germany. Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP via Getty

Germany triggered a military disaster alert on Friday after the catastrophic flood that has claimed at least 100 lives, with at least 1,300 still miss(...)

 People sit in the sun in Berlin: From Friday, the city has banned all gatherings of more than two people between 9pm and 5am. Photograph: Maja Hitij/Getty

With a summery Easter weekend looming, Berlin, Hamburg and Brandenburg have imposed night-time restrictions in response to recent gatherings of crowds(...)

President Michael D Higgins’s 2019 state visit to Germany was such a success that his German counterpart (and Rory Gallagher fan) Frank Walter Steinmeier, right, was all set to return the visit last year – warp speed in diplomatic terms – until the virus intervened. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Dublin’s bilateral relationships with London and Berlin are like two very different children. London is the eldest: used to getting its way and able t(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a wreath laying ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the second World War, at the Neue Wache Memorial in Berlin on Friday. Photograph:  Filip Singer / Pool/ EPA

Ceremonies to mark the end of the second World War, 75 years ago, come at a parlous moment for European integration. The greatest conflict in human hi(...)

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches honour guards of the Presidential Regiment marching to mark the 75th anniversary of  victory over Nazi Germany in the second World War, in Sobornaya Square at Moscow’s Kremlin.  Photograph: Alexey Druzhinin/Sputnik/AFP/Getty

President Vladimir Putin told Russians on Saturday they are invincible when they stand together, as he presided over celebrations of victory in the se(...)

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