Several people were shot dead in a suspected domestic dispute in near Düsseldorf on Tuesday evening. The police said one person was in custody.
Germany's ruling parties have reached broad agreement on a bill that will allow the country to ratify the Lisbon Treaty, a parliamentary whip said on Tuesday, removing a key hurdle to a broad reform of the European Union.
O2 Germany announced plans on Monday to be the first major mobile phone provider in the country that would no longer block internet voice (VoIP) applications on devices.
Germany’s main mail carrier Deutsche Post has its customers hot under the collar this summer as it uses the seasonal slowdown to cut back on their letter delivery service.
An escaped prisoner accused of rape is back in jail on Tuesday while his companion remains on the lam after the two escaped from a Nuremberg jail with a plan straight from a cliché cops-and-robbers film.
A survey suggesting soaring investor confidence provided more cheer for the German economy on Tuesday, less than a week after data showed its worst recession in decades ending sooner than expected.
The relaxing Bavarian holiday of a British tourist recently took a dramatic turn after she was bitten by a poisonous snake in an Oberammergau grocery store.
Get out your swimming trunks, Thursday will likely be Germany's warmest day of the summer as hot and humid air blows north from Africa, according to the German Weather Service.
Catholic travellers found out they were carrying much more than the Holy Spirit back from a pilgrimage in southeastern Europe on Monday evening, when customs officers in Bavaria discovered their tour buses were loaded with 50,000 smuggled cigarettes.
New information on how Health Minister Ulla Schmidt used her official car in the past has politicians on Tuesday calling for Social Democratic chancellor candidate Frank-Walter Steinmeier to re-examine her position on his election campaign team.
Germany’s biggest solar park officially goes on the grid on Thursday. Politicians are raving over the project, but environmentalists aren't so sure.
Doctors in Germany have successfully implanted the world's smallest artificial heart pump, billed as more effective and unobtrusive than earlier devices, a hospital in Heidelberg said.