Some Berlin residents aren’t coping well with the impending closure of the city's historic Tempelhof airport this week, with police even investigating threats against Mayor Klaus Wowereit.
The German Economy Ministry said Wednesday it had set up a hotline for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are having problems with financing because of the international crisis.
German airline Lufthansa said Wednesday it would boost its stake in British carrier BMI to 80 percent, giving it control of the company and a large foothold in Europe's biggest airport.
Is there an "Animal" endangering the streets of Bavaria? Police traffic cameras recently captured a puppet speeding, but the culprit turned out to be a hot-footed British driver with a sense of humour.
The German government on Wednesday extended its monitoring mission in the Horn of Africa as part of the US-led "war on terror," but lowered its troop levels.
Czech police are cracking down on prostitution in the tiny border town of Chomutov by posting photos of German johns in the act on the internet, German broadcaster ARD reported this week.
Luxury carmaker Porsche on Wednesday denied responsibility for the stock market chaos caused by the rollercoaster movements of Volkwagen shares, which have wreaked havoc with the value of the DAX in recent days.
Germany opened its first offshore wind farm this week - a move Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel called a key step toward more reliance on renewable energy in Europe's biggest economy.
Perhaps the financial crisis is leading to a few more half litres of Hefeweizen each night for Germans. Beer sales rose two percent in the third quarter of 2008, the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) announced on Wednesday in Wiesbaden.
Every third German hospital is in debt, according to survey by daily Bild published on Wednesday.
German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung has said that the EU’s peacekeeping mission in Bosnia should remain in place for now.