A Munich district court told a newly divorced woman has no right to the valuable wine collection her husband built up during their marriage, since she never participated in picking out the bottles, it was reported on Tuesday.
Old East German prefabricated apartment blocks, with their drab concrete exterior and low ceilings might not seem a classic investment choice, but foreign investors have been clamouring to buy them, new figures show.
Berlin's new main airport, already dogged by embarrassing delays, will not open until October next year, it was confirmed on Tuesday. The news is a further blow to government officials and airport officials.
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Merck KGaA announced plans to slash one in ten jobs in Germany over the next three years in an effort to save costs.
Israeli defence experts have appealed against German plans to sell two modern submarines to Egypt, saying it would upset the balance of power in the Middle East.
Artists at the iconic Berlin squatted cultural centre Tacheles were evicted on Tuesday by the bank which owns the building. After years of legal battles, the artists left without a fight, saying they were sad and angry.
Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl has had heart surgery to fit a new valve and a pacemaker, it was confirmed this week.
A convicted murderer who had been on the run for 13 years was arrested on a luxury cruise ship in northern Germany – after he assumed he was untouchable because the boat was flying under a Panamanian flag.
Lufthansa cabin staff went on strike in Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin on Tuesday. 350 flights were cancelled, affecting more than 43,000 passengers-- significantly more than the 26,000 impacted by Friday's strike, which was limited to Frankfurt.
The number of women managers has risen over the past decade in Germany - but they are still earning significantly less than their male counterparts, a new study shows.