Germany holds the UN Security Council Presidency in July.
In May, the EU Commission predicted the biggest economic crisis in the history of the European Union. Now the data are pointing even further down - although the worst could already be over.
Could shopping without a mask be possible again soon? The ministers of economics of two German states came forward on Sunday - but received a restrained reaction.
A corona antibody study started in Reutlingen on Friday. It is being carried out by the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research. A total of 60,000 test persons are to be examined nationwide.
On Thursday, the Bundestag passed the so-called basic pension, which is intended to improve small pensions for about 1.3 million people.
The search for a vaccine against the new coronavirus is fierce worldwide. Biontech from Mainz and Pfizer are also in the race.
A corona test centre has been open at Frankfurt Airport since Monday. It is the first at a German airport. The biotechnology company Centogene, in cooperation with the airport operator Fraport and Lufthansa, started the project on Monday.
Every year, eight million tonnes of plastic waste are released into the world's oceans. It's a global issue that can only be addressed collaboratively.
The end of plastic cutlery, plastic cotton swabs and disposable cups made of polystyrene is approaching. The German government initiated the implementation of the EU directive.
More than 1550 infected workers at the Tönnies slaughterhouse. The NRW government pulls the emergency brake. Head of government Armin Laschet announces a regional lockdown and massive testing among the population.
The event industry is particularly hard hit by the Corona crisis. With the "Night of Light" campaign, the industry is also drawing attention to it at numerous locations.
Did you know that more than half of the refugees who came to German between 2013 and 2016 found a job and more than 60,000 young refugees are either enrolled at a university or started training?