Moody's downgraded on Wednesday its ratings of 10 German public-sector banks including BayernLB and Deutsche Hypo saying they were now less likely to receive state support if needed.
An armed robber who held up a babysitter at gunpoint in Lower Saxony was shamed into leaving empty-handed by the two young children of the house who offered him their pocket money.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted Wednesday that the eurozone had still not identified the road to recovery from its crippling debt crisis, after talks with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
A left-right coalition is taking shape in the city state of Berlin, after the Social Democrats and the Christian Democrats agreed to form a government in Germany's capital on Wednesday.
A growing industry is catering to Germans devastated by their pets’ deaths. Businesses can arrange everything from burial services to cremation – and even turn the ashes of Fluffy and Fido into diamond jewellery.
A German neo-Nazi terror group responsible for 10 murders was apparently planning political assassinations. President Wulff announced he will meet with the victims’ relatives amid growing concerns about the damage done to Germany’s reputation abroad.
Popular opinion in Germany holds that the Greeks have only themselves to blame for their country's crushing debt crisis. But Germans who have made Greece their home are now fighting ugly stereotypes on both sides.
One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents, according to the latest annual figures on drugs and addiction.
Scientists in central Germany are working on a method with which they reckon they could diagnose Alzheimer’s disease years before any symptoms are noticed – by looking up patients’ noses.
Veteran striker Miroslav Klose rolled back the years with a goal and two assists on Tuesday evening as Germany hammered Euro 2012 rivals the Netherlands 3-0 in a friendly in Hamburg.