Chancellor Angela Merkel earlier this month

Germany condemns murder of UK aid worker David Haines

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed their horror at the brutal murder of David Haines by the terror group Islamic State.

Stefano Weinberger, Head of Culture and Education at the Embassy

German Embassy hosts networking reception for Leo Baeck alumni

Concluding Leo Baeck Institute London’s first international conference “Undisciplined: German Jewish Studies Today”, the Cultural Section of the German Embassy hosted a reception at the German House on Belgrave Square on Monday, 15 September.

Opening ceremony of the Games

Invictus Games: Silver medals for Germany

As the London Invictus Games have come to an end, the German team can look back at a very successful competition, having won medals in several categories.

Merkel speaking at rally against Anti-Semitism

Merkel: fight against anti-Semitism is our civic duty

At a rally organised by the Central Council of Jews in Germany on 14 September, German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned anti-Semitism in the strongest possible terms. Discrimination and exclusion cannot be accepted, Merkel said at the rally. The Chancellor added that Jewish life belongs to Germany's identity and culture.

Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue, 1939

Win tickets for Horst: Photographer of Style at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Enter our competition by 21 September 2014 to win a pair of tickets to the V & A's new exhibition Horst: Photographer of Style.

Painted message as part of a sensitisation programme about the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.

Germany increases funds to fight Ebola

Germany has increases its funding to fight the deadly Ebola virus from €1 million to €10 million, the Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development has announced.

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere discusses the ban on Islamic State in Germany with journalists in Berlin, 12 September 2014

Islamic State banned in Germany

As of 12 September, the activities of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation have been banned in Germany with immediate effect. The ban covers any and all involvement with IS, including using social media and attempting to recruit fighters or raise funds for the organisation. 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in the Bundestag in Berlin, 10 September 2014

Further sanctions against Russia come into force

The EU's extended package of sanctions against Russia came into force on 12 September.

Steinmeier and Hammond in Brussels last month

Foreign Ministers Hammond and Steinmeier met in Berlin

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with his British counterpart Philip Hammond at the Foreign Office in Berlin on 11 September.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel presents Miroslav Klose with the 'Goldene Victoria' prize in Berlin, 11 September 2014

2014 World Cup winner Miroslav Klose awarded Goldene Victoria prize

German football player and 2014 World Cup winner Miroslav Klose has been awarded this year's Goldene Victoria Prize for Integration. German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a speech in Klose's honour at the award ceremony in Berlin on 11 September.

Interview with German Ambassador Peter Ammon

Interview with the Ambassador

In a CTN interview, German Ambassador Peter Ammon speaks about his return to the UK, international politics, the European Union and much more. Click here to watch the interview in full.

The finalists

German Book Prize 2014: The six finalists

The shortlist for the German Book Prize 2014 has been announced, after the jury reviewed 176 titles published between October 2013 and 10 September 2014.

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski speaks at the WWII remembrance session at the Bundestag in Berlin,  10 September 2014

Bundestag commemorates outbreak of Second World War

On 10 September, a special session was held in the German Bundestag to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War.

Wind turbines in Brandenburg

Climate Diplomacy Day: Together for climate protection

The first German-British-French Day for Climate Protection and Climate Diplomacy took place on 9 September, with a kick-off event at the UK Embassy in Berlin. The embassies of our three countries organised events to showcase our efforts.

University of Hamburg

In Focus: Studying and Internships in Germany

Click here for information about studying and interning in Germany. Filled with tips on everything from putting a university application together to working out potential living costs, this is a great place to start if you're considering continuing your education or kick-starting your career in Germany.

Ambassador Peter Ammon

Ambassador Peter Ammon

Dr Peter Ammon is the German Ambassador to the Court of St. James's.

Commemorating World War One

Franz Marc, Réconciliation, 1912

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. Here you can find a collection of informative websites about events in Germany and beyond, as well as speeches and articles by German politicians and international figures.

300 Years of British-German Royal Ties

'Kings and Queens, House of Hanover' Presentation Pack

The 300th Anniversary of this British-German royal link in 2014 will be celebrated by numerous events in Britain and Germany.