At Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, health authorities are searching to find the source of the country's virulent E. coli (EHEC) outbreak. Microbiologist Lothar Beutin, head of its reference laboratory, describes the race to find the cause.
Police said on Friday that the man who was beaten to death in Rostock on Thursday was killed in a senseless argument over whose drinks wagon was better-looking.
The E. coli outbreak that has killed at least 18 people appears to be stabilising, a senior German doctor said on Friday, as police investigated two food distributors and a restaurant owner in Hamburg.
The Local’s series “Making it in Germany” presents Peaches, a Canadian musician and performance artist who has rocked Berlin like few others. She spoke with Nadja Sayej.
Severe weather will hit the country over the weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) said on Friday. Storms will hammer the country with heavy winds and sustained rainfall and even hailstorms in some regions.
One of Germany’s best-known classical violinists, Anne-Sophie Mutter, has called for the country's tax system to be changed to encourage private donations to cultural causes.
Deutsche Bahn said on Friday it had abandoned a project to expand its current regional bus services to include intercity routes in Germany.
A new book of aerial photography reveals fascinating new textures and patterns in German landscapes that can look completely different from above.
The state prosecutor is investigating the goings on in the boardroom of Germany’s flagship solar power company Solar Millennium, after a CEO who stayed just 74 days was paid €9 million, according to the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
German society must better accommodate the needs of little people, according to the national organization representing their interests.
Germany coach Joachim Löw said his side was preparing for a battle against Austria when the two neighbours face off on Friday in a Euro 2012 qualifier in Vienna.
A museum at the former Nazi German death camp in Sobibor, eastern Poland, has been shut down until further notice due to underfunding as Polish authorities scramble to raise the money to re-open it.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended the German health authorities from criticism that their reaction to the EHEC E. coli outbreak during a telephone call with Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero.