Muslims across Germany prayed on Friday for a pregnant Egyptian woman murdered in Dresden last week, a killing that provoked outrage and anti-German sentiment in her home country.
Buyers beware: The Hamburg consumer protection agency reported Friday that an increasing number of food companies are substituting artificial ingredients to cut costs without informing customers.
Tens of thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses gathered on Friday at Berlin's Olympic Stadium and four other major German cities for an international congress, predicting the demise of the "current global system."
Facing accusations of racial insensitivity, the Dresden Zoo has been forced to rename a baby primate called ‘Obama,’ according to information obtained by The Local on Friday.
A four-year-old girl went on a joyride with a forklift in Winnenden, rolling it into a heating-oil tank and spilling some 500 litres of fuel into the sewer, police said Friday.
The troubled German computer chip maker Infineon said Friday it would make a major capital increase with the backing of the US investment fund Apollo.
A neighbourhood in the small city of Kamen in North Rhine-Westphalia had a fright when the threat of the ground collapsing beneath their homes forced an evacuation on Thursday evening.
An ICE train caught fire at the Hannover train station on Thursday evening, forcing Deutsche Bahn to bring some 350 passengers to safety.
German Labour Minister Olaf Scholz urged industries on Friday to open up more training and apprenticeship positions despite the current recession.
Suspected faulty fuel rods at an aging German nuclear power station prompted its Swedish operator to announce further checks on Thursday only days after a short circuit forced an emergency shutdown.