Two pilots flying what they thought was a routine trip to Germany to take a private jet for servicing were more than surprised when two Luftwaffe planes appeared at their side and escorted them to the ground.
Germany’s own tabloid newspaper scandal involving a three-in-a-bed sex tape, blackmail and an exclusive interview with a television star looks set to return to court after a Bild journalist’s acquittal was overturned on Tuesday.
The Czech Republic is under no pressure to sign the European Union's fiscal discipline pact, which it along with Britain, has refused to join, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.
A man who set fire to more than 100 luxury cars in Berlin last summer causing millions of euros of damage was jailed for seven years in prison on Tuesday.
Trendy German cafés offering free internet access are being plagued with cease-and-desist letters from copyright lawyers as customers illegally download media from the internet. Many owners are threatened with heavy fines.
Germany and Britain urged Bosnia on Tuesday to take key steps towards EU and NATO membership, as the country marks 20 years since the start of a war that left it deeply divided along ethnic lines.
Avon ladies calling round to sell face cream could soon become Avon Damen, if a billionaire German family which owns a perfume company has its way and buys up the struggling American cosmetics giant.
In a case that promises to be a bureaucratic nightmare for police, a kleptomanic caretaker in the southern German city of Stuttgart has admitted stealing around 25 tonnes of office supplies over several decades, and keeping them in his flat.
Tourists looking for luxury accommodation on the German island of Helgoland will be disappointed, as a wind-power company has booked every room in the island’s only high-end hotel - for the next ten years.
An explosion at a German chemical plant claimed a second victim Monday when an employee succumbed to his injuries, operators of the industrial park and police said.