The EU is set to blacklist a German-based Iranian-owned bank which it believes is involved in the Islamic republic's secret nuclear weapons' programme, a German government official said Friday.
Twenty-four years after she was slain, the murder of a Kiel teenager has been solved using DNA evidence linked to a long-dead sex offender.
Despite simmering anger among Free Democrats, Guido Westerwelle appears likely to keep his job as Germany's foreign minister after the party’s new leaders sought to smooth over tensions at their annual conference on Friday.
A cool and wet weekend is forecast for much of the country, offering farmers much-needed respite after weeks of near-drought conditions, the German Weather Service (DWD) said Friday.
As European countries threaten to reintroduce border controls, some worry the idea of a united Europe is in danger. In The Local's media roundup, the German media expresses its scepticism and concern for the future.
Auto maker Volkswagen plans a major shift towards green energy by investing in wind farms and selling the electricity as part of a package to power its electric cars, German media reported Friday.
Germany's economy is off to a strong start this year, growing a quarterly 1.5 percent in the first three months to a level last seen before the economic crisis in 2008, provisional data showed on Friday.
The exploits of Paul, the octopus famous for correctly picking the winner of eight straight games at the 2010 World Cup, seemed the stuff of movies. A new film about the sentient cephalopod makes it reality.
The general secretary of Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democratic Union, Hermann Gröhe, has declared that Germany’s accelerated move away from nuclear power is now “irreversible.”
The rivals standing in the way of Lena Meyer-Landrut’s bid to keep her crown in Saturday night’s Eurovision Song Contest are now set after the second semi-final left Irish pop duo twins Jedward as the favourites.