German parents of children at a day care centre in Duisburg are incensed that some of their kids were allowed to let it all hang out during play time. The caregiver who allowed the nude romp has lost her job.
German flag carrier Lufthansa will found its own Italian airline early next year, even as it courts Italy's bankrupt Alitalia. The new carrier will have its hub in Milan and fly to several major European cities.
Another four passengers from a cruise ship filled with British pensioners have been admitted to the hospital in Germany, suffering from a viral infecion that raged through the boat. German authorities have lifted the quarantine that had been placed on the craft.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized banks on Wednesday for being too proud to tap Berlin's €480-billion ($625-billion) rescue package and lend more money to recession-hit firms.
Customs officials at the Munich airport got a nasty surprise this week when they discovered an airmail parcel from South Africa that contained a rotten monkey head, the main customs office reported on Wednesday.
An Erfurt high school has been evacuated on Wednesday after receiving threats of a killing spree, authorities in the German state of Thuringia said.
After months of investigation, Berlin police have conducted widespread raids to bust a Vietnamese human trafficking ring, authorities reported on Wednesday.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has attended a scholarly lecture at the American Academy in Berlin, daily Die Welt reported on Wednesday.
Australia granted a German doctor and his family permanent residency on Wednesday, overturning a ruling rejecting the application because his son has Down's Syndrome.
Two second-half goals from striker Miroslav Klose sealed Bayern Munich's 3-0 win over Steaua Bucharest on Tuesday to put the Germans into the Champions League knock-out stages.