Germanwings crash: Lufthansa offer 'inadequate'

2015-06-30 21:00

German airline Lufthansa says it has offered compensation of €25 000 to the families of the German passengers who were killed in the Germanwings crash in March.

German mom pepper sprays kids for playing too close to her toddler

2015-06-29 16:12

Upset that a group of children were not being careful enough while playing near her one-year-old, a German mother went on a playground rampage with pepper spray, leaving four injured, police say.

Obama, Merkel say important for Greece to resume reforms

2015-06-28 21:12

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed that Greece needed to find its way back to a path of reform without exiting the eurozone.

Huge crowds for Berlin Gay Pride after historic ruling

2015-06-27 20:00

Several hundred thousand people filled the streets of Berlin for the city's Gay Pride parade, a day after the US Supreme Court legalised same-sex marriage nationwide.

German museum launches show on 150 years of gay history

2015-06-24 17:01

Germany's main national history museum is launching an exhibition tracing 150 years of gay history, including the first uses of the term ‘homosexual’ and the brutal Nazi-era repression of gays.

German business morale weakens in June

2015-06-24 12:00

German business morale has weakened in June, suggesting concerns about the Greek debt crisis are hitting the mood in corporate boardrooms.

Jazeera's Mansour blames Berlin detention on Egypt

2015-06-23 22:02

Egyptian-born Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour has blamed his controversial two-day detention in Germany at Cairo's request on pressure placed on Berlin.

Germany frees Al-Jazeera journalist

2015-06-22 19:41

The Al-Jazeera journalist who was detained in Berlin on an Egyptian arrest warrant, has been released from custody.

German tourists 'definitely' still welcome in Greece

2015-06-22 12:28

Are German tourists still welcome in crisis-battered Greece? "Definitely!" insists the travel board of Europe's top economy, which insists the travel board of Europe's to economy.

German police: Cat bites woman, woman bites man

2015-06-21 16:57

A cat bit a woman in Germany, sending her into such a rage that she then repeatedly bit and beat her boyfriend, the owner of the pet, police say.


German govt should compensate crash victims' families - airline

2015-06-29 17:07

People who lost relatives in March's Germanwings crash in France should turn to the German government for damages, a spokesperson for the airline's parent company says.

Merc's refreshed A-Class headed for SA

2015-06-29 15:06

Power boost, design tweaks, new 'Motorsport Edition'.... Mercedes-Benz has given its A-Class a facelift. What's more, it's headed for South Africa.

Germany's oldest remaining nuclear plant shuts down

2015-06-28 18:59

Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022.

Greece dampens German consumer confidence

2015-06-25 09:00

Consumer confidence in Germany is beginning to be dampened slightly by the uncertainty surrounding Greece, according to a poll.

Berlin Zoo puts down star polar bear cub Knut's ageing mother

2015-06-24 13:38

The ageing mother of Knut, the famous hand-reared polar bear who captured German hearts and the world's attention in his short life, was put down at Berlin Zoo because it says she was blind, deaf and suffering.

Arrested Al-Jazeera journalist arrives back in Qatar

2015-06-24 09:26

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour has arrived back in Qatar, blaming his controversial two-day detention in Germany on pressure from the Egyptian government.

Queen Elizabeth to begin Germany state visit

2015-06-23 13:16

Queen Elizabeth II is leaving on a state visit to Germany that will include her first trip to a former concentration camp site.

Germany 'far' from decision to extradite Jazeera journo to Egypt

2015-06-22 16:47

Germany says it is "far" from a decision on extraditing a detained Al-Jazeera journalist to his native Egypt, voicing concern about the rule of law and human rights there.

SPIED: Next E-Class races at the 'Ring

2015-06-22 11:38

Spy photographers captured images of the fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class racking up laps at the Nurburgring in Germany.

Federer trumps Seppi for 8th Halle title

2015-06-21 16:26

Switzerland's double defending champion Roger Federer has trumped Italian Andreas Seppi to win an eighth title at Halle.

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