The German luxury car maker Daimler, owner of Mercedes Benz, posted Thursday a third quarter net profit that far exceeded market expectations, and substantially raised its full-year target.
Protesters scaled Chancellor Angela Merkel's party headquarters Thursday and surrounded parliament as lawmakers voted to postpone by more than a decade the date Germany is to abandon nuclear power.
When children of immigrants do worse at school than their German peers, it provides fodder to xenophobes. But as David Wroe reports, schools are failing to help kids integrate into society.
Drivers in Germany might be surprised to discover that some police officers making drug and alcohol traffic checks have taken to wearing cannabis-leaf emblems on their uniforms.
Germany's 2010 wine vintage will be more expensive than previous years due to a meagre harvest caused by bad weather, the German Wine Institute (DWI) said Thursday.
The Baden–Württemberg state parliament on Thursday rejected a petition by the centre-left Social Democrats to hold a referendum on the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project.
Three patients who received artificial hearts at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) five years ago have broken a European survival rate record. Only two other artificial heart recipients in the US have lived longer with such a device.
The global economic rebound helped German chemical giants BASF and Bayer post major rises in profits Thursday fuelled by growing demand across the board.
Germany's leading airline Lufthansa said on Thursday that its third quarter net profit soared to €628 million ($867 million), tripling its results from the same period a year earlier as the economy improved.
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Greenpeace activists occupied the roof of the conservative Christian Democratic Union's party headquarters in Berlin on Thursday, hanging an enormous banner in protest of a planned parliamentary vote to extend the life of Germany’s nuclear reactors.
A music school in Koblenz has become one of Germany’s first to offer music courses for babies in hopes of harnessing their developing cognitive skills and curiosity to make learning an instrument easier later in life.
Bundesliga leaders Mainz crashed out of the German Cup on Tuesday night when they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at second division Alemannia Aachen, while Dortmund also exited in the second-round.