The mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex may have been the king of the dinosaurs – but its skin was downy, rather than scaly, and the babies were positively fluffy with feathers, latest fossil examinations show.
Germany's highest court will decide whether the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the EU's new fiscal compact conform to the country's constitution on July 10.
The German population has grown for the first time in eight years, according to the latest estimates from the Federal Statistical Office – but only thanks to an influx of immigrants, mainly from eastern Europe.
A gang of thieves in Germany upped the ante when planning a ram-raid on a supermarket – they used a mechanical digger to tear off half the roof and pull down a wall to get to the safe.
Being the world's third biggest arms exporter did not prevent Germany from joining France, Britain and Sweden to call on the United Nations to draw up a new arms trade treaty to reduce what they called "a growing threat to humanity."
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence service resigned on Monday following revelations of mistakes made by his office relating to the neo-Nazi terror group that claimed the murder of nine immigrants and a policewoman.
Conservative politicians in Germany have come up with a novel way to inspire the national football team after their dismal defeat in Euro 2012 - force them to sing the national anthem.
Around 50 senior citizens, the oldest of whom is 89, are occupying their local social club in the Berlin district of Pankow after authorities said they were going to close the building - which used to belong to the head of the Stasi.
A 37-year-old man who was caught riding a bike with no lights on the wrong side of the road - whilst drunk - returned a few hours later in a car to ram the police station.
Italy's Fiat Industrial will close five European plants of its truck subsidiary Iveco before year end to concentrate production at one German site, the firm's director told the Ansa news agency Sunday.