Green is the dominant color in the capital of the state of Lower Saxony. Lake Maschsee and the banks of the Leine river are popular spots for leisure and recreation. That's also true of the Herrenhausen Gardens, dating back to the 17th century.
This Sunday's Lower Saxony regional election could bruise Chancellor Angela Merkel as she tries to forge her next federal coalition government. A new survey shows the northern state's governing Social Democrats ahead.
Three weeks after the federal election in Germany, the state of Lower Saxony is holding an election for a new regional parliament. The poll could reveal voter sentiment as coalition talks are held in Berlin.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has said having a Muslim holiday in the country is conceivable. The idea sounds revolutionary, but actually already exists in some parts of the country.
A surrendering German officer known only as H. Held saved the life of a gravely injured New Zealand soldier. Now, that soldier's descendant is hoping for another miracle.
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