A massive storm lashing Europe killed at least three people in Germany on Sunday as winds gusting up to 110 kilometres (68 miles) per hour battered the western part of the country.
Plans to flood a Cologne city centre metro tunnel in an attempt to prevent it collapsing after investigations revealed serious errors in its construction have been put on hold.
Ten weeks ahead of the state election in Germany’s most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the political parties have been rallying supporters, with the Social Democrats suddenly feeling optimistic about their chances.
Around two million government employees will receive a pay rise of 2.3 percent over the coming two years, with improved conditions for older workers and trainees, after a mammoth night of negotiations.
The world's biggest high-tech fair kicks off in Germany on Tuesday, with a focus on ‘smart’ gadgets as well as "Avatar"-inspired 3D products to make consumers' lives easier - and more fun.
Berlin’s love-hate relationship with the former wall has meant that while it is a symbol of horror and hatred, it is also a huge tourist attraction, yet in many places has either disappeared completely or is in a state of terrible disrepair.
Germany edged out Japan to win the Olympic Games women's speed skating team pursuit title on Saturday, but only after golden girl Anni Friesinger-Postma had crawled comically across the line in the semi-finals.