The only German bank that would have failed a European Union stress test, Helaba, decided it would not accept a disputed method used for the review and published its own results separately on Friday.
German auto giant Volkswagen said on Friday that it made record sales of more than four million vehicles in the first half of the year, helped by booming sales to China – and it expected to do better than the market overall in the second half.
Germans should take a lunchtime nap at work to help reduce stress and recharge their batteries, a top trade union official say, in what would be a revolution in a country that espouses a strong work ethic.
In the wake of an on-air accident that left a young man paralysed after a botched stunt, TV presenter Thomas Gottschalk has quit broadcaster ZDF to host a new chat show on rival public network ARD.
Lufthansa is testing biosynthetic fuels on Airbus A321 flights between Hamburg and Frankfurt and, if the trial is successful, hopes to expand use of the fuel across its fleet.
The German government fears that the big US credit ratings agencies are aggravating the eurozone's debt crisis. But, as The Local's David Wroe reports, the alternatives are not simple.
An affordable electric car? Researchers at the Technical University Munich (TUM) believe they’re close to having an answer. Say hello to the Mute. While it can't speak, it can drive pretty darn fast.
The Local’s series Made in Germany presents the best the country has to offer, including high-end lighting designer Ingo Maurer.
Thailand's government says it’s girding itself for a high-level diplomatic scrap with Germany for impounding the jet of country's crown prince.
A farm in Lower Saxony, which was the origin of the E. coli outbreak in Germany that killed 53 people, has been cleared to reopen.
French-Belgian bank Dexia is suing Deutsche Bank for more than $1 billion in losses caused by dodgy mortgage backed securities that imploded during the 2008 financial crisis.