Hemmed in by an ascendant Green party and facing life without a natural political partner, could the woes of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives help boost right-wing populists in Germany?
As German health authorities hunt for the source of a virulent E. Coli outbreak that has hit 350 people, many of them women, The Local spoke with Dr. Lothar H. Wieler, a bacteria expert at Berlin's Free University.
German business leaders are unhappy with the current government economic policy, although the Ifo rating of general business confidence held steady for the first time in some months.
Three people in Germany have died from an outbreak of virulent enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) bacteria, as potentially deadly diarrhoea continues to spread across the country. Many of those infected are fighting for their lives in intensive care units.
With one in every three German firms fearing a growing shortage of skilled workers, the head of the governmental industry group has called for marginalised workers to be brought back into the workplace.
Police on Tuesday said they believed a leftist extremist group was responsible for an arson attack on Berlin's commuter train network. The incident severely disrupted transport in the capital and knocked out thousands of phone and internet connections.
The German insurance representatives who took part in a scandalous ‘motivational’ orgy reportedly indulged in blatant drug-taking on other trips abroad abroad with business colleagues.
German aviation authorities are implementing special supervision of flights as a cloud of volcanic ash is expected to reach the North Sea coast late on Tuesday.
Computer users who despair over slow internet connections should take heart - German scientists have broken a speed record, sending 700 DVDs' worth of data via a single laser beam, in one second.
Police evacuated 12 buildings in the northern German city of Kiel after finding a large stash of home-made explosives in a man’s apartment on Monday night.
Ida Hattemer-Higgins is no stranger to insomnia and vivid dreams. The premise for her well-received debut novel “The History of History: A Novel of Berlin” came to her in a nightmare.