German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle refused to back down on Friday after being assailed from all quarters for slamming the “socialist leanings” of a national debate on welfare.
Obese people can quickly lose weight and keep it off for weeks afterwards by spending time at higher altitudes, German scientists revealed this week, in a discovery that could lead to new obesity treatments.
The German steel group ThyssenKrupp posted on Friday a first quarter profit that was much better than expected, but warned a recovery remained fragile because sales would level off this year.
A winter-sports powerhouse, Germany is hoping to dominate the Olympic Games starting in Vancouver on Friday.
Prosecutors said Friday they have charged Nadja Benaissa, a member of Germany's all-female pop group No Angels, with causing bodily harm for failing to inform sexual partners that she was HIV positive.
Nearly a year after a dramatic cave-in underneath Cologne’s historical archive left two people dead, the city’s authorities considered evacuating large parts of the centre along a new metro line.
Win or lose, there's nothing to match Canada in the view of four-time Olympian and 1998 bobsleigh champion Pierre Lueders - even if it upsets Germany.
Roman Polanski's new film "The Ghost Writer" premieres Friday at the 60th Berlin Film Festival but the director, under house arrest in Switzerland, will be at the red-carpet gala in spirit only.
The German economy stagnated in the fourth quarter of 2009, halting the European heavyweight's rebound from a deep recession, data released on Friday by the Federal Statistics Office showed.
The leader of the public workers’ union Verdi has defended his organisation’s demands after a third round of negotiations with state and municipal employers failed late on Thursday night.
Germany's biathlon pin-up Magdalena Neuner begins her assault on Olympic gold on Saturday in the women's sprint, but her main rivals for a podium place are set to come from her own team.