German woman trampled to death by cows in Switzerland

2015-08-01 19:57

Swiss authorities say a 77-year-old German woman has been trampled to death by a herd of cows in the Alps near the resort town of Laax.

Merkel plans to run for fourth term in 2017

2015-08-01 16:25

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to run for a fourth term in 2017, Der Spiegel magazine reports.

Audi to flash new lights at Frankfurt

2015-07-30 08:31

Light and energy-efficient OLED lights could be the standard for rear - even brake and turn signal - lights on future road vehicles.

Lightning strike injures 16 soldiers as storm sweeps Germany

2015-07-23 13:29

A lightning strike has injured 16 German soldiers, some seriously, in the southern state of Bavaria as thunderstorms brought heavy rains, felled trees, flooded roads and basements, and caused damage around the country.

Jewish leader condemns German vice chancellor's Iran trip

2015-07-22 14:59

The head of the World Jewish Congress has sharply criticised German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel for his recent visit to Iran, accusing him of putting business interests before morals and calling his approach to Tehran naive.

Iran, Germany to hold major economic conference

2015-07-20 20:00

Germany and Iran soon will hold their first economic conference in a decade in the wake of a deal with world powers over the country's nuclear programme.

Buckingham Palace slams images of queen's 'Nazi salute' as child

2015-07-18 11:22

Buckingham Palace has voiced disappointment after a British newspaper published images allegedly showing a young Queen Elizabeth II giving a Nazi salute in the early 1930s.

F1 speeder named: See what he was fined!

2015-07-17 11:13

The ex-F1 driver caught speeding in Germany has been identified. Guess who it was - then read how much he was fined!

What's the secret to Merc's F1 success?

2015-07-15 13:52

F1 experts say there is more to the Mercedes team's dominance than simply power and downforce, could it be that their chassis is way ahead of Ferrari's?

From sewer to paradise - the German way

2015-07-13 22:02

It's a daunting project: Hundreds of kilometres of reeking open sewers in Germany's Ruhr region are to be turned back into the river Emscher and its tributaries.


More than 300 000 seek asylum in Germany this year so far

2015-08-01 19:57

Germany has hosted more than 300 000 asylum seekers since the start of the year, said the daily Die Welt on Saturday, as Berlin prepares for a record influx of refugees in 2015.

Looted in Mosul, sold in Munich?

2015-07-31 05:36

Fears that Germany has become a trade hub for looted antiquities from the Middle East, has prompted the government to put forward a draft law on artistic imports.

Somalia hotel bomber is former German resident

2015-07-29 17:02

Somalia's intelligence agency has identified a suicide truck bomber who attacked a hotel in Mogadishu as a 30-year-old Somali who has lived in Germany.

Poland near-collision drone siezed

2015-07-22 16:13

A drone has been seized in Poland and a man questioned after a near-collision with a passenger plane.

Nazi-built Berlin stadium to host 'Jewish Olympics'

2015-07-21 19:59

More than 2 000 athletes are set to appear in Berlin's Nazi-era Olympic Park to compete in the Maccabi Games, marking the first time that the Jewish sporting event is held in the country responsible for the worst Judeocide in history.

Merkel defends frank talk with girl

2015-07-19 21:53

Merkel has defended the frank talk that brought a refugee to tears and finds support from the girl herself.

Back Greek talks or face chaos: Merkel

2015-07-17 13:15

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on German lawmakers to back negotiations for a third Greek bailout, saying the alternative was chaos.

Crying refugee girl puts Merkel on the spot

2015-07-16 15:53

There was an awkward moment for Merkel as the German chancellor's asylum comments brought a refugee girl to tears.

German court sentences 94-year-old ex-Nazi to 4 years

2015-07-15 12:13

A 94-year-old ex-Waffen-SS member is to go to jail for four years for his role as an accessory in the deaths of 300 000 people at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, a German court rules.

Honda pole for 2015 German MotoGP

2015-07-11 15:04

Honda will take the first two places on the grid for the start of the 2015 German MotoGP at the Sachsenring on Sunday.

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