Once Oktoberfest ends, the bras’ owners must be found

Once Oktoberfest ends, the bras’ owners must be found

As giant beer glasses are stored away for next year and tents taken down, Oktoberfest officials are left trying to trace the owners of lost items from bras to this year a live giant grasshopper.

Optimism shines in Unity Day celebrations

Optimism shines in Unity Day celebrations

As Germany celebrated its Unity Day on Monday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said that much work remained to be done to ensure the country remained strong and united, as well as a vital part of Europe.

Oktoberfest comes to a jolly, boozy end

Oktoberfest comes to a jolly, boozy end

Beer halls in Munich were packed with thousands of revellers on Monday as the year’s rollicking 178th Oktoberfest came to a conclusion.

Deutsche Bahn apologizes for forgetting Wolfsburg – again

Deutsche Bahn apologizes for forgetting Wolfsburg – again

An ICE express train failed to make a scheduled stop in Wolfsburg on Saturday – the third time it has happened this year, despite repeated promises from Deutsche Bahn that it would stop missing the city.

Two divers found dead in Hemmoor lake

Two divers found dead in Hemmoor lake

The bodies of two Dutch divers were recovered from the popular dive site of Hemmoor lake near Cuxhaven on Sunday.

Big win for German race horse in France

Big win for German race horse in France

Danedream won Europe's most prestigious horse race the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday to give Germany only their second win in the race in a record time of 2 minutes 24.49 seconds.

Alleged Islamists released, no threat found

Alleged Islamists released, no threat found

German authorities released four alleged Islamists on Sunday, the day after police arrested them on suspicion of illegally obtaining weapons ahead of a major reunification ceremony in Bonn.