• Boateng confident of being fit

    Germany defender Jerome Boateng, who scored in their win over Slovakia on Sunday, said his calf injury was improving and he was confident of being fit for the quarter-final with holders Spain or Italy.

  • ‘Germany will thrive under pressure‘

    Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer believes the world champions can put a slow start to Euro 2016 behind them and thrive under the pressure of knockout football when they face Slovakia on Sunday.

  • Britain under pressure for quick EU split

    Germany and France led demands for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world.

  • Boateng faces fitness test before Slovakia

    Germany will decide on the eve of their Euro 2016 round of 16 match against Slovakia on Sunday whether defender Jerome Boateng can help them to another clean sheet en route to what they hope is their fourth continental crown.

  • The UK's EU referendum: All you need to know

    This article is designed to be an easy-to-understand guide now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union.

  • Ozil, Pogba fund surgeries of 22 needy children

    The Germany international has been involved in numerous philanthropic campaigns over the course of his career, the latest of which has included funding the surgery of 11 African children.

  • German nurse 'may have killed dozens'

    A German former nurse serving a life sentence for two murders is suspected of killing dozens more patients by injecting them with heart medication, investigators say.

  • Mueller bemoans misses

    Germany and their normally prolific striker Thomas Mueller bemoans missed chances at Euro 2016 as the world champions score just one goal against battling Northern Ireland.

  • Germany eye last 16, Spain easier path

    World champions Germany headline a host of sides chasing places in the Euro 2016 knockout phase on Tuesday while title-holders Spain are out to avoid a heavyweight clash with Italy.

  • Ex-Auschwitz guard convicted in German trial

    A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard is convicted of being an accessory to the murder of 170,000 people, according to the judge presiding over what could be one of Germany's last Holocaust trials.

  • Battle of Britain: Bandits at 7pm

    Local pride is at stake on Thursday as an all-British clash between England and Wales and old rivals Germany and Poland dominate a Euro 2016 day of high tension.

  • Ruthless Germans

    Germany stars Manuel Neuer and Toni Kroos warn the world champions will only improve after seeing off Ukraine 2-0 in Lille to make the perfect start to their Euro 2016 campaign.

  • 11 German MPs threatened in 'genocide' row

    Eleven German MPs of Turkish origin have been put under police protection after receiving death threats for supporting a move to describe the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.

  • Germany battling injuries

    Missing inspirational World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm, Germany begin Euro 2016 against Ukraine on Sunday with major doubts over whether they can reach the heights of Brazil two years ago.

  • Germany sweat on Hummels

    Germany are hoping centre-back Mats Hummels could be fit to face Ukraine when the world champions open their Euro 2016 campaign on Sunday.

  • Tah replaces Ruediger

    Germany call up defender Jonathan Tah to replace the injured Antonio Ruediger in their Euro 2016 squad, coach Joachim Loew confirmed on Wednesday.

  • Germany need to rediscover form

    The German side setting their sights on Euro 2016, 20 years after their last continental trophy, may be completely different from the one that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

  • Paris floods ease but alerts in France's north

    The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded after reaching its highest level in three decades as attention turned to other areas of France where alert warnings have been issued.

  • Lightning strikes injure 51 at German music festival

    At least 51 people were injured by lightning strikes at the "Rock am Ring" music festival in western Germany on Friday evening, according to German police, with forecasts of thunderstorms and possibly hail to come.

  • Paris on alert as swollen River Seine reaches peak levels

    The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris reached its highest level in three decades, spilling its banks and prompting the Louvre museum to shut its doors and evacuate artworks in its basement.

  • Squads: UEFA Euro 2016, France

    23-member Euro 2016 squads of Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Ukraine, England, Wales, Turkey and Belgium have been announced.

  • Slovakia stun Germany

    An inexperienced Germany team suffers a self-confidence sapping 3-1 defeat to Slovakia in Sunday's storm-affected friendly as the world champions fielded four new caps ahead of Euro 2016.

  • Germany turn to youth

    World champions Germany are set to blood a crop of rising stars in Sunday's friendly at home to Slovakia as head coach Joachim Loew fine-tunes his Euro 2016 squad.

  • Schweinsteiger expects to be fit

    Bastian Schweinsteiger says he would recover from a knee injury in time to captain Germany at the European Championship, even though it remained unclear when he would return to the pitch.

  • Leverkusen snap up Volland

    Hoffenheim's Germany international Kevin Volland has signed a five-year deal with Bayer Leverkusen, the two clubs announced on Friday.

  • Change could be good for Goetze: Loew

    Bayern Munich's Mario Goetze could benefit from a potential move, with the talented attacking midfielder in need of a coach who trusts him, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Friday.

  • Dead German pensioner may have been Frankfurt serial killer

    A pensioner who died in 2014 could have been behind a spate of sadistic killings in the 1970s and 1990s, German investigators say.

  • Loew selects uncapped trio

    Uncapped midfielders Joshua Kimmich and Julian Brandt are included in Germany's provisional 27-man squad for next month's European championships in France.

  • Germany set Italy date

    Germany will play Italy in a friendly in their final game of 2016, the World Cup holders announced on Friday.

  • Germany to legalise medicinal cannabis: minister

    Germany is to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes early next year, the health minister said on Tuesday.