German politicians say they’re concerned about the spiralling cost of health care. But as Hannah Cleaver reports, they also appear content to let pharmaceutical firms charge far more for medication that is cheaper elsewhere.
Germans are widely known for the ease with which they shed clothing, so it comes as little surprise the country’s first route for hiking naked could soon open in the hilly Harz region.
Thousands of hopeful Lotto players are rushing out to buy tickets for the Wednesday evening drawing of the fourth-biggest jackpot in Germany’s history.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück says Britain wants to hamper financial system reform proposals to be discussed at the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh later this week.
Germany’s worst drivers are concentrated in the south of the country, according to a new study by the Berlin-based German Insurance Association (GDV).
The first batch of 50 million A/H1N1 swine flu vaccinations is expected to arrive in Germany in mid-October, daily Westfalen Blatt reported on Wednesday.
Police said on Wednesday they had raided the Berlin headquarters of Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party after it sent racist letters to ethnic minority candidates in this weekend's election, telling them to "go home."
Organisers of Munich's venerable Oktoberfest have updated the beer festival for the 21st century with a line of boozy mobile applications for the iPhone.
High pressure system “Rosemarie” is bringing more warm air to Germany for a continuation of a balmy Indian summer, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Wednesday.
German authorities are resorting to more controversial telephone surveillance in their investigations, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
She is Forbes magazine's most powerful woman in the world, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a decidedly ambivalent relationship with the role of gender in politics.