Steinmeier speaking to the press earlier this month

Steinmeier: Referendum results are positive decision for Scotland, the UK and Europe

The independence referendum in Scotland "highlights the United Kingdom’s exemplary democratic culture," said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today, as he welcomed the results of the referendum.

Goslar, a historic town in Lower Saxony

Germany increasingly popular among British tourists

 Germany-bound visitors from the United Kingdom peaked again in the first half of 2014, as overnight stays by British visitors rose by  4.9% compared to the first half of 2013.

Johnanna Wanka

Germany’s High-tech strategy – turning ideas into innovations faster

The German government passed a new high-tech strategy at the beginning of September, which will strengthen economic growth and prosperity by accelerating the path between scientific research and its practical application.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Chancellor Merkel at cabinet meeting on 17 September

Germany to support EU civilian mission in Ukraine

The German cabinet approved the participation of up to 20 civilian experts and police officers from Germany in the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine) at a meeting on 17 September 2014.

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.

Iraq conference in Paris

Iraq conference in Paris: Joint strategy to combat Isis

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier attended the international conference on peace and security in Iraq held in Paris on 15 September. Referring to the joint action against ISIS, he made it clear that none of the participants could tolerate a “return to barbarism”.

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.

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.

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.

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.