The US automaker General Motors has paid €650 million to its European unit Opel/Vauxhall to cover engineering services amid a restructuring of the troubled division, GM said on Monday.
A German woman has been freed from the rubble of a Port-au-Prince hotel four days after the devastating earthquake that plunged the city into chaos. Rescuers found her thanks to a mobile phone text she sent to her husband.
Nowhere in Germany are people more at risk of poverty than in the capital city of Berlin, a study released on Monday found.
A wild boar was shot and killed by a city marksman after it went on a biting rampage in a suburban area of Berlin, police told The Local on Monday.
US President Barack Obama – or at least his stage version – thrilled a Frankfurt audience Sunday with songs in a musical that opened far from the trenches of Washington politics in a land still charmed by his message of hope and change.
Arms dealer Karlheinz Schreiber went on trial in Augsburg on Monday for tax evasion, fraud and bribery. Extradited from Canada, he is a key figure in slush fund scandal involving Chancellor Merkel's Christian Democrats.
Long known as Germany's gritty industrial heartland, the Ruhr Valley is hoping to show a different side as one of Europe's cultural capitals this year. The Local takes a look at some of the highlights of RUHR.2010.
German film "Das Weisse Band" (The White Ribbon) took home its first award of the season, picking up the Golden Globe statuette Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Germany’s Catholic bishops echoed Protestant criticism of the country's military presence in Afghanistan over the weekend, as Bundeswehr troops shot and killed an Afghan civilian.
The mystery of Russia's famed Amber Room, seized as the spoils of war by the Nazis, has puzzled historians and experts since it disappeared in 1945.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a historic a historic joint cabinet meeting in Berlin with top ministers on Monday.