A German chemical company says it can recycle rare metals from old solar panels – effectively washing them off in a chemical bath so the different elements can be reused. Managers at the firm hope to start work next year.
Police hunting the man who shot and killed his 13-year-old daughter after she refused to move back home from a children’s home, released a picture of him on Thursday and appealed to the public for help in finding him.
Worried German organic food producers are examining their stocks after it emerged that more than 500 tonnes of cereals sold as organic was part of a multi-million-euro fraud, and the food was not organic.
Germany is emerging as the master of Europe, analysts said on Thursday ahead of a make-or-break summit on the euro – as the European Central Bank (ECB) set the scene by cutting its key interest rates.
Fear of inflation is growing in Germany as people lose their faith in the euro, with a third of those questioned for an opinion poll having little or no trust in the currency and nearly half are worried about where to put their savings.
Passengers at Berlin’s main train station are being rained on – thanks to crows which are picking out the sealant between the panes of glass in the famous curved roof.
A group dedicated to maintaining the German language’s purity is upset that a dictionary maker’s “Youth Word of the Year” is derived from English. Does German deserve a little more respect - or even need protection? Have your say.
This Week's Highlights: Choirs sing Bach in Leipzig, A rock opera in Frankfurt and a ballet rendition of "A Christmas Carol" in Dresden.
A Bavarian woman who thought her carpet was worth about €900 was delighted when an auctioneer sold it for nearly €20,000 – but took him to court after it was then sold at an auction for more than €7 million.
A suspected letter bomb addressed to Deutsche Bank chief Josef Ackermann which was intercepted on Wednesday at the bank's Frankfurt headquarters, could have exploded, German police have confirmed.
Ever wonder what the holidays were like in mediaeval Germany? Tracy Moran goes back in time to investigate Esslingen’s historic Christmas market.