Germany's women footballers demolished England to secure their fifth consecutive European Championship with a resounding 6-2 victory in Helsinki on Thursday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Thursday that US car giant General Motors is prepared to sell its German unit Opel to the Canadian auto parts firm Magna after all.
Continuing a series of interviews with parliamentary candidates from non-German backgrounds, The Local speaks with Christian Democrat Kees de Vries, a former Dutch dairy farmer running for a Bundestag district in Saxony-Anhalt.
A massive fire broke out in the early of hours of Thursday morning in the municipality of Ebelsbach, Bavaria, completely destroying a 16th-century castle at its centre.
Two construction workers were slightly injured after a World War II-era aircraft bomb detonated beneath them at Ulm’s central train station, federal police said on Thursday.
Berlin’s mayor sharply criticised the operators of the city’s crippled S-Bahn transport system on Thursday amid reports Deutsche Bahn faces losses of several hundred million euros for the botched commuter rail service.
Police and public prosecutors in Hannover have solved the mystery of a spectacular art theft last year, in which a Stradivari violin and several other works of art were stolen from a mansion in Lower Saxony.
This Week's Highlights: It's Gallery Weekend in Munich, Day of Open Monuments in Berlin, and time for the Autumn Fun Fair in Frankfurt.
The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZVB) warned this week of hidden price increases for food and other items as manufacturers take advantage of weaker portion regulations while maintaining their old package sizes.
The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) said Thursday that Germany's controversial nuclear waste storage facility in Gorleben cannot be considered as a permanent depot after new allegations about its safety emerged this week.
A preliminary NATO probe has found that the German officer who ordered the deadly bombing of fuel trucks in Afghanistan violated procedures, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Thursday.
Veteran striker Miroslav Klose kept Germany on course for a place at next year's World Cup with two second-half goals to seal a 4-0 win over Azerbaijan in Hannover on Wednesday.