Negotiations over pay for public employees working for the federal states in Germany finished successfully on Sunday with an agreement that the 700,000 workers would receive a five percent increase over two years.
Around 400,000 freelance workers in Germany could lose their work during the recession, the association of freelancers has warned.
One of Germany’s most enduring and kitschy duos – Siegfried and Roy – have finally played their last-ever gig, more than five years after an on-stage tiger attack nearly killed Roy.
Germany’s students are less politically-engaged and more reactionary than ever before, according to a study conducted by the University of Constance for the Ministry of Education.
The world’s biggest high-tech fair kicks off this week in Hannover, offering cutting-edge solutions promising to beat the economic crisis as well as climate change.
A suspected swindler wanted by the French authorities was kidnapped in Germany by victims who then left him out for the police - tied up on the side of a road - investigators confirmed this weekend.