Bayern Munich down Gladbach to lead Bundesliga from Hertha Berlin

Bayern Munich cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach late Saturday to lead the Bundesliga by three points from the impressive Hertha Berlin.

German minister hopeful shunned after "liking" right-wing party

A German prosecutor tapped for a cabinet position in an east German state is out of the running after "liking" the Facebook page of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), a fellow member of...

Germany's economy "has many problems," Italian premier Renzi says

Germany has "many" economic problems, including a large trade surplus which violates European Union rules, the leader of one of the bloc's most indebted countries, Italy's Matteo Renzi, charged on...

Bombardier announces 7,500 job cuts as part of restructuring

Canadian aircraft and train manufacturer Bombardier will cut a further 7,500 jobs as part of its ongoing restructuring, the company said on Friday.

At least one killed, six injured in Germany after train, truck crash

At least one person has died and six people have been injured following the collision of a train and a truck in southern Germany, police said on Friday.

German police search for clown wielding chainsaw

German police were searching Friday for an unknown person dressed as a clown and wielding a chainsaw, after he terrified a woman in the western part of the country.

Man beaten to death in Germany after urinating near church

A man in Southern Germany was beaten to death by four men after he publicly urinated near a church, police said on Thursday.

Hitler salute is grounds for dismissal, German court rules

A German employment tribunal on Thursday ruled that a Nazi salute is grounds for dismissal after a driver for a patient transfer service filed a legal complaint against his employer.

Two clowns injure deaf man in western Germany knife attack

A 33-year-old man was injured in a knife attack by two men wearing clown masks in western Germany, an escalation in a string of such incidents in the country, police said Thursday.

Agreement on road map in Ukraine crisis after Berlin meeting

Angela Merkel played down expectations ahead of a crisis summit in Berlin. But she got unexpected results: An agreement on a road map toward peace in eastern Ukraine.

Merkel to host crisis summit in Berlin on Ukraine, Syria

Germany and France are to call on Wednesday for extending the suspension of Russian-led airstrikes against the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo at a crisis summit hosted by Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Third victim of BASF plant explosion found in German river harbour

Divers searching a river harbour in south-western Germany have found the body of the third victim from this week's explosion at a plant belonging to chemicals giant BASF, a police spokeswoman said...

German medicine price-fixing breaks EU law, court rules

Germany's system of setting fixed prices for prescription-only medication is in breach of EU law, the bloc's top court ruled Wednesday, arguing that it restricts the free movement of goods.

Final decision on VW settlement expected within week

Volkswagen seems well on the way to get final approval on a proposed settlement in the emissions test scandal, but the judge in the case said at a court hearing on Tuesday it could take up to...

Leftist German parties consider teaming up to topple Merkel

Some 90 left-leaning lawmakers in the German parliament were set to meet on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a coalition that would exclude Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian...