Facebook’s ubiquitous ‘like’ button found on countless websites in Germany was declared in violation of the country’s strict privacy laws by a state data protection official on Friday.
An Egyptian queen who died 3,500 years ago might have poisoned herself accidentally by using a carcinogenic balm to treat a skin complaint, German university researchers said on Friday.
German Economy Minister Philipp Rösler has shown the government’s hand on the subject of a financial transactions tax, saying he would only support one applied to all European Union countries, not just the eurozone.
The fantasist husband of a grande dame of German journalism, Viola Drath, has been charged with her murder after the 91-year-old was found battered and strangled in the bath of her Washington, DC home.
Three out of four Germans doubt Chancellor Angela Merkel can prevent the eurozone debt crisis turning into an outright economic and financial crisis, according to an opinion poll released Friday.
Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière has dismissed criticism from the opposition Green party that the indirect participation of German soldiers in NATO attacks on Libya needed parliamentary approval.
Violent storms felled trees and flooded roads and basements throughout North Rhine-Westphalia, leaving emergency responders struggling to make it to all the calls for service.
Arsonists set fire to cars in Berlin for a fourth straight night, destroying at least 11 vehicles in the early hours of Friday morning.
Wrong medical bills from clinics and hospitals are costing up to €1.5 billion a year, according to Germany’s statutory health insurers.
Tell-tale holes in cereal packets, mysteriously crumb-free kitchens and little brown calling cards in cupboards – where there are people, there are mice. And – as a new exhibition shows – mousetraps.