Former Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, brought down by an academic plagiarism scandal earlier this year, is moving to the United States with his family and will write a book, media reported Thursday.
Germany's Africa policy coordinator on Thursday blamed China's practice of buying up land in the Horn of Africa for contributing to the devastating famine ravaging the region.
Vandals broke into a Catholic church in North Rhine-Westphalia and peed into the bowl of holy water, the police announced on Thursday.
Volkswagen on Thursday posted more than three-fold leaps in net profit, but its shares were still hammered as some observers wondered if the stock of Europe's biggest car maker had peaked.
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German companies are investing abroad like never before, making the country the world’s biggest foreign investor after the United States.
Fans of British TV will be able to turn off ZDF and ARD and get back to Top Gear and Fawlty Towers from Thursday with the launch in Germany of a new BBC iPlayer app.
Traditional beers are experiencing a renaissance among German drinkers. Alexander Bakst takes a tour of the Rhineland to compare Kölsch and Alt, two regional brews steeped in history and ancient rivalry.
Lufthansa on Thursday posted second quarter net profits of more than €300 million, a 55.2 percent rise on the same period last year when Iceland's volcanic eruption hit the industry.
German industrial giant Siemens unveiled on Thursday charges that drove its third quarter net profit 65 percent lower than in the same period last year, a sharper decline than analysts had expected.
This Week's Highlights: Hot air balloons hover over Leipzig, Prince plays Cologne, and Munich hosts a soap box derby.
Olympic title-holder Britta Steffen pulled out of the world championships in Shanghai on Thursday after struggling in the women's 100m freestyle heats, depriving the competition of one of its brightest stars.
Officials in Schwäbisch Gmünd in Baden-Württemberg have declared they won’t name a tunnel after spaghetti western star Bud Spencer despite a massive internet campaign.
As mobile phones grow in popularity, telephone booths have become rare in German cities. But a new project in Berlin is hoping to turn them into a sanctuary for another endangered technology – books. Moises Mendoza reports.