Authorities in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Aachen are clamping down on illegal parking by using cameras on smart phones to make it almost impossible to challenge a citation.
Berlin authorities are investigating a caffeine powder meant to be mixed into drinks, amid allegations that it could be dangerous and confused with drugs like cocaine.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats are being ridiculed in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania for a nonsensical campaign poster with the slogan: “C as in Future.”
A train driver who ran over a young man presumed to have committed suicide by throwing himself onto the tracks, is demanding compensation from the dead man’s parents, media reported Wednesday.
Philipp Rösler's leadership of the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) has failed to lift the party's fortunes, with a new poll showing support sinking back to a record low of 3 percent.
German automaker Daimler boasted record results for the second quarter of 2011, and forecast Wednesday that full-year sales would come to more than €100 billion ($145 million).
One person was killed and 15 others injured, some seriously, when a Czech tourist bus crashed in Bavaria overnight.
In the wake of the Norwegian massacre, German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich has warned that Germany is also endangered by right-wing extremists who go undetected.
Workers in Germany are retiring later, new figures reveal, providing welcome news amid fears that Europe’s largest economy will suffer in years to come because of its ageing population.
State governments and the police union are pushing for more police officers to be recruited from immigrant communities to help combat extremism in all forms.