Itchy eyes and runny noses herald the start of what could be a brutal allergy season this spring. Michael Dumiak reports on the German Weather Service’s new high-tech pollen forecasting that will let you know exactly why you’re sneezing.
Italian police have reportedly found the German couple that abandoned three young children earlier this week. The two were picked up alive in a nearby forest.
More Germans than ever before are reaching for English-language books - too impatient to wait for the release of German translations and driven by a desire for authenticity.
A Berlin court acquitted a 44-year-old man this week of charges that he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl because she had already been working as a prostitute for three years.
Italian carmaker Fiat could sign next week a letter of intent to take control of Opel, a unit of troubled US auto maker General Motors, the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported Thursday.
Activists blocked the entrance to controversial nuclear power plant Neckarwestheim with an 8-metre wall on Thursday.
The declining variety of German beers is encouraging many people to make their own at home, online brewing retailer Brauen.de reported in honour of Beer Day on Thursday.
Germany's economy is poised to shrink by a record six percent this year – the worst recession since World War II – a group of top economic institutes said on Thursday.
Volkswagen is mulling a takeover of the automotive business of luxury sports car maker Porsche, which would add a new twist in the German industrial saga, press reports said on Thursday.
This week's highlights: Polish films in Berlin, a night of museums in Frankfurt, and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra rolls through Hamburg.
A 77-year-old German tourist has been released by terrorists in Mali after spending almost three months as their captive, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday evening.
Goalkeeper Tim Wiese held his nerve to make three consecutive saves as Werder Bremen beat 10-man Hamburg 3-1 on penalties in their German Cup semi-final on Wednesday.