Germany approved a record stimulus package Friday aimed at lifting Europe's biggest economy out of its worst recession since World War II.
Israel has said it will honour Wilm Hosenfeld – the German officer made famous by Roman Polanski’s film “The Pianist” – for aiding Jews during World War II. Hannah Cleaver speaks to his daughter.
This week Germany got a few words of warning from UNESCO. According to the cultural organisation’s new online Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, the country is home to 13 languages threatened with extinction.
A drunk British soldier stole two small tanks from his northern German base for a joyride towards the town of Bergen at 4 am on Friday morning, a British Army spokesperson told The Local.
The German car maker Opel, a division of US giant General Motors, needs more help in the form of public loan guarantees than expected, a press report said on Friday.
The German Finance Ministry on Friday warned in its monthly report that it anticipates a long-lasting and deep recession due to worsening industrial conditions and glum business sentiment.
After seven months of assembly in snowstorms and icy cold, the new €39-million German Antarctic research station Neumeyer III opens on Friday.
A US soldier has been found dead at his Mannheim barracks in the German state of Baden-Württemberg after not reporting for duty, US Army spokesperson Hilde Patton told The Local on Friday.
The US investor Christopher Flowers, a key shareholder in the troubled bank Hypo Real Estate, said Friday he expected to get about three euros per share for his holding if the bank is nationalised.
One man is dead, one severly injured, and another missing after heavy snowfall in southern Germany caused numerous avalanches in the Bavarian Alps, police said on Friday.
Violence at the start of Cologne's bacchanalian Karneval celebration on Thursday evening was more intense than usual, police in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia reported on Friday.
Hoffenheim travel to Stuttgart on Saturday with coach Ralf Rangnick fearing stardom has turned his players' heads after they were dumped from the Bundesliga summit.