Champions League quarter-finalists Schalke 04 sacked coach Felix Magath on Wednesday in an acrimonious split following a crisis meeting of the Ruhr Valley club's board.
A German submarine from World War I has been discovered off the north coast of the Netherlands, where it sank in 1917, and will become an official war grave, the Royal Dutch Navy said Wednesday.
Germany advised its citizens on Wednesday to leave the greater Tokyo region because of the crisis at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. Meanwhile Germans were also told to leave the Gulf state of Bahrain as protests there became increasingly violent.
A young mother was asked to get off a bus in northern Germany on a cold day because elderly riders were reportedly annoyed by her infant daughter’s crying, forcing her to walk the rest of the way to her destination.
Hundreds of people met in the Latvian capital of Riga on Wednesday to remember World War II veterans who fought with Nazi Germany in the Waffen SS, after a court overturned a ban on the controversial annual gathering.
Luxury carmaker Porsche announced on Wednesday it will build its new compact Cajun SUV in Leipzig, creating around 1,000 new jobs at its plant near the eastern German city.
The nuclear crisis in Japan has increased support in Germany for the environmentalist Green party, according to a new poll released Wednesday. The Greens have traditionally taken a strong anti-nuclear stance.
The nuclear crisis in Japan has apparently sparked German angst about radiation in faraway Europe. Geiger counters are sold out across Germany, a media report said Wednesday.
Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal has admitted his side away threw victory in a late loss to Inter Milan that ended the Bavarians' Champions League campaign.
Germany will contribute up to €25 billion to the European Stabilization Mechanism, the daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Wednesday. The fund planned for 2013 aims to protect the euro from future financial crises.
A German con man who crisscrossed America using fake identities, including Rockefeller, was charged Tuesday with a 1985 murder, officials said.
The shutdown announced by the German government of seven of the nation's nuclear power plants might not be legal, several parliamentarians say. They argue the matter needs to be decided in the Bundestag.