German politicians reacted with regret to the rejection of the EU Lisbon Treaty by Irish voters on Friday.
Shown a red card against Croatia, German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has been banned for one match by UEFA and will miss Monday's clash with Austria in Vienna with a Euro 2008 quarterfinal place at stake.
Deutsche Post is planning to privatize all of its local branches by outsourcing mail services to retailers, Germany's state-owned postal giant said on Friday in Bonn.
Some 65 percent of Germans believe their language is constantly "degenerating," according to a survey released by the German Language Council and the Society for the German Language on Friday.
Berlin authorities have launched a criminal investigation and are insisting 28,000 10th grade students retake their final mathematics test after discovering it was distributed in as many as 15 schools around the city before the test date.
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The German government wants the country’s marine forces to fight international piracy.
German inflation reached 3.0 percent in May as the cost of energy stoked consumer price increases in the biggest European economy, figures released Friday by the Federal Statistics Office showed.
Bavarians celebrate the 850th anniversary of Munich on Friday with a party that will last into the weekend and with special events all summer.
A German journalist covering the European football championship tried to delay his flight from the northern Italian city of Verona to Vienna by making a fake bomb threat, according to reports in the Italian media.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced a national education offensive beginning with a fact-finding tour the length and breadth of the country.