Following a seminar organised by Exberliner magazine as part of Berlin's Music Week, The Local's Ruth Michaelson caught up with the thinking man's musician Momus to discuss the growing influence of expats on the city's creative scene.
The cool and rainy start to autumn will take a short break over the weekend, with sunny skies and late-summer temperatures expected, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday.
An investigation of crematorium employees in Hamburg accused of harvesting gold teeth and jewellery from customer corpses has uncovered a sensitive topic that the majority of German morticians refuse to address publicly, a funeral industry newspaper reported on Friday.
Sales growth by Europe's biggest automaker, Volkswagen, eased slightly in August as global car markets soften, VW figures released on Friday showed.
An average German is likely to be a fat, childless, unmarried smoker, according to 2010 European Union demographic statistics released this week.
Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, in September goes the distance at the Marathon, finds creative wood furniture, and joins the cult of multiculti broadcasting.
Deutsche Bank is set to raise up to €9 billion through a rights issue to bolster its capital as global banking regulators finalise tough new rules for the industry, a report said Friday.
As the debate about immigration and integration rages on in Germany, conservative Bavarian politician Alexander Dobrindt said on Friday that the country must protect the German language in its constitution.
The German hospital association (DKG) on Friday accused Health Minister Philipp Rösler of endangering his countrymen and some 20,000 hospital jobs with his plans to cut costs in the health industry.
Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin resigned late on Thursday after causing weeks of uproar with inflammatory comments on immigrants and Jews.