Cigarette packs should carry frightening pictures, German cancer experts say – and said the move taken by Australia on Wednesday to impose such rules should be followed here.
Most Germans would like a new economic system which focussed more on environmental protection and social justice, according to a new survey.
Around 20,000 excited Hamburgers turned up to welcome Germany's Olympic athletes home on Wednesday morning. More than half of those who had competed in London came back to Germany on the MS Deutschland cruise ship.
The March 2013 opening date for Berlin’s new airport can pretty much be written off, it emerged on Wednesday, when it became clear that those struggling with the enormous project would not even name a date until September.
Berlin-based singer Peaches has released a free song in support of the imprisoned members of Russian feminist collective Pussy Riot - accompanied by a video filmed last week in the capital with the help of a balaclava-clad crowd.
Tens of thousands of German pensioners will get an extra payout after the Federal Insurance Office (BVA) found they had been short-changed for years.
A man who shot dead the mother and sister of his former wife and injured several others when he sprayed their car with bullets has been jailed for life by a Berlin court.
Hamburg authorities have signed a deal with the city's Muslim community groups guaranteeing Islamic holidays, school religion lessons, and burial rights. It's the first agreement of its kind in Germany.
Germany midfielder Sami Khedira on Tuesday hit back against criticism of players, including himself, who do not sing their national anthem before matches.
Wee-splattered paving stones and smelly park corners could soon be a thing of the past in the proud, ancient city of Cologne, where a German company has begun marketing its "pocket urinal."