One in five Germans has an alcohol problem, a leading health expert has estimated at the launch of a “dramatic” new report into addiction on Tuesday.
Germans flocked outdoors to enjoy a foretaste of summer over the Easter holiday weekend, but the country can expect cooler weather and showers in the coming days.
With the nuptials of Britain’s Prince William and his betrothed, Kate Middleton, set for Friday, royal family fanatics have a wealth of options to watch the ceremony in Germany – including a wedding-themed vacation in the North Sea.
Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow has shocked her fans by attacking her late German grandmother for being “mean as hell” and full of hate.
Germany's top industry body launched an unusually frank attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government on Tuesday, openly calling it directionless and demanding it pick up the ball on much-needed changes such as tax reform.
The auto industry hit back on Tuesday at the Greens premier-designate in Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, over his weekend suggestion that the German industry needed to shrink in the interests of the environment.
With William and Kate wedding mania reaching fever pitch, Roger Boyes, Berlin correspondent for British daily The Times, looks at Germany’s bad case of royal envy.
Police were called after a petrol station near Stuttgart began charging €9.99 per litre ($40 per gallon) of super gasoline amid dwindling supplies on Easter Monday.
A soaring number of Germans are working in so-called “mini-jobs,” according to official figures that show another side to the booming economy, media reported Tuesday.
There was mounting resentment Tuesday among centre-left Social Democrats against the party’s decision not to expel Thilo Sarrazin over his incendiary statements on immigration.
Members of Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democratic Union will pursue tougher sentencing laws for violent crime in the wake of Saturday’s brutal bashing at a Berlin U-Bahn station.