Worker's pay packets over the past decade have shrunk more in Germany than any other industrialised country, a report released Wednesday has found.
Germans who have legally separated do not have the right to visit the pets they shared with their spouses, a court said Wednesday, rejecting the complaint of a dejected wife.
The city of Düsseldorf may have made false promises in its winning bid to host the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, according to a paper from the rival city of Hannover on Wednesday.
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As the snow keeps falling in Germany, an enterprising man in the state of Saxony has decided to auction off a huge pile of the white stuff on eBay. But the winning bidder will have to arrange their own delivery.
Five weeks after massive protests stalled the delivery of radioactive waste from France to Germany’s controversial Gorleben facility, another convoy began a similar trip on Wednesday. It is expected to cross the border sometime after noon.
The often-heard grumble that banks gamble with money has taken on a new meaning with Germany’s Deutsche Bank investing €3 billion in a massive Las Vegas casino due to open Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel moved Wednesday to silence fears of a eurozone break-up, saying that although some members faced tough challenges, Europe's paymaster would not desert them.
The crisis rattling the euro has shaken Germans' confidence in the currency but despite the grumbling, the advantages for the world's number two exporter far outweigh the downsides, analysts and politicians say.
The Leipzig Zoo has been named the best in Germany and the second-best facility in Europe, according to new rankings to be released this week.