After he failed to oust Angela Merkel from the Chancellery, Social Democratic MPs voted to make outgoing foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as the leader of the party's parliamentary group on Tuesday.
Guido Westerwelle, the man tipped to become Berlin's next foreign minister, said on Tuesday that Germany should stay the course in Afghanistan until security can be assured in the war-torn nation.
Just a few days after a brown bear suddenly killed its companion before terrified onlookers in Stralsund, Berlin’s favourite polar bear Knut had an altercation with his new female companion Gianna, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Tuesday.
German men have been rated the worst lovers by a British survey of 15,000 women from 20 countries. The reason? The unwashed Teutonic romeos smell.
With German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s new government likely to extend or even roll back Germany’s phase-out of nuclear power, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Tuesday the country’s energy countries stand to make billions.
The traditional seaport city of Emden was stunned on Tuesday, as its historical Nordseewerke shipyard remained closed a day after owner ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) sold it to wind farm maker Siag Schaaf Industrie.
Berlin’s S-Bahn commuter train service will begin reimbursing regular customers on October 8 for the safety scandal that has crippled service since late July, the company told daily Berliner Morgenpost on Tuesday.
Former Germany captain Lothar Matthäus has been linked to the vacant coaching role at the Bundesliga's bottom club Hertha Berlin, which sacked coach Lucien Favre on Monday evening.
Police closed the A7 motorway near the border of Hesse and Lower Saxony in both directions on Monday evening, causing massive traffic jams for what witnesses called a “elk safari.”
A skull fragment thought to come from Adolf Hitler is in fact that of an unidentified woman, according to a US study that has resurrected questions about the Nazi leader's death.