A German court has slapped Holocaust-denier Richard Williamson with a fine of up to €12,000, which the English bishop’s lawyer vowed on Monday to fight.
The €552-million reconstruction of Berlin’s historic city palace will not be finished until at least 2016 – two years later than planned – government officials announced Monday.
Doubts grew on Monday over the viability of the new German government's choice to rely on tax cuts alone to boost the ailing economy, with Chancellor Angela Merkel herself admitting the plan might not work.
The conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) chose their parliamentary leader Stefan Mappus as the new Premier of Baden-Württemberg on Monday, as the controversy over his predecessor Günther Oettinger’s surprise appointment as Germany’s new EU commissioner deepened.
Once a menacing death strip during the Cold War, Germany’s stretch of the Iron Curtain has been transformed into a leafy nature refuge, as Hannah Cleaver reports.
German chemical and pharmaceutical group Merck KGaA on Monday reported a sharp slump in quarterly net profit, but forecast higher earnings from its chemicals units and unveiled its first site in China.
A woman was killed and at least five children injured Monday morning in Bavaria when a packed school bus collided head-on with a car driving the wrong way on a motorway, police reported.
Several German states on Monday began offering mass vaccinations against swine flu in an attempt to head off a widespread epidemic this winter.
A black-belt German tourist gave her Australian attacker the chop – and a karate kick to the head – after being assaulted in the Outback town of Alice Springs, police said on Monday.
Around 300 abandoned guinea pigs were rescued from a filthy flat in Aachen over the weekend, according to the police.
An Egyptian man told a German court Monday how his pregnant wife was murdered before his eyes in a frenzied anti-Islamic attack, in a case that has inflamed tempers in the Muslim world.