Two German pairs paddled to Olympic glory within an hour of each other on the Dorney Lake on Thursday, which meant that Germany leapfrogged France in the medals table to take 6th place.
The alleged neo-Nazi boyfriend of German Olympic rower Nadja Drygalla faces a criminal investigation and possible jail sentence for his part in an attack on a memorial service where a police officer was injured.
An eight-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday night after his mother’s boyfriend apparently stabbed him to death and then tried to kill himself, German police said on Thursday.
A stricken German cargo ship that was on fire for several weeks is now being towed aimlessly around the Atlantic Ocean because no European port will allow it to dock. The German owners are losing patience.
The German officer who ordered an air strike that killed more than 100 Afghan civilians and cost the jobs of the defence minister, the head of the army and a senior state secretary, is to be promoted to general next year.
Fans of top German football club Werder Bremen have called foul after the club seemed set to sign a €5-million kit sponsorship deal with a chicken producer accused of cruelty.
The tax office in the western German town of Siegen was delighted to receive a letter on Monday from an anonymous citizen plagued with guilt over unpaid tax from eight years ago. He or she enclosed €2,000 in cash.
More than 30 German CEOs are demanding that parliament finally ratify the UN's Convention Against Corruption. The move has been blocked by MPs concerned about their own liability.
Erich Honecker, the little grey leader of socialist East Germany, ate with his mouth open, drank West German beer and had his favourite foods delivered to his servants to cook just so, his butler says in a new book.
After a week of unsettled weather and roof-shaking storms, Germany has a sunnier spell in store over the next few days and into the weekend, according to the national weather service (DWD).