One of Germany's most modern nuclear power stations was shut down on Friday due to a technical fault, operator RWE said, less than three weeks after problems at another reactor hit the headlines.
The former porn star known as Dolly Buster is asking the German city of Wesel not to vote for her this week after accidentally registering as a candidate for upcoming city council elections.
German conservatives on Friday rejected German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries’ suggestion that gay couples should be allowed to adopt children. But gay rights advocates said current laws were contradictory.
As the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, 91 artists are feverishly working to restore their original contributions to the famed East Side Gallery. The Local’s Andrew Mach reports.
Germany has implemented the best economic stimulus package in the world, according to a new study released by Manager Magazin on Friday.
The Dresden public prosecutor’s office has charged a man who stabbed a pregnant Egyptian woman to death in a courtroom with murder - more than three weeks after her death sparked outrage around the world.
The mood among German firms brightened for the fourth month running in July amid signs that the worst may be over for Europe's biggest economy, the closely watched Ifo index showed on Friday.
The election of US President Barack Obama has more than doubled German confidence in America, a study released this week by the Washington-based Pew Research Center reported.
Continuing severe weather caused damage and injuries across Germany on Thursday evening with gale force winds and heavy rainfall, police said.
In 1980s communist East Germany, nearly all clothing available was mass-produced and functional rather than fashionable, leaving little room for individuality and self-expression.