A 24-year-old Swiss neo-Nazi, wanted for shooting a man on Saturday night, was arrested in a dramatic police operation in the northern German port city of Hamburg on Monday.
Car rental firm Sixt says it is branching out into new businesses in order to keep up with the increasingly creative ways Germans are organising their travel.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wrote to French president-elect Francois Hollande on Tuesday saying that the eurozone was looking to them to take the "necessary decisions" to resolve the debt crisis.
US artist Spencer Tunick, famed for his mass nude photoshoots, is calling for Bavarians to take their clothes off for him – happily over what should be a warm weekend in June.
A German man arrested for grabbing a woman told police he only wanted her "leather skirt, not her body." His story was backed up by a stash of leather gear found in his flat later.
Berlin‘s new international airport will not open as planned on June 3, leaving politicians fuming with anger and embarrassment. The delay was confirmed on Tuesday in an excruciating press conference – and no new date in sight.
A black cat was rescued from a Gothic horror death at the weekend – but only after its German owners realized that the eerie meows giving them nightmares were coming from the bathroom wall, not a phantom feline.
The captain of the "Nils Holgersson" cruise liner is facing serious charges after the coast guard ruled out a technical defect in last week's accident in the northern German port of Travemünde.
Germany's development minister became the country's first member of government to announce a boycott of the Euro 2012 championships in Ukraine over human rights concerns, in an interview Monday.
Extreme athlete Ernst Bromeis has set out to be the first person to swim the entire length of the Rhine, navigating 1,230 kilometres from its source in the Alps to the North Sea. He spoke to The Local's Meritxell Mir about the challenge.