Former world number one Maria Sharapova beat Italian Roberta Vinci in straight sets in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix
Amid tension between Israel and Germany over Berlin’s criticism of settlement building in the West Bank, there is a new diplomatic flare-up.
The nationalist, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has voted for a new campaign leadership ahead of elections in September.
Controversial Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova slated to return to competition just hours after her 15-month doping ban expires
Delegates of Alternative for Germany were given police protection ahead of the event in Cologne.
A far-right German politician has lost a court appeal against an eight-month prison sentence for displaying a Nazi-style tattoo at a public swimming pool.
Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has expressed support for Iraq’s Kurds during a trip to Erbil in the north-east of the country.
In the heart of Berlin, a battle over street names is exhuming long forgotten vestiges of Germany’s past.
Frauke Petry, the leader of Germany’s anti-immigration AfD, says she does not want to lead the party’s election campaign.
The outcome of the constitutional referendum appears to have been much more clear-cut among Turks living abroad than for those living in Turkey.
German President Steinmeier says he would favour an initiative to end anonymous commenting on the Internet to promote democracy and curb hate speech.
Borussia Dortmund's coach says his team are upset that they ended up playing against Monaco - a game they lost - only a day after their bus was attacked.
Whatever the eventual outcome of the Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco, it was the spirit of solidarity which won the day.
After thousands of AS Monaco supporters found themselves stranded in Dortmund following the postponement of their Champions League match, Twitter users came to the…
German police remain unclear as to who was behind what they’ve called a “serious explosives attack” on the team bus of Borussia Dortmund football team.
The club's Champions League match with Monaco has been postponed after three blasts near the team bus on the way to the stadium in Germany.
A lengthy takeover process ends with German generic drugmaker Stada agreeing to be bought by investment groups Bain Capital and Cinven.
It's the first time Documenta will open outside Germany. Athens is preparing to host the 14th edition of the modern art exhibition.
2017 is election year in Germany, and hacker attacks like those alleged to have taken place during the US elections in 2016, are feared.
The draft law, which still needs parliamentary approval, aims to protect girls who were married abroad and sought asylum in the country.
French carmaker Peugeot Citroen is in the process of buying German rival Opel, but fears over job losses in Germany mean Peugeot's boss has been asked for guarantees none will go.
German ministers have approved a draft law aimed at tackling the growing problem of cyber hate and false information of a criminal nature on the web.
Jailed Die Welt journalist held in 'solitary confinement' in a Turkish prison according to German diplomat
In the face of rising populism and nationalism, Germany’s newly-elected Federal President has delivered a message of defiance in the European Parliament.
A small German-speaking corner of Belgium has given itself a new name, stirring controversy across a country where names and language are tools of political warfare, and stoking fears that the long-de