Abiteboul: F1 needs to change, or pull the plug

2016-06-27 09:31

Renault team manager blasts F1's decision-making group, labeling it as 'a joke'.

EU founding states want Brexit start 'as soon as possible' - Berlin

2016-06-25 14:26

The EU's founding states want Britain to begin leaving the union "as soon as possible" to keep the bloc from being stranded in "limbo", Germany's foreign minister says.

Britain, EU plunged into uncertainty by exit vote

2016-06-25 09:42

Britain's unprecedented decision to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves through the country and around the world, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and even threatening the ties that bind the United Kingdom

German movie gunman had dummy weapons

2016-06-24 21:39

German authorities say a masked man who was shot dead after taking hostages in movie theatre was armed only with a harmless replica rifle, a pistol and dummy grenades.

'Sad day for Europe, Britain,' says German foreign minister

2016-06-24 18:01

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he regrets Britain's decision to leave the EU, calling it a "sad day for Europe".

Cinema attack: Suspect dead, no others injured

2016-06-23 18:00

Police say a man has been shot dead after entering a movie theatre in southwestern Germany, apparently with a weapon.

'The horror hasn't ended,' German police say of killer nurse

2016-06-22 19:47

A German nurse jailed for life last year for murdering two patients, is now a suspect in at least 33 more deaths, investigators have said, adding that he has admitted to have killed even more.

Returned astronaut relishes loo luxury

2016-06-21 23:02

Using a normal toilet and appreciating weather - "any weather whatsoever" - are some of the small pleasures astronaut Tim Peake has enjoyed most since returning from the ISS.

Thousands demonstrate against racism in Germany

2016-06-19 21:04

Tens of thousands of people have joined weekend rallies in Germany to condemn racism and right-wing populist groups.

SA citizens need more visa-free deals to up global ranking

2016-06-17 13:21

SA, which ranks 89th on an index that measures the quality of a nationality, should boost visa-free travel status for its citizens to imrpove its ranking, says an expert.


France and Germany should take lead after Brexit - Hollande

2016-06-26 19:32

France and Germany should "take the initiative" after British voters decided their country should quit the EU, French President Francois Hollande has urged.

EU chief: Brexit divorce 'not amicable' but must be quick

2016-06-25 12:12

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says Britain's planned departure from the European Union was "not an amicable divorce" but called for it to be quick.

European leaders in crisis meeting after Brexit shock

2016-06-25 07:41

Founding EU members are to hold a crisis meeting on the future of the bloc after Britain's seismic vote to leave the union and the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron.

ECB on market stand-by in wake of Brexit

2016-06-24 20:15

The European Central Bank says it is on stand-by to open the liquidity floodgates should it become necessary in the meltdown sparked by Brexit.

German cinema hostage-taker was carrying fake weapons

2016-06-24 12:02

A masked man who was shot dead by police after barricading himself in a German multiplex cinema with dozens of people was carrying fake weapons, prosecutors said.

UPDATE: Cinema attack - suspect dead

2016-06-23 16:43

UPDATE: Reports say an armed man who barricaded himself inside a cinema complex in western Germany is dead.

Emissions scandal: VW faces investor questions

2016-06-22 13:13

Volkswagen executives faced questions from minority investors regarding the company's scandal involving its cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests

Emissions scandal: Ex-VW boss Winterkorn under investigation

2016-06-21 08:16

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is being investigated on allegations of market manipulation in connection with the company's emissions scandal.

Ex-Auschwitz guard, 94, guilty on over 170 000 counts

2016-06-17 17:17

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz, has been found guilty of more than 170 000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he helped the Nazi death camp kill 1.1 million people.

Germans harden attitudes against migrants

2016-06-15 17:33

Half the population of Germany feels they are "foreigners in their own country" because there are too many Muslims, according to a survey showing hardening attitudes against migrants.

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