A former Nazi prisoner of war has left his entire estate in his will to a small village in Scotland to show his appreciation for the kindness he received there during his captivity.
US President Barack Obama on Friday moved to block a Chinese company's purchase of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron by rejecting the inclusion of Aixtron's US business in the deal.
An iron gate with the infamous slogan "Arbeit macht frei" ("Work will set you free") stolen from the former Nazi concentration camp Dachau in Germany two years ago has been found in Norway, police said Friday.
Munich zoo announced on Thursday that a new bear had been born on November 21st, whereas Berlin zoo released the first pictures of its new month-old family member on Friday.
An iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp in Germany's Dachau with the slogan "Arbeit macht frei" ("Work will set you free") has been found two years after it was stolen, police said Friday.
We all agree that there is no other option than to learn irregular German verbs by rote. But when you want a bit of downtime from studying the language, why not learn from your big screen heroes?
A pilot who likes to draw patterns in the sky using his flight path has returned with his greatest artwork yet.
Opposition parties have accused the coalition government of overstepping its authority in its attempt to block American whistleblower Edward Snowden's trip to Germany.
Germany had a slew of newly minted Michelin-star restaurants this year, and its top-rated establishments held onto their prestigious three stars.
For years people with disabilities in Germany have called for legislation to provide them with better benefits and opportunities in life and work. On Thursday the German parliament passed such a reform - but is it enough?
Germany, trying to staunch the flow of Syrian refugees, has placed high hurdles for them to be reunited with their families, creating a Kafkaesque nightmare in the courts.
Fire up your ovens and get ready to bake - here are ten festive German cookies and pastries that'll send your senses into paroxysms of yuletide joy.
The very first German edition of Charlie Hebdo hit the shelves across the country on Thursday. So what can Germans expect if they buy it?
Germany has finally come to an agreement with the European Commission on its new road toll, but neighbouring states who most often use its motorways are not pleased.
Magic weapons and virtual hats will soon join Siemens, Volkswagen and other blue chips in trading on the Deutsche Börse.
On Wednesday a Syrian teenager reported she had been kicked off Berlin public transport for wearing a headscarf. It now appears that was a misunderstanding.
Police in the northern city of Rostock discovered a morbid scene on Thursday when they found that a man had been living for weeks with his dead brother propped up at the kitchen table.
German officials confirmed that an agent with the country's domestic spy service, the BfV, was in fact a suspected Islamist. Then media reported he had also once been a porn actor. Here's what we know so far.
Canoeist Stefan Henze's life was cut tragically short by a car crash at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. But by donating his heart, he saved the life of a Brazilian grandmother.
The 22-year-old police officer was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon after a six-day search, not far from the train station where she was last seen.