Two helicopters clipped each other and crashed as they landed in a snowstorm near Berlin's Olympic Stadium during a federal police exercise on Thursday, leaving one person dead and several injured.
Alex Spillius The Syriza party accused Germany of 'terrorising' voters into supporting pro-bailout parties.
Siobhan Dowling The days of hedonistic clubbing in the German capital could well be numbered.
Helen Pidd When the owners of the Mercedes locked their car on Wormser Strasse in Berlin on Thursday night, they probably knew it was risky.
BERLIN: A group of left-wing politicians have been criticised for refusing to observe a minute's silence on Saturday to commemorate more than 136 people who died trying to breach the Berlin Wall.
Helen Pidd, Berlin Hagen Koch, just 21 in the summer of 1961, had the task of marking out the 50-kilometre route of the Berlin Wall in white paint.
Helen Pidd, Berlin Half a century after the infamous German wall was built, two former east Berliners look back at how it changed their lives forever.
German police are still hunting for four bandits who stormed a poker tournament, making off with $360,000 in jackpot money.
The 13th of August marks 50 years since the wall went up overnight in Berlin dividing the eastern and western parts of the city.
Models present alternative fashion during the Chevrolet Underground Catwalk 2011 on July 6, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.
Douglas Dalby A 'peace centre' will be built on the site of the prison where 10 IRA prisoners died during a hunger strike. Critics say it will become a 'shrine to terrorism'.
Jeevan Vasagar The heirs of the composer Richard Wagner have promised to open private archives to researchers who are seeking to establish the extent of the family's collaboration with the Nazis.
Tony Czuczka Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Germans to sweep away decades of reticence and face up to "some hard truths" in accepting policy changes ranging from immigration to education that are needed...
BERLIN: Western drug companies tested pharmaceuticals on more than 50,000 people in the former communist East Germany, often without the knowledge of patients, several of whom died, the Spiegel news...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she "never concealed anything" about her communist affiliations in former East Germany as a book suggested she hadn't been forthright.
Berlin: Germany's opposition Greens party has decided to designate an independent researcher to shed light on the influence a pro-paedophilia group had within the party in the 1980s, a leading party...
A 93-year-old man who was deported from the US for lying about his Nazi past was arrested by German authorities Monday on allegations he served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, Stuttgart prosecutors...
The woman prosecutors call Germany's most dangerous neo-Nazi took her place in the dock on Monday at a landmark trial over a racist killing spree, but despite the high-profile proceedings remains an...
Ella Ide Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta says his coalition government will act fast to reverse an austerity policy he argues is killing Italy and has called on Europe to become a motor for growth.
Ballot gives Italy a working government more than two months after inconclusive elections.