Cycling has always been considered a green form of transportation, but as Alexander Bakst reports, German engineers are hoping to make “organic” bikes from sustainable materials more popular.
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer wept openly on Wednesday as he explained why he will not extend his contract, which runs until 2012, at Champions League semi-finalists Schalke 04.
The Polish government has approached German energy giant RWE to help run a new nuclear power station, the business weekly Wirtschaftswoche reported as the company held a turbulent shareholders' meeting.
A labour court in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has upheld the firing of a deeply religious call centre agent who ended calls with customers by saying “Jesus loves you.”
A court has ruled that Deutsche Bahn cannot protect its extensive bus services by stopping a start-up business which offers cheaper long-distance coach trips across Germany.
The arrested Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei will be made guest professor at Berlin’s University of the Arts (UdK), it was announced on Wednesday.
A flashmob is set to descend on central Frankfurt on Friday morning to deliberately break the law – by dancing in a public place between the hours of 4 am and 12 noon.
Sila Sahin, a Turkish-German TV actress, has caused a stir by posing nude for the German edition of Playboy. Family members are no longer talking with her but her German boyfriend is defending her decision to bare all.
So few recipients of Hartz IV welfare benefits have applied for financial help for their children that German Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen is preparing to write to each family to let them know what they are missing.
Silvana Koch-Mehrin, a leading light of Germany's Free Democratic Party and vice president of the European Parliament, has been accused of widely plagiarising her doctoral dissertation.
Berlin’s ice hockey team the Eisbären won the German championship on Tuesday night for the fifth time, beating Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg with a deciding goal in the 57th minute.