German women have to contend with the biggest gender gaps in wages and career opportunities in Europe, according to a new study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Germany’s public health insurance companies made €4 billion in profits last year, bringing their total reserves to more than €10 billion. The news has re-opened a debate on what to do with the extra cash.
The German government is confident of winning the necessary two-thirds majority in parliament to approve the EU's new pact to control budgets, a spokesman said on Monday.
Tourists are being warned about a rise in pickpocketing in the German capital after the number of reported incidents climbed nearly 20 percent in the first nine months of 2011.
Childcare services and charities do not know what happens to at least 20 percent of babies that are handed in to them anonymously, a recent study has found.
Germany wants to work with incoming Russian President Vladimir Putin constructively and to extend a strategic partnership, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Monday.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that it was “better to be a dictator than gay,” in reference to German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, after his human rights record was questioned.
The world record for the most magicians in a magic show was broken on Sunday night, when 106 sorcerers appeared in a gala in the southern German town of Tübingen.
Public service strikes began across western German states on Monday morning, with tens of thousands of staff expected to take part in a protest for higher wages.
Internet players are set to make a big splash at the world's biggest IT fair opening in Germany Tuesday, a development likely to widen the event's appeal from a traditional devotion to pure technology.