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A German man who wedded his gay partner in Canada won a partial victory Tuesday when a Berlin court ruled that the partnership must be recognised, albeit not as a marriage.
An armed man who took hostages at H&M clothes shop in central Leipzig on Tuesday has given himself up to the police.
Hamburg authorities are searching for arsonists after another rash of car burnings overnight in the port city, the fire department said on Tuesday.
A new study released on Thursday said the divide between Germany’s rich and poor continues to grow and is squeezing out the country's anxious middle class.
A German language association has called for a boycott of the GEZ public broadcasting licence fees because radio stations in the country rarely play German music - instead listeners should pay the BBC.
Many World Cup fans might despise South Africa's noisy vuvuzelas, but two German entrepreneurs with the resale rights for Europe hope the plastic fan horns will become the sound of success.
A mother in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia has been issued several fines after a police officer was stunned to discover her driving while nursing her baby, authorities reported late on Monday.
Politicians from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats and the environmentalist Greens spoke out on Tuesday in favour of reducing the number of Germany’s federal states.
England's Jamie Carragher believes Germany gained a huge World Cup advantage by ensuring their players had four months to get used to the ball they banged into the net four times against Australia.