Germany on Thursday demanded an explanation from Israel over the killing of a Hamas chief in Dubai by suspected Mossad agents using European passports.
In the short space of five years, MotorFM has established itself as one of Germany’s most innovative radio stations. The Local spoke with founders Mona Rübsamen and Markus Kühn about broadcasting in the internet age.
Two long-time favourites, Marie and Maximilian, once again topped the list of last year’s most popular baby names in Germany, the Society for German Language reported on Thursday.
Allegations of sexual abuse at Catholic schools in Germany continued to spread on Thursday, with former students stepping forward to implicate two female authority figures.
A former student is suspected of stabbing a teacher to death at a vocational school in Ludwigshafen on Thursday, but the police said a quick evacuation of the facility likely avoided a wider bloodbath.
German auto giant Daimler suffered a sharp loss last year that surprised markets Thursday and pushed its share price lower as the group reported results from one of the auto sector's most challenging years.
The debut feature of an Afghan-German director has joined the running for the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, one of a clutch of features taking a fresh look at Islam at this year's event.
Cabin staff and crew for budget airline easyJet went on strike at Berlin's Schönefeld Airport on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of at least seven flights.
This week's highlights: Shaolin monks in Munich, experimental film in Berlin, and an exhibition of sacred Himalayan art opens in Cologne.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken an impassioned swipe at banks, saying it would be a "scandal" if it were proved they had helped Greece massage its statistics, prompting a major crisis.
David Möller, Germany’s silver medallist in the men’s singles luge, is reportedly looking for a dentist appointment after breaking his tooth by biting into his shiny prize.
Bayern Munich took a slender 2-1 lead into their Champions League last-16 second leg against Fiorentina after a controversial Miroslav Klose goal handed the German giants a 13th straight win.
Metalworkers’ union IG Metall reached a provisional agreement with employers on Thursday after lengthy negotiations for some 700,000 workers in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.