Porsche and Volkswagen agreed on Wednesday to merge into a new German automobile giant – putting a new twist on the indebted luxury carmaker's attempted takeover of the much larger VW.
Several thousand parents were left without childcare on Wednesday as an estimated 19,000 teachers and social workers went on strike across Germany.
German automaker BMW fell into a loss early this year on weak demand for luxury cars and expects a tough entry into 2010, but its results surprised analysts on Wednesday as shares surged.
Felix Magath, coach of current Bundesliga leaders Wolfsburg, will join rivals Schalke 04 at the end of the season, he confirmed on Wednesday.
Police staged a massive operation in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein to arrest a boy on Wednesday after fellow classmates revealed his plans to commit a school shooting.
The largest deportation of Vietnamese nationals in years is planned for the beginning of June, a spokesperson for the German Federal Police in Potsdam told daily Berliner Zeitung this week.
An intoxicated Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko and his son Oleksandr caused a scene at the Frankfurt airport this week when a German Lufthansa pilot refused to allow them onto a plane, daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
So far, we have listings for Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg and Stuttgart; other cities will be added in the coming weeks. This week’s cinematic highlight is the mystery thriller “Angels & Demons” with Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor and the latest edition of the “Star Trek” franchise.
Authorities have raided the offices of German utility vehicle manufacturer MAN facilities on suspicion of bribery and corruption, the Munich public prosecutor’s office said.
Pirates off the coast of Somalia have hijacked a German cargo ship only days after Berlin aborted the rescue attempt of another vessel in the region.
Italian automaker Fiat has denied a report that it plans to slash 18,000 jobs by closing or scaling down 10 factories in Europe in a possible takeover of Germany's Opel.
Climate change could be leading to bigger and more numerous spiders, according to a new study published by a group of German and Danish scientists in British journal Biology Letters on Wednesday.
US President Barack Obama will return to Germany for a visit soon, according to daily Bild on Wednesday.
Washington has asked Germany to take in some of the 17 Uighurs held at Guantanamo Bay for years and cleared for release, while France will accept an Algerian inmate, US officials said Tuesday.
A list of 17 names believed to refer to World War II British prisoners of war held by Nazi Germany near its infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp has surfaced in Poland, an Auschwitz museum historian said Tuesday.