Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal on Friday criticised Franck Ribery for his lack of commitment in a friendly game organised to help him regain full fitness.
German automaker Volkswagen will invest more than €50 billion in new and improved models over the next five years in a bid to unseat Toyota as the world leader in car manufacturing.
The discount drugstore Schlecker is set for a major facelift over the next two years, with the family that owns the chain planning to invest hundreds of millions of euros in an overhaul.
The debate over tougher security laws intensified on Friday, with Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger warning against “political exploitation” of heightened terrorism fears.
Pope Benedict XVI is to make an official state visit to his native Germany in late 2011, probably in September, the German Bishops' Conference said Friday.
Officer training on the German navy’s traditional sailing ship the Gorch Fock has been suspended until autumn 2011 following the accidental death of a woman sailor at a Brazilian port earlier this month.
The Local’s series The New Berliners explores the lives of immigrants from around the world in Germany’s capital. For the final installment, Julia Lipkins spoke with Sophie, a transgender bookshop owner from Britain.
Germany has laid out the stark reality for Afghanistan in stronger terms than before, with its special representative to the conflict-riven country saying on Friday that the war could not be won militarily.
The actual dock where Hermann Göring and other top Nazis sat in the Nuremberg trials features in a new exhibit opening this weekend in the same courthouse, exactly 65 years on.
A suspected bomb intercepted in Namibia that was to be put on a Munich-bound charter plane was only a US-made dummy used to test security checks, Germany's interior minister said Friday.