The mayor in the town of Tübingen has told land owners to 'build or loose' their properties. This weekend 20 letters were sent out to people that own unused land in the area. According to the letters they now have fours years to either build residential living space or they will be forced to sell.
German conservative parties, the CDU and CSU, have launched a joint campaign for the European Parliamentary elections next month with Manfred Weber as their candidate.
About 500 people took part this year in the "Georgi ride", a deeply rooted tradition that sees priests bless the horses, sprinkling holy water on each one of them.
Germany's Leica moves to distance itself from Tiananmen video
Dance then, wherever you may be - but be careful if you live in Germany!
It created a massive underwater blast when the police defused it.
Good Morning Europe's Belle Donati sits down with German MEP Terry Reintke ahead of the upcoming European Elections.
Inventors in Germany have developed a bracelet aimed at combatting a fear of many clubbers — drink spiking.
With the UK poised to leave the EU, the geographical centre of the continent may be about to shift. And they want to make Theresa May an honorary citizen!
The cherry trees were planted in the 1980s to bring this working class district to life. Now the streets of Heerstraße and Breite Straße have become an annual spectacle.
Protesters take to the streets of Berlin and other German cities, fed up of rising rental prices
VW, Daimler and BMW supressed the development of emissions fighting technology, the EU competition regulator says.
The art school movement began in 1919 and ended in 1933, the year Hitler came to power, coinciding with the lifespan of the Weimar Republic.
Hertha seemed happy with the choice, enthusiastically chasing her own personalised football.
President receives Germany's 'last piece of coal' in symbolic pledge to keep climate promise
Six apprentice makeup artists showed off their best handiwork with brushes, prosthetics and maquillage on Sunday (March 31) at the German makeup artistry championship
A prosecution spokesman said 10 people were arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning a major attack with weapons and explosives but they were later released after no evidence of arms was found.
A new trailer from German hard rockers Rammstein has shocked politicians and Jewish groups as band members are dressed as concentration camp detainees.
The observatory was painted by a German professor, who loves Star Wars and gives Star Trek lectures on his free time.
Muslims [...] are barely represented in Brussels: there are only 3 Muslim MEPs out of a total of 751. And since they are all men, Muslim women are invisible in the EU parliament (with the exception of some of the cleaners).
The town halls of Augsburg, Göttingen, Chemnitz, Kaiserslautern and Neunkirch were affected.
15-year-old Kim Hansloek is part of the gloomy statistic. But performing in the socially conscious Cabuwazi circus gives her "an outlet for the rage".
Watch how a Berlin circus helps children living in poverty in this interactive 360° experience.
British Airways say they are working with WDL Aviation to establish why the incorrect flight plan was filed.
An advert released in Germany encouraging young cyclists to wear a helmet has divided opinions on its 'sexist' delivery and intentions.
The Reimann family — worth a reported €33 billion — said they were "all ashamed and turned as white as the wall" upon hearing the extent of their ancestors' support to the Nazi regime.
"They are believed to have agreed to carry out an Islamist terrorist attack using a vehicle and guns that would kill as many 'non-believers' as possible," prosecutors said.