Germany is bracing for a series of public worker strikes Monday, following repeated walk-outs the Frankfurt airport and Berlin’s Tegel airport.
Complaints are mounting against a company operating payphones for US military personnel in German airports, after it saddled soldiers ringing home with sky-high bills.
Touting its new high-speed, low cost trains, a private company is ready to take on the Deutsche Bahn on the busy Cologne-Berlin route and should be hitting the tracks in early autumn, it was announced this week.
In yet another sign that people are leaving the economically troubled northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Bundestag decided Friday to reduce its number of electoral constituencies.
The captain of ill-fated Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia had crashed a luxury liner before while sailing too fast into a German port, according to leaks from an investigation published on Friday.
A west-German man became an overnight multi-millionaire recently when his bank transferred €200 million to his account. Half a day later they demanded it back – with interest.
At least four people were killed when a light aircraft burst into flames and crashed in a forest in western Germany on Thursday evening. The cause remains unclear, police said.
Ground workers at Berlin's Tegel airport walked off the job on Friday morning, in a strike over pay.
Germany’s small towns and rural areas could be left at risk of fire by a European law which could stop more than a million volunteer fire fighters training enough to keep people safe.
News that German scientists discovered the world’s smallest chameleon recently captured the imagination of animal lovers around the world. But one of the researchers told The Local the find was a wakeup call.