Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who launched his campaign Monday to unseat German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has won respect as foreign minister but has struggled to galvanise his party for battle.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s embattled challenger unveiled his election manifesto Monday with an ambitious pledge of full employment in a decade amid Germany’s worst post-war recession.
Lübbenow authorities said Monday they are planning to institutionalise a 13-year-old girl discovered last week after being hidden by her parents for years, never attending school or seeing a doctor.
A 75-year-old German-Canadian arms dealer landed in Munich on Monday to face tax evasion and bribery charges related to a slush-fund scandal that disgraced former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in 1999.
While 75,000 heavy metal fans threw up the devil’s horns to cheer on the bands at Wacken Open Air, 4,000 self-proclaimed “Jesus Freaks” rocked out at Freakstock in Borgentreich for five days until Sunday.
Volkswagen is Germany’s best-loved company in a new poll dominated by carmakers, analyst PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) announced on Monday.
He has brought shame to politicians on both sides of the Atlantic and now German-Canadian businessman Karlheinz Schreiber is back in Germany to face charges of tax-evasion, fraud and corruption.
German retailing giant Metro said on Monday it was now considering cutting 17,000 jobs as part of its major restructuring programme – potentially eliminating thousands more positions than previously announced.
German tennis legend Boris Becker is expecting his fourth child with wife of seven weeks, Lilly Kerssenberg, daily Bild confirmed on Monday.
Absentee voter registration can be a common expatriate experience. Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, President and CEO of the US Overseas Vote Foundation, has had a leading role in providing online voter registration information to Americans abroad.
Frustrated Berlin commuters will welcome a bit of relief on Monday as limited S-Bahn service returns some two weeks after grinding to a halt due to a safety scandal.
A 39-year-old man has confessed to the rape and murder of 9-year-old Corinna in the Saxon town of Eilenburg, police reported late on Sunday.