The US ambassador to Berlin, Philip Murphy, sought Wednesday to stem the diplomatic damage from awkward cables on WikiLeaks, calling Germany's maligned Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle "a friend."
State-owned German railway Deutsche Bahn said Wednesday that it would sell German assets belonging to its British subsidiary Arriva to a consortium led by the Italian Ferrovie dello Stato.
The Oscar-winning fraternal duo Joel and Ethan Coen are to open the 61st Berlin International Film Festival next year with their remake of the classic John Wayne western “True Grit,” organisers announced Wednesday.
A strong month of German industrial activity in October erased a decline in September and underpinned prospects for record national economic growth in 2010, official data showed on Wednesday.
Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg prime minister and Eurogroup chairman, launched a blistering attack on Germany on Wednesday, calling its flat rejection of proposals for eurozone bonds "un-European."
Still looking for that special Christmas gift? Two Berliners have compiled a loving – and often humorous – tribute to famous dead musicians in a novel pocket-sized calendar.
A geothermal power plant is “very likely” the cause of several small earthquakes near the Rhineland-Palatinate city of Landau, a state report revealed Wednesday.
Hippies enjoy celebrating Christmas too, police in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate said on Wednesday after they were stunned to find a two-metre marijuana plant decked out in twinkling lights during a drug bust.
Three weeks after Germany went on high alert over terrorism fears, Berlin's state interior minister, Ehrhart Körting, acknowledged Wednesday there were no fresh indications of planned attacks.
Pilots from the airlines Germania and Tuifly walked off the job Wednesday morning, affecting flights around the country.
Opposition politicians called for all-day schools to become the standard in Germany on Wednesday, as debate raged about Germany’s latest mediocre performance in the international PISA tests.
Werder Bremen enjoyed a rare - but alas meaningless - 3-0 win over Champions League holders Inter Milan on Tuesday as the Italians progressed while Bremen bowed out of Europe.