Germany's Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution has wrapped up a two-year investigation into the Alternative for Germany. The party's far-right branch is already under surveillance.
The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol stunned many in Germany, especially those who grew up in the American sector of then-West Berlin.
Germany lags the U.S. and others in the number of women on boards at major companies. "[N]ot many changes are made voluntarily, and progress is very slow," said the federal minister for women.
While daily new infections have declined somewhat, more than 1,000 Germans are dying per day. All 16 German states are in favor of keeping restrictions in place.
Many expected the Alternative for Germany, or AfD, to continue growing stronger, but the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the far-right party's deep internal divisions.
Amid a spike in new cases, leaders in Germany, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic have announced the return of strict measures to dissuade people from attending large holiday gatherings.
Whether it's officers participating in neo-Nazi chat groups or hoarding ammunition to prepare for a doomsday scenario, extremism is a persistent problem among those who enforce the law in Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel extended limits on private gatherings, and will keep bars and restaurants closed through December, but she asked the EU to agree on a time to reopen the region's ski slopes.
Thousands of demonstrators, most without masks, had gathered in a tightly packed crowd at the city's Brandenburg Gate, objecting to government measures intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The airport opened in 1948 and is closing as Berlin's new international hub opens after a series of delays. Although COVID-19 has hampered travel, Germans are visiting Tegel to relive old memories.
Germany is heading into a partial lockdown. Berlin already imposed closing hours to its nightlife for the first time in decades as Germany's leader asked youth to think of their grandparents.
They're stealing laptops and causing mayhem at children's birthday parties. Authorities warn if the boars rely on people for food, it could have dangerous consequences for both animals and humans.
Germans abide by a host of laws to keep noise at a minimum after 10 p.m. and on Sundays. Thousands of motorcyclists have been riding in roaring protest through cities in response to a proposed ban.
Prostitution is legal in the country, but lawmakers have banned it to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Sex workers say that has put them at risk, and they want to work legally again.
"Two hours of walking will soon be mandatory?" asks one headline in the German press. "Is the paternalism going too far?" demands another.