A family of five used a house of horror in Germany to cut up the bodies of two men they had killed – one stabbed with an ice pick, the other shot to death - and dissolve them in acid, before flushing the remains away, a Dutch court heard.
Bundesliga bottom club Kaiserslautern sacked coach Marco Kurz on Tuesday to avoid relegation, with just eight games left this season.
As the German population ages, leaving fewer working people to support the growing number of pensioners, rules governing how much they can earn on top of their pension are set to be relaxed.
Video of a German politician rushing out of last weekend’s presidential election – just as it was announced that the post-vote buffet was open - has become a hit on the internet, with viewers suggesting she was keen to get the first sandwich.
German car maker BMW and New York's Guggenheim Museum have axed plans to bring an urban design showcase to a Berlin district over threats of attacks, a spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.
This week’s Local List explores the more mysterious side of Germany’s dark and winding past, as we share with you our favourite myths and legends.
Cologne cathedral, one of Germany’s most famous landmark buildings, is crumbling and dropping stones on people’s heads – leaving one man with cuts to his head which needed hospital treatment on Monday.
Fertilizers used in German gardens and farms contain up to 27 times the recommended levels of the radioactive and toxic heavy metal uranium, which easily reaches drinking water, according to a report on the ZDF television station.
German stock market operator Deutsche Börse said on Monday it would challenge a European Union veto against a merger with NYSE Euronext that would have created the world's largest exchange operator.
Mayors in the struggling Ruhr area in west Germany want to end their “solidarity” payments to eastern Germany, saying the east no longer needs the money and their cities are heavily in debt, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday.