Two German teens treed by wild boars

Two German teens treed by wild boars

Two German teenagers spent more than an hour cowering in a tree after wild boars chased them through a forest in Frankfurt, police said on Friday.

Deutsche Bank could buy Citibank in Germany

Deutsche Bank could buy Citibank in Germany

Deutsche Bank, the biggest German bank, said on Friday it would be interested in acquiring the German activities of Citigroup if the US banking giant wanted to sell them.

Lufthansa will exercise option for BMI: finance director

Lufthansa will exercise option for BMI: finance director

German airline Lufthansa has decided to exercise an option to take a majority stake in British carrier BMI, Lufthansa finance director Stephan Gemkow said on Friday.

Berlin divided over closure of historic Tempelhof

Berlin divided over closure of historic Tempelhof

Berliners this Sunday will head to the polls to have their say on the planned closure of the city’s historic Tempelhof airport. Naomi Kresge looks at the controversy dividing the city.

Berlin to keep labour market shut to eastern Europeans

Berlin to keep labour market shut to eastern Europeans

Germany will delay opening the country's borders to cheap labour from eastern Europe until 2011, the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Friday.

Luftwaffe pilot apologizes for bombing England in WWII

Luftwaffe pilot apologizes for bombing England in WWII

A former German Luftwaffe pilot said Friday he had returned to England to apologize for bombing a city during World War II.

Germany to hand over child murder suspect to Sweden

Germany to hand over child murder suspect to Sweden

A German woman suspected of killing two young children in Arboga in central Sweden is to be surrendered to Swedish authorities, prosecutors in Germany told news agency TT.

Bayern own goal gives Zenit advantage in UEFA semis

Bayern own goal gives Zenit advantage in UEFA semis

Bayern Munich defender Lucio headed into his own net to give Zenit St Petersburg a crucial away goal and leaving Thursday night's first-leg UEFA Cup semifinal a 1-1 draw.

Verdi workers vote on Deutsche Post strike

Verdi workers vote on Deutsche Post strike

Members of trade union Verdi began voting on Friday on whether to begin an unlimited strike at the Deutsche Post.

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Fresh raids planned on German tax dodgers: report

German tax investigators are planning new raids in two weeks on people suspected of dodging taxes by hiding their money in Liechtenstein, according to a report on Friday from the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Giant puzzle reveals Germany’s communist secrets

Giant puzzle reveals Germany’s communist secrets

It is painstaking work, almost a labour of love, but help is close for the nine people who have spent years sticking together millions of pieces of paper to decipher the workings of East Germany's once-feared Stasi secret police.