Europe's first auction of "fourth generation" frequencies, which promise to revolutionise what mobile phones can do, raised €4.4 billion ($5.4 billion), German authorities said Thursday.
Berlin might be Germany’s biggest city, but its network of parks, woodlands, waterways and undeveloped spaces make it popular with wildlife as well as people. Hannah Cleaver went to see what happens when their interests collide.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle met Google co-founder Larry Page Thursday, amid tensions over its controversial Street View service and Berlin's concerns about data privacy.
Germany’s most attractive employer among this year's crop of university graduates is Ingolstadt-based luxury carmaker Audi, a survey showed this week.
The Local is proud to present the fourth podcast of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, our regular column about life in Germany.
A rapidly growing new German Facebook group is protesting neo-Nazi content by creating a “virtual candle-lit demonstration” on the social networking website.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday took up her campaign for greater financial market regulation and stricter EU budgetary rules at a meeting in Berlin with top officials from around the world.
Germany’s military contribution to NATO operations in Afghanistan costs three times as much as Defence Ministry figures report, according to the DIW economics institute on Thursday.
This Week's Highlights: The Carnival of Cultures in Berlin, the Electronic Beats Festival in Cologne, and a night for dirndls and lederhosen in Munich.
The Heidenheim family of kidnapped banker’s wife Maria Bögerl appeared on German television Wednesday night in an appeal for clues to her disappearance. But police said they still have no solid leads on her whereabouts.
Australian ninjas have rescued a German medical student being robbed in an alleyway in Sydney, media reports said on Wednesday.
As a financial storm battered Europe and rain beat down on Frankfurt, the European Central Bank laid the cornerstone on Wednesday for its glittering new twin-towered headquarters.