German media giant Axel Springer said on Thursday it had agreed to buy a 29-percent stake in Turkey's biggest independent media group Dogan for €161 million ($239 million).
Police arrested several people in Germany and abroad Thursday in connection to a gambling ring affecting Europe’s top football leagues.
Germans are planning to play Grinch when it comes to buying gifts this Christmas, but they may have to splash out more for a tree.
The vast majority of Turkish immigrants in Germany think their adopted country should do more to accommodate them, according to a new study released on Thursday.
Police in Heidelberg said on Thursday they had uncovered a massive anabolic steroid dealing operation, leading to the arrests of three people.
Acclaimed German director Werner Herzog has been tapped as the president of the jury at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival in February.
Conspicuously absent in the debate over two big-hitting EU posts up for grabs on Thursday, heavyweight Germany has aroused suspicions that it wants another job – president of the European Central Bank.
This Week's Highlights: Vikings in Frankfurt, Grimm's fairy tales in Cologne, and innovative theatre troupes take the stage in Munich.
Members of a small community near the northern German city of Lübeck have filed a lawsuit against Irish budget airline Ryanair after a low-flying plane allegedly put an 82-year-old woman in the hospital.
German health officials on Thursday took the unusual step of debunking speculation that several recent deaths were caused by immunisations against swine flu.
A 71-year-old hunter has been shot dead while helping flush out game, police in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate said on Wednesday evening.
Born amid Cold War rivalry yet loved by children on both sides of the Iron Curtain, Germany’s bedtime TV character the Sandman celebrates his 50th anniversary this week.
Striker Lukas Podolski saved his country for the second consecutive match with an injury-time goal to seal Germany's 2-2 draw with the Ivory Coast on an emotional night in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday.