An internal Defence Ministry report is warning that planned savings programmes for Germany’s armed forces would make them ineffective, while a soldiers’ representative said the plans would castrate the services.
The nightmare of getting stuck in traffic rather than driving effortlessly to an Easter holiday destination came true for many people on the way from Germany to Poland on Thursday afternoon with a 50-kilometre jam.
The German Wild Animal Foundation has set up the first ever live camera to record the family life of a lesser spotted eagle, with sound and pictures available around the clock on the internet.
The Central Council of Jews in Germany has renewed its call for the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD) to be banned.
A couple who were caught in flagrante after leaving a nightclub in the Munich
Thilo Sarrazin, former Bundesbank board member and author of a book on immigration which caused controversy and outrage, will remain a member of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) it was decided on Thursday night.
Former German national goalkeeper Oliver Kahn has been fined €125,000 for attempted tax evasion after bringing clothes worth thousands of euros into the country without declaring it.