German police bust teen hacker ring

German police bust teen hacker ring

Bavarian authorities have broken up a hacker ring based around a 33,000-member internet forum called 'hacksector,' police announced on Tuesday.

Giving the grey Ruhr Valley a green future

Giving the grey Ruhr Valley a green future

Once a sooty part of the Ruhr Valley, Dortmund’s Hörde district is going green. Kinia Adamczyk examines a project aiming to turn an industrial relic into a city of the future.

Serena Williams breezes into third round of German Open

Serena Williams breezes into third round of German Open

Former world number one Serena Williams breezed into the third round at the German Open in Berlin with a straight sets win over Italian Francesca Schiavone on Tuesday.

Germany offers €500,000 to aid storm victims in Burma

Germany offers €500,000 to aid storm victims in Burma

Germany will direct €500,000 ($777,000) in aid to victims of a tropical cyclone in Burma amid reports on Tuesday of at least 22,000 people dead and 41,000 missing.

Leftists disrupt Christian youth festival in Bremen

Leftists disrupt Christian youth festival in Bremen

A traditional Christian youth festival in Germany faced unprecedented disruptions by leftists who hacked the gathering's website, interrupted speeches and threw beer bottles at visitors, organizers said on Tuesday.

Adidas Q1 profit jumps despite lagging Reebok

Adidas Q1 profit jumps despite lagging Reebok

Adidas, the world's second-biggest sports goods group, reported increased first-quarter profit on Tuesday, but its struggling Reebok brand saw orders fall by 22 percent.

Vandals target Munich’s first gay maypole

Vandals target Munich’s first gay maypole

A Munich gay group filed charges this week after unknown vandals took a paintbrush to the city's first gay-themed maypole.

Bayer hails EU approval for Yaz contraceptive

Bayer hails EU approval for Yaz contraceptive

German pharmaceutical and chemicals group Bayer said Tuesday it had won European approval for its women's oral contraceptive Yaz, after several setbacks for other products.

Luftwaffe lacking plans for move to new Berlin airport

Luftwaffe lacking plans for move to new Berlin airport

The German military’s current airport home in Berlin may be closing, but the Luftwaffe still lacks concrete plans for a move to a new air hub currently under construction, daily newspaper Tagesspiegel reported on Tuesday.

Germany upsets Slovakia at ice hockey championships

Germany upsets Slovakia at ice hockey championships

Michael Hackert scored two goals and Robert Müller stopped 36 shots as Germany posted the first upset at the World Ice Hockey Championships, beating Slovakia 4-2 on Monday.

German MPs may get new pay raise

German MPs may get new pay raise

Germany's governing coalition wants to raise the pay of members of parliament, already increased in November, by an additional 6 percent.

Berlin promenade to be named after ‘Einstein of sex’

Berlin promenade to be named after ‘Einstein of sex’

Berlin will rename a promenade along the Spree River on Tuesday after Magnus Hirschfeld, a sex researcher and pioneer of the German gay rights movement.