German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück resisted on Monday a US call on governments worldwide to pump more taxpayer money into their faltering economies.
Germany's second largest bank, Commerzbank, will pump €4 billion ($5 billion) into recently acquired Dresdner Bank, a spokesman said on Monday.
An 62-year-old Braunschweig driver was stopped after circling a roundabout more than 50 times to “break in” her new vehicle, police in the German state of Lower Saxony reported on Monday.
Germany’s first private institute for the education of Muslim Imams will open soon in Berlin’s Karlshorst neighbourhood.
In the latest dispatch of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, The Local’s column about life in Germany, Portnoy explains why carmaker Opel deserves to be bailed out – but other Teutonic firms don’t.
The majority of cabin personnel for German airline Lufthansa have voted to strike indefinitely in an ongoing wage dispute, their union announced on Monday.
A 19-year-old has been arrested after turning himself into police for the murder of 8-year-old Leipzig girl Michelle, the Leipziger Volkszeitung reported on Monday.
A smooth-talking con man known as the "Swiss Gigolo" was jailed for six years on Monday for blackmailing a string of super-rich lovers, including Germany's richest woman – BMW heiress Susanne Klatten.
A German Red Cross worker found a dead baby in a Berlin clothing donation container on Monday morning, daily Berliner Zeitung reported.
Those who buy new cars with long delivery times can still take advantage of Germany's auto “scrap premium,” or Abwrackprämie by reserving the subsidy before the alloted government funds run out, the Economy Ministry said on Monday.
Sliding opinion poll ratings are putting German Chancellor Angela Merkel under growing pressure, as her senior conservative allies call for clearer leadership six months before a general election.
Germany's defence minister will visit Uzbekistan on Monday before heading to Afghanistan where Berlin has one of the largest contingents in NATO-led operations, the ministry said.
Rescue workers continued their search overnight for a young man who was buried last week when Cologne’s historical archive collapsed, authorities said on Monday.