German prosecutors said Friday that they have withdrawn a demand for ex-Nazi camp guard John Demjanjuk to return to jail pending appeals of his conviction for assisting in killing nearly 30,000 Jews.
The security of German government computer systems has come into question after hackers broke into the Customs Administration’s servers and stole data on Thursday night.
Sixty-six years after the end of World War II, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has been stripped of his honorary citizenship in the Austrian city where he was born.
A senior MP from Angela Merkel’s conservatives has admitted he is an alcoholic and checked himself in for treatment after fleeing the scene of a minor car accident on Saturday night.
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has accused European members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of voting against Munich 2018 Winter Olympics bid in order to further their own interests.
Scientists in Saxony have discovered 290-million-year-old fossil skeletons of a previously unknown, tree-dwelling lizard species in a perfectly preserved petrified forest that casts new light on the habits of ancient reptiles.
Germany's export machine geared up in May, expanding by 4.3 percent to nearly offset a decline in April, data from the national statistics office showed on Friday.
The cost of graffiti and vandalism on Germany’s trains is on the rise, hitting a record last year of €50 million as the amount of spray-painting and damage creeps upward, according to a Friday media report.
In a sign of Germans’ financial priorities, just half of voters favour tax cuts right now and Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble – a noted tax cut sceptic – has rocketed to become the most popular politician in the country.
The Local's series Motherhood in the Fatherland follows new mum Sabine Devins as she navigates the cultural quirks of having a baby in Germany. In the latest instalment, she discovers a secret weapon for her parenting arsenal: mother's milk.