The European Commission on Tuesday sought to reassure anxious German bakers that their favourite salt-rich bread and pretzels were not under threat from new nutritional information requirements for consumers.
A Berlin court ruled on Tuesday that a former cashier for the Kaiser’s supermarket chain was rightfully fired after allegedly taking €1.30 in bottle deposits, but she maintains the termination was because of her union activities.
Tuesday may be the last day for zealous Karneval goers to drink themselves into frothy oblivion before the onset of Lent, but new figures show Germans are only moderate consumers of beer – averaging as little as one bottle per day.
Hamburg and the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein on Tuesday bailed out the beleaguered HSH Nordbank with a fresh capital injection of €3 billion and guarantees totalling €10 billion.
Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has paid €875 towards the €10 million ($12.7 million) transfer deal to bring Germany striker Lukas Podolski from Bayern Munich back to Cologne.
An adult education centre in Cologne is offering a cooking course where students can learn to conjure a five course meal for just €3, Cologne daily Express reported on Tuesday.
German authorities closed several motorways in the state of Bavaria on Tuesday after heavy snow increased the danger of avalanches, auto club ADAC reported.
German business confidence hit an all-time low in February, the closely watched Ifo indicator revealed Tuesday, as leaders in the manufacturing sector reported deeper gloom in Europe's biggest economy.
Airport fire fighters began a temporary strike at 6 am on Tuesday, forcing air traffic to a complete halt in Germany’s capital city.
The German government is set to give auto maker Opel credit to survive the global slump and financial distress at Opel's US parent, General Motors (GM), a press report said on Tuesday.
Some 15,000 Celle residents had to evacuate their homes on Monday evening while police defused a massive bomb from the Second World War, police in the state of Lower Saxony reported.