Thick snow caused chaos in western Germany on Tuesday, with several trucks crashing, flights cancelled and public transport disrupted – but those dreaming of a white Christmas are likely to be disappointed.
Anti-fascists in Lower Saxony bricked up the front door of a top member of the extreme-right National Democratic Party's (NPD) home to protest against his presence at a city council meeting on Monday.
People planning to give their loved one a nip and tuck at Christmas could be risking more than upsetting their partners – cheap seasonal offers with time limits are not to be recommended, a top surgeon has warned.
Officials scared that German neo-Nazis could gather at the house where the far-right terrorists accused of killing at least 10 people lived, have decided to tear it down.
Two leading sentiment indicators in Germany released good news Tuesday, bringing a touch of Christmas sparkle to the pall of gloom currently enveloping the eurozone.
A US Department of State report has recommended closing the American consulate in Leipzig and reducing staff at other missions in Germany.
German industrial giant Siemens has hired the American general fired for criticising US President Barack Obama in public – to head up its attempt to get more US government contracts.
Germany’s first contribution to the eurozone’s rescue fund is likely to be double the amount previously expected at €8.6 billion, daily Die Welt reported on Tuesday.
AT&T has abandoned its $39-billion (€30-billion) deal to buy Deutsche Telekom's US wireless unit T-Mobile after running into stiff opposition from American regulators.
A research organization is growing human skin in the hope of using it to trial cosmetics and medicines, reducing the need for animal testing. The synthetic skin is made using cells from infant foreskins.
Nutcrackers and propeller-topped pyramids abound in Germany at Christmas time. Erin Huggins explores the woodcarving tradition from Saxony’s Erzgebirge region.