Germany is not adequately prepared to deal with a major disaster, according to a paper on public security released by a multi-party expert panel in Berlin on Tuesday.
Consumers are paying very different prices for petrol, heating oil and natural gas in Germany depending on what region they live in, according to a comparison released on Tuesday by consumer magazines Guter Rat and Das Haus.
With Berlin's international literature festival starting on Wednesday, Daniel Miller makes sure everybody is on the same page.
The GdP police union on Tuesday demanded a “football summit” in light of escalating violence by hooligans that has been pushing German police forces to their breaking point.
Transparency International (TI) has urged the German government to make a deeper commitment to fighting global corruption after releasing its global ratings in Berlin on Tuesday.
German Drug Commissioner Sabine Bätzing wants to use underage undercover shoppers to expose stores that are selling alcohol to minors, daily Stuttgarter Zeitung reported on Tuesday.
The German trade union IG Metall said on Tuesday it will demand a hefty eight percent pay increase for 3.6 million workers in the metallurgy and electronics industries.
The daughter of Franz Josef Strauß, the late conservative premier of Bavaria, said on Monday the leftist terrorist group the Red Army Faction (RAF) planned to kill him with a model airplane wired with explosives in 1977.
An unidentified man got a beating he hadn’t bargained for on Monday evening in a Berlin bordello. When he tried to rob the establishment the madame forced him out with a sound thrashing.
German Bundeswehr troops were attacked on Tuesday morning in Afghanistan near Kunduz, but none were injured in the suicide attack, the Defence Ministry reported.
Thomas Dörflein, the zoo keeper in charge of rearing Berlin zoo's superstar polar bear Knut, has died, police said late on Monday.