Germany joined the United States and Israel on Monday in protesting Palestine’s acceptance as full member of the United Nations cultural organization UNESCO, sparking a foreign policy rift within the European Union.
The long-time face of the Germany's Alice phone company, Vanessa Hessler, has been sacked after she defended the family of late Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi and his son Mutassim, her former lover.
Munich’s motorists have the quickest commutes, a new survey revealed Monday. Düsseldorf, meanwhile, was deemed to have Germany's slowest transport network.
Five masked men broke into the home of Magdeburg footballer Daniel Bauer on Friday night and threatened him and his girlfriend if he didn’t improve his performance in Sunday’s regional league match against Halle.
German police called to a traffic incident were astonished to find themselves face-to-face with Jedi master Yoda from Star Wars, much the worse for wear after Halloween celebrations.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives performed a dramatic U-turn this weekend by proposing a universal minimum wage in Germany. The Local’s media roundup explores the cause and implications of her party's leftward swerve.
German contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer is planning to snap up a mothballed atomic power plant in the belief that Germany's nuclear history should be preserved for future generations.
A father and son team which invented a low-emission combustion technology and the founder of a environmentally friendly office supplies firm are sharing Europe’s most lucrative prize for environmental innovation.
An investigation into corporate corruption allegations in Asia appears to have widened and now includes a subsidiary of German steel concern ThyssenKrupp.
Pakistan’s intelligence agency reportedly spied on German police officers working in Afghanistan, raising questions whether Pakistan is passing information on to the insurgent Taliban about security forces’ operations.
Eurozone members could introduce a financial transaction tax even if other EU countries were opposed, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble told the Financial Times in an interview published Monday.