A regional train driver in North-Rhine Westphalia is suspected of faking an apparent attack using manhole covers near the town of Bad Berleburg.
From the customs, to the language and the food you might encounter, here are some tips for the next time you head out to eat in Germany.
Be honest, who hasn’t dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you’ve got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.
From allegations of sexual abuse to a lost suitcase of evidence, the Lügde caravan park scandal has exposed a child pornography ring and highlighted suspected police malpractice. We break down the details of the case.
Meet three High Coasters who moved to the region and started living the ‘Swedish dream’.
For the second time in two days, the discovery of a World War II bomb has forced an evacuation in Germany.
Have lingering questions about Brexit? A series of upcoming events give Brits in Germany the chance to cast their concerns and questions to the UK government directly.
Greece's parliament on Wednesday began a debate on a resolution to demand the payment of German war crime reparations, an issue long disputed by Berlin.
From 'academic knocking' to funny formalities, the Local guides you through some of the strangest German academic traditions.
The Local's #MyGermany series invites you to take over our Instagram account and show the world your Germany.
A plan to honour a famous artist known for his animal caricatures has run into difficulties because German rules prohibit ‘animal emblems’ to be used for crossing signals.
If you're planning any holidays, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the labour laws when it comes to paid vacation days as an employee in Germany.
The Local's editor Rachel Stern writes about her experience living in Germany with a common German word as an uncommon surname.
The British government's offer to cover the health costs of UK pensioners in Europe was meant to provide reassurance to elderly British citizens. The time-limited offer has been met with scorn however by rights groups that represent British nationals in the EU.
The Brandenburg Gate is a military monument that has come to symbolize peace and unity. Here are a few facts about the iconic monument that you probably won't know.
Eight little miniature pigs at Basel Zoo have been keeping children entertained during the school holidays.
German car behemoth Volkswagen said on Friday it had secured 10 years' worth of lithium for electric car batteries from Chinese manufacturer Ganfeng, ensuring supply of a key ingredient for the vital components.
Floraidh Clement meticulously prepared for her arrival in Germany by scouring expat blogs for tips. One thing she never encountered though was what she needed most: advice on mental health issues.