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Frankfurt police hunt gunmen after broad-daylight shooting
Police forensics officers examine the victims' car, with bullet holes clearly visible in the windscreen. Photo: DPA

Police are hunting for unknown gunmen who shot and seriously wounded two men in broad daylight in central Frankfurt on Thursday.

Germany's six most beloved shopping streets
The Krügerpassage on Westenhellweg, Dortmund. Photo: Wikipedia

Where do Germans most love to spend their cash? The results of a new survey show the hottest shopping miles in the Bundesrepublik - and Berlin barely features.

Germany's first Isis war crimes trial starts in Frankfurt
Photo: DPA

A German jihadist suspect went on trial Tuesday for war crimes in Syria after allegedly posing for photographs holding the severed heads of two victims of the conflict.

Skull of St. Hedwig stolen from Frankfurt Cathedral
Frankfurt Cathedral. Photo: DPA

A holy relic on display in Frankfurt Cathedral since October has been stolen, to the dismay of the city deacon.

Lufthansa slashes 895 flights over Wednesday strike
Photo: DPA

Six German airports will face strikes on Wednesday, with Europe's largest airline Lufthansa warning that almost 900 flights will be cancelled.

Prince cover on Frankfurt train takes musicians viral
Two German musicians would have made Prince proud with their rendition of "Kiss" in Frankfurt. File photo: DPA

Two German musicians were giving an impromptu concert in the Frankfurt S-Bahn. But what happened next has seen their video go viral.

No thanks from neo-Nazi for refugee rescuers
A sign reading in the town of Büdingen near the crash that reads "Büdingen is open-minded. Here's to being good neighbours". Photo: DPA

NPD politician Stefan Jagsch would not quite own up to reports that refugees had rescued him in a car crash last week.

Brussels attacks
Tighter security could mean delays at Frankfurt airport
Police at Frankfurt Airport. Photo: DPA

Delays and disruption may hit travellers on the busy Easter weekend amid heightened security.

Farmer saved after lying stuck under tractor for 3 days
Photo: DPA

A farmer in central Germany had a lucky escape on Monday - he’d been pinned under his tractor wheel for three days in freezing conditions before he was found.

Brussels attacks
German airports on high alert after Brussels explosions
A police officer armed with a submachine gun in Frankfurt airport on Tuesday. Photo: DPA

German federal police are tightening security at airports, public spaces and borders following a series of explosions in Belgian capital Brussels.

Police grab suspected jihadi at Frankfurt airport
Frankfurt Airport. Photo: DPA

A 22-year-old from western Germany has been arrested at Frankfurt Airport over allegations he joined Isis and appeared in propaganda videos for the group.

Frankfurt court releases terror suspect due to 'full schedule'
The state court in Frankfurt. Photo: DPA

A court in Frankfurt has released a man being investigated for his links to jihadi group Isis because officials "are dealing with other issues at the moment".

Deutsche Bank stock price crash
Five reasons why Germany is worried about Deutsche Bank
File photo: DPA

Since the beginning of 2016, Deutsche Bank – Germany's biggest lender – has lost 40 percent of its value on the stock market. What's got investors so spooked?

Police search flats of Mainz 'terror suspects'
A police officer carrying a submachine gun in Mainz. File photo: DPA

German police on Sunday searched the homes of two men suspected of having ties to "a terrorist group" in Syria, federal prosecutors said.

Women plan protests against 'pro-rape' pickup artists
Roosh V has argued for the legalization of rape in past blog posts. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Protests are being organized in cities across Germany – including Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich – against meetings by followers of pickup artist Roosh V, who has argued for legalizing rape.

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