Hamburg state prosecutors are investigating a video of former Hamburg interior minister Ronald Schill allegedly snorting cocaine in Rio de Janeiro.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will raise concerns about flaws in the Russian election in talks with President Vladimir Putin and his elected successor in Moscow on Saturday, a spokesman said.
Germany's national railway operator Deutsche Bahn said on Friday it had an emergency plan to deal with a major strike by train drivers next week.
Andrea Ypsilanti, the leader of Hesse's Social Democrats, has abandoned her bid to become the German state’s premier after a renegade MP torpedoed her attempts to form a government with the support of the hard-line socialist Left Party.
What happens when an experimental theatre troupe runs loose in Berlin’s Natural History Museum? Daniel Miller suits up for a taxonomic safari in the urban jungle.
Attempts by the Social Democrats in Hesse to form a minority government are on the brink of failure as state parliamentarians balk at the possibility of working with the socialist the Left Party.
German public sector employers have announced the official collapse of wage negotiations with trade union Verdi. Mediators are now stepping in to try to avoid extended strikes.
Never one for sentimentality, Bayern Munich captain Oliver Kahn will expect nothing less than three points on Saturday when his side faces Karlsruhe, the club where he began his goalkeeping career.
A suicide attack that killed two NATO soldiers in eastern Afghanistan earlier this week was carried out by a Turk who had come from Germany, a group that monitors Islamist websites reported Thursday.
German industrial orders fell a greater-than-expected 1.5 percent in January from December, according to official figures released Thursday.
A Benedictine monk is under investigation for stealing some 40 DVDs from a German sex shop.