The most powerful storm front seen so far this autumn is heading towards Germany, bringing strong winds and heavy rain, but also warmer temperatures.
Spain's largest construction group ACS said it presented its offer for German rival Hochtief to Germany's financial supervisory authority Bafin on Thursday.
At least seven children and two adults were injured Thursday after the bus bringing them to a horse-riding event collided with a motorway maintenance vehicle in Lower Saxony, police said.
The German character “ß” can be used in internet domain names as of November 16, an IT industry association announced on Thursday. New rules will make web addresses such as www.straße.de possible.
German designer Karl Lagerfeld on Thursday disparaged Berlin's budding fashion scene, calling it “pretentious” and uninspired.
At exactly 11:11 am on Thursday, an army of jesters descended on the central squares in several Rhineland cities to kick off the traditional "Fifth Season" of Karneval. Months of clownish, alcohol-fuelled partying are to follow.
A judge in North Rhine-Westphalia has stopped imposing penalties on people caught driving too fast, saying speed traps are often unjustified and simply used by municipalities to fill empty coffers.
This week’s highlights: Karneval kicks off in Cologne, horses compete in Stuttgart and Berlin celebrates short film.
Officers from the Federal Office of Civil Aviation have conducted unannounced checks on more than 20 shipping and logistics companies in Germany in what appears to be a reaction to two separate parcel bomb incidents last week.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday attacked "political" limits on national trade surpluses, hitting back at US proposals to tackle world economic imbalances.
A group of historical preservation enthusiasts in the Hessian town of Hanau have been honoured for more than 20 years of work to bring the world’s oldest stationary carrousel back to life.