German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew to Washington Thursday for talks with US President Barack Obama on the international economic crisis and climate protection.
Dresden has lost its UNESCO world heritage site status for building a controversial bridge over the Elbe River.
Neo-Nazis in Germany are applauding the repression of protests in Iran and publishing statements supporting the reelection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his hard-line government.
Britta Steffen broke the world record in 100 metres freestyle on Thursday morning in Berlin. But the German swimmer immediately criticised the high-tech suit she was wearing, saying it was making her too fast.
The situation of embattled carmaker Opel is far worse than was known: West Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Thursday the General Motors unit was losing up to €6 million a day, triple the amount widely assumed.
The Klimahaus, or Climate House, in Bremerhaven opened on Thursday, with city planners hoping it will become an environmental tourist draw for the northern city.
Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries says she wants to change the German constitution to include equal rights for gay people but is being blocked by conservatives in the government.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives are considering raising Germany’s value-added tax rate, daily Bild reported on Thursday.
Forest officials in Bavaria are hoping a laser scanning technique will be able to create a three-dimensional map of miles and miles of woodland, with exact imaging of each tree, to help them manage the region.
Stone Age humans may have ripped raw meat from the bone with their teeth but they also played music, according to a study reporting the discovery of a 35,000-year-old flute, the oldest instrument known.