Natural disasters linked to climate change could cost the insurance industry billions of dollars in extra settlement payments every year, German insurance giant Munich Re said Thursday.
With German military officials admitting they withheld information about a controversial NATO air strike, the political future of former Defence Minister and current Labour Minister Franz Josef Jung hangs in the balance. Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup believe it's time for him to resign.
Car manufacturer Audi has purchased a 9.09 percent stake in German football team Bayern Munich in a deal worth €90 million, the Bundesliga club announced on Thursday.
Google is once again facing the possibility that it could run afoul of Germany's strict privacy laws. The culprit this time? The web analysis tools of the US internet giant and other firms.
An Augsburg business owner known as the “parking lot sheriff” has been charged with extortion and coercion for taking advantage of parking offenders by confiscating their vehicles and demanding exorbitant fees, court officials said Thursday.
Residents of a lovely tree-lined street in Dresden are suffering through pungent problem this autumn. The prized Gingko biloba trees are shedding mounds of seeds that give off an unbearably foul faecal scent, they say.
A German-Afghan man who stabbed his teenage sister to death in a grisly "honour killing" was sentenced to life imprisonment after a court in Karlsruhe rejected his appeal on Thursday.
A German couple who tried to teach their children Christian values at home has been fined by a Kassel court for refusing to send them to school.
This Week's Highlights: Rhythmic gymnastics in Berlin, The Third Man in Munich, and Dresden hosts a festival of computer based art.
The Bundeswehr's top officer, Chief of Staff Wolfgang Schneiderhan, resigned on Thursday following revelations that information about civilian casualties caused by a deadly NATO air strike in Afghanistan had been withheld by the Defence Ministry.
Germany's federal data protection commissioner Peter Schaar has slammed the EU’s plan to share citizens’ bank data with the United States as an unacceptable breach of privacy, daily Frankfurter Rundschau reported on Thursday.
Embattled Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal admitted he was relieved after the German giants kept their Champions League dream alive with a crucial 1-0 win over Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday night.