France and Germany want a new EU treaty by March with tougher budgetary rules to deal with the eurozone debt crisis, President Nicolas Sarkozy and Chancellor Angela Merkel said after crisis talks Monday.
The dry November weather in Germany is quickly becoming a distant memory, as the first snowfall of winter settles in the mountains. Elsewhere across the country, considerable rain and strong winds have been forecast.
A German couple was jailed on Monday for keeping a young woman as a household slave for almost a year, beating her, keeping her prisoner – and threatening to cut off her head if she tried to escape.
The gap between rich and poor in Germany is widening dramatically, a new OECD report says, warning that investment in education and training were key to fighting inequality.
If you want to study, but dread the bureaucracy and red tape of a traditional academic institution, and fancy a spell in one of Europe’s most dynamic cities at the same time, the ECLA in Berlin could be just the place for you.
German authorities said on Monday they had raided the homes of six men suspected of taking part in the Nazi massacre of 642 mainly women and children in a French village in 1944.
Germany may bear similarities to many other Western countries, but below the surface you’ll find a cornucopia of mad customs. For this edition of The Local List, we count down our favourite national quirks.
German football has launched a bad-tempered search for a new boss after the shock resignation of the DFB football association president with a meeting to discuss the options set for this week.
The members of the extreme-right terrorist cell suspected of slaying at least 10 people in Germany between 2000 and 2010 sold a neo-Nazi version of the board game 'Monopoly' in order to finance their murderous activities, authorities said.
Germans are drinking less mulled wine than usual, with unseasonably warm weather this autumn cutting consumption by nearly 20 percent – enough to fill a 25-metre swimming pool.
The Social Democratic Party (SPD) has sentenced itself to another year of unofficial wrangling for the top job of challenging Chancellor Angela Merkel in the 2013 election.
The Bonn conference on Afghanistan to seek a way forward after the withdrawal of NATO combat troops in 2014 brought around 100 national delegations and aid organisations together on Monday.