After the surprise release of the singer's first single in more than a decade, Kate Connolly tours the city that inspired his trilogy of albums.
Angela Merkel's popularity hinges to a large extent on her down-to-earth approach and according to the latest poll her popularity rating is 61%.
Angela Merkel says Germany has sent a powerful message to the rest of Europe and beyond after its decision on the creation of a rescue fund.
An innovative suit gives medical students an idea of what the elderly experience in their daily lives, writes Kate Connolly.
Jewish and Muslim leaders have united in their condemnation of a German court's decision to in effect outlaw the circumcision of boys.
A ground-breaking exhibition about Adolf Hitler has explored the relationship between the Führer and the German nation.
Melatonin-loaded milk taken from cows at night said to alleviate insomnia.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's remarks about the 'failure of multiculturalism' in the country suggest a shift in attitude to foreigners.
Would you sacrifice your testicles, stomach fat or ears for high-class cuisine?
Spectre of nepotism rears its head as president meets Daewoo boss before shipping pact is inked.