A 16-year-old girl who tried to firebomb her school in May and attacked a fellow pupil with a sword was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in a juvenile detention centre.
Munich investigators on Tuesday searched the apartments of four alleged Chinese agents on suspicion they have been spying on the city's Uighur community, news magazine Der Spiegel reported.
Evidence mounted on Tuesday that the German economy was on the mend, with a closely-watched survey showing business confidence surging just as data confirmed third-quarter growth was the fastest in nearly two years.
A chief police inspector has been found dead from stab wounds in southern Brandenburg, the state's Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was expecting a "thank-you letter" from General Motors after the US firm paid Berlin back for huge loans to keep its Opel unit afloat.
Alois Glück, the new head of Germany’s main Catholic association, on Tuesday called for an end to celibacy vows for priests.
British discount airline easyJet has recalled some 280,000 copies of its in-flight magazine after complaints about a fashion shoot staged at Berlin’s Holocaust memorial, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Tuesday.
A former bank manager from a Bonn suburb has been handed a suspended sentence for helping out poor clients by temporarily transferring money from the accounts of wealthy people.
Several thousand students are planning to demonstrate for improvements to the education system and against tuition fees on Tuesday in Leipzig as the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) meets to discuss reforms.
German giants Bayern Munich go into their home Champions League group stage fixture against Israel's Maccabi Haifa FC on Wednesday with their destiny no longer in their own hands.
Low-pressure system “Ludwig” tore through much of southern and central Germany overnight, tearing up trees by their roots and causing property damage, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Tuesday.