Ex-Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has said he aims to help Arsenal win the Premier League title as he looks set to come out of retirement to help ease the north London club's injury crisis.
The main candidate for the neo-Nazi NPD party in Saxony-Anhalt's election this Sunday is being investigated by police for allegedly posting bomb-making tips on the internet.
German luxury automaker BMW raised Tuesday its 2011 outlook and said it now expects to sell significantly more than 1.5 million vehicles for the year.
The highest court in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) ruled on Tuesday that the 2010 supplementary budget put forth by the governing centre-left coalition is unconstitutional. The decision could trigger new elections as early as July.
German airline Lufthansa said Tuesday it was diverting all Tokyo-bound flights to other Japanese cities through at least Sunday.
Joachim Löw on Tuesday extended his contract with the German Football Federation (DFB) to coach Germany to the 2014 World Cup, ruling him out of the running for a job opening at Bayern Munich.
German investor confidence has been hit by an expected interest rate hike and Japan's natural disaster and nuclear crisis, the closely followed ZEW survey indicated on Tuesday.
A person’s lifespan depends on the month they were born, according to a new study by the University of Greifswald. November babies live on average nine months longer than those born in May, it found.
Germany announced Tuesday it would temporary shut down the oldest seven of its 17 nuclear reactors pending a safety review in light of Japan's atomic emergency.
Nuclear disaster in Japan has caused Chancellor Merkel to do a sudden about-face and suspend the extension of the lifespans of Germany's atomic power plants. Newspapers in The Local’s media roundup on Tuesday assess the implications.
As Japan on Tuesday struggled to contain a nuclear meltdown following an earthquake and tsunami, experts said the danger to Germany’s atomic power plants by such seismic events was widely underestimated.
After an investigation largely cleared the commander of the naval training ship Gorch Fock of wrongdoing, calls are going out to put him back at the helm. He had been dismissed by former Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg.
The German emergency relief agency, the Technisches Hilfswerk (THW), has ended its search-and-rescue operation in Japan following Friday's earthquake and tsunami. A spokesman said there is almost no chance of finding more survivors.
Organisers of anti-nuclear demonstrations in Germany said Monday that more than 100,000 people had turned out to call for the closing of the country's nuclear power stations after the disaster in Japan.