The hip German softdrink Bionade has been bought out by the food giant Dr. Oetker in order to facilitate a major international expansion of the brand.
German authorities said on Friday that they had arrested a Turkish-German man on suspicion of obtaining bomb-making materials and recruiting people for Islamist terror network al-Qaida.
Germany's only known wild elk was found dead in the sate of Hesse on Friday, only days after officials tranquilised and moved the animal.
The murderer of eight-year-old Michelle from Leipzig has been sentenced to nine-and-a-half years imprisonment in a youth detention facility.
Buffeted by the bad economy and growing competition from Asia, German solar energy firms are facing financial ruin just as the industry fears the new government will abandon them.
Lufthansa announced on Friday it plans to cut 400 administrative jobs by the end of 2011 as part of a major cost-cutting drive.
Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian allies have struck and agreement over tax relief ahead of coalition negotiations with the Free Democrats next week, promising cuts but not setting a firm date for their introduction.
Police closed part of Berlin’s central train station on Friday after they discovered a suspicious piece of luggage they thought was a bomb.
Big-city Berliners will be turned into Lilliputians as a French theatre company marches its massive marionettes through the streets as part of German Unity Day celebrations this weekend.
US energy giant ExxonMobil wants to invest millions in the exploration of what it believes to be huge natural gas reserves lying untapped underneath the German state of Lower Saxony.
Police are investigating the gruesome discovery of the remains of four babies in a Berlin apartment following the suicide of their mother in July.
Hertha Berlin's caretaker coach Karsten Heine is insisting on a back-to-basics policy as he prepares his side for the unenviable task of facing league-leaders Hamburg in Sunday's showdown.