Restored Stasi HQ opens doors to public

Restored Stasi HQ opens doors to public

More than two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall the former headquarters of East Germany’s feared secret police, the Stasi, opened its doors to the public following an €11 million restoration project.

Footballers outshine English on Facebook

Footballers outshine English on Facebook

As long-standing football rivals England and Germany gear up for the Euro 2012 soccer tournament this summer in Ukraine and Poland, the competition has also heated up online.

Prosecutors confident of neo-Nazi terror case

Prosecutors confident of neo-Nazi terror case

German prosecutors have said that they feel they have grounds for a prosecution against Beate Zschäpe in relation to their investigation into the NSU neo-Nazi terror cell.

Critics slam ‘recycling’ of notorious Sarrazin book

Critics slam ‘recycling’ of notorious Sarrazin book

Thilo Sarrazin’s book “Germany Abolishes Itself” is once again the focus of controversy. Plans by a Czech artist to collect, destroy and recycle copies of the book have been severely criticized for perceived Nazi connotations.

Ashton Kutcher invests in Berlin start-up Gidsy

Ashton Kutcher invests in Berlin start-up Gidsy

Hollywood heartthrob Ashton Kutcher has invested in yet another Berlin start-up, taking a stake in event marketplace Gidsy.

Merkel: Europe faces ‘long road’ to restore confidence

Merkel: Europe faces ‘long road’ to restore confidence

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that Europe still had a "long road ahead" to restore investor confidence, after a raft of credit rating downgrades of EU countries.