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An enterprising German teenager has scored global fame by making painstaking videos re-enacting World Cup matches with Lego. Joshua Keane caught up with Fabian Moritz.
Germany's government moved on Tuesday to break drug makers' grip on prices with a bill aimed at saving the creaking health care system about €2 billion a year.
New government statistics showed this week that fewer immigrants are becoming German citizens, spurring opposition politicians to call for reforms to a system they say impedes naturalisation when the country urgently needs to buoy its shrinking population.
Eleven years after the introduction of the euro every second German still longs for the return of the Deutsche mark, according to a new poll published on Tuesday.
According to legend, iconic Egyptian queen Cleopatra killed herself with an asp bite, but a team of German historians now believe she used a deadly drug cocktail of opium and hemlock instead.
Everyone knows Oktoberfest, but Germany has plenty of other great beer and wine festivals. The website hostelbookers.com tells you where to get your drink on and lay your boozy head.
An earthquake shook the Rhine-Main metropolitan area early on Tuesday morning, startling many residents who called police to report the disturbance.
One day ahead of Germany's presidential election, candidate Joachim Gauck on Tuesday went hunting for votes with a visit to the socialist Left party parliamentary group despite previous attempts to distance himself from its politics.
Bundeswehr soldiers who serve on foreign deployments and their families experience so much harassment in Germany that the military has taken to blurring their faces in press photos, a media report said on Tuesday.
Germany, along with Britain and France, uses foreign intelligence obtained through torture in the fight against terrorism, a new report from Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.