The German government has turned down a request from General Motors for €1.1 billion ($1.3 billion) in state loan guarantees for its Opel unit, Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said Wednesday.
Tens of thousands of German students took part in nationwide protests on Wednesday to demand more support for the country’s beleaguered educational system.
Michael Ballack, the injured captain of Germany's national football team, announced on Wednesday he will leave the English club Chelsea FC after failing to agree on a contract extension.
Young people from immigrant backgrounds suffer severe disadvantages at German schools, according to a study released on Wednesday.
France and Germany on Wednesday called for a European ban on certain high-risk financial market instruments such as naked short selling in a joint appeal that came amid tensions over the eurozone debt crises.
With Berlin’s DMY design festival set to start on Wednesday, The Local took a sneak peak of what’s on offer.
Dark horse opposition candidate for president Joachim Gauck has more support among ordinary voters than frontrunner Christian Wulff, a poll published Wednesday found.
Germany’s most-populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), is finally moving towards a “traffic light coalition” of Social Democrats, Greens and Free Democrats, with leaders announcing that alliance talks were progressing well Wednesday.
The number of illegal German neo-Nazi homepages on the internet has fallen in the past year, delivering authorities their first victory in combating right-wing extremism on the web, media reported Wednesday.
Germany’s weather bureau has issued thunderstorm warnings for parts of the country, with Wednesday's warm weather forecast to give way to heavy rain, hail and squalls on Thursday.