German police are still trying to identify an English-speaking boy who walked out of the forest near Berlin. Apparently living wild with his father for five years, the authorities are preparing to launch a public appeal in their bid to find out who the teen is.
German football icon Lothar Matthäus was sacked as coach of Bulgaria on Monday following the national team's failure to qualify for Euro 2012.
The upstart Pirate Party scored a big win in Berlin's state elections on Sunday, gaining 15 seats in the state parliament. As Moises Mendoza found, its young members are both enthusiastic about and dazzled by their success.
Germany's decision to switch from nuclear to renewable sources of energy will require investment of €250 billion ($340 billion) over the next decade, a new study found Monday.
A teenager was sentenced to nearly three years in prison on Monday for attempted manslaughter after his vicious attack on a man in a Berlin metro station last spring.
Germany's Free Democrats are unrepentant after taking an electoral battering in the Berlin state poll on Sunday. The Local’s media roundup explores the implications for Chancellor Angela Merkel's fractious coalition.
A high-tech concept car has been driving itself around Berlin and nearby autobahns since the summer, gaining accident-free experience in traffic before being introduced to the public by its creators.
As Europe continues to grapple with its sovereign debt crisis, one possible solution being mooted is jointly underwritten eurobonds for the 17 eurozone countries. NPR’s Berlin correspondent Eric Westervelt explains what they are and why Germany doesn’t much like them.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse said on Monday that it has reached a deal with German authorities to end a tax evasion probe, and that it would pay €150 million ($205 million) to settle the case.
Free wireless internet and public transport; voting rights for over-14s: just some of the policies of the Pirate Party, which Sunday spectacularly won its first seats in a German state parliament.
Globe-trotting German tourists are bringing more tropical diseases back home than ever before, prompting concern from doctors who monitor exotic ailments.
A massive pileup and secondary accidents on a Hesse motorway caused traffic to be backed up for hours and injured more than 30 people Sunday afternoon, some severely.