A bus carrying a group of German schoolchildren on holiday heading to Croatia veered off a motorway in Slovenia Monday, injuring three adults and three children, the police said.
The 71 million people covered by Germany’s statutory health insurance system may soon be forced to pay up to €840 ($1,195) per year over normal premiums, according to the the head of the state insurance association.
Berlin might already be a leafy city, but a growing number of urban gardeners are adding to its guerrilla greenery in public spaces. Christine Madden reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Europe should remain in charge of the International Monetary Fund and stressed the presumption of innocence of IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who has been arrested for attempted rape in New York.
A fire broke out in the roof of a high-speed ICE train carriage occupied by 400 passengers in Bavaria on Monday morning, police announced.
Sweden's German-born Queen Silvia has begun an investigation into the nature of controversial ties between her father and the Nazi regime, the palace said Sunday.
Want to see the pope during his visit to Germany in September? Those interested in attending services in Berlin, Erfurt or Freiburg can now register online, Catholic Church officials have announced.
A German man scooped the title of world's best beard on Sunday after impressing competition hosts in Norway with his facial hair featuring a moose and a Norwegian flag.
In an effort to signal a break with the past and whip up fresh momentum, the pro-business Free Democrats have blasted the “bureaucratically fossilised welfare state” and called for an end to parenting payments.
The Love Parade disaster in which 21 people were killed and hundreds injured in Duisburg last July was partly the result of serious police mistakes, media reported Monday.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Sunday evening Greece could be granted an extension to the repayment of its massive debt but only if private creditors are also involved.