Rival German sportswear giants Adidas and Puma ended a decades-long family feud on Monday by playing a football match in their home town of Herzogenaurach, in northern Bavaria.
With less than a week before Germany’s election, Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent for British daily The Times, muses that the country’s voters like being bored by Angela Merkel and her political cohorts.
The 18-year-old who attacked his school in Ansbach, Bavaria last week planned to kill as many students as possible out of a general hatred towards people and feelings of inadequacy, investigators said on Monday.
A team of German and Syrian archaeologists have located an undisturbed Bronze Age crypt under the former royal palace of Qatna in Syria, the University of Tübingen announced on Monday.
Dairy farmers who dumped truckloads of milk in protest of EU policies last week in Saxony-Anhalt are now under investigation after more than a tonne of fish died in a nearby pond over the weekend, a police spokesperson told The Local on Monday.
A drunken Australian man visiting Munich’s Oktoberfest died early on Monday after being hit by an S-Bahn commuter train, according to the police.
As autumn sets in, experts are asking Germans to carefully collect chestnut tree leaves to protect the beloved biergarten fixtures from a growing moth problem.
Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa plans to cut some 15 percent of its staff by 2012, financial daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday.
Just one week ahead of national elections, both Germany’s finance and economy ministers warned of hard times to come after the vote on a Sunday night political talk show.
Berlin police said on Monday they have issued an arrest warrant for a 50-year-old doctor who conducted a drug-fuelled group therapy session that ended in two deaths and several poisonings.
Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are limping towards what could be their worst post-war election result this Sunday, opinion polls suggest, possibly condemning them to a period in opposition.