US President Barack Obama may be having difficulties at home, but a new poll shows he’s greatly improved German-American relations and even created a few new Germany fans in the United States.
In a victory for privacy advocates, Germany’s highest court on Tuesday knocked down an anti-terrorism law that allows authorities to store all phone and internet records of private citizens.
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A young construction worker in Munich has discovered €100,000 underneath a bathtub while renovating an apartment, police reported on Tuesday.
Chinese auto maker BYD (Build Your Dreams) and German giant Daimler have signed a preliminary agreement to mass produce an electric car together, executives said at the Geneva motor show on Tuesday.
The national teachers’ association on Tuesday rejected claims by Microsoft that German schools were failing to offer students adequate computer training, telling The Local better libraries were needed instead.
Porsche unveiled a futuristic hybrid supercar this week that it claims can hit 100km/h in just 3.2 seconds while emitting just a tiny fraction of the carbon put out by most sports cars.
US carmaker General Motors will pour substantially more money into its struggling German unit Opel than previously planned, the company announced on Tuesday.
The man who named the weekend's deadly Atlantic storm "Xynthia" after winning a competition said on Monday he was sorry the name would now always be linked to death and destruction.
Moonlighting members of the German parliament are earning thousands of euros from outside jobs, with MPs from the ruling centre-right coalition far outstripping those in the opposition parties, a report released late Monday revealed.
CeBIT, the world's biggest technology trade fair, opened to the public in Hannover on Tuesday, as the beleaguered IT sector sought to woo consumers with trendy gadgets to make life easier and more fun.