Rudolf Brazda, the last known survivor of the Nazi death camps sent there because he was homosexual, has died in France aged 98, officials said on Thursday.
Fare dodgers in Germany are using social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to warn fellow travellers of the presence of public transport inspectors on buses and trains.
As Germany prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall this month, a new exhibition explores the importance of refugee camps for those fleeing communism before the Iron Curtain came down. Erin Huggins reports.
Authorities are conducting an autopsy on the son of a known neo-Nazi after his body was found with a gunshot wound to the head – next to his father who shot himself as the police approached the scene.
A German court on Thursday awarded more than €3,000 ($4,265) in damages to a child murderer over a threat by police to inflict "unimaginable pain" if he did not reveal his victim's whereabouts.
A Chinese newspaper wrote an in-depth article attacking wealthy US investor George Soros, but confused him with former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer.
Germany’s tight labour market is slowly tumbling towards crisis, with a new study suggesting there will be 3.5 million unfilled jobs by 2025 and industry expecting around 70,000 training places to be empty this year.
The world's biggest re-insurance group, Germany's Munich Re, said Thursday that its second quarter net profit rose 3.8 percent to €736 million ($1.05 billion) despite a heavy charge on its holdings of Greek debt.
German telecommunications operator Deutsche Telekom said Thursday that its second quarter net profit fell by 26.7 percent owing to restructuring costs, but confirmed its full-year targets.
This Week's Highlights: Charlie Chaplin in Berlin, a surf festival in Munich, and Hamburg celebrates all things British.
As Germany's population ages, the number of children is dropping precipitously. Now people under 18 make up only 16.5 percent of the country’s population, the lowest rate in Europe.
Germany, like many countries, has struggled with declining church attendance. But could Church visits be boosted if it was easier for parishioners to swap notes on who has the most talented pastor or priest?
After years of painstaking work by scientists, a rare bird has made an unassisted migratory flight over the Alps for the first time in centuries.