German rocket scientist Konrad Dannenberg, who worked on the Nazi V-2 rocket before helping NASA to develop the first moon rockets, has died at the age of 96 in Huntsville, Alabama, daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
This week’s edition of the German Vanity Fair will be the last, publisher Condé Nast said on Wednesday in Munich.
Germany's Kati Wilhelm snagged her second World Championship title as well as her third medal in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Wednesday when she claimed victory in the 15-kilometre individual.
A new receptacle for unwanted plants debuted in Schöppingen in North Rhine-Westphalia this week. It’s called a Pflanzenklappe, or plant hatch, in a play on the German word Babyklappe, where parents can safely deposit their unwanted infants.
The Cologne Karneval committee has decided not to let a float parody of Chancellor Angela Merkel travel topless through the city during its Rosenmontag parade next Monday.
The German government has approved measures allowing it to temporarily nationalise troubled banks through the seizure of shares in order to shore up the country’s financial sector.
The German government is mulling a possible ban on a specific strain of genetically modified corn because consumers and farmers are opposed to GM crops, daily Berliner Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
US auto maker General Motors has no current plans to close factories for its German subsidiary Opel, despite rumours to the contrary, the company said late on Tuesday.
A member of the Iraqi government chose the visit of Germany's foreign minister on Tuesday to criticise European countries that encourage Christians to leave the war-torn nation.
Original building plans for Nazi death camp Auschwitz are now on display in Berlin after being discovered in an attic in the German capital last November.