Storms in Bavaria on Thursday caused heavy motorway damage and sent one woman to the hospital after she was struck by lightning.
US, British and French veterans joined German leaders on Thursday to mark the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, a colossal operation to rescue the western sector of the city from a Soviet blockade.
A blond lock of hair that British supermodel Kate Moss reputedly lost in Berlin is being auctioned on eBay to raise money for an anti-drug charity, the Berliner Zeitung reported on Thursday.
Danish archaeologists on Thursday reported finding a German bunker from World War II on the North Sea coast that has remained untouched for 63 years.
German engineering conglomerate Siemens will try to avoid forced redundancies as it seeks to eliminate tens of thousands of jobs, chief executive Peter Löscher said on Thursday.
Despite a slight uptick in the birth rate, Germany continues to lose population overall. In 2007, the population dropped by 0.1 percent.
As a location to do business, Munich tops the list among German businesspeople, according to a new survey. The local work force, infrastructure and quality of life put the Bavarian capital in first place.
German public TV channel ZDF had its own victory on Wednesday night, breaking a ratings record with the Euro 2008 semifinal despite a major broadcast disruption due to bad weather.
German Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee has said he wants to cut down on the dizzying number of traffic signs on Germany's roads.
Hope turned to sadness for Germany's huge Turkish minority on Wednesday as their team was denied a place in the finals of the Euro 2008 football championship by none other than their host country.