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Ros Atkins on… Germany’s Ukraine tank decision

The BBC’s Analysis Editor examines the background to Germany’s decision to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.

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US joins Germany in sending battle tanks to Ukraine

Ukraine hails the announcements as a turning point, while Russia says they are a provocation.

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Ukraine war: Germany won’t block export of its Leopard 2 tanks, foreign minister says

The country is under increasing international pressure to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.

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Ukraine war: Germany yet to make decision on sending tanks

Berlin denies it is preventing countries from donating Leopard 2s, but Poland criticises its “hesitation”.

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Germany says it is no longer reliant on Russian energy

New sources of energy mean Germany is no longer dependent on Russia, Germany’s finance minister said.

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Iranian man held in Germany over suspected chemical attack

Police raided the man’s residence but say no toxic chemicals were found.

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The self-proclaimed kingdom that doesn’t recognise Germany

Money, ID cards, flags, and even their own king: meet the Germans who refuse to recognise the state.

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Germany arrests 25 accused of plotting coup

A far-right group is suspected of planning to storm parliament and install an aristocrat as leader.

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Ukraine war: Animal eye packages sent to embassies from Germany

Ukraine says bloody packages sent to its embassies bore the address of a German Tesla dealership.

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Schoolgirl killed in knife attack in Germany

Police say a man came out of a refugee shelter and attacked two teenagers on their way to school.

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Poland says stolen Kandinsky auctioned in Germany

The German auctioneer suspends finalisation of the sale after an angry response in Poland.

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Ukraine war: Germany to cover energy bills as gas prices soar

Germany is spending €300bns to shield its people from soaring energy bills. Will it work?

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Germany to ease entry rules for skilled workers

The country is currently experiencing labour shortages in several industries, including childcare and IT.

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World Cup 2022: Germany stunned by late Japan comeback

A stunning late comeback from Japan sees four-time winners Germany fall to a shock defeat in their opening World Cup game in Qatar.

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Girl hidden in Germany for years by family prompts inquiry

Prosecutors say the eight-year-old girl was locked away for seven years in her grandparents’ house.

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Germany plans to legalise recreational cannabis

In the EU only Malta has legalised recreational cannabis, while the Dutch tolerate limited use.

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Germany fires cybersecurity chief ‘over Russia ties’

Arne Schönbohm is accused of being too close to Russia through an association he helped set up.

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France sends Germany gas for first time amid Russia energy crisis

The new flow was sent in “European solidarity” after Russia cut energy supplies to Europe.

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Iran protests: Germany calls for sanctions over violent crackdown

Annalena Baerbock says Germany will ensure the European Union freezes assets and imposes entry bans.

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Germany nationalises gas giant amid energy crisis

The German government is taking a 98.5% stake in Uniper, one of the country’s biggest suppliers.

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Germany announces €65bn package to curb soaring energy costs

The move to shield citizens and businesses comes as Europe struggles to wean itself off Russian energy.

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Melting glaciers: Germany’s ‘could disappear’ in 50 years

Glaciologist Christoph Mayer thinks Germany’s five alpine glaciers could melt within 50 years.

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Israel and Germany condemn Palestinian leader’s ’50 Holocausts’ claim

Israeli and German leaders express outrage after Mahmoud Abbas accuses Israel of “50 Holocausts”.

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Legoland: Rollercoaster crash at Germany resort injures 31

The accident happened after two rollercoaster trains collided into each other, Legoland says.

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Women’s Euro 2022: England and Germany fans arrive in Wembley

England are one win away from their first major trophy, while Germany are eight-time champions.

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Germany scrambles for energy with no faith in Russian gas

Moscow has in effect weaponised gas exports, so Germany is having to restart old coal-fired power stations.

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Ukraine war: Germany fears Russia gas cut may become permanent

The crucial Nord Stream 1 pipeline is shutting down for 10 days of annual maintenance work.

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Germany takes step closer to gas rationing

The country triggers the “alarm” stage of its emergency gas plan after a drop in Russian supplies.

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Tornado in Germany injures 43 people, police say

Officials said the tornado cut a path of destruction during violent storms in the west of the country.

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The volunteer pilots from Germany delivering medical supplies to Ukraine

The pilots from Germany are flying medical supplies to the Ukraine-Poland border and helping refugees.