Mercedes to recall thousands of cars, part of huge Daimler airbag fix

2017-10-17 07:18

German automaker Daimler is recalling more than a million vehicles, including Mercedes, due to a problem with the airbags, reports a company spokesman.

'Our car is still a diva' - Mercedes not celebrating Hamilton title yet

2017-10-12 08:52

Mercedes' team bosses are refusing to celebrate the 2017 title yet, despite Lewis Hamilton's commanding 59 point lead in the world championship over rival Sebastian Vettel.

Refugee issue complicates Merkel's bid to form government

2017-10-08 21:01

Two weeks after winning elections with a reduced majority, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken the first step toward forming a government.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio: New record at the 'Ring

2017-10-02 12:32

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has set the new benchmark for a production SUV at Germany’s legendary Nürburgring circuit.

Zuma riles Berlin taxi driver

2017-10-01 06:02

“It is not right what is happening there in South Africa and the whole world is watching. It sends a very wrong message about African leaders. It is not right. It is sad”, writes Setumo Stone.

McLaren owner claims donkey chomped his sports car

2017-09-28 12:11

The owner of a pricey McLaren sports car is in court to try to get a donkey owner to pony up for an alleged €5000 in damage caused when the animal chomped the backside of the vehicle

Vettel still believes he can beat Hamilton

2017-09-28 09:13

Sebastian Vettel does not think his championship hopes ended in Singapore.

Humbled Merkel vows to win back hard-right voters

2017-09-26 05:39

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she would talk with all mainstream parties about trying to form a "good, stable" government.

Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament

2017-09-25 08:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term but faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners

Merkel claims mandate

2017-09-24 19:24

Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed a mandate to form a new German government with her conservatives.


Schumacher family should tell the 'truth' - Michael's former manager

2017-10-16 07:29

'I find it very unfortunate that Michael's fans do not know about his health. Why are they not being told the truth?' asks Michael Schumacher's former manager.

Police publish photo of sexually abused girl, 4, to nab suspect

2017-10-10 22:14

German authorities say they have identified a man who severely sexually assaulted a young girl, after they had taken the unusual step of publishing a photograph of the girl.

The German nationalist conundrum

2017-10-08 05:49

The rise of the far-right party in Germany flies in the face of the country’s cosmopolitan vibe and reflects the need to retrieve a lost national identity, writes Setumo Stone.

Stroll crash could cost Vettel at Suzuka - Lauda

2017-10-02 10:57

Sebastian Vettel's title hopes look set to take yet another hit, after a bizarre post-race incident in Malaysia.

Police clear protesters from Berlin theatre

2017-09-28 17:21

German police have removed protesters who had been occupying Berlin's legendary Volksbuehne theatre over a dispute surrounding its new director.

Verstappen says he's faster than Ricciardo

2017-09-28 11:52

Max Verstappen thinks he is driving better than his teammate Daniel Ricciardo this year.

Israel concerned over anti-Semitism in Germany

2017-09-27 05:30

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Israel is concerned over a rise in anti-Semitism, after a right-wing nationalist party won seats in Berlin's parliament.

F1 presses ahead with engine rule change

2017-09-25 11:45

F1 has resisted a push to call off a scheduled engine rule change for 2018.

The latest: Schulz: Merkel's mistakes helped nationalists

2017-09-24 21:24

Chancellor Angela Merkel is appealing to other German parties to show responsibility "in stormy times" in a bitter exchange with her defeated challenger Martin Schulz.

German economy strengthens in boost to eurozone outlook

2017-09-22 11:00

Germany’s economy has showed continued strength at the end of the third quarter, with a gauge of private-sector activity hitting the highest in more than six years.

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