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Ribery’s one-man show secures Bayern win

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery reinforced Franz Beckenbauer's opinion that the German football giants rely too much on the French midfielder by setting up the only goal in Saturday's 1-0 win at title-rivals Schalke 04.

Storm ‘Emma’ death toll rises in Germany

Storm ‘Emma’ death toll rises in Germany

The powerful storm ‘Emma’ has caused several deaths and injuries in Germany on Saturday, as uprooted trees and high winds made the country’s railways and roads unsafe.

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SPD heavyweights reportedly plotting to sideline Beck

Amid a growing revolt against his leadership, top members of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are reportedly planning to keep chairman Kurt Beck from becoming the party’s candidate for chancellor in 2009.

German tech show CeBIT goes green

German tech show CeBIT goes green

With efforts to fight climate change growing apace around the world, the IT industry is also doing its bit, as the world's largest technology fair starting next week in Germany aims to show.

Germany gets yet another polar bear cub

Germany gets yet another polar bear cub

After cute Knut and cuddly Snowflake, Germany has yet another polar bear cub to get excited about – and this one hasn’t even been rejected or eaten by its mother.