Germans are still applying in droves to see files kept on them by the feared Stasi secret police nearly 20 years after the Berlin Wall fell, the head of the vast archives said on Tuesday.
Severe storms ravaged parts of Germany with gale force winds, hail, lightning and heavy rains, causing flooding and school closures on Tuesday.
A new survey comparing social equality in the European Union has ranked German society near the bottom due to poor educational and job opportunities, as well as widespread gender and generational disparity.
Stuttgart striker Mario Gomez is poised to join Bayern Munich after the German national team's Asia tour this summer in a deal believed to be worth €30 million ($41.7 million).
The amount of cocaine found in Red Bull Cola is completely harmless, despite being pulled from store shelves in several states after experts found traces of the narcotic in the drink, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) said on Tuesday.
Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent of British daily The Times, explains why Germany’s leftists should raise a glass of bubbly to the global economic crisis.
The fastest supercomputer in Europe booted up with fanfare on Tuesday at the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing in Jülich.
The manager of a Croatian subsidiary of Germany's Deutsche Telekom has said she will sue the parent company after a report that it spied on her sex life, Croatian media reported on Tuesday.
A nature preserve near Stuttgart and the “in-between city” of St. Ingbert in Germany have been added to UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), the organisation announced on Tuesday.
As Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to meet Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne to discuss the future of carmaker Opel on Tuesday, Berlin had to deny Economy Minister Karl -Theodor zu Guttenberg had mooted a total liquidation of GM’s German unit.
A 34-year-old woman is home safe after spending three hours with her leg stuck in a public squat toilet drain pipe, Baden-Württemberg police told The Local on Tuesday.
An ongoing strike by day care workers expanded to states in eastern Germany for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to increase pressure on public employers to provide better working conditions and wages.