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France and Germany will table joint proposals at a European Union summit this week to withhold voting rights from countries that break the bloc's fiscal rules, the leaders of the two countries said on Monday.
In the wake of major corporate restructuring, German engineering conglomerate Siemens is planning a new Munich headquarters that the industrial giant hopes will revitalise its image as well as an entire city block.
The Local’s series “Made in Germany” presents the best the country has to offer, including the innovative toddler training bikes by Kokua.
Is Chancellor Angela Merkel’s embattled centre-right coalition on the ropes? German opposition politicians on Monday demanded early elections, but the government is hoping to stay the course.
A young man in Bavaria who reportedly forgot to take his medication taunted a group of Hells Angels at their clubhouse over the weekend by dropping his pants, throwing a puppy at the bikers, and then making his getaway in a stolen front loader.
German cities and municipalities face a budgetary shortfall of €15 billion this year and have run out of ways to cut costs, they said on Monday.
Controversial former Augsburg bishop Walter Mixa has returned to live at the bishop’s palace despite his resignation over alleged child abuse and misuse of church funds, a media report said on Monday.
More than 1,050 dance enthusiasts gathered in central Hannover on Sunday to break the record for world’s largest ballet class, complete with live musical accompaniment.
Baden-Württemberg police confirmed early on Monday that they have arrested a man suspected of raping one woman taxi driver before stabbing another to death last week.