Polar bear cub Wilbär makes public debut

Polar bear cub Wilbär makes public debut

Germany's latest polar bear superstar, four-month-old cub Wilbär, made his first public appearance at the Stuttgart Zoo on Sunday to a horde of eager fans.

One in four German families live below poverty line

One in four German families live below poverty line

The number of German families facing destitution is rising, as one out of every four households live below the poverty line, according to a new survey.

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Riverboat crashes into German hotel

French tourists onboard a river cruiser on the Main River had a loud wake-up call Sunday morning as the boat crashed into a floating German hotel near Frankfurt.

Bayern wins German Cup

Bayern wins German Cup

A Luca Toni double lifted Bayern Munich to a 2-1 German Cup final success over Borussia Dortmund in front of 73,000 fans at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on Saturday.

BASF wants EU to eat genetically modified potatoes

BASF wants EU to eat genetically modified potatoes

German chemical giant BASF is cranking up pressure on the European Commission to get its green light for a genetically modified potato, a world first the company has decided deserves a few pages of advertising.