The French city of Strasbourg and neighbours Kehl and Baden Baden in Germany are bracing for turbulence as 25,000 police assemble to face huge protests during a NATO summit opening Friday.
Bavarian police said on Thursday they have likely identified the bones found hanging more than 30 feet up a tree as those of a man who left a suicide note almost three decades ago and hasn’t been seen since.
German auto sales shot up 40 percent in March compared with the same month in 2008 in what analysts on Thursday called a "shopping frenzy" that will lighten the recession in Europe's top economy.
Fertilizer producer K+S is now the world’s largest salt producer after buying America’s Morton Salt in a billion-euro sale, the company confirmed on Thursday.
A German court ruled on Thursday that a man who accidentally sold a Porsche 911 on eBay for €5.50 will not have to pay the buyer damages after refusing to deliver the sports car.
The International Design Museum in Munich launched a debut exhibition on Thursday dedicated to the concept of “democratic design” as seen through the lens of IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture store.
The German national football team won against Wales in Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifying game, but star players Michael Ballack and Lukas Podolski had an unseemly confrontation that got physical during the 2-0 victory.
English-language films dubbed into German are irritating at best. Wish you could soak up the gravelly tones of Jack Nicholson instead of his German Doppelgänger? The Local's guide to English language films in Germany tells you where and when to find the real thing. So far, we have listings for Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Düsseldorf; other cities will be added in the coming weeks.
The Bundestag served right-wing extremist National Democratic Party (NPD) with more than €2.5 million in penalties on Thursday, putting the party close to financial ruin, according to a German daily Berliner Zeitung.
Investigation into the murder of a Heilbronn police officer overlooked early indications that the mafia could have been involved in a rush to blame the mysterious “phantom killer,” German weekly Stern reported in this week’s edition.
Airplane manufacturer Airbus has announced that it is the lastest in a string of German companies to have spied on its own employees.
German music fans hoping to catch their idols' latest hits on video-sharing website YouTube are set for disappointment since the site has blocked premium music videos over a licensing dispute.
The German government said Thursday it would nominate Rüdiger Grube as head of the national rail operator Deutsche Bahn after its former boss resigned amid a staff spy scandal.