In a speech to rally her divided party 10 months before a general election, German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit back Monday at charges she was sitting on her hands while faced with a crippling recession.
Can theatre be therapeutic? Ben Knight visits Kaspar H. – the latest prison production performed by inmates of the young offender’s detention centre in Berlin.
Berlin will soon lose its star polar bear Knut, as zoo owners contemplate plans for his relocation, media reports said on Monday.
As of December 1, anyone travelling outside of the European Union to do Christmas shopping will be able to bring more duty-free goods into Germany, the customs office announced on Monday.
More than 200 German tourists have arrived home after being trapped in Thailand for several days due to ongoing blockades by protestors at the Bangkok airport, travel agency Thomas Cook said on Monday.
German plastic surgeons can now apply for a seal of approval on their finished operations in a push to improve the quality of the industry, according to Munich daily tz on Monday.
A German mother was sentenced to more than four years in jail on Monday for killing two of her babies, whose bodies she stashed in the family freezer. She was not tried in connection with a third baby, also found in the freezer, who died over 20 years ago because the statute of limitations on the case had expired.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday the West should seek to influence Russia through engagement rather than trying to contain or punish Moscow.
Bavaria’s regional state bank BayernLB is hoping to dig out of its financial troubles by laying off some 5,600 workers, a statement to employees said on Monday.
The number of students headed to university has reached an all-time high, Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) reported on Monday.
The majority of Germans from the formerly communist eastern states are against the reconstruction of a Berlin palace destroyed by East German authorities after World War II, according to a poll released on Monday.
Germany had to press Kosovo to win the release of three of its nationals held in a probe of a bomb attack in Pristina and is now considering cutting aid, a source told news agency AFP on Sunday.