In a ruling with potentially wide-ranging fiscal consequences, a court in the state of Lower Saxony on Wednesday ruled a long-standing “solidarity tax” to help fund German reunification was unconstitutional.
General Motors has decided to keep open all four of its Opel plants in Germany, the US carmaker's interim Europe chief Nick Reilly said on Tuesday.
The rivals of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), sunk to their worst-ever showing in an opinion poll published Wednesday.
Germany's cabinet approved on Wednesday a 12-month extension of a popular scheme allowing firms to reduce working hours, which has helped keep a lid on unemployment in Europe's biggest economy.
Germany's Olympic champion speedskater Claudia Pechstein remains barred from the sport after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday rejected her appeal against a ban due to irregularities in her blood.
Bayern Munich's under-pressure coach Louis van Gaal has suspended struggling Italian striker Luca Toni because of a complete breakdown in their relationship, the Bild daily reported Wednesday.
Apple has summarily removed an iPhone application from German news magazine Stern due to objections over photo galleries featuring too much naked skin, Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday.
Holiday shopping went horribly wrong for an elderly woman in Hamburg after she was severely injured when an artificial Christmas tree fell on her, authorities reported late on Tuesday.
A former Mercedes Benz worker who was tortured during Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship has said that the German auto manufacturer collaborated with the regime.
Retreat from nuclear energy can no longer be halted, Germany’s new Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen told daily Bild on Wednesday.
VfB Stuttgart kept alive their Champions League hopes on Tuesday night, beating Glasgow Rangers side 2-0 at Ibrox.