Audi posts strong Feb sales and sees solid Q1

Audi posts strong Feb sales and sees solid Q1

German luxury car maker Audi said Monday it anticipated a solid first quarter after February sales gained almost 20 percent from a year earlier.

Bio weather: Cloudy with a chance of kidney stones?

Bio weather: Cloudy with a chance of kidney stones?

Germany's fascination with “bio weather” affecting people's health is well established, but is it merely fanning a type of meteorological hypochondria? The Local’s Kristen Allen takes the country's temperature.

Study finds German women better drivers than men

Study finds German women better drivers than men

Though men like to deride women’s allegedly poor driving skills, a new study published by Germany’s ACE automobile club on Monday showed the country's female divers are significantly less dangerous on the roads.

UK suspected Hitler Youth acted as ‘spyclists’

UK suspected Hitler Youth acted as ‘spyclists’

The British intelligence agency MI5 suspected members of the Hitler Youth conducted bicycle reconnaissance tours through the countryside in the run-up to World War II, documents released by the UK National Archives revealed on Monday.

The Best of Berlin in March

The Best of Berlin in March

This month Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, tells you where to get your fix for quality hot sauces and chocolates.

ARD TV drama sparks Scientology’s ire

ARD TV drama sparks Scientology’s ire

Trouble is brewing between the Church of Scientology and German public broadcaster ARD ahead of the TV premiere of a drama portraying the controversial faith as dangerous and unethical.

Germany and EU plan ‘European IMF’

Germany and EU plan ‘European IMF’

The European Commission and the EU's biggest economy, Germany, are planning to create a "European IMF" that could rescue debt-ridden countries like Greece, officials said on Monday.

No leads in Berlin poker heist investigation

No leads in Berlin poker heist investigation

Police on Monday said they had no leads in their investigation of the spectacular robbery of a high stakes poker tournament at one of Berlin’s fanciest hotels over the weekend.

Pope’s brother oblivious to choir sexual abuse

Pope’s brother oblivious to choir sexual abuse

Pope Benedict XVI's brother told an Italian newspaper over the weekend he was never aware of sexual abuse in the famous boys choir in Regensburg that he headed for nearly three decades.

Westerwelle brings aid to devastated Chile

Westerwelle brings aid to devastated Chile

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle arrived in Chile on Sunday with a generator, medical supplies and other aid in a show of "solidarity" after the country's devastating earthquake.