Subsidies for former communist east Germany will continue past their 2009 expiration date, the German government announced on Wednesday amid disagreements about how large the payments should be.
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Martin Jol has been named as the new coach of Bundesliga side Hamburg SV, according to reports in the German media on Wednesday.
German logistics group Deutsche Post reported a wider-than-expected 18.4 percent drop in first quarter earnings on Wednesday as turbulence on financial markets hit earnings at its Postbank banking unit.
Sex, according to the current edition of German Vogue, is retired supermodel Claudia Schiffer - pictured topless for an issue dedicated to fashion photographer Mario Testino's depiction of eroticism.
Potsdam might be a popular tourist destination on the outskirts of Berlin, but Daniel Miller discovers there’s more to Brandenburg’s quirky capital than just palaces and parks.
A professional Angela Merkel impersonator is looking for her own place in the political spotlight in the northern German city of Lübeck.
Berlin has designated Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul to meet the Dalai Lama on behalf of the government during his upcoming visit to Germany, a spokesman said Wednesday.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency will reportedly warn against communist extremist infiltration of the hard-line socialist Left party, in an official report to be presented on Thursday.
German President Horst Köhler has attacked banks for allowing global financial markets to become a "monster" that nearly caused a "collapse" as a result of the US subprime crisis.
The hordes expected to visit Germany’s latest polar bear cub sensation, Snowflake at the zoo in Nuremberg, didn’t materialize over the holiday weekend, as people were put off by all the hype.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to discuss renewable energy and trade in Brazil on Wednesday as she begins her first state visit to Latin America.
Nazi prison camp records long closed to everyone but family members have now been opened to researchers hunting for survivors of World War II, writes AFP’s Francis Curta.