German steel group ThyssenKrupp said on Friday that talks to create a broad joint venture with Abu Dhabi MAR had broken down, a setback for the German company's plans to reduce debt.
German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger has sharply criticised Denmark’s decision to reintroduce border controls and demanded EU officials take action against the Scandinavian country.
The environmentalist Greens have a new worry for the German people on top of nuclear power and GM food: the toxic dangers inherent in dildos, vibrators, butt plugs and other sex toys.
The Women's World Cup is proving popular in football-mad Germany as nearly 20 million viewers tuned in to watch the host team beat Nigeria and set a new television record.
The jungle enclosure Gondwanaland at Leipzig Zoo opened Friday with crowds packing in to see its star attraction, Heidi the cross-eyed opossum.
As America marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the US Civil War this year, German history buffs have been re-enacting the bloody battles between the Union and Confederacy. Caitlan Carroll reports.
With footpaths increasingly clogged with chained-up bicycles, the city of Munich is set to mandate bike parking spaces be installed at newly constructed buildings. It's a positive step, but cyclists around Germany deserve even more, one expert says.
Swiss banking giant UBS said Friday it is planning for former German central bank chief Axel Weber to take over as its next chairman, saying that he will be nominated to the board in 2012 before taking over the top post in 2013.
German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich warned on Friday that both right and left-wing extremists pose a growing threat to the nation’s security, even though political violence actually decreased last year.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has written a personal letter urging International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to award the 2018 Winter Olympics to Munich.
Germany joined France in the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup from Group A after the hosts and defending champions spluttered to a 1-0 win over Nigeria on Thursday.