It’s enough to make some choke on their choc ice – a new survey shows that not only are plenty of Germans happy to go naked on the beach, a worryingly high proportion may even try to strike up conversation with other holidaymakers.
German baritone singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, hailed as one of the greatest lyrical vocalists of the last century, has died at the age of 86, a close associate said on Friday.
The European Champions League final was decided in Munich on Thursday, with a German team losing 2-0 to a French team. But even though it was broadcast live on television most people missed it – because it was women’s football.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel left her conservative party somewhat shell-shocked with her merciless sacking of a minister for a terrible regional election result that weakened her domestically as she fights the euro crisis.
Three people were burned to death in central Germany when their car hit a bridge, flipped over and caught fire on Thursday evening.
Ah, there you are Mr Local Reader, how nice of you to... drop in. This week’s Local List turns the spotlight – sorry, the megawatt interrogation lamp – on Germany’s cold-blooded coterie of Hollywood film villains.
Some sex abusers should continue to work for the Catholic church, a bishop said on Thursday, while a cardinal argued for some homosexual relationships to be treated like heterosexual ones.
This Week's Highlights: Open-air cinema in Berlin, a museum festival in Cologne, and a festival of Irish culture in Hallbergmoos.
The eurozone could absorb a Greek exit from the bloc, although it would prove extremely costly, a top member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners said on Friday.
A German politician not only had the embarrassment of being stopped trying to board a plane carrying an axe – he then had to admit it was for a live role-playing game, but insisted it was for a friend.
The leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy and senior EU officials agreed Thursday that both budget consolidation and growth are necessary to tackle the eurozone crisis, Berlin said.