New French President Francois Hollande arrived at German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office on Tuesday evening for talks set to be dominated by the eurozone crisis and Greece's political woes.
An Iranian rapper is in hiding in Germany after religious leaders said his songs were capital crimes and money was offered for his execution. It is said a song he wrote was offensive to Islam – he says it was critical of the Iranian regime.
The British Military Train ferried soldiers between Berlin and West Germany throughout the Cold War. It took to the rails for one last time last weekend, laden with former regulars and their memories. James Gheerbrant was on board.
A German bin man who developed chronic knee pain from jumping out of rubbish collection trucks was told by a court his work-related injury was comparable to those suffered by top athletes.
Germany and France test their historic bond on Tuesday with new French President Francois Hollande due in Berlin early on Tuesday evening in search of compromise over the eurozone crisis.
German investor confidence fell sharply in May, following five straight months of increase data showed Tuesday, while a poll of Financial analysts showed growing concern about the eurozone debt crisis.
Mercedes is developing a smart accelerator pedal which pushes back against drivers who threaten to ruin fuel efficiency by putting their foot down too hard. It promises to reduce fuel consumption by 10 percent, the firm said.
A German politician ended up trapped in a toppled-over 40-tonne digger at a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a new road project. His minders pulled him out through a smashed window.
Germany has avoided recession despite the resurgent eurozone debt crisis, official data showed on Tuesday, confirming the resilience of Europe's top economy to the surrounding turmoil.
Police who caught a serial wedding-gift thief found three truck-loads of stolen goods in his house, many of them presents destined for brides and grooms around southern Germany.
A new round of global climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with rich and poor countries squaring off over greenhouse gas reduction targets to halt the pace of planet warming.