Politicians, academics and members of the church have joined forces to try to change Germany's restrictive rules on dual citizenship. Currently children born foreign parents have to choose one nationality over another.
A trio of middle-aged Germans produced more than 14 tonnes of marijuana by hiding it in maize fields in locations around the country, a court in Koblenz heard on Wednesday.
Struggling US auto giant General Motors is still open to new bids for its German arm Opel, potentially torpedoing a deal with Canada's Magna.
The world of German equestrian sport has been rocked by another case of a doped horse - this time ridden by five-time Olympic dressage rider Isabell Werth.
Insolvency administrators are expecting a record number of German companies to go bust towards the end of this year and into 2010, as the effects of the global recession take hold.
There are around a million more Muslims living in Germany than had previously been thought, according to a new survey.
Defence Minister Franz Joseph Jung has insisted that Germany is not fighting a war in Afghanistan, rejecting calls for such an admission after three soldiers died there on Tuesday.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück warned on Wednesday that the next government after September’s general election would have to contend with a “mammoth” problem of mounting debt.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit US President Barack Obama this week amid sharp differences between the world's top economy and its top exporter ahead of the G8 summit of rich nations, writes AFP's Deborah Cole.
A collection of letters written by German film legend Marlene Dietrich is set to go under the auctioneer’s gavel in Berlin on Wednesday.