Giving birth while living abroad can be a daunting prospect. The fifth instalment of The Local's series Motherhood in the Fatherland follows expectant mum Sabine Devins as she handles the cultural quirks of having a baby in Germany.
The CEO of the German firm behind the iPad competitor “WeTab” has stepped down after it was exposed this week he covertly wrote glowing reviews of the tablet PC on Amazon, the online retailer confirmed on Tuesday.
MTV in Germany is set to become a subscriber-only channel in January 2011 in a bid to encourage growth and lead an industry-wide trend, the company announced on Tuesday.
Milking a cow in lingerie? Handling a scythe in only a bra and panties? The 2011 edition of a calendar showing scantily clad German farm girls has just been released for fans of rustic erotica.
Leading conservative German politicians assailed President Christian Wulff on Tuesday for comments intimating Islam had gained a status comparable to Christianity and Judaism in Germany.
Germany coach Joachim Löw said Tuesday football's top stars have not had enough time to recover from the World Cup and pointed to Bastian Schweinsteiger's ankle injury as an example of the problem.
Many Germans care more about whether a concert venue has clean toilets than the quality of the music, according to a consumer report released this week.
The Baden-Württemberg state government has extended a gesture of conciliation to opponents of the Stuttgart 21 rail project, announcing on Monday evening that the south wing of the train station would not be demolished as planned.
Germany’s police union leader Konrad Freiberg said Tuesday that he was taking this week’s terrorist attack warnings very seriously, explaining that the number of Islamists receiving training in Afghanistan and Pakistan has spiked recently.
German and Canadian scientists have announced plans to open an advanced research centre on semiconductors, metals, magnetic materials and other aspects of quantum physics.