Germany’s consumer minister has vowed to fight European moves to relax its current zero-tolerance stance towards genetically modified food.
A blotto binman managed to do half his round while nearly ten times the driving alcohol limit – before parking up and collapsing on his rubbish truck’s steering wheel, German police confirmed on Monday.
The head of a Berlin Hells Angels gang is in an artificial coma in hospital - under 24-hour armed police guard after being shot six times on Sunday morning.
The Spanish government agreed a €100 billion eurozone bank bailout over the weekend. The Local’s media roundup looks at how newspapers interpreted the move - and its possible consequences for German taxpayers.
Faced with the problem of getting fire rescue trucks into tunnels – and then out again – a German firm has made a special push-me-pull-you vehicle with a cabin at each end.
The German scheme to pay money to parents who keep their young children at home rather than sending them to state-subsidised day care has been slammed by the OECD which says it could to more harm than good.
Development Minister Dirk Niebel is facing calls for his resignation after it emerged that he saved thousands of euros by getting the German foreign intelligence service to fly a carpet home from Afghanistan, avoiding import tax.
German central bank chief Jens Weidmann on Sunday welcomed Spain's decision to seek a eurozone lifeline of up to €100 billion for its stricken banks.
Germany's army, the Bundeswehr, aims to boost the number of its women soldiers from the current nine percent to 15 percent, its head told a Sunday newspaper.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will campaign for a disputed tax on financial markets at a key summit of the eurozone's four major powers later this month, her spokesman said on Monday.