Wulff marks Brandt’s Warsaw ghetto tribute

Wulff marks Brandt’s Warsaw ghetto tribute

German President Christian Wulff on Tuesday honoured Jews who fought and died in the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis, 40 years after a landmark tribute by his nation's chancellor Willy Brandt.

Industrial orders gain on domestic demand

Industrial orders gain on domestic demand

German industrial orders rose by 1.6 percent in October from their level in September, Economy Ministry data showed on Tuesday, slightly below analyst expectations.

Mercedes to build C-Class in South Africa

Mercedes to build C-Class in South Africa

German luxury car maker Daimler said Tuesday it would invest in a South African plant to produce the popular Mercedes-Benz Class C auto, of which a new generation is planned for 2014.

Germany to double Holocaust victims’ aged care fund

Germany to double Holocaust victims’ aged care fund

Germany is to double the amount of money it gives to Jewish Holocaust survivors for elderly home care, bringing the total to €110 million next year, as a wave of former victims reaches very old age.

WikiLeaks sponsor in trouble with the taxman

WikiLeaks sponsor in trouble with the taxman

A major WikiLeaks donor is in trouble in Germany for not filing its accounts on time, but tax authorities insisted Tuesday this was unrelated to its ties to the controversial web organisation.

MRI scans live birth

MRI scans live birth

Berlin’s Charité Hospital has achieved a world-first by creating MRI images of a baby being born in order to provide extraordinary insights into the birthing process.

Children and teens unlikely to stumble upon web porn

Children and teens unlikely to stumble upon web porn

German parents need not panic about their children being exposed to internet pornography, according to a new study, which found that just one in 20 youths stumbled onto sexual content on the web in the past year.

A long journey: Germany celebrates 175 years of rail travel

A long journey: Germany celebrates 175 years of rail travel

Germany celebrated 175 years of train travel on Tuesday with the anniversary of the maiden journey of the steam locomotive “Adler” between Nuremberg and Fürth in 1835.

The Best of Berlin in December

The Best of Berlin in December

Exberliner, Berlin’s leading English-language magazine, in December tells you where to get your Glühwein on, hits the ice rink, and tries to be charitable for the holidays.

Schools make slight PISA improvement

Schools make slight PISA improvement

Germany's school standards have improved slightly after a dismal performance a decade ago but are still mediocre when compared with other developed countries, the latest PISA international tests showed Tuesday.

Three seniors killed in nursing home fire

Three seniors killed in nursing home fire

A fire at a Würzburg retirement home killed three people and injured another six overnight, Bavarian police said Tuesday. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Berlinale invites ‘anti-regime’ Iranian director to serve on jury

Berlinale invites ‘anti-regime’ Iranian director to serve on jury

The Berlin Film Festival has invited outspoken Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi, who was jailed for three months for work deemed "anti-regime," to serve on its jury in February.