Facing EU penalties over poor air quality, Germany has said it wants to test free public transport in five cities. Bonn and Essen are among the cities to serve as testing grounds for the idea.
Johnson's visit came two months after the European Union announced its decision to resume ties with Thailand following a period of suspended relations in response to a 2014 coup.
Germany's powerful IG Metall union have agreed with bosses on a new right to switch temporarily to a 28-hour week. Could the example be echoed across Europe?
The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns plans for a post-Brexit transition period to ease the pain of the split are at risk because of "substantial" disagreements with Britain.
Germany is the one country in Europe where it is most popular to have cash on hand. But cash also plays a major role in people’s lives elsewhere.