Munich's bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games suffered a fresh blow on Monday as Willy Bogner, president of the bid's organising committee, stepped down for health reasons.
German banks may be forced to reduce their lending activity in order to drastically increase their capital base under proposed new regulation, Germany's private banking federation warned on Monday.
Europe slapped a summons on German chemical giant BASF on Monday after a "blunder" allowed seed from a new genetically modified potato to remain in a field in Sweden.
Berlin tourism is booming, but increasing investment in the luxury hotel market is proving problematic as five-star hotels struggle to compete for new guests in one of Europe’s most affordable tourist destinations.
The head of Sky Deutschland, Brian Sullivan, said on Monday the beleaguered German pay-TV station would need another two to three years to become “a company with sustainable future.”
Opponents of the controversial Stuttgart 21 train station redevelopment project temporarily blocked the construction site on Monday morning, forcing police to physically remove activists who had parked tractors and chained themselves to a truck the entrance.
As the integration debate stoked by Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin continues to smoulder, conservatives have begun calling for heavier sanctions against immigrants they deem unwilling or unable to become part of German society.
A court on Monday handed lengthy jail sentences to two teens for the murder of businessman Dominik Brunner on a Munich commuter train platform almost one year ago.
The trial against Germany's high-profile TV weatherman Jörg Kachelmann was postponed on Monday morning in Mannheim after his defence team asked for two judges to be recused. The 52-year-old is accused of threatening his long-time girlfriend with a knife and raping her.
One woman is dead and 38 other people injured after an antique biplane crashed into a crowd of air show spectators near Nuremberg on Sunday afternoon.
Germany said Monday it would extend the life of its nuclear reactors by an average of 12 years after marathon talks on the controversial issue that will shape the energy policy of Europe's top economy.