As Berlin’s Fashion Week hits full swing, The Local’s Ruth Michaelson tries to parse the importance of haute couture in Germany’s famously “poor but sexy” capital.
The solar industry has struck a deal with the German government to have the solar power subsidy slashed by up to 15 percent this year as demand for photovoltaic panels booms.
Germany said Thursday it would continue to oppose Romania and Bulgaria joining Europe's visa-free Schengen zone until the two countries had eliminated concerns about endemic corruption.
The Lower Saxon county of Lüneburg raised a disaster alarm on Thursday as continuing floods on the Elbe River reached critical levels, but in other affected regions authorities reported floodwaters had begun to recede.
German shoppers face higher grocery bills with the price of food climbing faster than the general cost of living, government figures released Thursday revealed.
Hamburg football club St. Pauli has shown the red card to strippers performing inside a corporate box owned by one of the city's many lap dance clubs – but they can dance once matches are over.
German customs officials have announced the discovery of over 100 kilogrammes of hashish and marijuana worth an estimated €620,000 in a car parked at a rest stop near Hannover.
A young woman was killed and at least five people injured when a bus ploughed into a group of workers at Frankfurt Airport Thursday morning, police have announced.
A German soldier messing around with a gun may have accidentally shot dead a comrade in Afghanistan, a parliamentary committee has heard, amid suggestions of a military cover-up.
This week's highlights: Jazz in Cologne, mannequins in Frankfurt, and a festival of English and Irish film in Berlin.
Two charred bodies have been found in the ruins of a house that exploded overnight, authorities announced Wednesday. One of the bodies was found in the home’s cellar.
A German national who joined al-Qaida was killed in an attack last year on the Bagram military base in Afghanistan, militants said in an online statement picked up by a US monitoring group.
The death of a young woman sailor on the traditional German navy training ship the Gorch Fock last year sparked what has been described as a “mutiny” by the crew, an investigation has revealed.