Germany records a sharp rise in counterfeit bills

January 29, 2024 Lucy 0

The number of fake euro banknotes in circulation in Germany increased in 2023, the country’s central bank says. Authorities said they confiscated cash with a supposed value of over five million euros. German authorities recorded […]


Ukraine updates: Kyiv and Moscow exchange POWs

January 3, 2024 Lucy 0

Russia and Ukraine exchanged prisoners of war after UAE mediation in the first significant swap since August. Meanwhile, Russia says it has downed 12 Ukrainian missiles over the Belgorod region. DW has the latest. Russia and Ukraine announced […]


Police in Berlin ban pro-Palestinian New Year rally

December 31, 2023 Lucy 0

Authorities in Berlin have said the planned pro-Palestinian rally would carry a risk of “crimes,” including displays of antisemitism and glorification of violence. Berlin police announced on Saturday that a pro-Palestinian rally scheduled for New Year’s Eve in […]


Germany: 2023 set to be warmest year on record

December 27, 2023 Lucy 0

This year is expected to be the warmest on record in Germany, with an annual temperature of 10.6 degrees forecast by the German Meteorological Office. The announcement follows weeks of flooding across the country. According […]


EU launches probe into Elon Musk’s X platform

December 19, 2023 Lucy 0

X, formerly Twitter, is suspected of having failed to counter illegal content and disinformation, an EU commissioner said about the infringement proceedings. The EU seeks to tackle big tech firms under new regulations. The European […]