A house cat that climbed unnoticed into an open box took a trip he wasn’t expecting. He was shipped 700 kilometers in the parcel across Germany but emerged from the journey unscathed.
A new survey has found that every ninth person in Berlin and even more in the surrounding state of Brandenburg wants the Berlin Wall back. Life was better back then, Wall supporters said.
Cars mounted with roof-top cameras on them have been trolling the streets of Berlin, Munich and Frankfurt, taking pictures for Google’s “Street View” service. But German data protection officials fear it breaches citizens’ privacy.
Kurdish rebels confirmed they had kidnapped three Germans on a climbing trip in eastern Turkey, the pro-Kurdish Firat news agency reported Thursday. They called on Germany to end its "hostile policies" against the Kurdish people.
Germans can continue their customary complaints about the weather, because the soggy, moody weather is here indefinitely, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Thursday.
Another strike at German flag carrier Lufthansa came one step closer as wage negotiations between the airline and the Verdi services union collapsed on Thursday, according to a Lufthansa spokesperson and the union.
The US investment fund Blackstone plans to invest more than €1 billion ($1.57 billion) in German offshore wind farms, a press report said on Thursday.
The German Olympic Sport Federation is conducting a probe into the histories of all German coaches and officials, and those found to have been involved in the East German Stasi secret police will not be allowed to participate in the games, the Leipziger Volkszeitung reported on Thursday.
Ben Knight tours Berlin’s sadly declined symbol of imperial grandeur and Cold War heroics with an American professor.
Thirty young girls have been camping for days outside Geneva’s largest concert hall to get front row standing space at a gig by teen rock group Tokio Hotel, a Swiss newspaper said Wednesday.
Two South Korean agents of a German submarine builder were charged Thursday with stealing military secrets, prosecutors said.