Germany and France launched a radical drive Friday to unify the diverse, debt-ridden eurozone economy, but plans to stifle wage growth provoked an immediate backlash.
The German Foreign Ministry on Friday denied accusations that its embassy in Egypt had offered inadequate assistance to Germans trying to leave as the country descended into violence during the historic uprising of the last 11 days.
The cost of gas and electricity are the biggest financial worries for Germans, with nine of out 10 people concerned about the rising cost of energy, a poll published Friday has found.
Most Germans doubt that companies will boost the representation of women on their boards unless they are forced to do so by a mandatory quota, a poll published Friday found.
In anticipation of the Women’s World Cup in summer toymaker Mattel this week unveiled two new Barbie dolls modelled after Germany’s head coach and star player.
In the race for the key state of Baden-Württemberg, the centre-left opposition is within striking distance of taking power in the March election after more than half a century of conservative rule, a poll showed Friday.
More than 140 Catholic theologians from Germany, Switzerland and Austria called Friday for an end to celibacy as part of sweeping reforms in the wake of a sex scandal that rocked the Church.
The German boss of the top US investment bank Goldman Sachs called on Friday for Greece’s debt to be partially forgiven in order to save the ailing Mediterranean nation from possible bankruptcy.
Professional party girl and hotel chain heiress Paris Hilton is in southern Germany to educate herself on the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project, her press relations agency said Friday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel may have ruled out a mandatory quota for women in executive positions at German firms this week, but on Friday Family Minister Kristina Schröder said she was still pushing a graduated scheme to achieve the same ends.
Borussia Dortmund hopes to tackle Ruhr valley rivals Schalke in front of 80,000 fans on Friday with no hype spared as the German league leaders' website described it as "the most important match on planet earth."