Four suspected Islamic militants accused of plotting attacks on US citizens in Germany aimed for bloodshed on the scale of the 9/11 attacks, prosecutors said as their trial opened here Wednesday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted an economic summit at the Chancellery on Wednesday, as the goverment admitted Europe's largest economy shrank dramatically n the first three months of the year.
Supposed Nazi “super cows” once favoured by Hermann Göring are creating a stampede of attention in Britain this week.
The venerable youth hostel – invented a century ago in Germany – has come along way from the dumpy dorms and lumpy bunk beds of yore. Shannon Smith takes a look at some of Berlin’s best cheap sleeps.
Nadja Benaissa, singer in the popular German girl band No Angels, will be allowed to stay with the band despite being arrested on suspicion of infecting a lover with HIV, tabloid BZ reported on Wednesday.
Europe's biggest carmaker Volkswagen has hit the skids this year with "extremely weak" economic conditions slashing profits and sending sales down sharply, results showed Wednesday.
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A new clothing industry study revealed this week that Germans are getting taller and wider – by so much that many companies plan to adjust their sizing to accommodate “heftier” bodies.
Italian authorities patrolled border crossings, train stations and airports Wednesday in a frantic international search for a German couple who abandoned their children at a restaurant at the weekend.
New findings by a German-American team of researchers show that Neanderthal childbirth may have been just as difficult – if more primitive – than in humans.
T-Mobile customers are able to use their telephones again after a nationwide network outage on Tuesday evening, but parent company Deutsche Telekom said the cause of the problem remained a mystery.
Public workers’ union Verdi has encouraged the German government to provide aid for ailing retail and travel company Arcandor, which runs household names like the Karstadt department stores and Thomas Cook travel agency, the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Wednesday.