Officials in the German state of Baden-Württemberg said Monday that they have given the green light to a novel scheme to protect a nuclear power station from attack: fog grenades.
Frankfurt police recently traded in their uniforms for bathing trunks to arrest a fugitive at a crowded public swimming pool, authorities said on Monday.
Employees at German ice cream maker Langnese are working around the clock to keep up with demand amid record summer heat, the company said on Monday.
The proprietors of tents at Munich’s world-famous beer festival Oktoberfest have agreed to implement Bavaria’s strict new smoking ban this year despite having a grace period till 2011.
Youth services have been alerted after a German father abandoned his 14-year-old son at a Bavarian rest stop following an argument, police in the southern state reported on Monday, calling the incident “unbelievable.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looked increasingly alone Monday after another key ally, the mayor of Hamburg, jumped ship as part of a mass exodus of experienced conservatives.
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has started an opt-out programme for Islamists trying to leave extremist groups, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced on Monday.
The decision by voters in Hamburg to torpedo plans to reform the city's schools sparked a decidedly mixed reaction from newspapers in The Local's media roundup on Monday.
Following the resignation of Mayor Ole von Beust on Sunday, Hamburg’s Christian Democratic-Green coalition suffered another blow after voters clearly rejected its controversial primary school reform plans in a referendum that could affect education policy nationwide.
The number of German workers taking time off due to illness – particularly on Mondays - reached a five year high in the first half of 2010, according to new statistics by the Health Ministry.
Tehran has used a small Iranian-owned bank in Germany to circumvent sanctions slapped on firms blacklisted for involvement in the Islamic republic's missile programmes, a newspaper report said Monday.