The extreme winter weather has damaged up to 40 percent of Germany’s roads, creating problems that will be extremely expensive for cities already struggling financially, technical inspection association TÜV reported on Friday.
The 40 millionth Ford “Made in Germany” rolled from the US carmaker’s plant in Cologne on Friday – some 85 years after starting production in the country.
Fears that uncertain recovery in Europe's biggest economy could stall were stoked Friday when data showed that German industrial production suffered a sharp setback in December.
An orthodontist in the state of Baden-Württemberg has reportedly turned a 16-year-old boy out of her practice because she was offended by his name – “Cihad,” an alternate spelling for “Jihad,” which she interpreted to mean “holy war.”
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Bayern Munich are expected to be without French midfielder Franck Ribery when they hunt their eighth straight Bundesliga win against defending champions Wolfsburg on Saturday.
In a further sign of Beijing's growing military clout around the globe, China's foreign minister will open this weekend's Munich Security Conference for the first time.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her centre-right coalition on Thursday evening following widespread criticism that the government had bungled its first 100 days in power.
Public workers continued their third day of limited strikes on Friday, as employees in Frankfurt and Saarbrücken walked off their jobs in an ongoing labour dispute.
A British airman died Thursday after being hit by an avalanche while skiing in Germany as part of a training exercise, defence officials said.
Negotiations over Germany coach Joachim Löw's contract extension have been postponed until after the World Cup finals, the German Football Federation (DFB) announced on Thursday.