New York-based star architect Daniel Libeskind has announced he will design a new synagogue in Munich for the city’s liberal Jewish community in 2018.
Tens of thousands of secondary school pupils staged demonstations across Germany on Wednesday to protest against class sizes, long hours, too much pressure and the country's multi-tier education system.
A punch-up between two far-right politicians from the neo-Nazi NPD party broke out in the regional parliament of Saxony in eastern Germany, a party spokesman said on Wednesday.
A blue-ribbon panel of experts said on Wednesday German economic growth would grind to a halt in 2009 and blasted Berlin's plans to shore up Europe's biggest economy as a mere fig leaf.
The world-renowned “Michelin Guide” for restaurants has awarded its highest ranking to Wolfsburg chef Sven Elverfeld, replacing former three-star cook Heinz Winkler in the top-tier of German chefs.
The German metal and electronics industries averted a potentially crippling strike after agreeing to a new wage deal with trade union IG Metall on Wednesday.
A Berlin doctor has reportedly cured a leukemia patient of the deadly AIDS virus, German daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.
Fourteen people went on trial Wednesday in southern Italy for crimes relating to a bloody vendetta between two clans of the 'Ndrangheta mafia that led to a massacre last year in Duisburg, Germany.
German high speed internet customers are deeply unhappy with their service providers according to an online survey by a consumer protection association.
Germany's national railway operator Deutsche Bahn has ordered its personnel to refrain from ejecting children from trains if they don't have a proper ticket, following a spate of incidents that have outraged the public in recent weeks.
The US automaker Ford has asked the German government for aid, but Berlin is divided on the question of how to help the country's key industry, the Süddeutsche Zeiting reported on Wednesday.
German Bundeswehr soldiers in Afghanistan have recieved deliveries of more than one million litres of alcoholic beverages in the last year, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
German property lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE) posted on Wednesday a third-quarter net loss of €3.1 billion ($3.89 billion) and said it expected more bad news by the end of the year.
A German association has said it will start burying the remains of 5,500 German soldiers and civilians killed during World War II in a Czech cemetery on Wednesday.
German Drug Commissioner Sabine Bätzing has said she wants to get warning labels for pregnant women on beer bottles within the current legislative period, daily Rheinische Post reported on Wednesday.