Police investigating a classic ‘cold case’ have arrested a family man at his north German home for the murder of a teenager more than 20 years ago – only to have him admit to being a serial killer with five young women on his conscience.
A group of nutrition campaigners have given confectioner Ferrero's Milch-Schnitte a dubious award: The “Golden Windbag” prize for most misleading advertising.
Hoping to get lost for a weekend, Jeff Kavanagh heads to the island of Poel and discovers a tiny – and flat – Baltic refuge.
As Ikea increases security at its stores across Europe following an explosion in its Dresden branch, police in Germany are examining a letter claiming responsibility and threatening further attacks if a substantial amount of money is not paid.
The leaders of France and Germany called Friday for a new Greece rescue package to be worked out quickly, as Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday veered away from a collision course with the European Central Bank.
The Green party is set for a major internal battle next week when its leadership asks parliamentarians to support the German government's nuclear power exit strategy even if it's less ambitious than they would like.
Germans’ trust in their politicians has plunged to a new low following a series of plagiarism scandals reaching the top echelons of German politics, according to a survey released on Friday.
The US Supreme Court has allowed the continuation of a class-action suit by alleged victims of the anti-cholesterol drug Baycol (known as Lipobay outside the US), which was taken off the market worldwide in 2001 by German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer.
As Germany’s deadly E. coli outbreak slowly peters out, Health Minister Daniel Bahr says he’s concentrating on streamlining how healthcare providers report and track diseases to be better prepared for the future.
Nearly a million people are expected to participate in Berlin’s Pride Week, which is one of Europe’s biggest gay and lesbian events. The Local brings you the highlights including the Stadtfest festival and the Christopher Street Day parade.
Sport sticker album company Panini says it has been beset with a number of embarrassing teething problems with its first-ever edition for the women's World Cup, but insists it is a success.