German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said Tuesday he was still "sceptical" about a request for state loan guarantees for troubled automaker Opel.
A new study presented in Berlin on Tuesday showed that even young children’s future hopes are affected by poverty, with 20 percent of children in Germany reporting they feel disadvantaged.
Knowing Horst Köhler served Germany more as an administrator than a visionary tempers any sorrow over his surprise resignation, writes Der Tagesspiegel Editor-in-Chief Stephan-Andreas Casdorff.
The German hospitality industry has suffered due to a long winter and chilly spring this year, but hotel and restaurant owners hope the upcoming football World Cup will get customers off their couches and out spending again.
Official data on Tuesday showed German unemployment falling sharply and retail sales picking up, as Europe's biggest economy pushed on despite the eurozone financial crisis.
German President Horst Köhler on Monday stunned the nation by suddenly stepping down. Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup try to put the political earthquake in perspective.
Singapore’s big research and academic budgets are becoming increasingly popular with German scientists and students, who say their country simply can't compete.
Two German parliamentarians and a former MP arrived safe in Berlin on Tuesday following an Israeli raid on a naval aid convoy for the Gaza Strip. All three politicians denied Israeli claims that those on board had been armed and provoked the violence.
The leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition gathered in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss potential candidates to replace German President Horst Köhler after his surprise resignation.
Flood waters in eastern Germany are easing after several tense days on high alert, officials there said on Tuesday.
German Family Minister Kristina Köhler has suggested cuts to Elterngeld, or parental benefits, by some €70 per month to help solve the government's budgetary woes, a media report said on Tuesday.