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Germany increasingly popular among Britons

24 October 2014 | German Embassy London, GNTO
Frankfurt am Main

Only days after the British Museum launched its new exhibition "Germany: Memories of a Nation", the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) confirms this interest in Germany with a rise in the number of overnight stays by visitors from the UK.

EU Summit: Climate and energy targets agreed

24 October 2014 | German Embassy London
European Summit Brussels

On the first day of their meeting in Brussels, the EU's heads of state and government focused on climate targets for 2030. They agreed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. The leaders also discussed the Ebola outbreak, the ISIS threat and the conflict in Ukraine.

Education in Germany 2014: Education Report

23 October 2014 | German Embassy London
Student in Lecture Hall

On 23 October, the German Cabinet approved the Education in Germany 2014 report, provided by the German Ministry of Education and Research. The report demonstrates a series of positive developments in the German education system.

Germany pledges further €5 million to Ebola research

23 October 2014 | Federal Government
Ebola outbreak in Liberia

On 22 October, the German Ministry of Education and Research pledged to provide a further €5 million to fund research into the Ebola virus, to ensure that reliable methods of diagnosis and treatment can be developed as quickly as possible.

Germany increases humanitarian aid for Iraq

22 October 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Steinmeier (right) with John Kerry on 21 October in Berlin

Germany is providing a further €20 million for humanitarian aid for the people of Iraq. These funds will be available immediately and will be used mainly to provide winter relief to refugees and internally displaced persons.