A group of international scientists at the DESY physics research centre in Hamburg has uncovered a painting underneath another artwork by Vincent van Gogh using special light technology.
The Consitutional Court ruling on smoking in bars and restaurants shows Germany needs a comprehensive ban to ensure public health, argues Marlies Volkmer, member of parliament for the Social Democratic Party (SPD).
Germany's largest airline Lufthansa cut long-distance flights Wednesday for the first time since cabin crews and ground personnel launched an open-ended strike earlier this week, a spokesman said.
German troops in Afghanistan were attacked in two separate incidents earlier this week, newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday. One unit came under gunfire and another was targeted by explosives, but there were no injuries.
A dead woman found in a motel room near Potsdam on Monday is thought to have died in a bizarre sadomasochistic sex game, German daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
In a ruling likely to have nationwide implications, Germany's high court on Wednesday ruled that a new smoking ban in the states of Baden-Württemberg and Berlin was unconstitutional.
Scandal-hit German engineering giant Siemens on Wednesday posted better than expected quarterly results that included a slew of new orders.
The German pharmaceutical and chemicals group Bayer posted a 13-percent drop in second-quarter net profit on Wednesday, but said it reflected a one-off item and that the business itself had grown.
German Agriculture Minister Horst Seehofer regretted on Wednesday the "lost opportunity" in the collapse of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks and called for negotiations to continue.
The German conglomerate MAN reported unexpectedly strong second-quarter results on Wednesday, largely owing to its large diesel engine division.
A 7-year-old child in Aachen lifted his grandmother’s bank card and stole €500 to distribute to his friends, according to police in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
A humpback whale has been sighted off Germany’s northern coast for the first time in 30 years.
Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, will cancel long-distance flights Wednesday for the first time since cabin crews and ground personnel walked out on strike earlier this week, a spokeswoman said.