The German government said Wednesday it was "still open" to other bidders for Opel while Canada's Magna and General Motors haggled over finalising their preliminary agreement.
Ingo Niermann, the man out save Germany by completely overhauling it, talks to Daniel Miller.
The European Union's top competition regulator hit out at Germany's "outdated" banking system on Wednesday, calling for urgent reforms to help get the European economy back on track.
Two homosexual Humboldt penguins have become happy foster parents at the Bremerhaven Zoo, marking the first time two male penguins have helped hatch a baby bird in the northern German port city.
An association of concerned German parents failed on Wednesday with an eleventh-hour attempt to stop the airing of a new reality TV show involving teenagers looking after other people's babies.
Just in time for summer road trips, petrol prices in Germany reached a new high in May after five consecutive months of increases, German auto club ADAC reported on Wednesday.
Voters across the European Union head to the polls this week to elect a new European Parliament. In the first of a series of interviews with German MEPs, The Local spoke with Dagmar Roth-Behrendt from the Social Democratic Party.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Social Democratic candidate for chancellor in the September election, has revealed for the first time the secret of how his hair turned grey practically overnight.
After repeated problems with publicly intoxicated young people, the city of Heidelberg wants to implement a law banning late-night alcohol sales sooner than the planned 2010 start date.
Shareholders in the troubled German bank Hypo Real Estate approved late Tuesday a nearly €3-billion capital increase to be subscribed by the state, one of the last steps in total nationalisation by Berlin.
Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting an enormous shield to protect its glacier from melting again this year, the company that runs the mountain's ski resort said on Wednesday.
An early summer weather pattern known as Schafskälte, or “Sheep’s Chill," has arrived in Germany, bringing chilly polar air, the German Weather Service (DWD) said on Wednesday.
US President Barack Obama will visit Dresden and the former Nazi camp Buchenwald this week during the German leg of a tour underlining the importance of fighting extremism, past and present.