The German government rejected a plea Monday by troubled retail group Arcandor for emergency loans and guarantees, as the leading shareholder in travel agency Thomas Cook lurched towards insolvency.
German luxury carmakers Audi, BMW and Daimler unveiled weak May sales figures on Monday as relatively good news was reported for German industry in general.
A German hunter faces prosecution after shooting one of two wolves known to live in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt, officials said on Monday.
German industrial orders, a key indicator in Europe's biggest economy, were stable in April compared with the previous month, the economy ministry said on Monday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday her party's strong showing in European elections has boosted her chances of winning a second term in power when Germany holds national elections in September.
The German Customs Investigation Bureau (ZKA) has Pelikan, a writing utensil maker, in its sights for using protected rainforest wood Ramin for paint brush handles, broadcaster ARD reported on Monday.
Do German voters seek stability in times of crisis? Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won Sunday's EU elections while the SPD suffered a historic defeat. Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup explore the ramifications for the upcoming German election this autumn.
A dog in Erkrath discovered a live World War II-era hand grenade while on a walk this weekend, police in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia told The Local.
The German government on Monday rejected emergency guarantees for Arcandor, putting the troubled retail group one step closer to insolvency.
A tornado tore through Cologne’s northern Roggendorf district on Sunday evening, damaging cars, homes and gardens along a 300-metre path, according to the fire department.
Berlin’s Tempelhof-Schöneberg district voted overwhelmingly in a referendum on Sunday to keep the storied Tempelhof airport a monument.
Two German soldiers were injured during a firefight in northern Afghanistan, Bundeswehr operations command said in Potsdam on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives came out on top in Sunday's European elections, trouncing her main centre-left rivals in what was seen as a dry run for September's general election.