Saxony-Anhalt bans neo-Nazi football hooligans

Saxony-Anhalt bans neo-Nazi football hooligans

The interior ministry for the German state of Saxony-Anhalt has banned a violent right-wing extremist fan group for the first time.

Retiree wants radio confiscated in 1945 back

Retiree wants radio confiscated in 1945 back

Some 63 years after his radio was confiscated by German police, a 79-year-old man in Bochum wants it back, police in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia said on Tuesday.

WWII bombs pose danger to German coast

WWII bombs pose danger to German coast

At least 115 deaths and 35 serious injuries have been caused by leftover bombs and munitions from the Second and First World War off of Germany's North Sea coast since 1945, according to marine biologist Stefan Nehring in Koblenz.

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German labour market adds more jobs

The number of unemployed in Germany fell by 110,000 to 3.5 million people in March as Europe's largest economy continued to create jobs, the Federal Labour Agency said on Tuesday.

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Gay couples entitled to partners’ pension

The European Union's highest court ruled on Tuesday that the surviving partner in a registered same-sex couple may be entitled to a deceased partner's German pension.

German parents can’t be forced to see kids

German parents can’t be forced to see kids

The German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe ruled on Tuesday that parents can't be forced to see their children born out of wedlock against their will.

Deutsche Bank reveals more subprime-related writedowns

Deutsche Bank reveals more subprime-related writedowns

Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest bank, unveiled more asset writedowns linked to the subprime lending crisis on Tuesday, but the amount paled in comparison to one announced by Swiss bank UBS.

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Berlin transport workers cancel strike

A new strike by Berlin public transport (BVG) workers has been cancelled at the last minute.

Deutsche Post workers to strike

Deutsche Post workers to strike

Public worker’s union Verdi will call warning strikes on Tuesday in the ongoing wage dispute with German postal service Deutsche Post.

Champions League: Erratic Schalke wants win over Barca

Champions League: Erratic Schalke wants win over Barca

Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes insists the Spanish giants will brush off their recent poor results in La Liga with a positive performance against Schalke in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final.