125 years ago on Thursday a boy was born in Hamburg whose tales of partying on the Reeperbahn brought the city to the world's attention.
A Pirate party politician in Berlin found dead on Monday is believed to have stalked and killed another man before committing suicide - and reportedly wrote about it to a party mate.
September 22nd 2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the Transrapid train crash in Emsland, Lower Saxony.
Volkswagen investors have filed 1,400 lawsuits seeking 8.2 billion euros in damages over the emissions cheating scandal, a German court said Wednesday, adding to the embattled car giant's legal woes.
Berliners have reacted with disbelief after the mayor's head spokeswoman was placed on a temporary retirement plan of €6,385 per month - and at the ripe old age of 37.
What to do when your German in-laws serve you a plate of dark and slimy Grünkohl?
A 16-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of having ties to the Isis jihadist group, officials said Wednesday, describing him as a "serious threat".
He has infamously referred to refugees as "cattle" and "scum", but now Pegida leader Lutz Bachmann might feel some sympathy, after "persecution" has forced him flee to Tenerife.
Growing xenophobia and right-wing extremism could threaten peace in eastern Germany, the government warned Wednesday, voicing fears over the impact of a series of attacks against refugees in the region.
The AfD party admitted this week that one of their newest elected politicians was once part of an extremist group. And his Facebook posts reveal more about his troubling thoughts on the Nazis.
At least six German citizens suspected of supporting a failed coup attempt in July have been banned from leaving Turkey by the government in Ankara, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reports.
US President Barack Obama made a special thank you to Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany on Tuesday at the United Nations, praising her for doing "the right thing".
A man arrested in August in a town near the Polish border on suspicion of planning a bomb attack on a street festival has been released.
Some of France's top chefs on Tuesday denounced the $66-billion takeover of controversial seed firm Monsanto by chemicals giant Bayer as a "danger for our dinner plates".
Several German political parties were the target of hacker attacks over the summer, with a foreign government suspected to be behind them, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reports.
A German man has failed to win his case concerning his fatherhood over nine embryos that were created in the United States several years ago.
Germany is set to host the world's first zero-emission, hydrogen passenger train when it gets into gear next year.
Ahead of Wednesday's top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash at home to Hertha Berlin, Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti says he has found a true 'family' at the Bavarian giants.
German airline Lufthansa and Air China said on Tuesday they had signed a deal to jointly operate all the groups' connections between Europe and China.
A German immigration official has been arrested and charged with espionage for an Indian secret service for allegedly spying on members of the Sikh religion, prosecutors said Tuesday.