Unusual weather has created problems for Intersport, Germany’s biggest sports shop chain, taking the blame for a 4-percent-drop in profits over the first nine months of this year compared with last.
The best business to get into in Germany seems to be discount supermarkets - the owners of Aldi, Lidl and Kaufland again top the list of the country’s richest people.
Train services between Berlin and Hamburg were severely disrupted on Monday after a sabotage attack on rail lines claimed by leftist extremists. Federal police also said they had foiled an arson attack on the German capital’s main train station.
Most parents of ethnically Turkish children in Germany say they are dissatisfied with the way their kids are being educated, according to a survey seen by Der Spiegel magazine.
Germany on Monday welcomed the outcome of the Polish general election, calling it a "vote for Europe" after the campaign was marred by an opposition leader's anti-German tirade.
As Germany's most famous statue of socialist theorist Karl Marx marks its 40th anniversary, Chemnitz is spending nearly €100,000 on cosmetic renovations for the landmark with help from furniture store Ikea.
Fresh from a euro crisis meeting with France, German Chancellor Angela Merkel embarks Monday on a visit to Vietnam and Mongolia, hoping to clinch deals on trade and precious raw materials.
Microsoft’s Streetside service, which allows users to see virtual views of streets and houses, in a similar way to Google’s Street View is only generating a fraction of the opposition.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has called for radical moves to be made to save Europe from its growing financial crisis in what he calls his “Agenda 2012.”
A German research satellite has left its orbit and is heading for earth, with scientists saying pieces could hit the earth when it re-enters the atmosphere in the next few weeks.
Police in the Dominican Republic have captured a German man on the run from authorities after he allegedly stole €47 million from clients in a massive case of investment fraud.