German inflation has dug in at a 15-year high of 3.3 percent, according to an estimate for July released by the national statisics service on Tuesday.
German scientists have discovered a Southeast Asian tree shrew that likes to drink beer, but apparently doesn’t get drunk no matter how much it hits the sauce.
Archaeologists have begun to unlock the mystery of a Bronze Age site in the eastern German state of Saxony-Anhalt being compared to England's Stonehenge - except it's made of wood instead of rock.
German engineering giant Siemens said on Tuesday it will pursue former directors for damages, in an unprecedented move linked to a corruption scandal which broke nearly two years ago.
A 23-year-old German man in Hildburghausen is suspected of killing and beheading his father, public prosecutors in the eastern German state of Thuringia said on Tuesday.
A multi-cultural group of teenage girls attacked a man in a Munich metro train on Monday evening because he was talking on his mobile phone too loudly, Bavarian police reported on Tuesday.
Despite its short running time, the first installment of Tankred Dorst's production of Richard Wagner's sprawling four-opera "Ring" will leave you squirming in your seat, writes AFP's Simon Morgan.
A member of Germany’s Free Democratic Party (FDP) has called on US presidential candidate John McCain to retract his spokesman’s comment labelling Germans as “fawning” for turning out in great numbers for a speech by Barack Obama in Berlin last week.
A German court ruled on Tuesday that former Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorist Birgit Hogefeld, who is serving a life sentence for a 1985 attack on a US-Airbase in Frankfurt, is not eligible for parole.
German airline Lufthansa said on Tuesday it had cancelled 70 flights on the second day of an open-ended strike called by Verdi trade union for higher wages.
US business software giant Oracle is claiming that it has new proof that its German rival SAP looted its software libraries for competitive advantage.
Berlin’s finance senator has suggested that German citizens wear more clothing if they’re concerned with the rising cost of energy as they try to stay warm this winter.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union is bigger than its rival Social Democratic Party for the first time in German postwar history, the party announced Monday.