The former East Germany is officially one of least religious places on the planet, with more than half of people living there saying they do not believe in God.
A German court ruled on Friday that Google's video sharing service YouTube is responsible when users post copyrighted music clips without permission. The decision could cost YouTube millions in royalties.
Polar bears are much older than previously thought - a new German report has revealed Knut's cousins actually appeared on the planet 600,000 years ago.
Germany’s Interior Minister was forced to admit on Friday that his ministry had leaked a controversial study on young Muslims in the country to populist Bild newspaper – despite initial denials.
Germany’s blackbirds are at risk from a new outbreak of a deadly virus this summer, experts have warned, after finding it in mosquitoes that have survived the winter.
Business confidence in Germany beat expectations to rise again in April, underlining the resilience of Europe's biggest economy to the long-running debt crisis, data showed on Friday.
Germany's future Steffi Grafs and Dirk Nowitzkis may not have the same chance to become world-class athletes as longer school hours cut into afternoon sports, officials worry.
Supporters of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) took control of a pleasure boat in Hamburg on Thursday, in the second such incident in Germany in the last week.
Two German gynaecologists will have to pay child support for twins they created via artificial insemination – because the biological father did not know anything about it.
Germany and France began moves this week to reclaim the power to close their borders for up to 30 days, in a simmering battle over immigration in Europe's passport-free Schengen travel zone.