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Optimistic US, pessimistic Germany differ on relationship status: survey
A new survey has found that Americans and Germans have notably different perspectives on their partnership. Germans feel less enthusiastic about the US — and crave more independence from Washington.
Germany produces record amount of packaging waste
Despite good recycling habits, Germans get through a quarter ton of packaging per person each year. A new law is supposed to boost industrial-scale recycling and reusable wrapping and containers.
German drug czar calls for tobacco advertising ban amid vaping concerns
Germany's drug commissioner wants to ban tobacco ads in outdoor areas. A new report shows that while fewer Germans use cigarettes, vaping is becoming far more popular — especially among young people.
Two in three Germans say they're happy
24 Mar 2019
Wunderbar! That's how a majority of Germans personally feel, according to a new survey. Many respondents said however that they think the nation as a whole is unhappy.
Germany: Commissioner calls for extending voting rights to 85,000 disabled people
3 Dec 2018
Thousands of Germans cannot vote because of a disability that requires them to have a legal guardian. On the International Day of Disabled Persons, Germany's disability commissioner says the law has to change.
Diego Simeone expresses his admiration for Leverkusen
21 Feb 2017
Diego Simeone expresses his admiration for Leverkusen ahead of another Champions League meeting with the Germans.