Schumacher: no new career in motorbikes

Schumacher: no new career in motorbikes

German Formula One legend Michael Schumacher insisted on Sunday he has no plans to launch a new career in motorbike racing despite his recent success on two wheels.

German circus camels run for freedom

German circus camels run for freedom

Two camels took a ramble through the west German town of Krefeld in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, after escaping from a nearby travelling circus, police reported on Sunday.

Germany set for scorcher summer

Germany set for scorcher summer

The start of Spring signals warm weather on the horizon as Germany is set to have a baking hot summer this year, according to meteorologists at German weather service Deutsche Wetterdienst (DWD). Temperatures in July will be at least 3 degrees higher than average for northern Germany.

German handball team scores place at Olympics

German handball team scores place at Olympics

The womens' national hand ball team of Germany are heading for the Beijing Olympics this summer after 12 long years of fighting to qualify for the games.

Seehofer calls for employee protection

Seehofer calls for employee protection

Germany’s consumer protection minister Horst Seehofer has called for a law to regulate gathering information on employees after revelations that discount retailer Lidl had secretly monitored its workers.