Train drivers’ union GDL said on Monday that passenger services as well as freight could be hit by strikes this week, after talks over pay, conditions and union representation failed.
The estate of Adolf Hitler’s propaganda chief, Joseph Goebbels, is suing Bertelsmann AG”s Random House for royalties for the use of extracts from his diaries, the BBC reports.
Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière called on Friday for state governments to speed up deportations of failed asylum applicants, in the latest round in a war of words between the federal government and the states.
An ecumenical service has been held in Cologne to mourn the victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed in France last month. Among those joining relatives of the victims is Chancellor Angela Merkel.
A week-long power struggle at German carmaker Volkswagen came has ended, with the six-member presidium of the company’s supervisory board saying it would recommend extending the contract of Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn beyond 2016.
Germany’s leading economic institutes sharply raised their growth forecast Thursday, predicting Europe’s top economy will expand 2.1 percent this year thanks to cheap oil, the low euro and strong consumer spending.
There is little doubt ECB President Mario Draghi’s news conference will go down in history as the one dominated by the antics of a shouting, table-hopping, confetti-throwing protester.
As Pope Benedict XVI turns 88 on Thursday, his private secretary says the former German-born pontiff is in good spirits but preparing for death,
In a newly-released video from the Isis terrorist group, former Berlin rapper Denis Cuspert threatens Germany with an attack by a jihadist sleeper cell to match January’s mass shootings in France.
Google Inc is facing massive fines by the European Union for abusing its dominant position in internet searches, according to the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal.