The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Tuesday said it would support the victims of the Love Parade tragedy in Duisburg with €1 million in immediate aid. Meanwhile the removal of the city's embattled mayor looked less likely.
German champions Bayern Munich suffered a major blow on Tuesday when star Dutchman and Bundesliga player of last season Arjen Robben was ruled out for two months because of a left thigh injury.
Could Germany’s 2010 Eurovision Song Contest winner Lena Meyer-Landrut become a one-hit wonder? According to a Tuesday media report, sales for her second single “Touch a New Day” have been disappointing.
Strong results by BMW on Tuesday demonstrated the recovery by German luxury carmakers this year, with the group reporting a seven-fold leap in quarterly profit that kept it ahead of Audi and Mercedes.
Giving birth while living abroad can be a daunting prospect. The third instalment of the Local's series Motherhood in the Fatherland follows expectant mum Sabine Devins as she negotiates the cultural quirks of having a baby in Germany.
German consumers will overpay utility companies €1 billion for their electricity this year, according to a study commissioned by the Green party’s parliamentary group.
Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that the law denying unwed fathers custody rights to their children without the mother’s permission is unconstitutional, opening the way for automatic joint custody.
Eight teenage boys who have admitted to sexually abusing other younger boys at a summer camp on the island of Ameland last month are unlikely to be arraigned, the Osnabrück state prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday.
In light of the German auto industry’s buoyant earnings, politicians from the ruling coalition suggested Tuesday that the companies repay the money they earned during the government-sponsored “cash for clunkers” stimulus programme in 2009.
When an incendiary bomb hit in World War II, Berlin's Tell Halaf archaeological museum went up in flames and its 3,000-year-old statues were smashed to smithereens. It has taken nine years of piecemeal work, but 60 artefacts have now risen again, phoenix-like, from 27,000 fragments of stone found in the ruins.