The German Defence Ministry on Tuesday slammed "serious defects" in the Tiger attack helicopter that were keeping them from being deployed in combat operations in Afghanistan.
U2 said Tuesday frontman Bono had been released from a Munich hospital after emergency back surgery for temporary "paralysis," forcing the cancellation of the band's US tour and its Glastonbury Festival gig.
The Local's series "Making it in Germany" presents Misha Aster, a Canadian cultural historian in Berlin.
A public bus driver was fired from his job on Tuesday and is under investigation by police in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia after he tied a rambunctious nine-year-old boy to a bus seat last week.
Midfielder Christian Träsch joined Michael Ballack on the German national team’s casualty list Tuesday when he was ruled out of next month's World Cup with an ankle injury, the German Football Federation (DFB) confirmed.
Europe's biggest auto maker, Volkswagen, said Tuesday it would buy the Italian group that designed its first Golf model for an undisclosed amount.
German supermodel Claudia Schiffer on Tuesday revealed the name of her newborn child: Cosima Violet Vaughn Drummond.
Three German states home to Opel factories are reportedly set to grant requested financial guarantees, but the carmaker's parent group GM is still waiting for word on similar aid from the federal government.
As authorities increase pressure on German biker gangs amid an escalating turf war, the two main groups - the Hells Angels and the Bandidos - have forged a truce, a media report said on Tuesday.
Roland Koch, the conservative premier of the German state of Hesse, said on Tuesday he would step down this summer and leave politics.
Dikes along Germany's eastern Oder River are strong enough to handle approaching floodwaters from Poland, but the situation remains tense, the Brandenburg environmental authority said on Tuesday.
Saxony and Brandenburg began cleaning up on Tuesday morning after severe weather and a tornado tore through the two eastern German states on Monday evening, killing a young girl, injuring 38 and causing major property damage.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Abu Dhabi for the first leg of a four-nation Gulf tour and promptly signed a series of accords, including on hydrocarbon sector cooperation.