This week’s highlights: Contemporary design in Berlin, classic cars in Hamburg, and a night of music in Munich.
The Greek government on Thursday approached Germany's Deutsche Telekom to discuss the sale of the state's remaining stake in Balkans telecoms giant OTE.
Motorists in Germany are paying too much for petrol because the five major fuel companies are informally collaborating on prices, the competition watchdog announced Thursday.
Police in Germany said Thursday they had smashed a people-smuggling ring that brought an estimated 2,000 people into the European Union illegally in the last three years.
Berlin’s Kreuzberg district on Thursday faced a massive evacuation effort that let to the removal of thousands and the disruption of transport after construction workers found a 250-kilogramme bomb from World War II.
Nine school children were injured, three of them seriously, when a fire broke out on a tour bus on the A4 motorway in Hesse on Thursday, police said.
Cucumbers from Spain have been identified as a source of the deadly E. coli outbreak gripping Germany, health officials announced Thursday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the rest of the world to carry out atomic reactor “stress tests” and demanded the G8 take a leading role in nuclear security on Thursday, ahead of a meeting of the group of leading nations.
Two German teenagers set themselves on fire in an apparent suicide bid which left one of them dead and the other seriously hurt, prosecutors in North Rhine-Westphalia said Thursday.
The closure of German airspace due to the threat from a volcano ash cloud may have been unnecessary, with authorities making an off-the-cuff decision on flimsy data, a media report said on Thursday.
The European Union can help Greece but a restructuring of its debt would pose grave risks, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said on Thursday, narrowing differences with the European Central Bank (ECB).
Bundestag members from all sides of politics are joining forces to push for uniform anti-smoking laws nationwide, going up against entrenched opposition in many parts of the country.
A disturbed man, possibly under the influence of cocaine, penetrated the security area of Frankfurt Airport and pointed a gas gun at German police officers, in the latest in a series of security scares at Germany's largest air hub.
Members of Berlin's music scene are campaigning for the German capital's legendary club culture to be treated like theatre or opera by city officials.