Greece, which is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, is "no threat to the world economy," Germany's European Central Bank executive board member Jörg Asmussen said on Monday.
German companies are increasingly turning to the bond markets for their financing as banks restrict lending, a new study by Moody's Investors Service found on Monday.
A judge in the southern town of Reutlingen is set to make legal history by becoming the first German judge to confiscate a Facebook account as evidence.
German petrol prices have hit record highs and look set to crack €1.70 per litre, according to the Aral petrol company.
Rosenmontag, or Rose Monday, is when the Rhinelanders show off their satirical side with the traditional parade of bizarre Karneval floats. Check out our photo gallery of the best pics of the day.
Joachim Gauck, 72, an East German Lutheran pastor and human rights activist nominated as Germany's next president, hopes to restore faith in the office after damaging scandals toppled his predecessor.
Joachim Gauck’s ascension to the German presidency looks like a slap in the face for Chancellor Angela Merkel, but as many papers have spotted, they have plenty in common. The Local’s media roundup surveys opinion.
A strike by air traffic workers at Frankfurt Airport has been extended to early Wednesday morning, crippling flights at Germany's most important air hub.
German-Tunisian footballer Sami Khedira has expressed regret that three Tunisian journalists were arrested because their paper printed an erotic photo of him and his model girlfriend Lena Gercke.
Germany’s most wanted violent criminal Thomas Feldhofer was finally captured on Sunday near the northern coastal town of Lübeck. He had been on the run for several months after a series of armed robberies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her coalition and the opposition had agreed Sunday to nominate former East German rights activist Joachim Gauck as a consensus candidate to become the country's next president.