German scientists have found that fragments of a dog's skull and teeth discovered in a cave in Switzerland date back more than 14,000 years in what could be the oldest known remains of man's best friend.
Germany hopes to sells its multi-billion-euro stake in Commerzbank "within three years at the latest," Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said on Monday.
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Duisburg’s embattled Mayor Adolf Sauerland is planning to have himself voted out by the city council – rather than resigning – over the Love Parade tragedy that left 21 people dead.
Germany’s ruling centre-right coalition, along with the opposition and social organisations, began bickering on Monday over proposed reforms to the country’s Hartz IV unemployment benefits that could lead to increased payments.
Telemarketing firms are flouting a law against making unwanted sales calls, prompting Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger to announce Monday she was considering toughening the rules.
A grey – though not cold – week ahead will bring some storms and showers along with cooler nights and daytime temperatures in the low to mid-20s, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported Monday.
More than 120 Deutsche Bahn passengers were forced to disembark from a train in Osnabrück on Sunday that was filled to up to double its capacity and could not go on, the national rail provider said.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Federal Employment Agency on Monday rejected an Economy Ministry proposal to accelerate recruitment for skilled migrants, saying Germany should focus on its own potential instead.
Germany’s under-20 women’s football team took home the FIFA World Cup on Sunday for the second time after a 2:0 victory over Nigeria in Bielefeld that completed an undefeated tournament.