Underfed models will have no place on the runways or in ads of German fashion houses, according to a voluntary agreement signed on Friday by German fashion industry representatives and sponsored by Germany’s health minister.
Michael Ballack, German national football team captain and Chelsea midfielder, is to marry his long-time partner and hold a wedding reception next week at a yacht club at Bavaria’s Lake Starnberg. But the club isn’t providing any details.
In the second dispatch of The Local's new column about life in Germany, Portnoy blames Team Telekom for spoiling his love for cycling's top event, the Tour de France.
Regional French bank Credit Mutuel said on Friday that it will pay €4.9 billion ($7.7 billion) to buy the German business of US banking giant Citigroup, hard hit by the global financial crisis.
A newborn found last week in the Weser river in northern Germany did not die of natural causes but was killed after being born, forensic tests have shown.
A six-year-old girl is in the hospital with a broken leg and possibly fractured spine after her mother threw part of a sofa out of an attic apartment which hit the child.
Work on the main passenger terminal for Berlin's new airport, Berlin Brandenburg International (BBI), officially began on Friday.
British travel group Thomas Cook has dropped plans to sell its German unit Condor to low-cost airline Air Berlin, and has also suspended a share buy-back programme, Thomas Cook said on Friday.
German train passengers faced delays on Friday when Deutsche Bahn recalled their ICE-3 trains for inspection after a defective axle popped off tracks in Cologne this week, the national railway operator announced on Friday.
Restaurants and bars in the German states of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and Bavaria have found a way to legally flout the country's new smoking ban by converting their businesses to smoking clubs.
Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has rejected the demands of PKK rebels who kidnapped three German climbers in eastern Turkey this week.