Mass grave from Thirty Years’ War opened

Mass grave from Thirty Years’ War opened

Archaeologists have started unearthing human remains from a mass grave near the German town of Lützen, a find that dates back to the Thirty Years' War.

Time change creates ‘social jet lag’

Time change creates ‘social jet lag’

The clocks move forward in Germany this Sunday – making for more sunshine later in the day. Yet one scholar argues that the summer time change is an unjustified form of early birds having their way – at the expense of late risers.

Youth unemployment set to sink to record low

Youth unemployment set to sink to record low

German youth unemployment figures are expected to fall to their lowest levels since the country's reunification in the coming months, according to a Saturday news report.

Last day for 11,000 Schlecker employees

Last day for 11,000 Schlecker employees

Some 2,200 stores run by bankrupt drugstore chain Schlecker are shutting their doors for good on Saturday – leaving about 11,000 workers in limbo. Nearly all of the employees are women.

Tenant booted for peeing in common garden

Tenant booted for peeing in common garden

A judge has ordered a Cologne man to move out of his flat after he was accused of ignoring warnings not to urinate in a shared garden at his apartment block.

German shipwreck victim identified

German shipwreck victim identified

The body of a victim recovered from the semi-submerged cruise liner Costa Concordia a month ago was officially identified Friday as German tourist Margarethe Neth, Italian officials said.