Germans are increasingly worried that their political parties are susceptible to cronyism and lobbying, a survey by the anti-corruption group Transparency International revealed Thursday.
An Islamic centre in Berlin was hit by an arson attack on Thursday, with an assailant hurling a petrol bomb against the building’s facade. It was the third such incident involving a Muslim building in the capital in a fortnight.
Police were searching Thursday afternoon for two women suspected of stealing a baby girl just six hours after she was born in a Frankfurt hospital.
After 60 years of fragmented nationwide law enforcement, the two branches of Germany's federal police are set to be brought under one roof.
Three entrepreneurs have brought the single-source coffee movement to Germany, directly connecting customers to an Ethiopian community producing their gourmet beans.
Germany's Bayer Group said Thursday it would spend €1 billion ($1.3 billion) over five years to expand its high-tech materials business in China to capitalise on the growing economy.
Tax relief of €4.5 billion could be coming the way of German companies and workers, mostly by slashing red tape, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) announced Thursday.
With just two days left at the UN climate change summit in Cancún, Mexico, German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen appealed to the leaders to see climate protection as an economic opportunity, and not a burden.
Wintry weather hammered Germany on Thursday, as ice and snow snarled rail and road traffic, cancelled flights, and caused power outages in eastern parts of the country.
More documents released by Wikileaks this week have shown that Washington put intense pressure on Berlin not to enforce arrest warrants against CIA agents involved in the 2003 abduction of a German citizen mistakenly believed to be a terrorist.
Last season's Champions League finalists Bayern Munich went through to the round of 16 as Group E winners on Wednesday with a 3-0 win over Basel as midfielder Franck Ribery netted twice.