Germany's next generation of stars is ready to step up into the breach left by captain Michael Ballack, who was ruled out of the World Cup with an ankle injury, centre-back Arne Friedrich said Tuesday.
The socialist Left Party has chosen one of its own MPs, former television journalist Lukrezia Jochimsen, to challenge Christian Wulff and Joachim Gauck for Germany’s presidency, media reported Tuesday.
A young policewoman has strangled her two children, aged five and 10, and then killed herself in Brandenburg, police announced on Tuesday.
As the dust settles on the German government's plans for a round of brutal belt-tightening, The Local breaks down the numbers and the details to see how it affects you.
The Berlin Air Show welcomed the world's leading aerospace firms to the German capital on Tuesday, with Airbus's A380 superjumbo set to be one of the stars.
Critics are once again calling for an end to Germany’s hated GEZ public broadcasting licence fees ahead of a meeting of state premiers on Wednesday.
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Court began proceedings started on Tuesday against two inmates who staged a dramatic jailbreak from a maximum-security prison in the Aachen area last year, keeping Germany on edge for five days as fugitives.
The government’s plan for deep spending cuts sparked fierce debate on Tuesday, with some in the coalition defending the package while social justice advocates, unions and German cities slammed the plan as unjust.
A US-German investor and the US fashion group BCBG Max Azria are to acquire Karstadt, the famed but financially troubled German department store chain, Karstadt's judicial administrator said Monday.