A "disturbed" 50-year-old German with no driving licence was restrained by police with pepper spray after leading them on a bizarre night-time motorway chase, officials said Wednesday.
Police seized documents and searched buildings across Germany on Wednesday in a coordinated raid against a group of suspected Islamic extremists, officials in the German state of Bavaria said.
German financial markets regulator BaFin has uncovered enough evidence of insider trading at troubled business lender IKB to ask for a criminal investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Publishing giant Bertelsmann will release a bound version of 50,000 entries from the German edition of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia this September.
German dairy farmers are ready to halt milk deliveries as a protest against rapidly sinking dairy prices, a dairy association officer said.
France and Germany are close to an agreement on reducing carbon dioxide emissions from cars, as part of broader EU goals to cut down on greenhouse gases, according to a German government source.
The German electronic components maker Infineon reported on Wednesday a sharp net loss in the second quarter of its fiscal year, in large part owing to its loss-making chip unit Qimonda.
Trade union Verdi’s limited strike at the Deutsche Post hit advertising mail on Wednesday as the night shifts at mail sorting centres in Cologne and Essen walked out, a Verdi spokesman said.
German pediatricians are pushing for a law banning tattooing and piercings for minors.
A transatlantic flight from Germany to the United States was diverted to Ireland after a two-year-old girl died on board, police said late on Tuesday.