Deadly depilation could mean jail time for beautician

Deadly depilation could mean jail time for beautician

A German beauty parlour owner is facing battery charges after a woman she injected with anaesthetic for a hair-removal procedure died.

Garrett: Australia ready to join Europe in climate change fight

Garrett: Australia ready to join Europe in climate change fight

Rock star turned politician Peter Garrett has come to Europe to underscore Australia’s new commitment to combating climate change. David Wroe spoke with him in Berlin.

Porsche joy ride ends in German court

Porsche joy ride ends in German court

A German woman who turned a Porsche test drive into a five-day joy ride will pay a €2,500 ($3,853) fine for fraud, a Cologne court decided on Friday.

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Deutsche Bahn shares reportedly to cost €20-€24

The shares of Germany’s national railway operator Deutsche Bahn will cost between €20 to €24 a piece, business daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Friday.

German retail sales post surprise fall in March

German retail sales post surprise fall in March

Price rises kept Germans away from the shops in March, retail sales data showed on Friday, in another sign that Europe's largest economy may be slowing.

Bayern posed to become Bundesliga champions

Bayern posed to become Bundesliga champions

After disappointingly being tossed out the UEFA Cup on Thursday, FC Bayern Munich could find some consolation this weekend by being crowned Bundesliga champions.

Neo-Nazis take over train

Neo-Nazis take over train

Neo-Nazis on their way to May Day demonstrations in Hamburg took over part of a train and harassed passengers, daily newspaper Bild reported on Friday.

Moseying down the Mosel

Moseying down the Mosel

The Rhine may have more muscle, but Hannah Cleaver discovers Germany’s winding Mosel River offers a more picturesque off-season getaway.

Would-be Hitler assassin dies at 90

Would-be Hitler assassin dies at 90

A former German army officer involved in two failed plots to assassinate Hitler - remaining undetected until the end of World War II - has died at the age of 90, his family said Friday.

A third of Germans want the mark back

A third of Germans want the mark back

Almost ten years after the introduction of the single European currency the euro, a third of all Germans would prefer to have the mark back.

Merkel receives Charlemagne award for EU efforts

Merkel receives Charlemagne award for EU efforts

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel received an annual EU prize on Thursday for helping unite Europe, as France's Nicolas Sarkozy praised her, easing frosty Franco-German relations.

Hamburg hit by May Day riots

Hamburg hit by May Day riots

The worst May Day riots in the northern German city of Hamburg in years continued into the early morning on Friday, causing police to use force to restore order.