US lawyer and business policy expert Michael Paranal argues that Germany has a lot of catching-up to do with other nations to end discriminatory hiring practices.
German auto giant Volkswagen, mired in a massive emissions cheating scandal, said Monday that it has found technical
solutions for more than 90 percent of the vehicles affected in Europe.
When it comes to what they wear, Germans have a throwaway culture. A new survey by Greenpeace shows that the words Schuster (cobbler) and Schneider (tailor) have become little more than surnames in modern society.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Hamburg on Monday to pay their respects to former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, as the great and the good of Germany, Europe and the world gathered in church to bid him farewell.
The Central Council of Jews in Germany called Monday for a limit to the migrant influx because of problems with integrating the mainly Muslim newcomers, earning a quick rebuke from a pro-refugee charity.
The troubled airline Lufthansa is facing a new round of strikes, after air crew union UFO told its members to head for the pickets on Thursday and Friday.
One-third of unemployed people in Germany are unable to afford a square meal at least once every two days, figures from the Federal Office of Statistics showed on Monday.
When would-be bank robbers tried to loot a cash machine in Thuringia on Sunday morning, they decided the simplest option was to smash their way in with a digger. But the operation didn’t go entirely smoothly.
Berlin luxury department store KaDeWe said Sunday that it would resume selling Israeli wines it had pulled from its shelves over new EU labelling guidelines for products from Jewish settlements.
A cold front swept in over Germany over the weekend, decking countryside and cities in snow, but luckily only one serious road accident took place in the whole country.
Public broadcaster ARD has pulled the plug on its candidate for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest just days after announcing him as their chosen man after a wave of objections to his political views.
Berlin has opened a shelter at the former headquarters of communist East Germany’s feared Stasi secret police to help house a record influx of asylum seekers, weekend media reports said.
The head of Bavaria’s conservative party was re-elected on Saturday with his weakest score to date, seen as punishment after he berated ally German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her welcoming refugee policy.
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer denied on Friday that Germany had bought the right to stage the 2006 World Cup. “The accusations are false, there was no money,” he said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under fire on Friday for her welcoming refugee policy from her powerful Bavarian coalition ally, who demanded she cap arrivals “in the national interest”.