Everyone looks forward to getting their salary each month - but if you're employed in Germany, you may be wondering why half of it appears to be missing. Here's how to understand your payslip and what tax deductions you can expect.
The majority of people in Germany have been enjoying the reopening of public life for almost a month - but two 'hotspot' states still have tough rules in place. When will the measures in these states end?
It's no secret that the cost of living is going through the roof, and for a certain group of tenants, the impact on their monthly rents will be tangible. Here's what to know about inflation-linked rents - and what you can do about them.
Leading German politicians have expressed relief and delight at the result of the French election, which saw centrist Emmanuel Macron returned to power with a clear majority over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Almost 15 years after British toddler Madeleine McCann went missing while on holiday, Portuguese authorities have followed German prosecutors and declared a convicted German rapist the prime suspect in her disappearance.
Olaf Scholz has seen his popularity ratings plummet in Germany amid the Ukraine crisis. After a promising start, the Chancellor has retreated into Merkel-era habits that no longer match the country he is leading, writes Brian Melican.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Friday hit back against accusations his centre-left Social Democrats have been too lenient towards Russia, as critics accuse Berlin of dragging its feet on deliveries of heavy weapons to Ukraine.
France will go to the polls on Sunday in a nail-biting showdown between the liberal Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen. What would the ramifications of a win for either of them mean for Germany?
From deadly wildfires to catastrophic floods, Europe is seeing the impact of the climate crisis with episodes of extreme weather only likely to increase in the coming years as average temperatures rise.
The German Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir (Greens) has joined consumer groups in calling for temporarily scrapping VAT on fruits and vegetables to help ease the cost-of-living crisis for the poorest households.
As more customers start to gravitate towards eco-friendly vehicles, the German Economics Ministry is planning to taper out its financial incentives for electric car owners and end subsidies for hybrid cars entirely.
Germany's traffic-light coalition has unveiled two energy relief packages in as many months, but many self-employed people are wondering whether they'll end up slipping through the net. Here's what you may be entitled to as a freelancer in Germany.
There have been a huge number of changes to German tax law recently, which could see some taxpayers netting an even bigger rebate this year. Here are the key things you need to know about filing your tax return for 2021.