Two bank robbers were killed in Karlsruhe on Friday during a shoot-out with police, while one officer was seriously injured.
A battalion of German combat troops was officially stationed in eastern France on Friday for the first time since Nazi forces ended their occupation at the end of World War II.
German authorities on Friday rejected a satirical attempt by a businessman to import and sell EU-banned incandescent light bulbs by calling them “Heatballs” - thousands of bulbs shipped from China will be confiscated by customs.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday presented a common front against eurobonds as a way out of the eurozone crisis, a week before an EU summit.
A new law should help 300,000 foreigners in Germany have their qualifications recognised. But as David Wroe reports, much more needs to be done to safeguard the German economy from a looming demographic implosion.
A zoo in Lower Saxony has discovered an unexpected artistic talent: “Buschi” the orangutan is selling paintings for up to €200 to support environmental protection projects.
Police in the German state of Hesse conducted raids on Friday morning for an investigation focusing on the alleged collusion of several high-level law enforcement officials with the Hells Angels biker gang.
The majority of Germans want to keep the euro as their currency despite the current financial woes of several European Union countries, a new poll revealed on Friday.
This Week's Highlights: An Agatha Christie play in Munich, storytime on board a ship in Hamburg, and two new art exhibitions in Cologne.
Winter weather continued to wreak havoc on German air travel on Friday, with more snow, sleet and freezing temperatures forcing airports to cancel flights across the country.
A newborn abducted from a Frankfurt hospital has been found and returned to her mother. The woman responsible wanted to raise it as her own after suffering a miscarriage.
Runaway leaders Dortmund take on erratic Werder Bremen on Saturday with coach Jürgen Klopp dismissing any title talk, while Bayern Munich try to bring their Champions League form to the Bundesliga.