The negotiating government coalition partners seem to have agreed on the outlines of a future energy policy – with nuclear power as a key component to bridge the time until renewable sources such as wind and solar supply what is needed.
A drunk bicyclist got more than he bargained for when he went into a police station in the middle of the night and asked them to test his alcohol level.
More than 100 people were arrested in Leipzig on Saturday evening after police broke up a demonstration by neo-Nazis and then tackled a large group of anarchists.
Just a week after it emerged that the German armed forces was getting a different kind of A/H1N1 vaccine to the general population, Der Spiegel magazine reports that the government will also get special treatment.
A Thai waxworks museum has apologised and covered up a giant billboard of Adolf Hitler giving a Nazi salute after the Israeli and German embassies lodged complaints, its director said on Sunday.
“Garbage” and “hysterical propaganda” was one angry reaction at the world's biggest book fair this year when Internet search service Google defended plans to turn millions of books into electronic literature available online.