Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Khan has been fined €125,000 ($182,223) in court for failing to declare more than €6,000 of luxury clothing he bought on a trip to Dubai.
A radical Muslim preacher has been ordered by German authorities to depart the country immediately. The move comes after he attended an Islamist rally in Frankfurt that took place despite the objections of city leaders.
As people head outside for the Easter weekend, many would-be bathers may find they packed their swimming stuff in vain – as municipal councils across Germany close down swimming pools in a desperate attempt to cut costs.
The art gallery director who organised the controversial Art of the Enlightenment exhibition of German art currently on display in Beijing is leaving his post in Dresden to take over the British Victoria and Albert Museum.
Business confidence in Germany suffered a second monthly fall in a row, the closely watched Ifo indicator showed on Thursday, but the setback was roughly in line with
The major rail links between Hannover and Berlin and Nuremberg and Bamberg were closed down on Thursday, delaying thousands of travellers across the country amid fears the problems could affect Easter traffic.
Police are hunting the father of a 12-year-old boy who was found bludgeoned to death in the cellar of his house in Berlin late on Tuesday night.
This week’s highlights: An Easter bonfire in Berlin, Shakespeare in Munich and Swabian festivities in Stuttgart.
Drivers preparing to travel during the Easter break are being warned that German roads are likely to be choked with traffic over the next few days, while increased petrol prices could add to their misery.
A persistently perky penguin in Konstanz who fell in love with his keeper's black and white boots has been forced to turn to his own kind for amorous attention after his keeper started wearing blue shoes.
The youngest surviving premature baby in Europe and possibly the world, was released from a German hospital on Wednesday and sent home with her parents after more than four months in an incubator.
People in Baden-Württemberg will get a vote on whether to go ahead with the controversial Stuttgart 21 train station construction project, it was agreed on Wednesday night – but the cost of the project will be capped at €4.5 billion.