As Berlin’s annual transmediale festival exploring the relationship between culture and technology kicked off this week, The Local’s Ruth Michaelson chatted with participant and “open design” proponent Jay Cousins for an inside look.
The strengthened police presence at German transport hubs and public buildings owing to terrorism fears will be scaled back, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière said Tuesday.
German carmaker Mercedes Benz reintroduced its hyper-luxury Maybach car in India on Tuesday, pitching it at the country's growing number of super-rich.
Pop starlet Lena Meyer-Landrut kicked off her campaign to keep the Eurovision crown in German hands on Monday night, with the first of two televised showcases to pick a song for this years’ Song Contest.
An anti-piracy protection vessel has fired on a hijacked German ship during a botched rescue attempt, panicking Somali pirates on board who shot dead one of the crew, the ship owner said Tuesday.
The German government stepped up its travel advice for Egypt Tuesday, warning “strongly” against travel to any part of the country, which is in the grip of violent and chaotic anti-government protests.
Residents of a Berlin housing project at the coalface of the capital’s gentrification battles have vowed defiantly to lock themselves in and stay put when hundreds of police arrive early Wednesday morning to evict them.
German unemployment climbed last month in absolute terms, official data showed on Tuesday, but dipped to a record low when adjusted for seasonal factors, analysts said.
The driver of the freight train that collided with a passenger train over the weekend, killing 10, apparently ignored two stop signals just before the accident, a media report said Tuesday.
Ski jumping can be thrilling to watch, but it’s not a sport most people imagine doing themselves. The Local’s Kristen Allen heads to Germany’s picturesque Thuringian Forest to strap on some fat skis and go flying – without fear of death.
Two Bundeswehr soldiers are dead and four injured after an accident at a training area in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, authorities said late Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week urged Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to seek a swift revival of peace talks with the Palestinians, citing regional unrest as cause for urgency.