German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said on Thursday that a German inflation rate of up to three percent was tolerable, despite eurozone rules setting a target of around two percent.
Firefighters in central Germany rushed to what they thought was a man about to jump off a church tower only to find a statue which is now causing a row in the art world.
Pee sitting down and make eye contact while clinking glasses and you can't go far wrong. For this week's Local List, we've come up with some essential etiquette tips for those on their first sojourn through Germany.
Summer may finally on its way, but those venturing outside should still keep an eye out for stubborn rainclouds, the German Weather Service (DWD) warned on Thursday.
A rare Nazi police report on the deportation of nearly 1,000 Jews from Düsseldorf has been unearthed in a London archive. It is only the second of its kind ever found, as most such records were destroyed towards the end of the war.
An ancient Mayan skull stolen from Tibet by Nazis - said to have magical powers to enable humanity to survive the December 2012 apocalypse - has been dropped by a lab assistant in eastern Germany, chipping its chin.
This Week's Highlights: Cuban film in Frankfurt, vintage pop-up shops in Berlin and Hamburg harbour's birthday party!
Voters in Germany's most populous state go to the polls Sunday in a closely watched gauge of Chancellor Angela Merkel's political fortunes ahead of a national vote next year in Europe's top economy.
A German postman was convicted in Dresden on Wednesday of stealing 5,998 letters over several years, so he could fish out cash to fund his gambling habit.
Germany's two main opposition parties called on Wednesday for the EU's fiscal pact to be ratified on the same day in Berlin, Paris and Rome, seeking to send a strong signal of unity against the crisis.
Foreigners who want to change their names to Germanic ones have been told by a court that wanting to fit in is not a good enough reason to choose new monikers.