A government report released on Tuesday has uncovered huge wastage in Germany's health care system - one state insurer spent €10,719 on detectives to follow someone who may have illegally claimed €15 per day.
A senior citizen claims he was trapped in the crevice of an Austrian glacier for a week before nearby climbers heard his cries for help and alerted emergency services on Tuesday.
Unknown attackers broke the windows at the office of ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder’s wife Doris, for the second time, just five months before the state election in which she is standing.
A man who security forces said could have been planning a terror attack has been working in security at the construction site of Berlin’s new airport, an intelligence report has revealed.
A top German journalist has murdered and chopped up his disliked former boss – in the pages of a novel published under a fake name, a newspaper has claimed.
Are police needed at minor car accidents; a dent or a scratch? A German police chief says they are wasting their time on such matters. Is he right, or should a cop be there to ensure everything is done properly? Have your say.
New animal welfare laws ruling out piglet castration without anaesthetic could soon leave pork meat with a musky smell, prompting a scientific scramble to prevent stinky schnitzel and sausages.
The days of really cheap air travel are numbered, Germany’s air travel industry association has warned, saying that airlines needed to increase their profits to remain solvent.
Police officers are wasting their time dealing with minor road accidents, and should no longer have to go to record details of drivers whose cars have dents after small collisions, the head of Münster police says.
A respected old-timer in the conservative Bavaria-based Christian Social Union (CSU) has called for independence for his beloved state, arguing that its wealth is being fleeced by Berlin and Brussels.