Nuclear material and dangerous chemicals for the nuclear power industry are reportedly being shipped through the Baltic port city of Rostock without anyone being informed.
A major German police union says Facebook users who put their party invitations online and then have to call the police to deal with the ensuing chaos, could be landed with a bill to pay for the law and order.
Deutsche Bahn restarted work on the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project Tuesday after police broke up a group of protestors trying to halt construction.
Berlin believes unilateral moves – such as declaring Palestinian independence – would be "very counterproductive" to the Middle East peace process, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle warned on Tuesday.
A police doctor has been acquitted in Germany for the second time for his involvement in force-feeding a small-time drug dealer with litres of water and an emetic to make him throw up, after which he died.
The new art exhibition 'Based in Berlin' highlights 80 emerging artists working in the German capital. But as Amrit Naresh reports, some have criticised the city's failure to provide a permanent space for its contemporary arts scene.
Germany's biggest drugstore chain Schlecker is closing up to a tenth of its stores across the country in a bid to draw a line under the last three years of financial losses.
Dentist bills could become up to 20 percent more expensive, according to a warning from the association of private health insurers (PKV) – as billing changes hit privately as well as statutorily insured patients in Germany.
The German authorities on Tuesday said a two-year-old boy became the first child to die in an outbreak of a virulent strain of E. coli bacteria, taking the death toll to at least 37.
An increasing number of Germans running their own businesses are claiming basic social benefits as their income falls, according to a report in the Süddeutsche Zeitung on Tuesday.