For three decades, nuclear power was one of Germany’s most divisive debates. But with Russia cutting gas, Germans are revisiting their political energy taboos.
Local leaders find themselves at the front line of Europe’s conservation efforts, fearing a Russian gas cut. It’s not an easy place to be.
Group of 7 leaders meeting in Germany were receptive to a Biden administration plan to cap the price of Russian oil in world markets, limiting Kremlin revenue.
As leaders of the Group of 7 gather in Germany, the scramble to replace Russian fossil fuels is raising concerns that hard-won climate targets will be missed.
Tegernsee, a luxury getaway in Bavaria, is known for quietly hosting the superrich. But war in Ukraine has divided locals about whether the authorities should go after the assets of their wealthy Russian neighbors.
Its 2,000-year journey to Texas remains a mystery, but the buyer is returning it to the German state of Bavaria, its pre-World War II home.
The prospect of a vaccine mandate has galvanized a nationwide protest movement attracting naturalists, neo-Nazis and ordinary citizens alike.
A German foundation, which holds Liebermann’s portrait of his wife and two other works from the Jewish artist’s collection, will retain them but is paying a settlement.
The lighting plan was meant as a statement against a new law in Hungary, whose team is taking on Germany on Wednesday. UEFA said the request was too political.
At 17, Juliane Diller was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon. Fifty years later she still runs Panguana, a research station founded by her parents in Peru.
Officials have refused to refer a dispute over the work held by the state painting collections to a national commission created to review claims of art lost in the Nazi era.
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany will exit the world stage in less than six months, and the fight for her seat is pitting the leaders of two sister parties against one another.
Mr. Fischbacher’s partner, Roy Horn, died last May of complications of Covid-19. “There could be no Siegfried without Roy, and no Roy without Siegfried,” Mr. Fischbacher said at the time.
American culture, friends and jobs are part of the fabric of Vilseck, home to a U.S. military base. President Trump has forced its people to think about what it would mean to lose that.
Lockdown-weary city dwellers across the continent are visiting parks and other protected areas for the first time, overwhelming staff and generating pleas for more support.
Across the country, city and town squares stand empty of the usual huts, sounds, scents and lights, as the coronavirus has forced the country to skip its beloved annual Christmas markets.
The authorities are stumped by what happened to the wooden phallus, a popular Instagram stop for hikers. Along with all the monoliths, it has been quite a month for mysterious public art.
To settle a lengthy debate, a team of paleontologists says the specimen unearthed in the 19th century was shed by an archaeopteryx.
In 1633 the Bavarian village of Oberammergau, ravaged by a pandemic, made a pledge to God. Now another pandemic has forced villagers to abandon their promise.