German media reported Wednesday that former German leader Helmut Kohl’s widow sought to stop Chancellor Angela Merkel from speaking at a ceremony in Strasbourg where Kohl will lie in state.
Prosecutors confirmed on Wednesday they are investigating two Bavarian teenagers who shot plastic bullets at the King of Thailand as he holidayed in the town of Erding earlier this month.
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A large collection of Nazi artefacts found in Argentina this week may have come from the town of Solingen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
After soaring up in polling at the start of the year, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are on the way back down, opening up the prospect of a “black-yellow” coalition after the national election.
The EU will hold a memorial ceremony in the eastern French city of Strasbourg on July 1 to remember former German chancellor and European “visionary” Helmut Kohl, a statement said Tuesday.
A study by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) has found that Germany is building in the countryside where people don’t want to live, while neglecting the over-filled cities.
Schwesta Ewa, one of Germany’s few famous female rappers, was found guilty on Tuesday of physical violence and tax evasion. But she escaped a pimping conviction.
Munich’s city authority announced on Tuesday that the price of a Mass (litre) of beer will remain under €11 in all beer tents at this year’s Wiesn (Oktoberfest).
A Cologne court on Tuesday sentenced a man and a woman to jail for kicking a homeless man to death, and then burning his body last year.