Oktoberfest might be just around the corner, but if you’re looking for a trip with a tipple attached, there are plenty of other places you can head.
German scientists say the Arctic ice cap is smaller today than ever previously measured, providing further evidence of global warming and the need to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
The Bethanien arts centre has unveiled a large work painted onto one of its walls by British street artist Banksy eight years ago.
German film director Roland Emmerich has revealed in an interview that it's not easy being Green when his mother is around. She stopped sending him his postal vote forms to Hollywood when she learned of his environmentalist political leanings.
German officials rushed on Monday to calm highly stressed markets, insisting Greece should stay in the eurozone, amid rising alarm that Germany is losing patience with being the bailout paymaster.
An Intercity train hit a deer at 160 kph (100 mph) travelling from Berlin to Hamburg on Sunday evening. The train was so seriously damaged it could not continue its journey.
Even the supreme skills of superstar Dirk Nowitzki could not save Germany from defeat at the hands of hosts Lithuania in the European basketball championships on Sunday. The 84:75 loss means Germany are out of next year‘s Olympic Games.
Japan's Suzuki said on Monday said it had decided to end its capital and business partnership with German carmaker Volkswagen after a disagreement about ordering engines from a third party.
A storm front swept across Germany on Sunday evening, pummelling several states with rain and, in some areas, ping-pong-ball-sized hailstones. Mud and water was washed across roads and railway tracks causing several accidents.
The German government has taken a step forward in its move to ban former employees of communist East Germany's Ministry for State Security, or Stasi, from working in the authority that administers the archive of Stasi files.
Greek Prime Minister Georges Papandreou confirmed on Sunday that Germany was keen to import solar-generated electricity from his debt-ridden country.