German cinema chain Cinemaxx has announced plans to close another three to five cinema multiplexes which it has deemed no longer profitable.
German discount supermarket change Lidl is planning to open its first stores in Switzerland next year, according to free Swiss newspaper .ch.
A television show focusing on the Olympic Games has been reported to the Swedish Broadcasting Commission for allegedly making offensive comments regarding Germany's Nazi history on live television, a Swedish daily reported this week.
Germany's formerly communist east is one Europe's most troubled regions when it comes to demographic and economic issues, according to a new study released this week by the Berlin Institute for Population and Development.
The German women's and men's kayak teams paddled their way to gold medals within minutes of each other on Friday at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Berlin is plenty interesting above the ground, but that didn’t keep Brett Neely from doing some urban spelunking to check out the city’s numerous bunkers.
Four Munich boys have been hospitalized after stealing and eating poisonous plants from an educational nature walk, police reported on Friday.
Germany on Friday called on Russia to live up to a promise to withdraw troops from Georgia and demanded a security zone with Russian 500 soldiers be of "temporary" nature.
VfB Stuttgart is under fire for allegedly doctoring a photo of their new keeper Jens Lehmann for the club’s yearbook this season to rid it of the emblem of his old team Arsenal FC and a Nike swoosh.
For the last six days, a grief-stricken mother gorilla in the Münster zoo has refused to let go of her dead baby. Now the controversial anatomist Gunther von Hagens has said he wants the body for his plastination exhibitions, daily Bild reported on Friday.
Half of all Germans fear the conflict between Russia and Georgia could lead to a new Cold War between Moscow and the West, according to a survey published on Friday.
Police on Friday were searching for the murderer of an 8-year-old Leipzig girl after determining she had been the victim of a violent crime.
A German airliner with 265 passengers on board had to make an emergency landing in Kenya on Thursday after a fuel leak in one of the Boeing 767-300's two engines, airline Condor said.