German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Friday that aid to Greece was not automatic and depended on Athens producing a credible savings plan and proof that eurozone stability was on the line.
Angry German investors seeking compensation for worthless securities from the insolvent US bank Lehman Brothers have had their case knocked back by a Hamburg court, which told them the loss was their “own fault.”
A Bavarian man was given a persuasive lesson in the fallibility of technology Thursday night when he crashed into another car and injured an 11-year-old boy after obeying his car navigation device's command to turn around on a divided autobahn.
In the latest installment of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, The Local’s column about life in Germany, Portnoy lauds the enduring genius of the country's very own cartoon mouse children's show.
Business confidence in Germany rose sharply to a near two-year high in April, the closely watched Ifo index showed Friday, in another sign of recovery in Europe's top economy.
German food industry watchdog Foodwatch on Thursday awarded the manufacturers of the ultra-sweet children’s beverage “Monte Drink” with their unflattering “Golden Cream Puff” award for most brazen advertising lie of the year.
Nearly a quarter of Germany’s 25 million Catholics are considering turning their backs on their Church in the wake of the child abuse scandals, a survey published Friday found.
Gray Powell, the Apple employee who blew a hole in the technology firm’s product security by losing a top-secret iPhone prototype after a session on German beer, has been offered a chance to drown his sorrows by airline Lufthansa.
The pro-business Free Democrats are planning to use their party conference Saturday to trumpet their new tax plan, even as senior members of their conservative coalition partners, the Christian Democrats, attack the proposals.
As Germany’s 25 million Catholics await word on whether the Vatican has accepted embattled Bishop Walter Mixa’s resignation, senior Church members on Friday expressed relief over – and respect for – Mixa’s decision to step down.
After their Champions League success midweek, Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal plans to keep the treble dream alive when they return to Bundesliga action at Mönchengladbach on Saturday.