German airline Lufthansa and Munich Airport said Wednesday they will invest heavily to raise capacity at the carrier's hub in southern Germany by more than 40 percent from 2015.
The French engineering group Veolia said Wednesday that it had won a contract to operate three passenger train lines in Bavaria worth more than one billion euros over 12 years.
It's understandable that some of the Free Democratic Party's (FDP) rank-and-file want to replace their beleaguered leader Guido Westerwelle. But a putsch ahead of next year's state elections would only be counterproductive. An analysis by ZEIT ONLINE’s Michael Schlieben.
Three masked bandits dragged a 47-year-old Catholic priest from his bed and beat him severely on Tuesday night during an armed robbery in the state of Hesse, police have announced.
“Self-service” tanning salons are set to be banned in Germany amid fears of rising skin cancer rates, media reported Wednesday.
Germany said Wednesday it had summoned Minsk's ambassador to express its concerns over a brutal crackdown of post-election protests, as Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle warned that Belarus faced "isolation."
German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg on Wednesday called on Berlin to honour Ronald Reagan by naming a square or a street after the late US president.
Police have searched the premises of renowned German gun maker Heckler & Koch on suspicion that the firm was breaking a ban on weapons sales to parts of Mexico that are plagued by bloody drug gang warfare.
As the clock ticks down to Christmas, the winter transport chaos that has gripped Germany began to settle down Wednesday with airlines gradually resuming normal schedules and Deutsche Bahn deploying extra trains.
A male nurse is under investigation for sexually abusing at least three young boys in the intensive care ward of a Berlin hospital and filming the attacks, prosecutors announced late Tuesday.
Deutsche Bank has struck a deal with US prosecutors to pay $553.6 million and admit criminal wrongdoing to settle a long-running probe into tax shelters that allowed customers to dodge billions of dollars in US taxes.
Despite erratic weather that will bring rain and temperatures as warm as 10 degrees Celsius in southern Germany this week, much of the nation can expect a “White Christmas,” the German Weather Service (DWD) predicts.