A mass autobahn crash following a freak sandstorm south of Rostock involved people from at least seven different states in Germany, officials said on Saturday. At least eight people were killed and more than 130 injured.
Deutsche Bahn boss Rüdiger Grube has expressed confidence that Stuttgart's massive rail project will go ahead – and warned of some €1.5 billion in claims if the new state leadership tries to derail the plan, according to a news report.
Just days before the trial opens against the man charged with the murders of two teenagers in Lower Saxony in November, the court in Göttingen has revealed that the killer reportedly bit one of his victims.
The German Film Academy named "Vincent will Meer," the tale of a man suffering from Tourette syndrome and his mission to fulfill his late mother's final wish, won picture of the year on Friday evening.
German prosecutors said Friday that they have indicted a 64-year-old German man for allegedly spying on the country's Uighur community and passing information to Chinese intelligence.
A report by the University of Bayreuth concludes that ex-Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg purposefully copied passages of his doctoral thesis, according to an article published on Friday.