Germany in the EU

Germany is one of the founding members of the European Union and is way more than the geographical centre of the EU today.

Mandatory masks and more students

While more pupils return to their schools this Monday, the ministers of education will discuss how to proceed. Meanwhile, far-reaching regulations are coming into force regarding the obligation to wear masks - but not all fines are due immediately.

EU approves 500 billion aid package

Within a few weeks, the EU Commission is to draw up a plan for economic reconstruction after the Corona crisis. The result of the EU video summit does not meet the challenge, critics say.