A former West German police officer who infamously shot a protestor in 1967 may face trial for a third time after reports emerged on Friday that he was an unofficial informant, or IM, of the Stasi.
The German Press Council, a voluntary self-monitoring watchdog organisation for journalists, condemned tabloid Bild's coverage of the Winnenden school shooting in a statement released on its website Friday.
Popular TV presenter and music producer Stefan Raab has abandoned negotiations with state television broadcaster ARD on creating next year’s German entry for the Eurovision song contest, news weekly Der Spiegel reported Friday.
Germany's national hockey team goaltender Robert Müller has died following a long battle with a brain tumour, his team the Cologne Sharks announced on Friday.
Around 2,000 leftists are expected to attend an "anti-nationalist" parade in Berlin on the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Federal Republic on Saturday, organisers said Friday.
A group of Germany's top managers has written to Chancellor Angela Merkel demanding she scrap plans to regulate elements of company pay contracts, German business daily Handelsblatt reported Friday.
A day care centre in Düsseldorf has closed after a six-year-old girl there contracted swine flu. She is the first child to come down with the virus in Germany.
The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) announced Friday they will take on a large operation to test radiation-exposure levels of both current and former workers at the atomic waste depot Asse near the town of Wolfenbüttel in Lower Saxony.
After refusing to speak to hunger-striking milk-maids camped out outside her office last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided to address the issue of low milk prices after all.
Canadian auto parts maker Magna is in pole position in the race to take over struggling General Motor's German subsidiary Opel, a key local politician said Friday.
Sara, a 19-year-old whose parents come from Ethiopia, became the fourth winner of Heidi Klum’s show "Germany’s Next Topmodel" on Thursday night before an audience of 15,000 in Cologne.
A tornado south of Schwerin caused millions of euros in property damages on Thursday evening, but no one was seriously injured, police reported.