Throughout history, gold has been highly valued for coinage, jewellery and the arts. Gold is considered a unique store of value and the symbol of power, strength and wealth. Since April 2001 it has more than quintupled in value, writes Nicolas Shamtanis, Dealing Room Manager at easy-forex.com.
A scientist at the University of Kiel has warned of summer temperatures reaching nearly 50 degrees Celsius in Germany if global warming continues.
The epic court case between Deutsche Bank and Kirch Media was interrupted on Monday after the bank claimed the judge was biased – after the offices of Deutsche’s top executives were raided by prosecutors.
A former double world champion boxer saw her adoptive father jailed for six years in Berlin on Monday – for shooting her four times and probably ending her professional career in the ring.
A shocked Germany is asking how a neo-Nazi gang could carry out a campaign of terror for more than a decade. The Local’s media roundup looks at the reaction on Monday.
Germany may have the most overweight adults in Europe, but that may be changing: The nation's children are not as fat as the Italians, according to researchers preparing a report on the heath of European youths.
As more details of an extreme-right terror cell continued to emerge on Monday, German politicians promised a full investigation into a series of murders and renewed calls to ban the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD).
Germany’s biggest solar panel company Q-cells lost its finance chief as it announced even worse results than had been expected on Monday, confirming the collapse of its business after a boom year in 2010.
More than 150 years after the idea first took root, allotments are becoming hip with a new gardening generation in Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a party congress of her conservatives on Monday that Europe was in perhaps its worst period since World War II but the crisis could offer a chance to make it stronger.