He was viewed as Hitler’s finest general, admired even by the Allies for his military skills. But to one captured British soldier, Erwin Rommel was the man who saved his life.
The Soviet leader was often seen in the Bavarian town of Rottach-Egern – just one of many well-heeled Russians in the area. Poor health means he no longer visits.
The head of the Freedom Party Heinz-Christian Strache (47) and former weather reporter Philippa Beck (27) tied the knot at a civil ceremony in Austria’s picturesque Wachau Valley on Friday.
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last known surviving member of the German resistance group that tried unsuccessfully to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, has died. He was 90.
One of Germany’s wealthiest men, SAP founder Hasso Plattner, has promised to give away half of his €5-billion fortune to good causes. The pledge makes him the first German to join an initiative started by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
A descendant of Emperor Karl I, the last Kaiser of the Austrian-Hungarian empire that collapsed at the end of World War I, married a French woman this weekend in the Lorraine city of Nancy.
A Green politician sitting on the local council in Wolfsberg wants to see the return of aristocratic titles which were banned in Austria after the first world war.
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger expressed hope that Gruether Fürth win the Bundesliga title after returning to his hometown to watch the team play.
The 89-year-old, who served under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, was born in Fürth and as a boy he watched Gruether Fürth play before his Jewish family fled Nazi Germany in 1938.
A group of beer-loving Munich citizens have come together to try to put brakes on the escalating price of the golden Bavarian nectar at the annual Oktoberfest.
Oh brother. At least these three grooms will be able to sympathize with mother-in-law problems – after they wed three sisters in Engerwitzdorf, Austria.