German engineering giant Siemens said Friday it has won one of its biggest ever renewable energy contracts, worth more than €2 billion ($2.5 billion) for wind turbines for a Danish firm.
Two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, states that belonged to former East Germany are surviving the financial crisis better than those in the former West, a research institute said Friday.
This autumn, around 100 of Germany’s top university graduates will begin teaching under-privileged school children in a new scheme emulating the Teach for America programme. The Local’s Kristen Allen talks with the founder of the ambitious project.
A 27-year-old Portuguese man missing in Berlin since January was found dead in the Spree River by police officers on Friday.
Reportedly furious over a half-baked rescue plan from carmaker Opel, the German government on Friday said any decision for a state bailout could take weeks. But has GM already given Opel patents to the US Treasury Department as collateral?
Social Democratic (SPD) parliamentarian Jörg Tauss said Friday he would step down from his leadership positions after his offices were searched in a child pornography investigation.
Three days after the dramatic collapse of Cologne’s historical archive, the search for two missing men has beeen hampered because rescue workers can’t stabilise the site, authorities said on Friday.
Wildlife experts believe that bears may soon return to Germanya only a few years after Bruno, a supposedly toublemaking brown bear, shot and killed in the Bavarian Alps in June 2006.
Hamburg police said on Friday that they had been forced to shoot a man in his apartment out of self-defense when he became violent late on Thursday evening.
The 'Swiss gigolo' who seduced BMW heiress Susanne Klatten will face trial in Munich next week, charged with blackmailing a string of wealthy women out of millions of euros.