One of the most audacious art forgery cases in German history went on trial in Cologne on Thursday, with four people accused of making €16 million euros from selling fake modern masterpieces.
A lawyer representing 74 relatives of those killed in an airstrike ordered by a German colonel in Afghanistan two years ago, announced Thursday that they would be seeking damages from the German government.
Scientists at the Technical University in Munich have developed a microchip that can be implanted next to a cancer to monitor its growth.
Germany announced on Thursday a drop in its public finance deficit to 0.6 percent during the first half of the year, the lowest level since early 2008.
Deutsche Telekom has suffered a major blow at the hands of the US Justice Department, which could block the sale of the German telecom giant's US subsidiary T-Mobile to the corporation AT&T.
Pupils in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein have written an open letter to Christian von Boetticher, criticizing the former head of the state's Christian Democrats for opposing a lower voting age while having an affair with a 16-year-old.
This Week's Highlights: Children's films screen in Frankfurt, Simon Rattle conducts in Cologne, and magical aquatic creatures parade through Berlin.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) says the nine countries with a Baltic Sea coast are not doing enough to protect the very polluted body of water, although Germany is doing better than most.
A ban on alcohol in Hamburg's public transport system starts Thursday – though drinkers are being given one month's grace before the €40 fines are levied.
Germany said Wednesday that it had recognized a new Libyan ambassador from the National Transitional Council opposed to Muammar Qaddafi.
Following a racy Playboy photo shoot by German football players ahead of the Women's World Cup this summer, twelve female footballers have gathered together for a sexy 2012 pin-up calendar.