The world’s oldest giant wine barrel, held in a Saxony-Anhalt hunting mansion, has been refilled for the first time in its 400-year history and will be filling glasses at a festival beginning on Friday.
Police are searching for a woman who robbed a retiree after she claimed to be a relative and spent the weekend at her home along with a child and dog, police said on Thursday.
The number of single-parent families in Germany has risen over the past decade, with nearly one in five mothers and fathers now raising their children on their own, a national “microcensus” revealed Thursday.
Four months after he was arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend, weatherman Jörg Kachelmann was released from custody on Thursday.
Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, posted Thursday a second quarter net profit of €1.25 billion, well above forecasts and more than four times the previous year's figure.
Germany's unemployment rate rose slightly in July, official figures showed Thursday, a blip in what has become known as a "jobs miracle" as Europe's top economy powers its way out of recession.
Teachers, professors and other people who keep a second office at home are in for a windfall after a court ruled Thursday that tax deductions on home offices should be expanded.
This week's highlights: Toots & The Maytals in Munich, hot air Balloons in Leipzig, and a queen's wardrobe goes on view near Berlin.
More than 24 years after the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown in Ukraine, the German government continues to spend large sums on fixing environmental damage, a media report said on Thursday.
Pressure on Duisburg Mayor Adolf Sauerland to resign intensified on Thursday, with the North Rhine-Westphalia state premier insisting that he and the city must take responsibility for the deaths of 21 Love Parade participants in a stampede over the weekend.
Neo-Nazis have hacked into Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp website, defacing it and redirecting visitors to a revisionist site, the camp's memorial foundation director said late on Wednesday.