Volkswagen, the biggest European automaker, said on Tuesday it would buy 49.9 percent of the luxury sports car maker Porsche by the end of this year for around €3.9 billion ($5.8 billion).
VfB Stuttgart coach Markus Babbel is confident his struggling Bundesliga side can defeat Sevilla in Tuesday's Champions League clash, despite the Spaniards defending a 100 percent record.
A massive dig along 22 kilometres of a new high-speed train route in Saxony-Anhalt has revealed a spectacular discovery of 55,000 artefacts – among them skeletons that date back to the Bronze Age.
Meteorologists on Tuesday morning recorded the lowest ever October temperature in Germany, as the mercury dipped to a chilly -24.3 degrees Celsius in Bavaria’s Berchtesgaden national park.
Germany’s high court began hearings on Tuesday over whether the Hartz IV welfare benefits for some 1.7 million children are sufficient to cover their daily needs.
A German cardiologist convicted of killing his French lover's daughter 27 years ago was kidnapped and dumped, bound and gagged, outside a French courthouse, police said Tuesday.
Hoping to make working in agriculture more attractive to younger Germans, a Bavarian farming association has presented the latest edition of a calendar showing farm girls in erotic poses.
Administrators of Germany’s insolvent mail-order giant Quelle announced late on Monday night that the storied firm would be liquidated and up to 7,000 employees laid off after efforts to find a new investor were fruitless.
The German Medical Association said Tuesday it was angered by reports that government workers will receive a special swine flu vaccination and said it should be given to high risk groups instead.
Nationwide strikes by custodial workers began in Berlin on Tuesday after failed wage negotiations, trade union IG BAU announced.
The European Commission may have its doubts that a Berlin-backed plan to save Opel is legal but it is unlikely to challenge the deal for fears it would only drive the automaker into bankruptcy, observers said on Tuesday.