Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine last year upended energy markets throughout Europe. No country was hit harder than Germany. At the time, more than half of Germany’s gas came from Russia. In the short term, the country had to double down on fossil fuels: keeping coal-fired power plants open longer and building new liquefied natural gas terminals. But in the long term, the war pushed a government falling behind on renewable energy goals to enact some ambitious new policies.
The German public has been reluctant to become involved in Ukraine's war. But the government in Berlin plans to deliver on a promise that Chancellor Olaf Scholz made in February to supply military assistance, citing a “turning point” for Europe.
A tech scandal is unfolding in Berlin, involving Germany's ruling Christian Democratic Union party and a young IT security researcher named Lilith Wittmann, who uncovered a major vulnerability in a campaign app.
Evan Williams, director of "Germany's Neo-Nazis and the Far Right," joined The World's host Marco Werman to speak about the investigation behind the film.
More than 1 in 10 hospitality workers in the UK have left the industry over the past year due to COVID-19. Between Brexit and the pandemic, owners are short-staffed, now that indoor dining is back.
The country collects no data on race and ethnicity, a direct result of the country’s Nazi past. Unfortunately, this also hampers the ability to significantly address institutionalized racism and its effects on the lives of everyday Black Germans.
A German court has ruled that a rent freeze introduced by the Berlin state government in 2019 was unconstitutional. Tenants’ organizations in Berlin say they are taking their campaign for a rent cap nationwide.
Adam Levy, who goes by "Climate Adam" on YouTube, often uses humor to debunk climate change myths.
Anti-Semitism is still a big problem in Germany. A new book called "#Antisemitismus für Anfänger” or “#Anti-Semitism for Beginners" uses humor to explore the topic.
All over Europe, the coronavirus restrictions have hit people hard. So much so that many Europeans are saying that Christmas is "canceled" this year.