National security council plans rile Merkel’s coalition

National security council plans rile Merkel’s coalition

A proposal to overhaul Germany’s national security apparatus has unsettled Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition by angering her junior coalition partners the Social Democrats.

German new car registrations rebound in April

German new car registrations rebound in April

German automakers led a continued rebound in new car registrations in April following a dismal previous year, figures released on Monday by the VDA automobile federation showed.

Three dead babies found in freezer

Three dead babies found in freezer

A German mother faces arrest following the discovery of three dead babies in a freezer in the basement of her family's home, police said on Monday.

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Germans back limits for CEO salaries

More than two thirds of all Germans support putting legal limits on what business executives earn, according to a new survey.

Youth binge drinking rises sharply in Germany: study

Youth binge drinking rises sharply in Germany: study

More German teenagers are ending up in the emergency room amid a sharp increase in binge drinking last year among the country's youth, according to a government study released on Monday.

Hundreds of Germans to be evacuated from Baltic cruise ship

Hundreds of Germans to be evacuated from Baltic cruise ship

More than 600 German passengers are likely to be rescued on Monday from the cruise ship Mona Lisa, which has run aground on the Baltic Sea, according to the tour operator.

Pensioner injures tourist with Hofbräuhaus beer mug

Pensioner injures tourist with Hofbräuhaus beer mug

A 67-year-old German pensioner could face charges of attempted manslaughter after smashing an Italian tourist in the head with his beer mug at Munich’s famed Hofbräuhaus.

Twenty hurt in Neu-Ulm blaze

Twenty hurt in Neu-Ulm blaze

Twenty people were injured – three of them seriously – in a fire that broke out in an apartment building in the Bavarian town of Neu-Ulm early on Monday morning.

Football: Bayern splash the cash to buy Bundesliga title

Football: Bayern splash the cash to buy Bundesliga title

While the duo of Luca Toni and Franck Ribery played a big part in helping Bayern Munich win the Bundesliga title, the German giant's financial firepower was the real key to their success.

First children’s opera house in Germany opens

First children’s opera house in Germany opens

The first opera house in Germany built especially for children will open in the northern city of Dortmund on Monday.