Deutsche Bank boss sees Greece debt deal

Deutsche Bank boss sees Greece debt deal

The head of Germany's top bank, Deutsche Bank, said Friday he was confident a solution could be found to Greece's woes amid reports of progress in talks between Athens and banks on a debt writedown.

Germany rakes in record tax income

Germany rakes in record tax income

December saw the biggest tax haul in German history, it was reported Friday – but the recent revenue boom is slowing down.

‘Muslim taxi’ offers gender-segregated rides

‘Muslim taxi’ offers gender-segregated rides

A German man has created a new website to arrange shared car trips with a twist – it’s targeted toward Muslims, and drivers can only offer transport to members of the same sex.

Schäuble slams Cameron for blocking EU deal

Schäuble slams Cameron for blocking EU deal

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble took a jab at Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, blaming him for Europe's failure to agree a common debt-reduction treaty.

What’s on in Germany: January 26 – February 1

What’s on in Germany: January 26 – February 1

This Week's Highlights: Hitchcock in Frankfurt, indie rock in Munich, and an homage to an electronic music pioneer in Berlin.

No recompense in case of world’s dearest rug

No recompense in case of world’s dearest rug

A Bavarian auctioneer who priced the world’s most expensive rug at €900 has escaped paying damages to its former owner. The woman sued the Augsburg auction house after her rug reached €7.2 million at a Christie’s auction in 2011.

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria

Gunmen on Thursday abducted a German engineer working with a construction company on the outskirts of the violence-hit Nigerian city of Kano, police said.

Germans confront latent anti-Semitism

Germans confront latent anti-Semitism

As Germany commemorates the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz on Friday, Miriam Widman explores just how widespread anti-Semitism continues to be nearly 70 years after the Holocaust.

Cop patrolled 22 years without driver’s license

Cop patrolled 22 years without driver’s license

Criminal charges have been filed against a policeman in the eastern German state of Saxony-Anhalt who allegedly drove patrol cars for more than 20 years without a proper driver's license, officials have revealed.

Chills and snow are on the way

Chills and snow are on the way

Germans might think they've got away with the relatively mild winter so far, but the cold snap may be on its way. The country can expect chilly precipitation over the weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) says.

Police officers killed in motorway crash

Police officers killed in motorway crash

Two police officers were killed in a horrific crash near Würzburg in northern Bavaria Thursday evening. Two more officers and one civilian were also injured.