Volkswagen's flashy brand Audi is racing ahead of VW's other makes and generated more than 85 percent of total operating profit in 2009, according to group figures released on Thursday.
Karl Albrecht, the founder of discount supermarket chain Aldi, remains Germany’s richest person, according to Forbes magazine rankings published on Thursday.
Crumbling parts of Germany's newly paved A1 motorway is creating headaches for construction company Bilfinger Berger, which is already under investigation for its alleged role in shoddy work on a collapsed Cologne metro tunnel.
The global financial crisis pushed Germany's public debt up 7.1 percent in 2009 to €1.7 trillion ($2.3 trillion), official data showed Thursday, the second sharpest rise since World War II.
A young boy near Göttingen this week discovered a decades-old message in a bottle sent by someone looking for a pen pal from what was once communist East Germany.
Two decades after German reunification raised widespread concern in Poland, the overwhelming majority of Poles no longer fear their western neighbours.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Thursday faced new allegations that he had helped promote the business interests of his friends and family during official trips abroad.
German luxury car maker BMW on Thursday reported a 36.4 percent drop in 2009 net profit but also issued an upbeat 2010 forecast.
The popular city tour company Sandemans New Europe has been exposed for forcing their guides to pay for leading groups through Berlin, a practice that German legal experts say is illegal.
This week's highlights: Trojan warriors dance across a Berlin stage, Cologne hosts a spring festival, and continental Europe's largest St. Patrick's Day parade marches through Munich.
Amid memorials on the one year anniversary of the deadly Winnenden school shooting on Thursday, politicians and law enforcement authorities bickered over whether changes to weapon laws have been successful.
Don’t put your skis in the garage just yet – up to 30 centimetres of snow is expected in many parts of the country over the weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Thursday.
Brazil and Germany differed sharply Wednesday on whether to threaten Iran with fresh United Nations sanctions in a bid to rein in its disputed nuclear program.