The German government is considering increasing the upper limit of its troop contingent in Afghanistan to 7,000, public broadcaster Deutschlandfunk reported on Thursday.
Internet auction website eBay announced on Thursday it was eliminating 400 of its 1,000 jobs in Germany due to restructuring its European customer service operations.
Four Frankfurt children found €15,000 in an old brown envelope on their way to school and then passed it out to all of their friends this week, a police spokesman told The Local on Thursday.
A historic train left Prague for Germany on Thursday to retrace a trip taken by thousands of freedom-hungry East Germans who fled their communist country just before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989.
Dieter Bohlen, a hectoring jury member on Germany’s version of Pop Idol, is officially an artist, according to a ruling by the Federal Social Court in Kassel on Thursday.
Germany’s high court in Karlsruhe on Thursday ruled that Bavaria’s looser implementation of its smoking ban is constitutional.
One month after an election in the eastern German state of Thuringia, the centre-left Social Democrats have decided to shun a left-wing alliance in favour of a coalition with the conservative Christian Democrats.
This Week's Highlights: A celebration of TV towers in Frankfurt, a film festival in Hamburg, and giants march through Berlin in celebration of Germany's reunification.
Discount grocery chain Aldi has decided to raise its price for butter, giving hope to struggling German dairy farmers ahead of their meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, foodstuffs magazine Lebensmittelzeitung reported on Wednesday.
A highly intoxicated woman walked away unscathed after she was run over by a train in Kaufering, Bavarian police reported late on Wednesday.
Revellers at Munich's epic beer bash Oktoberfest aren't letting terrorist threats spoil this year's party, reports AFP's Ryland James.
Bayern Munich were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Group A rivals Juventus on Wednesday, which left the German giants frustrated and likely without their injured winger Arjen Robben.