Earth is wearing a belt of antimatter – a twin of ordinary matter that could one day be used to create fuel for interstellar space travel – according to a breakthrough study by German and Italian scientists.
Monster trucks could soon be coming to a German autobahn near you. A controversial programme aims to test the 25-metre-long "gigaliners" on the country's roads.
Financial sector players wasted no time on Wednesday in slamming a mooted financial transactions tax, saying it would push business to rival global centres and be hard to enforce.
With the eurozone debt crisis still simmering, Germany and France have proposed an economic government for Europe’s currency union. But newspapers in The Local’s media roundup aren’t so sure it will be enough to save the euro.
The biggest German construction group, Hochtief, posted on Wednesday modest second quarter results owing to problems with its Australian unit Leighton.
German health authorities are making arrangements to burn around 15 tonnes of swine flu vaccine worth around €250 million which people refused to take, and is now past its use-by date.
Berliners enjoy the best standard of living among Germany’s big-city dwellers while people in Munich have to pay the highest prices, according to a new study by the Swiss bank UBS.
A war of words has broken out between current Bayern Munich stars Bastian Schweinsteiger and Philip Lahm and former goalkeeper Oliver Kahn over leadership of the Bavarian football club.
Voting activists have launched a campaign to try to get non-Germans involved in the country's elections, with a shadow poll to be held in Berlin ahead of a state election in the capital in September.
Arsonists went on the attack in Berlin again on Tuesday night, burning a series of expensive cars for a second night in a row, this time hitting at least 15.