Sweden's EQT fund announced Monday it was selling Kabel BW, Germany's number three cable operator, to US-based Liberty Global for €3.16 billion ($4.49 billion).
Vets on Monday began an autopsy on Knut, the Berlin Zoo's beloved polar bear, as fans left flowers, candles and poignant messages to mark his untimely demise.
Porsche announced Monday the sale of its most expensive model ever, the 918 Spyder hybrid “super sports car.” The luxury German carmaker will make just 918 units costing a cool €645,000 – before tax, that is.
A mass pillow fight erupted in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate on Sunday with the aim of breaking the world record for pillow-wielding participants. In the festive atmosphere, even city police got a piece of the action.
Eastern German grocery stores have begun rationing sugar, as thrifty Poles cross the border to buy up the sweet staple for half the price in their own country. German customers are reportedly outraged.
A German trucker accused of sexually abusing his daughter and fathering eight children with his stepdaughter, confessed to all charges on Monday, a court spokesman said.
The German government’s decision not to participate in military action against Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi – primarily for domestic political reasons – is deeply irresponsible, argues Markus Horeld from ZEIT ONLINE.
A chapter of the German-Japanese Society (DJG) on Monday invited young Japanese people to stay for several months in Erfurt to avoid the dangers of possible nuclear fallout from the Fukushima power plant.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Monday said Arab League criticism of alliance action in Libya showed that Germany had "good reasons" to fear military intervention.
This year’s new flight tax has brought in far less money than expected, a media report said Monday. Frugal Germans may be using airports across the country’s borders to save money.
Eighteen operators of a right-wing extremist online radio station face a Koblenz court on Monday for incitement of hatred. They face up to five years in prison.