German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Thursday welcome Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev for talks set to be dominated by efforts to avoid another crisis over gas supplies to Europe this winter.
Smokers in Bavaria rejoiced on Wednesday as the state’s parliament loosened the regulations on a smoking ban instituted 18 months ago.
A 29-year-old man tested the limits of his car when he drove it 200 metres into a metro tunnel in Bochum early Wednesday morning.
The Federation of German Consumer Associations (VZBV) has warned discount airlines Air Berlin and Ryanair to cease charging passengers hidden fees, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Wednesday.
The German heavy truck maker MAN unveiled a key Chinese investment Wednesday, saying it would buy 25 percent plus one share of the country's leading truck maker, Sinotruk.
Volkswagen, the biggest European carmaker, said on Wednesday it would hold a special board meeting next week coinciding with a meeting by its main shareholder, Porsche, in a context of restructuring talk.
Radioactive brine has been found at the controversial salt-mine nuclear waste storage facility in Asse, Lower Saxony, the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) confirmed on Tuesday.
A new survey released Wednesday by the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates there are 15,000 victims of human trafficking in Germany.
American film star Robert Redford secretly married his long-time girlfriend Sibylle Szaggars in Hamburg over the weekend, daily Hamburger Abendblatt reported on Wednesday.
Even for East Germany's communist rulers, Chemnitz was only second choice when they were seeking a "model Socialist town" to rename as Karl Marx City in 1953. AFP’s Deborah Cole reports.
Nearly 600 students from around the world are sharpening their pencils to divide and conquer at the 50th International Mathematical Olympiad in Bremen this week.