The beer flowed as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title on Sunday after a lacklustre 0-0 draw at VfL Wolfsburg gave them the precious point to be crowned German champions for the 21st time.
Germany’s middle class is under threat from a declining world economy, with less than half the population expected to have above-average incomes by 2020, according to McKinsey analysts.
Another piece of the story behind the iconic 1945 photograph of Red Army soldiers hoisting the hammer and sickle flag on the Reichstag in defeated Berlin, has been revealed.
Nearly three quarters of Germans think old-age poverty is likely to be one of the country’s biggest problems in the next few years, displaying a loss of faith in the once legendary social security system.
The skull of poet Friedrich Schiller is missing – DNA tests have shown the one in his tomb in Weimar to belong to someone else, according to weekly news magazine Der Spiegel.
Wannabe Native Americans and cowboys in Germany are having a ball this weekend, with two of Europe’s biggest meetings of Wild West enthusiasts taking place at opposite ends of the country.
Christian Social Union (CSU) fears of suffering in the September Bavarian state election will allegedly lead to reinforcements for German troops in Afghanistan being delayed until October.